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71459 is the zip code for

Fort Polk South, LA

Also in this location:
Fort Polk North, LA

Total population
11,902
Housing units
3,436
Land area
(sq. miles)
9.30
Density
(people per sq. mile)
1,279.78
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.01

Demographic data for zip code 71459

Gender:

Male
6,719
Female
5,183
Median age
Male
22.70
Female
21.90
Gender

Households:

Total households
3,111
Family households
2,761
Nonfamily households
350
Average household size
3.20
Average family size
3.46
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
3,436
Occupied housing units
3,111
Owner-occupied
12
Renter-occupied
3,099
Vacant housing units
325
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
1,933
5 to 9 years
1,147
10 to 14 years
742
15 to 19 years
826
20 to 24 years
2,701
25 to 34 years
3,057
35 to 44 years
1,254
45 to 54 years
192
55 to 59 years
32
60 to 64 years
8
65 to 74 years
5
75 to 84 years
2
85 years and over
3
Median age
22.40
Age

Race:

White
7,051
Hispanic or Latino
1,778
Black or African American
2,085
Asian
246
American Indian & Alaska Native
87
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
97
Other (One Race)
21
Two or More Races
537
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 71459

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
7,535
Civilian labor force
1,447
Employed
1,246
Unemployed
201
Armed Forces
4,264
Not in labor force
1,824
Percent Unemployed
13.9%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
5,392
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
3,674
Carpooled
766
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
2
Walked
606
Other means
148
Worked at home
196
Mean travel time
10.2 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,246
Management / business / science / arts
296
Service
479
Sales / office
323
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
109
Production / transportation / material moving
39
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,246
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
0
Construction
37
Manufacturing
6
Wholesale trade
0
Retail trade
114
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
35
Information
0
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
26
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
73
Educational services / health care / social assistance
362
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
248
Public administration
275
Other services
70
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,246
Private wage & salary workers
624
Government workers
622
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
0
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
2,990
Less than $10,000
97
$10,000 to $14,999
138
$15,000 to $24,999
264
$25,000 to $34,999
456
$35,000 to $49,999
842
$50,000 to $74,999
607
$75,000 to $99,999
391
$100,000 to $149,999
180
$150,000 to $199,999
15
$200,000 or more
0
Median household income
$43,500
Mean household income
$49,804
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
14.1%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 71459

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
North Polk Elementary School
4978 University Parkway
(337) 537-510967618914.7
South Polk Elementary School
1665 Louisiana Avenue Entrance
(337) 537-812052410716.4

Public libraries around Fort Polk South, LA

NameAddress
Natchitoches Parish Library
450 Second Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Universities and Colleges around 71459

NameAddressPhone
Louisiana Technical College - Natchitoches Campus- Child Care6587 Highway 1 Bypass
Natchitoches, LA 71457
(318) 357-7007
Central Texas College
7460 Colorado Avenue
Fort Polk, LA 71459
(337) 537-5713

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 71459

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Bayne-Jones Army Comm Hospital1585 Third Street
Fort Polk, LA 71459
(337) 531-392852
Byrd Regional Hospital1020 West Fertitta Boulevard
Leesville, LA 71446
(337) 239-904165
Caldwell Memorial Hospital411 Main Street
Columbia, LA 71418
(318) 649-611125
Citizens Medical Center7939 U S Highway 165
Columbia, LA 71418
(318) 649-610640
Hardtner Medical CenterHighway 165 South
Olla, LA 71465
(318) 495-313141
Natchitoches Parish Hospital501 Keyser Avenue
Natchitoches, LA 71457
(318) 214-4200190
Oakdale Community Hospital
130 North Hospital Drive
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-370052
Sabine Medical Center240 Highland Drive
Many, LA 71449
(318) 256-569148
Winn Parish Medical Center
301 West Boundary Street
Winnfield, LA 71483
(318) 628-2721103
Lafayette HospitalCentral Lafayette
Arroyo, PR 714
(787) 839-323240

Crime rates


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