Zip Code 71417 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameColfax
Zip Code StateLouisiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Grant
Secondary County: Rapides
Area Code318
Current Population:4932
Racial Majority:White 60.15%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 56.7%
Unemployment Rate:2.8%
Median Household Income$26724
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45200
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time26.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range72 - 203 ft.
Area148 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)31.51636200, -92.65673800

Zip Code 71417 Description

Zip Code 71417 is located in the state of Louisiana in the Alexandria metro area. Zip code 71417 is primarily located in Grant County. Portions of 71417 are also located in Rapides County. The official US Postal Service name for 71417 is COLFAX, Louisiana. Portions of zip code 71417 are contained within or border the city limits of Colfax, LA, Boyce, LA, . The area code for zip code 71417 is 318. 71417 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Louisiana.

The current unemployment level in 71417 is 2.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 71417 decreased to 4932 from 5189 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 71417 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 71417 public schools is Black. 93% of students in 71417 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2655 60.15% 3088 -14%
 Black Or African American 1654 37.47% 1664 -1%
 Hispanic 31 0.7% 58 -47%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 34 -100%
 Asian 5 0.11% 5 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0.2% 2 +350%
 Two Or More Races 81 1.36% 81 -26%

Zip Code 71417 Race/Ethnicity

 White 40.4%
 Black Or African American 56.7%
 Hispanic 1.5%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 71417 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population49325189
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households1838
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$26724
Income Under $50K Per Year75.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.10%
71417 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Louisiana District 5Ralph AbrahamRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$129455
Average Real Estate Sale Price$193957
Current Unemployment Level 2.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 35g - Red River Bottomlands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 71417 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)37394755636972706653443955
Avg Max Temp (°F)58636977849092938880696177
Avg Precip (In.)6.074.795.444.875.494.894.263.8344.215.246.1159.21
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Alexandria, LA
CBSA Type71417
CBSA Population155227
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours