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Population in 2012: 165 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 

Males: 91  (55.6%)
Females: 74  (44.4%)

Median resident age:  45.3 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip code: 71029

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,866 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Gilliam:

$31,866
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,625

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,928 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Gilliam:

$125,928
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,162; Detached houses: $89,911; Mobile homes: $17,344

Median gross rent in 2012: $375.

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  • White alone - 96 (58.5%)
  • Black alone - 63 (38.4%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (3.0%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gilliam: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (15.2%), English (12.8%), German (11.2%), Irish (9.6%), United States (7.2%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 193 feet

Land area: 2.00 square miles.

Population density: 82 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Gilliam:

  • High school or higher: 66.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gilliam village:

  • Never married: 4.3%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 13.7%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

Gilliam satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (23.2 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (25.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (171.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hosston, LA (2.2 miles ), Belcher, LA (2.3 miles ), Vivian, LA (3.0 miles ), Oil City, LA (3.1 miles ), Plain Dealing, LA (3.2 miles ), Benton, LA (3.3 miles ), Mooringsport, LA (3.4 miles ), Ida, LA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 32.83 N, Longitude: 93.84 W

Area code: 318

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-11.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (7%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)


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Tornado activity:

Gilliam-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 234% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Gilliam village center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.

On 12/3/1978, a category F4 tornado 20.2 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 266 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gilliam-area historical earthquake activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from Gilliam center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caddo Parish (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gilliam topographic map

Birthplace of: John North (American football) - Football player and coach.


Hospitals/medical centers near Gilliam:

  • VIVIAN GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; VIVIAN, LA)
  • VIVIAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; VIVIAN, LA)
  • NORTH CADDO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; VIVIAN, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in Gilliam, LA

Airports located in Gilliam:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilliam:

  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 23 miles; Bossier City, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,177)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 29 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Texarkana College (about 45 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 48 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • LeTourneau University (about 58 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • Kilgore College (about 68 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • Grambling State University (about 69 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)

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Church in Gilliam: Lee Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Caddo Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average.
City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.06
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.32
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.96
U.S.:

9.39


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.8%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.1% for Black residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gilliam, LA

Gilliam compared to Louisiana 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Gilliam travel time to work - commute


Gilliam mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (38%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Gilliam village (based on Caddo Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.39%
Here56.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of God Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents52.4%13.1%11.0%4.9%2.8%
Congregations30.4%15.9%5.1%5.6%0.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.8%2.1%1.6%1.0%8.5%
Congregations2.3%8.9%3.3%1.4%26.6%
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: 38
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Caddo Parish:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
This county:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 127
Caddo Parish:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 133
Caddo Parish:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.8%
Louisiana:

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

16.4%
Louisiana:

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 0$0 1$254
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$50
Totals for Government 0$0 2$304

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $31,000 ($187.88)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($12.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($12.12)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $2,000 ($12.12)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($12.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($90.91)
  • Tax - NEC: $8,000 ($48.48)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($36.36)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $41,000 ($248.48)

6.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,973 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Caddo Parish:

0.10%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bossier Parish, LA  1.90% ($29,307 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.62% ($28,592)
from De Soto Parish, LA  0.34% ($30,055)


6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Caddo Parish:

0.12%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bossier Parish, LA  1.91% ($36,440 average AGI)
to De Soto Parish, LA  0.32% ($36,271)
to Dallas County, TX  0.23% ($23,604)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gilliam:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KIOU (1480 AM; 1 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUPS, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gilliam:

  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXKS-FM (93.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDAQ (89.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: BD. SUP. LA ST. UNIV. & AGRIC. MECH.)
  • KNCB-FM (105.3 FM; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVKI-FM (96.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKS-FM (102.1 FM; BLANCHARD, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSYR (92.1 FM; BENTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KMJJ-FM (99.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBED (102.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTKC (92.9 FM; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTUX (98.9 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLKL (95.7 FM; MINDEN, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KJTX (104.5 FM; JEFFERSON, TX; Owner: WISDOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBTT (103.7 FM; HAUGHTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Gilliam:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K59GO (Channel 59; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K67FD (Channel 67; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPXJ (Channel 21; MINDEN, LA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KBXS-CA (Channel 50; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KADO-LP (Channel 15; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • K42FE (Channel 42; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Gilliam fatal accident list:

Apr 22, 2007 04:45 PM, Gilliam Scott Slough, Lat: 32.830700, Lon: -93.845400, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 28, 1994 03:45 PM, 71, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 1, 1993 11:30 PM, 3049, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 4, 1986 07:40 PM, Us71, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1975 12:11 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 8,640
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,775
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 10,194


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8

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