For population 25 years and over in Gibsland:
For population 15 years and over in Gibsland town:
2 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+: Bossier City, LA (37.2 miles , pop. 56,461).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (42.2 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (218.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Mount Lebanon, LA (1.5 miles) , Arcadia, LA (2.8 miles ), Athens, LA (2.8 miles ), Bryceland, LA (2.8 miles) , Dubberly, LA (3.3 miles ), Heflin, LA (3.7 miles ), Bienville, LA (3.7 miles ), Sibley, LA (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 32.54 N, Longitude: 93.05 W
Area code: 318
Population change in the 1990s: -125 (-10.0%).
Work and jobs in Gibsland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gibsland, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gibsland-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 193% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/12/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the Gibsland town center killed 5 people and injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1999, a category F3 tornado 4.3 miles away from the town center caused $2 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gibsland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 96% 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 39.4 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 50.3 miles away from Gibsland center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bienville Parish (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: F. Jay Taylor - Historian, Jesse N. Stone - Judge, Ralph Hamner - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Gibsland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gibsland:
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Public high school in Gibsland:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gibsland that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.3%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Gibsland compared to Louisiana state average:
Banks with branches in Gibsland (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Gibsland (based on Bienville Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gibsland government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,494 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:
7.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,060 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Gibsland:
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TV broadcast stations around Gibsland:
Gibsland fatal accident list:
Feb 8, 1993 01:30 PM, 80, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 1990 09:35 PM, 154, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 12, 1990 07:55 AM, Gibbs, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 30, 1987 09:00 PM, Us80, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $450,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,050
Total average daily truck traffic: 380
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 3,485
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gibsland)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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