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ZIP Code 71427

Primary City:Flatwoods, LA (View All Cities)
County: Rapides Parish
Timezone: Central (4:29am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.38, -92.89
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71427

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71427. 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 71427. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71427, 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:
Flatwoods, LA
Unacceptable:
Pine Coupee

Stats and Demographics for the 71427 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71427 is located in west 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 71427 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 large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71427 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 413
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 198
Median Home Value $51,900
Land Area 15.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 168
Median Household Income $26,685

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57613
5-981220
10-14251843
15-19191837
20-24101121
25-2991221
30-34121123
35-3981422
40-44152338
45-49191837
50-5410717
55-59181735
60-6416925
65-699817
70-746713
75-7951116
80-84257
85 Plus358

Gender

 Male 201 49%
 Female 212 51%
Gender

Race

 White 397 96.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 14 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24718
25-3414418
35-4426329
45-5429231
55-6435540
65-7419322
75-8415015
85 Plus325

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 79 47%
 Single Guardian 38 23%
 Singles 43 26%
 Singles With Roommate 8 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 109 65%
 Households with Kids 59 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1224
2123
3101
4123
5314
6213
7066
8112
9235
10257
115510
12437
13718
147411
15448
16224
17235
189312
19268
20213

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71427 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71427 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 71427 real estate data, the median home value of $51,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 71427 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 71427 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71427 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 413 100%
 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 39 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 109 55%
 Renter Occupied Households 20 10%
 Households Vacant 30 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 41 100%
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 $26,685 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 71427 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. 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, 71427 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. In 71427 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 38 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 48 23%
 No Earnings 121 58%
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 38 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 48 23%
 No Earnings 121 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 71 97%
 Public transportation 2 3%
 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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 10 13%
 High School Graduate 66 87%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 31 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes