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ZIP Code 71303

Post Office City:Alexandria, LA (View All Cities)
County: Rapides Parish
Timezone: Central (10:41am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.28, -92.53
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71303

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 71303. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 71303 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Alexandria, LA
Unacceptable:
Alex, Magda, Roxana, Weil, Wilshire Park

Stats and Demographics for the 71303 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71303 is located in western 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 71303 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71303 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,015
Population Density 318 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,947
Median Home Value $166,600
Land Area 66.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,310
Median Household Income $48,356

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57557301,485
5-97697271,496
10-146897261,415
15-197796721,451
20-246296361,265
25-297518011,552
30-347607211,481
35-396486731,321
40-446206951,315
45-497098121,521
50-546506921,342
55-595966731,269
60-64448516964
65-69352460812
70-74330431761
75-79251367618
80-84188301489
85 Plus129329458

Gender

 Male 10,053 48%
 Female 10,962 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,673 65.1%
 Black Or African American 6,236 29.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.4%
 Asian 527 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 111 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 368 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2456378434
25-344888891,377
35-447946431,437
45-541,0985511,649
55-641,0073691,376
65-74773217990
75-84581181762
85 Plus180105285

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,638 44%
 Single Guardian 1,702 20%
 Singles 2,579 31%
 Singles With Roommate 391 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,463 66%
 Households with Kids 2,847 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1148127275
2149159308
3177165342
4139137276
5158165323
6162130292
7138147285
8166135301
9145150295
10132142274
11158155313
12128134262
13141154295
14130141271
15151151302
16158130288
17177149326
18141133274
19152109261
2097100197

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71303 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71303 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 71303 real estate data, the median home value of $166,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 71303. Rentals in 71303 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71303 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,827 94.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 620 3.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 33 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 223 1.1%
 Other Institutional 80 0.4%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 232 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,274 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,703 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,333 37%
 Households Vacant 637 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 293 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 137 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 133 4%
 1 Bedroom 475 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,285 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,277 40%
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 $48,356 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71303 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, 71303 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 71303 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

For more information, see Alexandria, LA transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,005 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,298 20%
 No Earnings 5,885 36%
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 7,005 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,298 20%
 No Earnings 5,885 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,472 93%
 Public transportation 114 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 136 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 218 2%
 Worked at Home 139 2%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 1,653 12%
 High School Graduate 7,373 55%
 Associate's degree 832 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,159 16%
 Master's degree 840 6%
 Professional school degree 430 3%
 Doctorate degree 185 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,557 65%
 Enrolled in Private School 773 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 611 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71303

ZIP Code 71303 is in the following school districts: Louisiana Special Education Center School District, Rapides Parish School District, Special School District, and Private. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71303.

Louisiana Special Education Center
5400 Coliseum Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Louisiana Special Education Center School District
Amikids Alexandria
1254 Macarthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Rapides Parish School District
Renaissance Home for Youth
1501 Vandenburg Dr.
Alexandria, LA 71303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Special School District
Mabel Brasher Elementary School
601 Cloverleaf Boulevard
Alexandria, LA 71303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
J.b. Nachman Elementary School
4102 Wakefield Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
North Bayou Rapides Elementary
5500 England Drive
Alexandria, LA 71303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Alexandria Senior High School
800 Ola Lane
Alexandria, LA 71303
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rapides Parish School District
Holy Savior Menard High School
4603 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Alexandria Country Day School
5603 Bayou Rapides Rd
Alexandria, LA 71303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Educational Center
4209 N Bolton Ave
Alexandria, LA 71303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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