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Population in 2012: 215 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.2%
 

Males: 83  (38.9%)
Females: 132  (61.1%)

Median resident age:  41.8 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip code: 71019

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,662 (it was $25,521 in 2000)
Edgefield:

$45,662
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,389

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,049 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Edgefield:

$89,049
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $105,867; Detached houses: $105,867

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  • White alone - 179 (82.1%)
  • Black alone - 35 (16.1%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Edgefield: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (12.4%), Irish (11.1%), German (9.3%), United States (5.9%), English (5.0%), French Canadian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 175 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 849 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Edgefield:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edgefield village:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.9%
Louisiana:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $588 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

Edgefield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (38.5 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (38.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (199.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Coushatta, LA (1.4 miles ), Martin, LA (2.8 miles ), Hall Summit, LA (3.0 miles ), Ashland, LA (3.7 miles ), Powhatan, LA (3.8 miles) , Campti, LA (4.1 miles ), Castor, LA (4.1 miles ), Pleasant Hill, LA (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 32.05 N, Longitude: 93.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-10.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (14%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)


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Tornado activity:

Edgefield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Edgefield village center caused $2 million in damages.

On 4/23/2000, a category F3 tornado 16.7 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Edgefield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 100% 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 77.0 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 88.1 miles away from Edgefield center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Red River Parish (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Edgefield:

  • COMMUNITY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF COUSHATTA (Hospital, about 2 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • GREEN MEADOW HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • SPRINGVILLE NURSING CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edgefield:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 26 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,626)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 35 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 39 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)
  • Grambling State University (about 50 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 52 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 81 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 83 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 10,307)

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Red River 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 2012: 2.3%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This village:  73.9%
Whole state:  67.1%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Edgefield, LA

Edgefield compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Edgefield travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Edgefield village (based on Red River Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.90%
Here49.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents73.7%8.9%5.2%4.4%3.0%
Congregations47.8%17.4%4.3%4.3%4.3%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristOther
Adherents2.3%1.3%0.9%0.3%0.1%
Congregations4.3%4.3%4.3%4.3%4.3%
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: 1
Red River Parish:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Red River Parish:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

11.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Red River Parish:

31.9%
State:

29.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,780$21,3602$416
Water Supply 1$908$10,8960$0
Totals for Government 2$2,688$16,1282$416


5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

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:
from Natchitoches Parish, LA  1.36% ($27,025 average AGI)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.95% ($21,714)
from Bossier Parish, LA  0.75% ($35,000)


6.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

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:
to Caddo Parish, LA  1.11% ($34,182 average AGI)
to Natchitoches Parish, LA  1.08% ($21,406)
to Bossier Parish, LA  1.04% ($38,194)

Strongest AM radio stations in Edgefield:

  • WLAD (800 AM; 1 kW; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRRP (950 AM; 1 kW; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: FRANCIS V. HOBBS)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Edgefield:

  • KSBH (94.9 FM; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: KSBH, L.L.C.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KJVC (92.7 FM; MANSFIELD, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KDBH-FM (97.3 FM; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Edgefield:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KAIN-LP (Channel 55; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: MARY GILL LEE)
  • KNTS-LP (Channel 17; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: RICHARD GILL)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KNYS-LP (Channel 27; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: MARY GILL LEE)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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