Official Zip Code NameNatchitoches
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code318
Alternate Zip Code NamesCYPRESS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesHAGEWOOD
Current Population:27809
Racial Majority:African American 50.19%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 72.3%
Unemployment Rate:7.38%
Median Household Income$28430
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46198
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.7 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Primary County: Natchitoches
Elevation Range95 - 220 ft.
Area301 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.74069023, -93.11936951

Zip Code 71457 Description

Zip Code 71457 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Shreveport metro area. Zip code 71457 is primarily located in Natchitoches County. Portions of 71457 are also located in Winn County. The official US Postal Service name for 71457 is NATCHITOCHES, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71457 are contained within or border the city limits of Natchitoches, LA, Clarence, LA, Natchez, LA, Powhatan, LA, and Provencal, LA. The area code for zip code 71457 is 318. 71457 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71457 is 7.38% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 71457 increased to 27809 from 27247 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71457 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 71457 public schools is Black. 77.8% of students in 71457 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 12647 44.67% 12610 +0%
 Black Or African American 14210 50.19% 13794 +3%
 Hispanic 623 2.2% 509 +22%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 225 0.79% 168 +34%
 Asian 114 0.4% 124 -8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.05% 3 +367%
 Other Race 134 0.26% 134 -44%
 Two Or More Races 467 1.43% 467 -13%

Zip Code 71457 Race/Ethnicity

 White 23.3%
 Black Or African American 72.3%
 Hispanic 1.7%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 71457 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2780927247
Male Population47.00%
Female Population53.00%
Total Households10811
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$28430
Income Under $50K Per Year72.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.10%
114 US Congressional DistrictLouisiana 4
RepresentativeJohn Fleming
114 US Congressional DistrictLouisiana 5
Average Real Estate Asking Price$196040
Average Real Estate Sale Price$160222
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)7.38%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.70%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.20%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 35a - Tertiary Uplands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 1 - 10

Zip Code 71457 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)36394653627073726654453855
Avg Max Temp (°F)57627077849093938879686077
Avg Precip (In.)5.74.485.264.615.84.593.453.453.184.164.645.955.23
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Natchitoches, LA
CBSA Type71457
CBSA Population39823
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours