Edgefield, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 214 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.6%
 
Males: 73  (34.3%)
Females: 141  (65.7%)
Median resident age:  48.4 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 71019

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,367 (it was $25,521 in 2000)
Edgefield:

$39,367
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,738 (it was $16,791 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,938 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Edgefield:

$83,938
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $101,900; Detached houses: $103,081
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  • Races in Edgefield, LA (2010)

    Edgefield races chart
    • 17982.1%White alone
    • 3516.1%Black alone
    • 20.9%Two or more races
    • 20.9%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Edgefield: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (14.3%), Irish (14.3%), German (11.1%), United States (5.5%), English (2.3%), French Canadian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 175 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 845 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Edgefield:

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edgefield village:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.2%
Louisiana:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $578 (0.7%)

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.05 N, Longitude: 93.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

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

6.7%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-10.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (2%)
  • Retail trade (39%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (39%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Average climate in Edgefield, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Edgefield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 87% 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 above Louisiana state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 225.4 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 227.9 miles away from Edgefield center
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 346.9 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 302.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 254.3 miles away from Edgefield 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 371.1 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 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, Freezes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Edgefield topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH CARE, IN (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edgefield:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 25 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 34 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 39 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 46 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Grambling State University (about 49 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 52 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 81 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)

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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 2013: 4.2%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Edgefield compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,70418
Mainline Protestant3324
Black Protestant2491
Other2072
Catholic1871
None5,412-
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: 1
Red River Parish:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Red River Parish:

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.
State:

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

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Red River Parish:

31.9%
Louisiana:

29.2%
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
Other Government Administration 1$2,949$35,3883$784
Water Supply 1$1,505$18,0600$0
Totals for Government 2$4,454$26,7243$784

5.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
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 Natchitoches Parish, LA  1.23% ($38,743 average AGI)
from Caddo Parish, LA  1.16% ($39,576)
from Bossier Parish, LA  0.39% ($36,364)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
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 Caddo Parish, LA  1.64% ($36,277 average AGI)
to Natchitoches Parish, LA  1.08% ($33,548)
to Bossier Parish, LA  0.63% ($26,333)

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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