For population 25 years and over in Castor:
For population 15 years and over in Castor village:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (35.8 miles , pop. 56,461).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (38.4 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (214.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Jamestown, LA (2.6 miles) , Ringgold, LA (2.9 miles ), Lucky, LA (3.0 miles ), Hall Summit, LA (3.1 miles ), Ashland, LA (3.1 miles ), Martin, LA (3.3 miles ), Saline, LA (3.5 miles ), Bienville, LA (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 32.25 N, Longitude: 93.16 W
Area code: 318
Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+5.6%).
Work and jobs in Castor: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Castor, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Castor-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 184% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/3/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Castor village center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/2/1984, a category F3 tornado 14.4 miles away from the village center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Castor-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 98% 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 59.9 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 71.2 miles away from Castor center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bienville Parish (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: J. Frank McInnis - Judge, Len Lacy - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Castor:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Castor:
See full list of schools located in Castor
Public high school in Castor:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Castor and their reported violations in the past:ALBERTA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:CASTOR WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 375, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.1%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 94.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian 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
Castor compared to Louisiana state average:
Banks with branches in Castor (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2004 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Castor village (based on Bienville Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,494 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,060 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Castor:
Strongest FM radio stations in Castor:
TV broadcast stations around Castor:
Castor fatal accident list:
Aug 18, 1988 05:15 PM, La4, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 28, 1978 10:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,990
Total average daily truck traffic: 249
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 8,483
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Castor)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Castor, LA
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.