Zip Code 71251 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameJonesboro
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jackson
Secondary County: Bienville
Area Code318
Current Population:9051
Racial Majority:White 64.79%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 72.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$31322
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47120
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range148 - 295 ft.
Area189 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)32.21778900, -92.66109800

Zip Code 71251 Description

Zip Code 71251 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Monroe metro area. Zip code 71251 is primarily located in Jackson County. Portions of 71251 are also located in Bienville County. The official US Postal Service name for 71251 is JONESBORO, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71251 are contained within or border the city limits of Jonesboro, LA, Hodge, LA, North Hodge, LA, and East Hodge, LA. The area code for zip code 71251 is 318. 71251 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71251 is 4.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.3% 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 71251 increased to 9051 from 8324 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71251 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 71251 public schools is Black. 89.8% of students in 71251 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5801 64.79% 5361 +8%
 Black Or African American 2807 31.35% 3475 -19%
 Hispanic 129 1.44% 78 +65%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 19 -100%
 Asian 29 0.32% 20 +45%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 1.53% 1 +13600%
 Two Or More Races 97 0.56% 97 -48%

Zip Code 71251 Race/Ethnicity

 White 26.2%
 Black Or African American 72.3%
 Hispanic 0.3%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1%

Zip Code 71251 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population90518324
Male Population52.20%
Female Population47.80%
Total Households3282
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
89.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$31322
Income Under $50K Per Year68.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.80%
71251 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
Louisiana District 4Mike JohnsonRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Louisiana Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$166615
Average Real Estate Sale Price$21667
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 35e - Southern Tertiary Uplands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 71251 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34374552606871706452433653
Avg Max Temp (°F)56616976839093938878675876
Avg Precip (In.)5.974.885.635.035.84.694.233.313.694.335.015.8158.39
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Ruston, LA
CBSA Type71251
CBSA Population57874
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours