Clarks, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 1,000 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 
Males: 749  (74.9%)
Females: 251  (25.1%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 71435.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $22,824 (it was $19,583 in 2000)
Clarks:

$22,824
LA:

$45,146

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $8,529 (it was $7,039 in 2000)

Clarks village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $44,641 (it was $25,900 in 2000)
Clarks:

$44,641
LA:

$158,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $53,725; Detached houses: $68,488; Mobile homes: $35,129

Median gross rent in 2016: $525.

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  • Races in Clarks, LA (2010)

    Clarks races chart
    • 51750.8%White alone
    • 47046.2%Black alone
    • 191.9%Hispanic
    • 50.5%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.10%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clarks: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.9%), American (12.1%), English (3.3%), Syrian (1.3%), French (1.3%), African (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 133 feet

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 1,039 people per square mile   (low).

Clarks,LA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Clarks:

  • High school or higher: 48.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clarks village:

  • Never married: 51.6%
  • Now married: 31.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

17 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.8%
Louisiana:

4.0%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Clarks, Louisiana as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Clarks to the number of sex offenders is 467 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $227 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $226 (0.5%)

Clarks satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (33.6 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (100.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (248.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Grayson, LA (1.5 miles ), Banks Springs, LA (2.2 miles ), Columbia, LA (2.5 miles ), Olla, LA (3.2 miles ), Urania, LA (3.8 miles ), Tullos, LA (4.3 miles ), Sikes, LA (4.6 miles) , Hester, LA (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 32.03 N, Longitude: 92.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

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

7.1%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +422 (+65.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Clarks, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

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

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Clarks village center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clarks-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 312.6 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 270.6 miles away from Clarks 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 217.5 miles away from the city 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 219.9 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 293.5 miles away from Clarks center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 299.8 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 Caldwell Parish (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarks topographic map

Birthplace of: Eugene Eason - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Clarks:

  • HOSPICE CARE FOUNDATION (Hospital, about 7 miles away; COLUMBIA, LA)
  • RIVERBEND REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; COLUMBIA, LA)
  • CALDWELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; COLUMBIA, LA)
  • HARDTNER MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; OLLA, LA)
  • FIRST CHOICE HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; OLLA, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarks:

  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 34 miles; Monroe, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 35 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 46 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 49 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Alcorn State University (about 60 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 60 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 96 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)

Private high school in Clarks:

  • OLD BETHEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 100, Location: 1462 HIGHWAY 547, Grades: PK-9)

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Notable location: Clarks Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: New Bethel Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Caldwell 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: 33.5%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.4%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported
296 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
166 people in state prisons in 2010
245 people in state prisons in 2000
239 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Clarks, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Louisiana average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clarks village (based on Caldwell Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,56224
Mainline Protestant4693
Catholic921
None4,009-
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: 7
Caldwell Parish:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Caldwell Parish:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Caldwell Parish:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Caldwell Parish:

29.4%
Louisiana:

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

5.2%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.2%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Clarks:

28.6
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.9%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clarks:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.4%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Clarks:

81.4%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clarks, 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$4,800$57,6000$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$800
Water Supply 1$4,800$57,6000$0
Totals for Government 2$9,600$57,6001$800

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($64.00)
    General - Other: $53,000 ($53.00)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($35.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $12,000 ($12.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $48,000 ($48.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $54,000 ($54.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $72,000 ($72.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($2.00)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($6.00)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($6.00)
    NEC: $3,000 ($3.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $52,000 ($52.00)

5.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Ouachita Parish, LA  1.53% ($29,140 average AGI)
from La Salle Parish, LA  0.52% ($39,059)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
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 Ouachita Parish, LA  2.20% ($27,222 average AGI)
to La Salle Parish, LA  0.55% ($30,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarks:

  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarks:

  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KQLQ (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • K220ID (91.9 FM; GRAYSON, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLSA (90.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPV OF LA ST U & A&M COLLEGE)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KZRZ (98.3 FM; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KXUL (91.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KJNA-FM (102.7 FM; JENA, LA; Owner: LITTLE RIVER RADIO CO.)
  • KMAR-FM (95.9 FM; WINNSBORO, LA; Owner: BOEUF RIVER BROADCASTING CO)

TV broadcast stations around Clarks:

  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAX-TV (Channel 31; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATIONS CO., INC)
  • KLPA-TV (Channel 25; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 2,320Total average daily traffic
  • 303Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,392Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Clarks)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Clarks, 1.5 Mi Se (Lat: 32.010278 Lon: -92.119444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WPSM722
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.406 MHz, 941.406 MHzGrant Date: 03/29/2011, Expiration Date: 06/21/2021, Certifier: Kevin DumasRegistrant: Energy Transfer, 1300 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002, Phone: (713) 989-2193, Fax: (713) 989-1173, Email:
  • CLARKS, 1.5 Mi Se (Lat: 32.010139 Lon: -92.119556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: KKE68
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 09/12/2012, Expiration Date: 11/10/2022Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, 211 North Union Street, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (703) 615-6615, Fax: (703) 372-5176, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KX5H, Previous Call Sign: KA5ILW, Licensee ID: L00417695, Grant Date: 09/25/2012, Expiration Date: 12/22/2022, Registrant: Marvin G Carter, Clarks, LA 71415
  • Call Sign: N5JQG, Grant Date: 05/23/1996, Expiration Date: 05/23/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2008, Registrant: Billy M Brown, Clarks, LA 71415
  • Call Sign: N5JWH, Grant Date: 03/27/1996, Expiration Date: 03/27/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2008, Registrant: Sheaby Garrett, Clarks, LA 71415

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clarks and their reported violations in the past:

CLARKS WATER SYSTEM (Address: 1714 HWY 845 , Population served: 996, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2014)
Most common first names in Clarks, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1270.7 years
John766.0 years
William577.4 years
Henry476.2 years
Mary487.5 years
Walter475.5 years
Bessie379.7 years
Annie375.7 years
George388.3 years
Pearl382.3 years
Most common last names in Clarks, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
May780.0 years
Davis779.6 years
Reitzell671.3 years
Allen584.2 years
Gibson481.8 years
Parker477.7 years
Johnson473.2 years
Dubose359.7 years
Meredith380.7 years
Nelson374.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (41%)

Clarks compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Clarks on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
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