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ZIP Code 71447

Primary City:Lena, LA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:44am)
Coordinates:31.4, -92.8
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71447

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71447. 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 71447. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71447, 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:
Lena, LA
Acceptable:
Chopin, Clifton
Unacceptable:
Burns Town, Castor Lane, Galbraith, Gooberville, Marco, Monette Ferry, Rock Quarry, Sharp, Taylor Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 71447 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71447 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 71447 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71447 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,469
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 734
Median Home Value $62,700
Land Area 150.62 sq mi
Water Area 10.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 588
Median Household Income $35,764

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4552414038353729536474544247302697
Female424842455940334245675941464530192221
Total871008385977570719813113395889260453128

Gender

 Male 723 49%
 Female 746 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,087 74.0%
 Black Or African American 183 12.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 154 10.5%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.3%
 Other Race 6 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 31 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12446212391894919
Renter8182618121142
Total2062881411031005321

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 317 54%
 Single Guardian 112 19%
 Singles 148 25%
 Singles With Roommate 11 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 397 68%
 Households with Kids 191 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11711981289158710976910877
Female11104851014118513107781488720
Total2217151713222220231320201614142318161427

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71447 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71447 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 71447 real estate data, the median home value of $62,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71447 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71447 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71447 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,469 100%
 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 164 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 325 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 99 13%
 Households Vacant 146 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 6.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 3 2.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 49.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 40.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 5%
 1 Bedroom 10 13%
 2 Bedroom 36 47%
 3+ Bedroom 27 35%
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 $35,764 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71447 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, 71447 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. However, that is not the case in 71447. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 403 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 177 18%
 No Earnings 395 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 403 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 177 18%
 No Earnings 395 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 478 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 5%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 93 27%
 High School Graduate 222 65%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 22 6%
 Master's degree 7 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 139 44%
 Enrolled in Private School 104 33%
 Not Enrolled in School 72 23%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71447

ZIP Code 71447 is in the Rapides Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71447.

Northwood High School
8830 Hwy 1 North
Lena, LA 71447
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Rapides Parish School District

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