71222 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Bernice, LA (2.21%)
Counties: Union Parish, LA (75.39%), Claiborne Parish, LA (24.61%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 3,797
Zip code population in 2010: 3,481
Zip code population in 2000: 3,736

Houses and condos: 1,913
Renter-occupied apartments: 349
% of renters here:

26%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 71222: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 146.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 26 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 71222
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.4% ($199)
Louisiana:

0.5% ($714)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $250 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $199 (0.6%)

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Males: 2,025  (53.3%)
Females: 1,772  (46.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 71222:

For population 15 years and over in 71222:

Zip code 71222 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 71222

  • Zip code 71222 races chart
    • 1,804White population
    • 1,316Black population
    • 9American Indian population
    • 3Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 16Two or more races population
    • 332Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $54,100
71222:

$54,100
Louisiana:

$140,300



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 71222 zip code as of May 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 71222 to the number of sex offenders is 910 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.5 years
Louisiana median age:

36.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Louisiana:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 71222, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,227 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,227
State:

$56,730

Salary/wage: $35,900 (reported on 84.4% of returns)
Here:

$35,900
State:

$45,545
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.5% for AGIs below $25k, 82.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $718 (reported on 21.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$718
Louisiana:

$1,804
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,273 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,273
State:

$7,610
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,686 (reported on 5.5% of returns)
Here:

+$7,686
State:

+$17,096

Profit/loss from business: +$6,329 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

+$6,329
State:

+$12,088
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,738 (reported on 6.3% of returns)
71222:

$14,738
Louisiana:

$16,085
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,679 (20% of AGI, reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

$19,679
State:

$23,585

Here:

20.5% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $25k, 4.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $7,331 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

$7,331
State:

$5,533
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,726 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
71222:

$3,726
State:

$6,282
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,691 (reported on 36.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,691
State:

$2,633
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 65.6%
Here:

66%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 61.9% for AGIs below $25k, 67.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 71222, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,500 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,500
State:

$39,411

Salary/wage: $26,527 (reported on 86.6% of returns)
Here:

$26,527
State:

$34,434
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 107.1% for AGIs below $10k, 84.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,392 (reported on 29.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,392
Louisiana:

$1,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,143 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,143
State:

$3,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,376 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

+$5,376
State:

+$8,531
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, -0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,203 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

+$5,203
State:

+$9,128
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,917 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
71222:

$2,917
Louisiana:

$3,055

Total itemized deductions: $16,322 (27% of AGI, reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

$16,322
State:

$18,222

Here:

26.9% of AGI
State:

20.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,950 (8% of AGI, reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,950
State:

$4,190

Here:

7.7% of AGI
State:

4.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,247 (reported on 59.1% of returns)
71222:

$3,247
State:

$6,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,182 (reported on 39.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,182
State:

$2,103

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 74.0%
Here:

74%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 74.3% for AGIs below $10k, 77.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 69.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$25,020
Louisiana:

$44,164
Bernice, LA (71222) map Nearest zip codes: 71235, 71256, 71277, 71079, 71048, 71749.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.3%
Louisiana:

50.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.0%
Louisiana:

5.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 274
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,077


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 49 (6 now married, 43 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 601 (263 now married, 338 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 71222 with a mortgage: 285 (3 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 717

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $739
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S234

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

48.0%
Whole state:

19.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

20.9%
Whole state:

10.8%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4
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  • Notable locations in zip code 71222: Corney Lake Picnic Area (A), Bernice Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 71222 include: Weldon Baptist Church (A), Evergreen Church (B), Hebron Church (C), Mount Calm Church (D), Mount Olia Church (E), Mount Sterling Church (F), Mount Tabor Church (G), New Bethel Church (H), New Land Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Shiloh Cemetery (1), Mount Patrick Cemetery (2), Bernice Cemetery (3), Barrett Cemetery (4), Alabama-Weldon Cemetery (5), Jones Cemetery (6), Hopewell Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Kidd Lake (A), Corney Lake (B), Lindsays Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cane Creek (A), Camp Creek (B), Bull Creek (C), Barber Creek (D), Hammock Creek (E), Field Branch (F), Lowery Creek (G), Little Cornie Bayou (H), Wynn Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 71222: Lake D'Arbonne State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 1192000 to 2009
  • 2181990 to 1999
  • 5751980 to 1989
  • 3271970 to 1979
  • 1951960 to 1969
  • 2541950 to 1959
  • 1471940 to 1949
  • 781939 or earlier

Zip code 71222 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bernice, LA (71222)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 561 bedroom
  • 1802 bedrooms
  • 6433 bedrooms
  • 1134 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bernice, LA (71222)

  • 5no bedroom
  • 331 bedroom
  • 1032 bedrooms
  • 1993 bedrooms
  • 64 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Bernice, LA (71222) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 71no vehicle
  • 2991 vehicle
  • 4112 vehicles
  • 973 vehicles
  • 1104 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Bernice, LA (71222) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 56no vehicle
  • 2661 vehicle
  • 102 vehicles
  • 143 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $430.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $54,100
71222:

$54,100
Louisiana:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $19,100 - $86,400

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 17.4%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 55.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,756

Size of family households: 365 2-persons, 233 3-persons, 97 4-persons, 69 5-persons, 72 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 467 1-person, 16 2-persons

453 married couples with children.
250 single-parent households (51 men, 199 women).

92.6% of residents of 71222 zip code speak English at home.
7.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% very well, 55% well).

Foreign born population: 94 (2.5%)
(64.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.5%
Whole state:

3.9%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 62%Mexico
  • 27%Germany
  • 12%Honduras

Most common first ancestries reported in 71222 (%)

  • 56%Other groups
  • 10%American
  • 9%Irish
  • 8%English
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%German
  • 1%French (except Basque)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 641990 to 1999
  • 35Before 1990

Zip code 71222 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 71222 marital status for males
Zip code 71222 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 10.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 12.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 61%Electricity
  • 24%Utility gas
  • 12%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Wood
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 3,510. Population change in the 1990s: +226 (+6.4%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


63% of the 71222 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Louisiana.

96% of the 71222 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 44
Here:

11.2%
Louisiana:

16.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

8.2%
Louisiana:

17.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 29
Here:

30.5%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 48,021Business and financial operations occupations
  • 47,955Construction and extraction occupations
  • 40,897Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 36,750Health technologists and technicians
  • 33,438Education, training, and library occupations
  • 32,050Production occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 2 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 78 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other group homes
Most common first names in zip code 71222 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4573.2 years
James4271.4 years
Mary3378.1 years
Willie3080.0 years
William2576.4 years
George1974.2 years
Robert1577.6 years
Annie1477.4 years
Henry1174.8 years
Minnie1186.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 71222 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3976.0 years
Smith3379.4 years
Gray3177.6 years
Grafton2581.7 years
Davis2575.3 years
Williams2276.9 years
Green2176.1 years
Elliott2073.3 years
Lee1979.2 years
Thompson1781.8 years

Businesses in zip code 71222



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