For population 25 years and over in Gilliam:
For population 15 years and over in Gilliam village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.2%)
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
Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-11.4%).
Average climate in Gilliam, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: John North (American football) - Football player and coach.
Airports located in Gilliam:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilliam:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
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.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
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.
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.
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.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.9%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.6% for Black residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Gilliam compared to Louisiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Gilliam (based on Caddo Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 38
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 127
Number of full-service restaurants: 133
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gilliam government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,973 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,348 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Gilliam:
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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
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gilliam)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gilliam)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: