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ZIP Code 71430

Primary City:Forest Hill, LA (View All Cities)
County: Rapides Parish
Timezone: Central (8:20am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.1, -92.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71430

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71430. 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 71430. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71430, 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:
Forest Hill, LA
Unacceptable:
Bennetts Bay, Blue Lake, Bucks Landing, Camp Claiborne, Midway

Stats and Demographics for the 71430 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71430 is located in west Louisiana and covers a slightly less 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 71430 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 71430 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,576
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,046
Median Home Value $124,300
Land Area 85.56 sq mi
Water Area 6.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 905
Median Household Income $47,786

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11810885998693901109676787985532624239
Female10910592707989768658898671645534302619
Total22721317716916518216619615416516415014910860544928

Gender

 Male 1,338 52%
 Female 1,238 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,847 72%
 Black Or African American 91 4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 1%
 Asian 28 1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 522 20%
 Two Or More Races 60 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1891119134149935820
Renter27604633338124
Total451511651671821017024

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 534 59%
 Single Guardian 146 16%
 Singles 180 20%
 Singles With Roommate 45 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 553 61%
 Households with Kids 352 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2233281529281820132015191615222122201417
Female2522222423102622242122122215122113121213
Total4755503952384442374137313830344235322630

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71430 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71430 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 71430 real estate data, the median home value of $124,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71430. Rentals in 71430 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71430 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,576 100%
 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 291 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 391 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 223 21%
 Households Vacant 141 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 14.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 10 7.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 27.0%
 For Migrant Workers 8 5.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 42.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 68 27%
 3+ Bedroom 185 73%
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 $47,786 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71430 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. 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 71430 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,099 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 404 16%
 No Earnings 1,026 41%
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 1,099 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 404 16%
 No Earnings 1,026 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,159 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 112 8%
 Worked at Home 79 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 349 37.6%
 High School Graduate 534 57.5%
 Associate's degree 10 1.1%
 Bachelor's degree 18 1.9%
 Master's degree 15 1.6%
 Professional school degree 3 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 779 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71430

ZIP Code 71430 is in the Rapides Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71430.

Forest Hill Elementary School
2032 10th St
Forest Hill, LA 71430
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District

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