For population 25 years and over in Dodson:
For population 15 years and over in Dodson village:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (44.6 miles , pop. 53,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (70.3 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (227.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Sikes, LA (3.2 miles) , Calvin, LA (3.2 miles ), Winnfield, LA (3.3 miles ), Jonesboro, LA (3.4 miles ), Hodge, LA (3.7 miles ), East Hodge, LA (3.8 miles ), North Hodge, LA (3.8 miles ), Goldonna, LA (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 32.08 N, Longitude: 92.66 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 318
Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Work and jobs in Dodson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dodson, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dodson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Dodson village center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 9/12/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the village center killed 5 people and injured 37 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dodson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 99% 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 64.7 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 76.9 miles away from Dodson center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Winn Parish (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Morgan W. Walker, Sr. - Banker.
Hospitals/medical centers near Dodson:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dodson:
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Public high school in Dodson:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dodson and their reported violations in the past:DODSON VILLAGE OF (Population served: 393, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 33.2%
(33.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Dodson compared to Louisiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Dodson (based on Winn Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.95%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,424 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:
6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,242 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:
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Dodson fatal accident list:
Mar 4, 1985 10:25 AM, La126, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 1,520
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 2,584
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dodson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dodson)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: