Zip Code 71237 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEpps
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: West Carroll
Secondary County: Richland
Area Code318
Current Population:1578
Racial Majority:African American 35.29%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$26552
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42280
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range82 - 98 ft.
Area43 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.59977900, -91.52130100

Zip Code 71237 Description

Zip Code 71237 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Monroe metro area. Zip code 71237 is primarily located in West Carroll County. Portions of 71237 are also located in Richland County. The official US Postal Service name for 71237 is EPPS, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71237 are contained within or border the city limits of Epps, LA, . The area code for zip code 71237 is 318. 71237 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71237 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 12.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 71237 decreased to 1578 from 1873 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71237 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 71237 public schools is . % of students in 71237 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1163 55.62% 907 +28%
 Black Or African American 738 35.29% 585 +26%
 Hispanic 155 7.41% 60 +158%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.67% 9 +56%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 15 1% 15 +40%

Zip Code 71237 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 71237 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population15781873
Male Population58.90%
Female Population41.10%
Total Households477
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$26552
Income Under $50K Per Year78.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.40%
71237 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$30000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$130428
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 73j - Macon Ridge
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 71237 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)35384653626972706452443754
Avg Max Temp (°F)54606875838992928778665775
Avg Precip (In.)5.795.056.15.245.524.443.813.072.783.954.925.6256.29
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours