ZIP Code 71222 - Bernice Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameBernice
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Union
Secondary County: Claiborne
Area Code318
Current Population:3481
Racial Majority:White 45.39%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 59.7%
Unemployment Rate:3.2%
Median Household Income$29452
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42060
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time30.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range112 - 236 ft.
Area161 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.83046100, -92.65433800

Map of ZIP Code 71222 Border

Zip Code 71222 Description

Zip Code 71222 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Monroe metro area. Zip code 71222 is primarily located in Union County. Portions of 71222 are also located in Claiborne County. The official US Postal Service name for 71222 is BERNICE, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71222 are contained within or border the city limits of Bernice, LA, . The area code for zip code 71222 is 318. 71222 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71222 is 3.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 71222 decreased to 3481 from 3736 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71222 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 71222 public schools is Black. 97.8% of students in 71222 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1594 45.39% 1804 -12%
 Black Or African American 1471 41.88% 1316 +12%
 Hispanic 425 12.1% 332 +28%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 9 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.63% 16 +38%

Zip Code 71222 Race/Ethnicity

 White 8.2%
 Black Or African American 59.7%
 Hispanic 32.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 71222 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population34813736
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households1383
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$29452
Income Under $50K Per Year75.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.70%
71222 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 4Mike JohnsonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$135000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$206538
Current Unemployment Level 3.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 35a - Tertiary Uplands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 71222 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33364451606771696351423652
Avg Max Temp (°F)55616976839093938778665876
Avg Precip (In.)5.384.825.584.855.454.434.033.253.714.14.925.1855.69
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Monroe, LA
CBSA Type71222
CBSA Population174353
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours