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ZIP Code 71474

Primary City:Simpson, LA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Vernon Parish
Timezone: Central (7:08pm)
Coordinates:31.1, -93.2
ZIP (~24 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71474

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71474. 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 71474. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71474, 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:
Simpson, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 71474 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71474 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 71474 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71474 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 663
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 310
Median Home Value $122,500
Land Area 22.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 266
Median Household Income $62,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

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


 Male 330 50%
 Female 333 50%


 White 638 96.2%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 2.4%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.8%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 152 57%
 Single Guardian 44 17%
 Singles 62 23%
 Singles With Roommate 8 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 170 64%
 Households with Kids 96 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71474 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71474 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 71474 real estate data, the median home value of $122,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 71474 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71474 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 663 100%
 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 108 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 114 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 44 14%
 Households Vacant 44 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 1 4%
 3+ Bedroom 26 96%
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 $62,188 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 71474 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 288 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 65 12%
 No Earnings 184 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 288 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 65 12%
 No Earnings 184 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 320 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 4%
 Worked at Home 7 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 25 11%
 High School Graduate 144 63%
 Associate's degree 17 7%
 Bachelor's degree 14 6%
 Master's degree 28 12%
 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 183 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 43 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71474

ZIP Code 71474 is in the Vernon Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71474.

Simpson High School
4262 Hwy 8
Simpson, LA 71474
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Vernon Parish School District

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