Claiborne, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 11,507. Population change since 2000: +17.1%
Males: 5,384  (46.8%)
Females: 6,123  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  35.1 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71291.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,278 (it was $45,200 in 2000)
Claiborne:

$56,278
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,704 (it was $20,816 in 2000)

Claiborne CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $153,780 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Claiborne:

$153,780
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $159,102; Detached houses: $169,114; Townhouses or other attached units: $116,880; In 2-unit structures: $119,243; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,178; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,891; Mobile homes: $100,107; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,354

Median gross rent in 2013: $711.

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  • Races in Claiborne, LA (2013)

    Claiborne races chart
    • 11,59390.8%White alone
    • 4933.9%Black alone
    • 3783.0%Hispanic
    • 1411.1%Two or more races
    • 730.6%American Indian alone
    • 630.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Claiborne: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (26.8%), Irish (14.4%), English (13.1%), German (7.0%), French (5.6%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles.

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

Claiborne,LA real estate house value index trend

Claiborne, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Claiborne:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Claiborne CDP:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

173 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.3%
Louisiana:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $858 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $482 (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: -4,023 (-31.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 465 (8.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Claiborne household income distribution Claiborne home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Claiborne, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Claiborne-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 93% 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 above Louisiana state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 240.0 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 182.6 miles away from Claiborne 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 185.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 346.1 miles away from the city 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 309.9 miles away from Claiborne 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 305.0 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 Ouachita Parish (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Claiborne topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • RIDGECREST COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WEST MONROE, LA)
  • LANDMARK NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WEST MONROE, LA)
  • G B COOLEY HIGHLAND COMMUNITY (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WEST MONROE, LA)
  • FMCNA - OUACHITA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WEST MONROE, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Claiborne:

  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 7 miles; Monroe, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 10 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 27 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 31 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 76 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)
  • Alcorn State University (about 77 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 77 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 82.2. This is about average.

City:

82.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.894
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.1%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.6% for Black residents, 25.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.4% 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
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:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,281163
Mainline Protestant11,01830
Catholic10,1527
Black Protestant8,90835
Other2,0719
Orthodox301
None57,260-
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: 21
Ouachita Parish:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Ouachita Parish:

28.4%
Louisiana:

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

14.0%
State:

13.7%

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($138 average AGI)
Ouachita Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morehouse Parish, LA  0.38% ($33,361 average AGI)
from Richland Parish, LA  0.33% ($28,343)
from Lincoln Parish, LA  0.30% ($33,369)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($192 average AGI)
Ouachita Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richland Parish, LA  0.28% ($31,007 average AGI)
to Union Parish, LA  0.28% ($33,142)
to Morehouse Parish, LA  0.28% ($28,541)

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)
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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

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