Calvin, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 228 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 83  (36.7%)
Females: 145  (63.3%)
Median resident age:  33.5 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 71410, 71483.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,522 (it was $24,750 in 2000)
Calvin:

$31,522
LA:

$45,146

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $13,230 (it was $12,751 in 2000)

Calvin village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $80,971 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Calvin:

$80,971
LA:

$158,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $114,425; Detached houses: $146,907; Mobile homes: $77,788

Median gross rent in 2016: $535.

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  • Races in Calvin, LA (2010)

    Calvin races chart
    • 20887.4%White alone
    • 2811.8%Black alone
    • 20.8%Two or more races

Races in Calvin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Calvin: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (8.0%), English (7.0%), Irish (6.0%), American (5.0%), French (5.0%), Italian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 174 feet

Land area: 2.29 square miles.

Population density: 100 people per square mile   (very low).

Calvin, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Calvin:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 17.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Calvin village:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $227 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $226 (0.3%)

Calvin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (55.1 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (67.7 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (216.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Winnfield, LA (2.9 miles ), Goldonna, LA (3.0 miles ), Dodson, LA (3.2 miles ), Joyce, LA (3.3 miles ), Atlanta, LA (3.3 miles) , Jordan Hill, LA (4.1 miles ), St. Maurice, LA (4.2 miles ), Clarence, LA (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 31.96 N, Longitude: 92.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Calvin household income distribution Calvin home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.3%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+12.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Utilities (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (3%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Calvin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Calvin, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

Calvin-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the Calvin village center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Calvin-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 324.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 224.2 miles away from Calvin center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 226.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 290.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 329.8 miles away from Calvin center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 360.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Winn Parish (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Calvin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Calvin:

  • CALVIN ROAD COMMUNITY RESIDENC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WINNFIELD, LA)
  • AUTUMN LEAVES NURSING AND REHAB CTR, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WINNFIELD, LA)
  • WOODLANDS BEHAVIORAL CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WINNFIELD, LA)
  • FMCNA - WINNFIELD (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WINNFIELD, LA)
  • WINN PARISH MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WINNFIELD, LA)
  • MOSS HOME HEALTH, INC. (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WINNFIELD, LA)
  • ALWAYS LOVING CARE HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WINNFIELD, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calvin:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 24 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • Grambling State University (about 39 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 40 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 57 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 58 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 63 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 65 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)

Public high school in Calvin:

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Cemetery: McDade Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Garfish Creek (A), Milam Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Calvin: McDade Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Winn Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 38.5%
(34.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.1% for Black residents, 75.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.6%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Louisiana average:

12.0

Calvin travel time to work - commute Calvin mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Calvin village (based on Winn Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,44152
Mainline Protestant5869
Black Protestant4243
Other2542
Catholic1841
None4,424-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Winn Parish:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Winn Parish:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Winn Parish:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Winn Parish:

31.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.3%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.3%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Calvin:

40.8%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Calvin:

30.1
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Calvin:

15.8%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Calvin:

10.8%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Calvin:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Calvin:

33.3%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

50.2%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Calvin:

82.7%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Calvin, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$676$8,1120$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$984
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,089$25,0681$32
Police - Other 1$219$2,6281$55
Firefighters 1$1,259$15,1081$68
Streets and Highways 1$240$2,8800$0
Welfare 0$0 1$98
Solid Waste Management 1$666$7,9921$68
Sewerage 1$1,012$12,1440$0
Parks and Recreation 1$275$3,3001$171
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$698$8,3760$0
Water Supply 1$2,076$24,9121$55
Gas Supply 1$2,076$24,9121$55
Totals for Government 11$11,286$12,3129$1,586

Calvin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $296,000 ($1298.25)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($65.79)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($21.93)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($109.65)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($83.33)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($52.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($162.28)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($109.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($43.86)

Calvin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $18,000 ($78.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($8.77)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($8.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($188.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $293,000 ($1285.09)
    General Support: $4,000 ($17.54)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $7,000 ($30.70)
    NEC: $5,000 ($21.93)
    Property: $3,000 ($13.16)

Calvin government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $14,000 ($61.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($61.40)

Calvin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $49,000 ($214.91)

4.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,771 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson Parish, LA  0.62% ($31,296 average AGI)
from Natchitoches Parish, LA  0.53% ($23,304)
from Grant Parish, LA  0.37% ($38,875)


6.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson Parish, LA  0.77% ($32,176 average AGI)
to Natchitoches Parish, LA  0.63% ($22,179)
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.45% ($32,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Calvin:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVCL (1270 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WINNFIELD, LA; Owner: HARRISON BROADCAST ORGANIZATION, INC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KMGG (920 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNOC (1450 AM; 1 kW; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: NORTH FACE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Calvin:

  • KCIJ (106.5 FM; ATLANTA, LA; Owner: NORTH FACE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KLSA (90.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPV OF LA ST U & A&M COLLEGE)
  • KVCL-FM (92.1 FM; WINNFIELD, LA; Owner: HARRISON BROADCAST ORGANIZATION, INC)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KAYT (88.1 FM; JENA, LA; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KZBL (100.7 FM; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSBH (94.9 FM; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: KSBH, L.L.C.)
  • KLAA (103.5 FM; TIOGA, LA; Owner: CAJUN COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDBH-FM (97.3 FM; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTOC-FM (104.9 FM; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Calvin:

  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAX-TV (Channel 31; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATIONS CO., INC)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLPA-TV (Channel 25; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KCDH-LP (Channel 4; WINNFIELD, LA; Owner: CRANFORD L. JORDAN)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • K60GE (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • 2,860Total average daily traffic
  • 750Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,862Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CALVIN WT, .4mi N Of Calvin (Lat: 31.971528 Lon: -92.774111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQTD750
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/2014, Expiration Date: 01/13/2024, Certifier: Mark StevensonRegistrant: Nexus System Inc., 363 Venable Lane, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 323-5578, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Most common first names in Calvin, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James569.5 years
John380.4 years
Henry281.0 years
Martha263.0 years
Mattie284.5 years
Myrtle282.1 years
Most common last names in Calvin, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Canerday875.5 years
Carpenter679.5 years
Carter577.0 years
Carson472.3 years
Chandler479.2 years
Hodges484.5 years
Bundrick464.3 years
Gilbert369.3 years
Franks389.6 years
Dawson360.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)

Calvin compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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