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Population in 2012: 154 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.8%
Males: 70  (45.6%)
Females: 84  (54.4%)

Median resident age:  39.9 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71238.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,428 (it was $20,313 in 2000)
Eros:

$20,428
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,606

Eros town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $36,268 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Eros:

$36,268
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $48,323; Detached houses: $67,721; Mobile homes: $24,616

Median gross rent in 2012: $663.

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  • White alone - 131 (84.5%)
  • Black alone - 17 (11.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (2.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Eros: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (30.2%), United States (21.7%), Irish (9.4%), French (3.8%), German (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 192 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 155 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Eros:

  • High school or higher: 40.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eros town:

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

4 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe).

This town:  2.5%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Eros, Louisiana as of December 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Eros to the number of sex offenders is 51 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $238 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (20.8 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (78.9 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (252.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Chatham, LA (2.5 miles ), Calhoun, LA (3.0 miles ), Choudrant, LA (3.3 miles ), Bawcomville, LA (4.0 miles ), Ruston, LA (4.0 miles ), Downsville, LA (4.0 miles) , Brownsville-Bawcomville, LA (4.0 miles ), Claiborne, LA (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 32.39 N, Longitude: 92.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Eros household income distribution Eros home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+14.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Retail trade (55%)
  • Information (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (21%)
  • Carpenters (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (17%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Life and physical scientists (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)

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Tornado activity:

Eros-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 180% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Eros town center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/1/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eros-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 97% 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 45.3 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 56.9 miles away from Eros center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson Parish (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Eros:

  • LILINDA STREET HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; RUSTON, LA)
  • GREEN CLINIC SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; RUSTON, LA)
  • NORTHERN LOUISIANA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; RUSTON, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in Eros, LA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eros:

  • Louisiana Tech University (about 17 miles; Ruston, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,480)
  • Grambling State University (about 20 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 23 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 60 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 5,626)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 73 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 75 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 78 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)

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

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

Creek: Dry Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Jackson Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.2. This is about average.
City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.894
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.57
U.S.:

9.59

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

EROS COMMUNITY WATER SYS (Population served: 840, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2006)
EROS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 37.4%
(38.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Eros, LA

Eros compared to Louisiana state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Eros travel time to work - commute


Eros mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Eros town (based on Jackson Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.21%
Here62.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents72.8%10.1%4.9%2.6%2.0%
Congregations51.0%17.6%3.9%2.0%3.9%
NameChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Community Church of ChristChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.2%1.1%2.2%
Congregations5.9%2.0%2.0%2.0%9.8%
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: 2
Jackson Parish:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Jackson Parish:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Jackson Parish:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

11.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson Parish:

28.2%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jackson Parish:

16.3%
State:

13.7%

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 2$2,976$17,8566$400
Police Protection - Officers 1$950$11,4000$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$154
Totals for Government 3$3,926$15,7047$554

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $37,000 ($240.26)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($149.35)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($90.91)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($25.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $5,000 ($32.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $29,000 ($188.31)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $5,000 ($32.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $31,000 ($201.30)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($32.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($246.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($71.43)
  • Tax - NEC: $14,000 ($90.91)
    Total General Sales: $8,000 ($51.95)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($25.97)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $175,000 ($1136.36)

7.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
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 Lincoln Parish, LA  1.37% ($39,225 average AGI)
from Ouachita Parish, LA  1.18% ($33,885)
from Winn Parish, LA  0.64% ($22,424)


6.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
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 Lincoln Parish, LA  1.26% ($33,123 average AGI)
to Ouachita Parish, LA  0.95% ($33,347)
to Winn Parish, LA  0.72% ($32,784)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eros:

  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRUS (1490 AM; 1 kW; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KMGG (920 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KLIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eros:

  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KYFL (89.5 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGRM (91.5 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: GRAMBLING COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)
  • KLIP (105.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KNBB (99.3 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KPCH (97.7 FM; DUBACH, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KLPI (89.1 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TECH. UNIVERSITY)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KRVV (100.1 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, INC)
  • KWJM (92.7 FM; FARMERVILLE, LA; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KHLL (100.9 FM; RICHWOOD, LA; Owner: GILLILAND, INC.)
  • KQLQ (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • K214CE (90.7 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPERVISORS OF LA ST UNIV)
  • KAPI (88.3 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KTOC-FM (104.9 FM; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eros:

  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KMCT-TV (Channel 39; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KMNO-LP (Channel 22; MONROE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWMS-LP (Channel 17; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: SONRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K59GI (Channel 59; MONROE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Eros)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Cadeville, Cadeville (Lat: 32.415083 Lon: -92.339861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.6 m, Call Sign: WQOJ708
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2011, Expiration Date: 10/19/2021, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:
  • EROS, 9175 Highway 34 (Eros Site) (Lat: 32.373139 Lon: -92.435806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQQU803
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 03/07/2013, Expiration Date: 03/07/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eros)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Eros, LA

Most common first names in Eros, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1679.4 years
Charles1270.6 years
John976.4 years
Fred876.0 years
Thomas866.2 years
Dorothy768.8 years
William774.5 years
Joseph679.0 years
George571.6 years
Mary578.0 years
Most common last names in Eros, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crowell1578.0 years
Williams1267.8 years
Waggoner1182.3 years
Phillips1079.9 years
Fuller1073.8 years
Smith978.8 years
Anders885.3 years
Wright885.4 years
Chambless773.0 years
Austin770.0 years
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