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ZIP Code 71473

Primary City:Sikes, LA (View All Cities)
County: Winn Parish
Timezone: Central (6:21pm)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.0, -92.4
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71473

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71473. 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 71473. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71473, 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:
Sikes, LA
Unacceptable:
Friendship, Hart, Hebron, Hickory Valley

Stats and Demographics for the 71473 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71473 is located in northwest 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 71473 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71473 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 495
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 450
Median Home Value $63,500
Land Area 130.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 217
Median Household Income $39,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1318191278171724181618261410721
Female111624138141620111792324177927
Total2434432515223337353525415031171648

Gender

 Male 247 50%
 Female 248 50%
Gender

Race

 White 468 94.5%
 Black Or African American 22 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.6%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11839345227127
Renter47242530
Total52541385432157

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 116 53%
 Single Guardian 22 10%
 Singles 71 33%
 Singles With Roommate 8 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 149 69%
 Households with Kids 68 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male22314272322339043143
Female22222054509663125412
Total44536212682119912168555

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71473 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 71473 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 71473 real estate data, the median home value of $63,500 is low 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 71473. Rentals in 71473 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71473 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 495 100%
 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 65 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 125 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 27 6%
 Households Vacant 233 52%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 0.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 0 0.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 179 76.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 21.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 17 57%
 3+ Bedroom 13 43%
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 $39,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71473 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71473 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 71473 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 81 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 62 22%
 No Earnings 134 48%
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 81 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 62 22%
 No Earnings 134 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 117 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 41 40%
 High School Graduate 60 59%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 1 1%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 117 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 6 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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