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Population in 2010: 11,507. Population change since 2000: +17.1%
Males: 5,516  (47.9%)
Females: 5,991  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  35.1 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71291.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,671 (it was $45,200 in 2000)
Claiborne:

$51,671
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,220

Claiborne CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $136,655 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Claiborne:

$136,655
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $145,697; Detached houses: $166,136; Townhouses or other attached units: $91,706; Mobile homes: $29,357

Median gross rent in 2012: $697.

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Claiborne races chart
  • White alone - 11,350 (93.0%)
  • Black alone - 313 (2.6%)
  • Hispanic - 237 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 157 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 77 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 76 (0.6%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Claiborne: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Claiborne, Louisiana on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Claiborne is mentioned 223 times on our forum:
Demolition of The Claiborne Overpass (I-10)  (17 replies)
New orleans: A Steaming Hellhole if you're homeless and/or very poor!  (74 replies)
Why is New Orleans the worst city in the United States?  (101 replies)
Trick-or-treating?  (3 replies)
New Orleans Developments & News  (228 replies)
Claiborne Parish is dead.  (31 replies)

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Ancestries: United States (26.8%), English (13.3%), Irish (11.7%), German (6.6%), French (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,138 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Claiborne:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Claiborne CDP:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

164 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.3%
Louisiana:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $617 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $484 (0.4%)

Claiborne satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (5.8 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (92.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (268.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: West Monroe, LA (1.8 miles ), Brownsville-Bawcomville, LA (1.9 miles ), Brownsville, LA (1.9 miles ), Bawcomville, LA (2.1 miles ), Monroe, LA (2.4 miles ), Richwood, LA (2.9 miles ), Lakeshore, LA (3.1 miles ), Calhoun, LA (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 32.53 N, Longitude: 92.19 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,174 (-34.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 448 (7.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Average climate in Claiborne, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

Claiborne-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 187% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Claiborne place center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.4 miles away from the place center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Claiborne-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 96% 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 43.5 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 53.1 miles away from Claiborne center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ouachita Parish (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Claiborne:

  • CORNERSTONE HOSPITAL WEST MONROE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WEST MONROE, LA)
  • LAKEVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WEST MONROE, LA)
  • WOODLAND HILLS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WEST MONROE, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in Claiborne, LA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Claiborne:

  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 7 miles; Monroe, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,712)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 27 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Grambling State University (about 31 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 76 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 5,626)
  • Alcorn State University (about 77 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 2,641)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 77 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,521)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 81 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)

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Notable location: Ouachita Parish Fire Protection District 1 Station 2 Wallace (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Claiborne include: Goodhope Baptist Church (A), Dean Chapel (B), Claiborne Assembly of God Church (C), Claiborne United Methodist Church (D), Community Baptist Church (E), Emmanuel Baptist Church of West Monroe (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Ouachita Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.2. This is about average.
City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.894
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.57
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.9%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.3% for Black residents, 7.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 22.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.6%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Claiborne, LA

23 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
16 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Claiborne compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Claiborne travel time to work - commute


Claiborne mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Claiborne CDP (based on Ouachita Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.03%
Here57.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents58.6%10.9%9.3%3.6%3.3%
Congregations33.3%13.0%4.9%8.6%11.7%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%2.6%1.4%1.0%5.9%
Congregations1.9%2.5%2.5%1.2%20.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Ouachita Parish:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Ouachita Parish:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
Ouachita Parish:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Here:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Ouachita Parish:

28.4%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ouachita Parish:

14.0%
State:

13.7%

6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($104 average AGI)
Ouachita Parish:

0.08%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.52% ($23,897 average AGI)
from Morehouse Parish, LA  0.41% ($32,894)
from Union Parish, LA  0.33% ($31,641)


6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,074 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Ouachita Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union Parish, LA  0.36% ($28,760 average AGI)
to Morehouse Parish, LA  0.31% ($25,854)
to Richland Parish, LA  0.28% ($35,217)

Strongest AM radio stations in Claiborne:

  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Claiborne:

  • KLIP (105.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYFL (89.5 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXUL (91.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KRVV (100.1 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, INC)
  • KBMQ (88.7 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KHLL (100.9 FM; RICHWOOD, LA; Owner: GILLILAND, INC.)
  • KWJM (92.7 FM; FARMERVILLE, LA; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KAXV (91.9 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K244BX (96.7 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • KPCH (97.7 FM; DUBACH, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KGRM (91.5 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: GRAMBLING COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)
  • KZRZ (98.3 FM; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KJMG (97.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA,)

TV broadcast stations around Claiborne:

  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMCT-TV (Channel 39; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KMNO-LP (Channel 22; MONROE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWMS-LP (Channel 17; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: SONRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K59GI (Channel 59; MONROE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED69$136,56358$119,352140$143,03012$25,43523$115,14718$22,677
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$192,1201$246,6209$119,5842$54,1100$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$134,7015$73,87036$157,5825$43,5963$52,2005$23,568
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$138,7672$142,25524$141,3951$91,9900$01$16,490
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$167,7152$90,1156$156,8171$95,2500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0052.01 , 0052.02, 0053.01, 0053.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$183,9055$141,026
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$201,3503$166,637
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$106,2402$151,005
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0052.01 , 0052.02, 0053.01, 0053.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Claiborne, LA

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