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ZIP Code 71423

Primary City:Dry Prong, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (4:24pm)
Coordinates:31.6, -92.6
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71423

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71423. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 71423. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71423, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Dry Prong, LA
Acceptable:
Creola
Unacceptable:
Rock Hill, Williana

Stats and Demographics for the 71423 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71423 is located in west Louisiana and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 71423 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71423 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,538
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,961
Median Home Value $106,000
Land Area 129.28 sq mi
Water Area 4.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,709
Median Household Income $50,259

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14516619917012914612914316917215215013010868523718
Female17214517616211614413914615716517612414010078534319
Total3173113753322452902682893263373282742702081461058037

Gender

 Male 2,283 50%
 Female 2,255 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,359 96.1%
 Black Or African American 31 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 1.0%
 Asian 14 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 74 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3815225432926219411230
Renter299680603324142
Total6724833438929521812632

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,024 60%
 Single Guardian 269 16%
 Singles 358 21%
 Singles With Roommate 58 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,045 61%
 Households with Kids 664 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2828303125462733353946423042384528372224
Female3238353227323524273731423333343331362817
Total6066656352786257627677846375727859735041

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71423 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71423 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 71423 real estate data, the median home value of $106,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71423. Rentals in 71423 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71423 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,538 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 792 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 579 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 338 17%
 Households Vacant 252 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 33 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 19 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 86 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 105 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 55 15%
 3+ Bedroom 321 85%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $50,259 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71423 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71423 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 71423 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,735 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 678 18%
 No Earnings 1,255 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,735 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 678 18%
 No Earnings 1,255 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,155 98.0%
 Public transportation 7 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 1.1%
 Worked at Home 13 0.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 232 15%
 High School Graduate 1,081 70%
 Associate's degree 56 4%
 Bachelor's degree 86 6%
 Master's degree 53 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 30 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,139 89.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 82 6.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 3.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71423

ZIP Code 71423 is in the Grant Parish School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71423.

South Grant Elementary School
1000 Hwy 1241
Dry Prong, LA 71423
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grant Parish School District
Grant Junior High School
17773 Hwy 167
Dry Prong, LA 71423
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Grant Parish School District
Grant High School
17779 Hwy 167
Dry Prong, LA 71423
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grant Parish School District
Grant Academy
17771 Hwy 167
Dry Prong, LA 71423
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grant Parish School District

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