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ZIP Code 71457

Primary City:Natchitoches, LA (View All Cities)
County: Natchitoches Parish
Timezone: Central (10:41pm)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.7, -93.1
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71457

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71457. 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 71457. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71457, 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:
Natchitoches, LA
Acceptable:
Cypress
Unacceptable:
Hagewood, Irma, Natch, Northwestern, Nsu

Stats and Demographics for the 71457 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71457 is located in northwest Louisiana and covers a large 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 71457 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71457 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,809
Population Density 105 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,191
Median Home Value $119,500
Land Area 264.22 sq mi
Water Area 15.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,811
Median Household Income $31,515

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0179889281,2151,611908794659720777741716631443355265172138
Female9329098791,5421,8761,001809722746770866875764604426384303323
Total1,9491,8971,8072,7573,4871,9091,6031,3811,4661,5471,6071,5911,3951,047781649475461

Gender

 Male 13,078 47%
 Female 14,731 53%
Gender

Race

 White 12,884 46.3%
 Black Or African American 13,853 49.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 176 0.6%
 Asian 124 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 238 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 528 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1726148481,1701,354903601198
Renter1,4301,15769565148529816372
Total1,6021,7711,5431,8211,8391,201764270

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,827 35%
 Single Guardian 2,691 25%
 Singles 3,552 33%
 Singles With Roommate 741 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,298 68%
 Households with Kids 3,513 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male217192189224210181192195210208156177203184154182198252429381
Female178196182205193157169198192172185172183167151191180410610546
Total3953883714294033383613934023803413493863513053733786621,039927

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71457 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71457 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 71457 real estate data, the median home value of $119,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71457. Rentals in 71457 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71457 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,625 92.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 461 1.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 255 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,352 4.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 111 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,352 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,508 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,951 41%
 Households Vacant 1,380 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 479 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 38 3%
 For Sale Only 79 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 220 16%
 For Migrant Workers 31 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 513 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 245 5%
 1 Bedroom 833 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,857 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,752 37%
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 $31,515 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71457 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. More commuters in 71457 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 7,380 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,984 27%
 No Earnings 8,461 39%
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 7,380 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,984 27%
 No Earnings 8,461 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,253 91.3%
 Public transportation 34 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 701 6.2%
 Worked at Home 226 2.0%
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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,358 19%
 High School Graduate 3,740 53%
 Associate's degree 197 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,015 14%
 Master's degree 411 6%
 Professional school degree 209 3%
 Doctorate degree 192 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,305 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 649 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 433 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71457

ZIP Code 71457 is in the Natchitoches Parish School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71457.

Frankie Ray Jackson Senior Technical Center
1621 Welch St
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Natchitoches Parish School District
East Natchitoches Elementary & Middle School
1001 East Fifth St
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Natchitoches Parish School District
George L. Parks Elementary & Middle School
800 Koonce St
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Natchitoches Parish School District
M.r. Weaver Elementary School
520 St Maurice Ln
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Natchitoches Parish School District
L.p. Vaughn Elementary & Middle School
1500 Gold St
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Natchitoches Parish School District
Natchitoches Magnet School
3707 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Natchitoches Parish School District
Louisiana School for Math Science & the Arts
715 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Louisiana School for Math Science & the Arts School District
Natchitoches Central High School
6513 Hwy 1 South Bypass
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Natchitoches Parish School District
St Mary'S School
1101 E 5th St
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Oasis of Love Christian Academy
7681 Highway 1 Bypass
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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