Fisher, Louisiana

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.5%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.8% for Black residents, 54.5% for two or more races residents)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.57
Louisiana average:

2.58
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +28 (+11.7%).
Most common industries in Fisher, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (18.8%)
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.8%)
  • Water transportation (7.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (13.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (13.0%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.5%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Fisher, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (7.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (13.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (13.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.7%)
  • Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (6.5%)

Average climate in Fisher, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

Fisher-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Fisher village center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1983, a category F3 tornado 8.6 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fisher-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 254% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from Fisher center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 338.2 miles away from Fisher center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 70.8 miles away from Fisher center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from Fisher center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 395.0 miles away from Fisher center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sabine Parish (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fisher topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fisher:

  • SABINE RETIREMENT AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MANY, LA)
  • FMCNA - MANY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; MANY, LA)
  • VIRGINIA GODFREY COMMUNITY HOM (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MANY, LA)
  • SABINE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; MANY, LA)
  • HOSPICE OF SOUTHWEST LA-MANY (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MANY, LA)
  • MANY HEALTHCARE SOUTH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MANY, LA)
  • EDWIN R LITES COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MANY, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fisher:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 28 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 67 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 67 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 74 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 77 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Angelina College (about 77 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • Grambling State University (about 84 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)

Points of interest:

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Park in Fisher: Fisher Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

FISHER WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 282, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-07-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

75.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fisher, LA (based on Sabine Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,03484
Catholic4,9744
Black Protestant8034
Mainline Protestant6447
Other3622
None4,416-
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: 6
Sabine Parish:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Sabine Parish:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

12.8%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Sabine Parish:

31.8%
Louisiana:

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

18.1%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fisher:

42.7%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Fisher:

29.5
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fisher:

19.4%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fisher:

11.3%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.3%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Fisher:

54.8%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.3%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fisher, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 6$4,809
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,706
Police - Other 0$0 1$901
Water Supply 0$0 4$2,105
Totals for Government 0$0 16$10,521

Fisher government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $85,000 ($388.13)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($214.61)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($210.05)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($141.55)

Fisher government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,000 ($95.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $89,000 ($406.39)
    Rents: $19,000 ($86.76)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($45.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($141.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($63.93)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($45.66)
    Other License: $7,000 ($31.96)

Fisher government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,000 ($182.65)

4.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Natchitoches Parish, LA  0.83% ($40,242 average AGI)
to Vernon Parish, LA  0.42% ($38,871)
to De Soto Parish, LA  0.36% ($37,926)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fisher:

  • KWLA (1400 AM; 1 kW; MANY, LA; Owner: WLV-TV INCORPORATED)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPBL (1240 AM; 1 kW; HEMPHILL, TX; Owner: PHILLIP BURR)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WLAD (800 AM; 1 kW; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fisher:

  • KAVK (89.3 FM; MANY, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K220FQ (91.9 FM; MANY, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWLV (107.1 FM; MANY, LA; Owner: WLV-TV, INC.)
  • K217EC (91.3 FM; MANY, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KSBH (94.9 FM; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: KSBH, L.L.C.)
  • KTHP (103.9 FM; HEMPHILL, TX; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fisher:

  • KAIN-LP (Channel 55; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: MARY GILL LEE)
  • KNTS-LP (Channel 17; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: RICHARD GILL)
  • K51FO (Channel 51; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT B/CING. OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNYS-LP (Channel 27; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: MARY GILL LEE)

Fisher fatal accident list:

Nov 10, 1989 03:50 PM, Us171, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • N Side Of La Hwy 118 1200 From Int Hwy 171 And Hwy 118 (Lat: 31.463500 Lon: -93.454056), Call Sign: WDJ511, Licensee ID: L00068575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.400 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/1998, Expiration Date: 04/20/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2002, Registrant: Williams Brothers Appliance Service Inc, 915 Fisher Rd, Many, LA 71449
  • Lat: 31.514806 Lon: -93.456861, Call Sign: WRAE800,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.381 MHz, 469.381 MHz, Grant Date: 10/27/2017, Expiration Date: 10/27/2027, Certifier: Charlie Montelongo, Registrant: Master Meter Inc., 101 Regency Parkway, Mansfield, TX 76063-5093, Phone: (817) 842-8000, Fax: (817) 842-8030, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, On Kcs Right Of Way In (Lat: 31.490722 Lon: -93.466556), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WEH280,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.050 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2000, Expiration Date: 12/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2010, Registrant: The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, 4601 Hilry Huckaby Dr., Shreveport, LA 71107-5797, Phone: (318) 676-6188, Fax: (318) 676-6252, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KE5UVY, Licensee ID: L01404385, Grant Date: 05/30/2008, Expiration Date: 05/30/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2009, Certifier: Doug D Ensinger, Registrant: Doug D Ensinger, Fisher, LA 71426
  • Call Sign: KE5UVZ, Licensee ID: L01404386, Grant Date: 03/29/2018, Expiration Date: 05/30/2028, Certifier: Kasey J Ensinger, Registrant: Kasey J Ensinger, Fisher, LA 71426
  • Call Sign: N5DDE, Previous Call Sign: KE5UVY, Licensee ID: L01404385, Grant Date: 04/29/2019, Expiration Date: 05/12/2029, Certifier: Doug D Ensinger, Registrant: Doug D Ensinger, Fisher, LA 71426
  • Call Sign: KG5LAW, Licensee ID: L01995783, Grant Date: 01/15/2016, Expiration Date: 01/15/2026, Certifier: Max W Ensinger, Registrant: Max W Ensinger, Fisher, LA 71426

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55 (T42A) (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 17KG , Serial Number: TC-1849, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Jamey Johnson Inc, Po Box 2, Fisher, LA 71426
  • Aircraft: FINT MARTIN W CHINOOK PLUS 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 227LB , Serial Number: 02258X3, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 01/15/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry V Clifton, 743 S First St, Fisher, LA 71426
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/02/2018

Most common first names in Fisher, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George773.3 years
James369.4 years
Mary375.7 years
Calvin252.0 years
Haywood272.0 years
Edward282.0 years
John275.0 years
Johnnie264.5 years
Willie271.5 years
Norman255.5 years
Most common last names in Fisher, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson461.5 years
Mitchell462.8 years
Self474.5 years
Smith471.5 years
Lewing375.7 years
Cook366.3 years
Barrett379.0 years
Davis374.6 years
Freeman271.1 years
Gentry265.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fisher, LA
  • 46.4%Electricity
  • 42.9%Utility gas
  • 10.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fisher, LA
  • 73.8%Electricity
  • 19.0%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Wood


Fisher compared to Louisiana state average:

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