For population 25 years and over in Belcher:
For population 15 years and over in Belcher village:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $350 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (18.1 miles , pop. 56,461).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (19.9 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (171.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Gilliam, LA (2.3 miles) , Benton, LA (2.6 miles ), Oil City, LA (2.9 miles ), Mooringsport, LA (2.9 miles ), Hosston, LA (3.1 miles ), Blanchard, LA (3.4 miles ), Vivian, LA (3.5 miles ), Plain Dealing, LA (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 32.75 N, Longitude: 93.83 W
Area code: 318
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+2.6%).
Work and jobs in Belcher: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Belcher, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Belcher-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 236% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Belcher village center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.
On 12/3/1978, a category F4 tornado 15.4 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 266 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Belcher-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from Belcher center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Caddo Parish (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: James Whitfield Williamson - Marine.
Hospitals/medical centers near Belcher:
Airports and other landing facilities located in Belcher:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belcher:
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Public elementary/middle school in Belcher:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Belcher and their reported violations in the past:BEL-DI-GIL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1132, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.1%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Belcher compared to Louisiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Belcher (based on Caddo Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 38
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 127
Number of full-service restaurants: 133
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,973 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,348 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Belcher fatal accident list:
May 17, 2005 03:18 PM, Sr-530, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 23, 1999 09:15 AM, Us-71, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,260
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,446
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 8,566
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Belcher)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
State forum archive:
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.