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ZIP Code 71480

Primary City:Urania, LA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: La Salle Parish
Timezone: Central (9:24am)
Area code: 318 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.87, -92.30
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 71480

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 71480. 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 71480. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 71480, 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:
Urania, LA

Stats and Demographics for the 71480 ZIP Code

ZIP code 71480 is located in northwest 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 71480 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 71480 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,324
Population Density 260 people per sq mi
Housing Units 323
Median Home Value $60,500
Land Area 5.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 277
Median Household Income $38,182

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 42

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


 Male 966 73%
 Female 358 27%


 White 911 68.8%
 Black Or African American 398 30.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.5%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 174 63%
 Single Guardian 37 13%
 Singles 60 22%
 Singles With Roommate 6 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 182 66%
 Households with Kids 95 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 71480 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 71480 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 71480 real estate data, the median home value of $60,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 71480 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 71480 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 720 54%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 604 46%
 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 112 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 126 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 39 12%
 Households Vacant 46 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 16 36%
 3+ Bedroom 28 64%
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 $38,182 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. More commuters in 71480 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 151 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 167 16%
 No Earnings 722 69%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 151 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 167 16%
 No Earnings 722 69%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 173 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 3%
 Worked at Home 10 5%
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 185 28.9%
 High School Graduate 428 66.9%
 Associate's degree 0 0.0%
 Bachelor's degree 18 2.8%
 Master's degree 2 0.3%
 Professional school degree 7 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 76 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 71480

ZIP Code 71480 is in the Lasalle Parish School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 71480.

Lasalle Junior High School
5960 Tannehill Dr
Urania, LA 71480
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lasalle Parish School District

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