Zip Code 71227 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChoudrant
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lincoln
Secondary County: Jackson
Area Code318
Current Population:3635
Racial Majority:White 82.9%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$41145
Average Adjusted Gross Income$76710
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time30.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range148 - 308 ft.
Area135 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.52557900, -92.48716100

Zip Code 71227 Description

Zip Code 71227 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Monroe metro area. Zip code 71227 is primarily located in Lincoln County. Portions of 71227 are also located in Jackson County. The official US Postal Service name for 71227 is CHOUDRANT, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71227 are contained within or border the city limits of Choudrant, LA, . The area code for zip code 71227 is 318. 71227 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71227 is 5.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 71227 increased to 3635 from 3124 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71227 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 71227 public schools is White. 43.5% of students in 71227 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3448 82.9% 3181 +8%
 Black Or African American 601 14.45% 333 +80%
 Hispanic 38 0.91% 78 -51%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 1.01% 9 +367%
 Asian 6 0.14% 11 -45%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.58% 22 +9%

Zip Code 71227 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.2%
 Black Or African American 6.4%
 Hispanic 3.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 71227 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population36353124
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households1419
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
43.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$41145
Income Under $50K Per Year61.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.00%
71227 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$180000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$138600
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.5%
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 71227 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33374451606771696351423652
Avg Max Temp (°F)56626976849093938878675976
Avg Precip (In.)5.664.85.564.845.494.483.93.043.474.164.795.4455.63
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Ruston, LA
CBSA Type71227
CBSA Population57874
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours