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ZIP Code 71417

Primary City:Colfax, LA (View All Cities)
County: Grant Parish
Timezone: Central (3:34pm)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.5, -92.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71417

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71417. 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 71417. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71417, 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:
Colfax, LA
Unacceptable:
Aloha, Bagdad, Fairmont, Mcneely, Rock

Stats and Demographics for the 71417 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71417 is located in west 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 71417 are primarily white. 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 a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71417 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,932
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,167
Median Home Value $73,000
Land Area 138.85 sq mi
Water Area 8.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,838
Median Household Income $32,077

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5199185384
5-9162151313
10-14179148327
15-19202172374
20-24132158290
25-29150131281
30-34124147271
35-39134131265
40-44146147293
45-49193197390
50-54186178364
55-59163174337
60-64158164322
65-69101118219
70-7483107190
75-796658124
80-84385391
85 Plus286997

Gender

 Male 2,444 50%
 Female 2,488 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,114 63.1%
 Black Or African American 1,668 33.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.7%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 98 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24293867
25-3414198239
35-4419590285
45-5431296408
55-6432273395
65-7421035245
75-8412915144
85 Plus51455

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 835 45%
 Single Guardian 446 24%
 Singles 486 26%
 Singles With Roommate 71 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,149 63%
 Households with Kids 689 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1334174
2493079
3362763
4484290
5313263
6313667
7342963
8352459
9313061
10282856
11463581
12333164
13362561
14362965
15473784
16462874
17463985
18314273
19322658
20393069

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71417 has a slightly less than average 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 71417 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 71417 real estate data, the median home value of $73,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71417 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71417 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71417 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,699 95.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 98 2.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 123 2.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 638 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 751 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 449 21%
 Households Vacant 329 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 25 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 107 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 160 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 3%
 1 Bedroom 29 7%
 2 Bedroom 196 48%
 3+ Bedroom 168 41%
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 $32,077 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71417 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 71417 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. Most commuters in 71417 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,294 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 741 20%
 No Earnings 1,735 46%
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 1,294 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 741 20%
 No Earnings 1,735 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,530 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 15 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 3%
 Worked at Home 21 1%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 437 27.6%
 High School Graduate 994 62.7%
 Associate's degree 19 1.2%
 Bachelor's degree 71 4.5%
 Master's degree 59 3.7%
 Professional school degree 2 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 656 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 81 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 211 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71417

ZIP Code 71417 is in the Grant Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71417.

Colfax Elementary School
250 Third St
Colfax, LA 71417
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grant Parish School District

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