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ZIP Code 71358

Primary City:Palmetto, LA (View All Cities)
County: St. Landry Parish
Timezone: Central (1:38pm)
Coordinates:30.7, -91.9
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71358

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71358. 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 71358. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71358, 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:
Palmetto, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 71358 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71358 is located in central 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 71358 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults 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 71358 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,111
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 593
Median Home Value $66,200
Land Area 90.27 sq mi
Water Area 2.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 441
Median Household Income $37,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5344579
5-9333568
10-14483078
15-19514192
20-24273966
25-29272451
30-34343569
35-39261945
40-44323264
45-49314879
50-54455196
55-59484088
60-64443882
65-69242751
70-74172441
75-79121224
80-8471421
85 Plus61117

Gender

 Male 546 49%
 Female 565 51%
Gender

Race

 White 441 39.7%
 Black Or African American 651 58.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 16 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-249413
25-34322557
35-44421355
45-54771390
55-649016106
65-74561066
75-8432739
85 Plus14115

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 192 44%
 Single Guardian 114 26%
 Singles 125 28%
 Singles With Roommate 10 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 299 68%
 Households with Kids 142 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17714
28917
381018
471017
55510
64812
781018
88816
98412
108513
1111718
127815
1312517
1410515
156814
1612315
1711920
188816
19141327
205813

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71358 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71358 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 71358 real estate data, the median home value of $66,200 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 71358. Rentals in 71358 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71358 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,111 100%
 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 134 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 218 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 89 15%
 Households Vacant 152 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 5.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 1 0.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 88 57.9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 2.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 32.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 6%
 2 Bedroom 19 27%
 3+ Bedroom 48 68%
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 $37,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 71358 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 71358 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 377 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 69 8%
 No Earnings 410 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 377 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 69 8%
 No Earnings 410 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 391 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 1%
 Worked at Home 28 7%
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 146 37.2%
 High School Graduate 224 57.1%
 Associate's degree 0 0.0%
 Bachelor's degree 19 4.8%
 Master's degree 3 0.8%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 77 49%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 42 27%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71358

ZIP Code 71358 is in the St. Landry Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71358.

Palmetto Elementary School
235 Rideau St
Palmetto, LA 71358
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Landry Parish School District

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