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ZIP Code 71247

Primary City:Hodge, LA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Jackson Parish
Timezone: Central (4:05pm)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.27, -92.73
ZIP (~1400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71247

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71247. 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 71247. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71247, 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:
Hodge, LA
East Hodge, North Hodge

Stats and Demographics for the 71247 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71247 is located in northwest 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 71247 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71247 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,175
Population Density 473 people per sq mi
Housing Units 630
Median Home Value $75,100
Land Area 2.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 509
Median Household Income $28,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 44

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


 Male 570 49%
 Female 605 51%


 White 673 57.3%
 Black Or African American 468 39.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 16 1.4%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 197 39%
 Single Guardian 129 25%
 Singles 164 32%
 Singles With Roommate 19 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 358 70%
 Households with Kids 151 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71247 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71247 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 71247 real estate data, the median home value of $75,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 71247 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71247 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,175 100%
 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 124 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 193 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 192 30%
 Households Vacant 121 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 4 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 72%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 1%
 1 Bedroom 22 9%
 2 Bedroom 114 46%
 3+ Bedroom 108 44%
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 $28,750 is compared to the rest of the country.

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, 71247 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. More commuters in 71247 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 273 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 217 26%
 No Earnings 350 42%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 273 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 217 26%
 No Earnings 350 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 393 99.5%
 Public transportation 2 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 0 0.0%
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. 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 54 16%
 High School Graduate 261 78%
 Associate's degree 16 5%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 3 1%
 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 205 90.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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