Gilliam, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 164 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.9%
 
Males: 86  (52.6%)
Females: 78  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  59.7 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 71029

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,791 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Gilliam:

$27,791
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,168 (it was $30,264 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $117,624 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Gilliam:

$117,624
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $141,010; Detached houses: $153,736; Mobile homes: $27,970

Median gross rent in 2013: $138.

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    • 9658.5%White alone
    • 6338.4%Black alone
    • 53.0%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gilliam: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (19.8%), Subsaharan African (17.1%), English (9.9%), Irish (8.1%), German (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 193 feet

Land area: 2.00 square miles.

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

Gilliam, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Gilliam:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gilliam village:

  • Never married: 7.4%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 12.0%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $882 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $343 (0.3%)

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

Gilliam household income distribution Gilliam home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-11.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Gilliam, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gilliam-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 125% 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 above Louisiana state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 189.7 miles away from Gilliam center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 279.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 195.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 345.0 miles away from Gilliam center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 402.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice 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 and 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)
  • WHISPERING PINES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PLAIN DEALING, LA)
  • GRACE HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; BENTON, LA)
  • YUKON COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)

Airports located in Gilliam:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilliam:

  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 20 miles; Shreveport, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,277)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 24 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 29 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Texarkana College (about 45 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 48 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • LeTourneau University (about 58 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 64 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 87.0. This is about average.

City:

87.0
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.75. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.75
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 2.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.06
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.8%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.2% 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

Gilliam compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Louisiana average:

12.2

Gilliam travel time to work - commute Gilliam mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (29%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant94,174166
Black Protestant27,64478
Mainline Protestant24,23345
Catholic14,39710
Other3,11014
Orthodox4453
None90,966-
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: 38
Caddo Parish:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Caddo Parish:

27.8%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.4%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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$175
Totals for Government 0$0 1$175

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $31,000 ($189.02)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($12.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($12.20)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $2,000 ($12.20)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($12.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($91.46)
  • Tax - NEC: $8,000 ($48.78)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($36.59)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $41,000 ($250.00)

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Caddo Parish:

0.06%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bossier Parish, LA  1.84% ($32,668 average AGI)
from De Soto Parish, LA  0.32% ($38,359)
from Webster Parish, LA  0.16% ($29,480)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,134 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($400 average AGI)
Caddo Parish:

0.08%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bossier Parish, LA  1.72% ($37,686 average AGI)
to De Soto Parish, LA  0.30% ($38,708)
to Dallas County, TX  0.26% ($28,933)

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: 32.83070, Lon: -93.84540, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 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
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 8,640Total average daily traffic
  • 1,775Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,194Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
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