Latest news from Hackberry, LA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations
Ancestries: French Canadian (25.1%), United States (19.1%), Irish (12.7%), French (11.5%), German (3.5%), English (2.7%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 8 feet
Land area: 82.2 square miles.
Population density: 15 people per square mile (very low).
Home Value Estimate
For population 25 years and over in Hackberry:
High school or higher: 81.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Hackberry CDP:
Never married: 11.5%
Now married: 68.6%
According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hackberry, Louisiana as of October 07, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Hackberry to the number of sex offenders is 631 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $962 (0.6%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $928 (0.8%)
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hackberry-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Hackberry place center killed one personand injured 81 peopleand causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/20/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the place center causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Hackberry-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 244.0 miles away from the city center On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 486.9 miles away from Hackberry center On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 237.6 miles away from the city center On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 242.0 miles away from the city center On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 373.2 miles away from Hackberry center On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 296.2 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
The number of natural disasters in Cameron Parish (14) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11 Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers near Hackberry:
GUARDIAN HOUSE TOTAL ALZHEIMER'S LIVING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LAKE CHARLES, LA)
The nearest hospital is West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital in Sulphur, LA and is about 16 miles from Hackberry, South Cameron which no longer exists since Rita is 40 miles away and the hospitals in Lake Charles are also 40 miles away.
Notable locations in Hackberry: Cameron Parish Library Hackberry Branch (A), Cameron Parish Police Jury Barn (B), Cameron Parish Sheriff's Department (C), Hackberry Volunteer Fire Department District 8 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 80.0. This is about average.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.16. This is better than average.Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.22. This is significantly worse than average.Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.7. This is about average.Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.02. This is about average.Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Hackberry and their reported violations in the past:
CAMERON PARISH WW DISTRICT 2 (Population served: 1,600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-16-2014)
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-16-2014)
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2013)
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2013)
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2013)
One minor monitoring violation
One regular monitoring violation
4 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.8%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Hackberry compared to Louisiana state average:
Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
Black race population 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.
Renting percentage significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in below state average.
House age below state average.
Number of college students significantly below state average.
Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Banks with branches in Hackberry (2011 data):
Iberiabank: Hackberry Branch at Louisiana Highway 27 And Devall Road, branch established on 1968/11/18. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
Religion statistics for Hackberry CDP (based on Cameron Parish data)
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: 5
6.75 / 10,000 pop.
2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
1.35 / 10,000 pop.
1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
5.40 / 10,000 pop.
4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
1.35 / 10,000 pop.
5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,871 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
Call Sign: KB5RXY Grant Date: 04/21/1992, Expiration Date: 04/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2004 Registrant: Anthony Meyers, Box 694 Deltra Rd, Hackberry, LA 70645
Call Sign: KC5WLM Grant Date: 10/09/1996, Expiration Date: 10/09/2006, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2008 Registrant: James R Ducote, 975 W Main, Hackberry, LA 70645
Call Sign: KC5YC, Licensee ID: L01171335 Grant Date: 07/11/2006, Expiration Date: 01/24/2016, Certifier: Charles B Colligan Registrant: Charles B Colligan, 251 Portie Dr, Hackberry, LA 70645
FAA Registered Aircraft:
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 8398J , Serial Number: 32-8106073, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/1981 Registrant (Corporation): Hanrick Air Inc, Po Box 60, Hackberry, LA 70645
Aircraft: WARE JERRY L AVENTURA II (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle) N-Number: 966W , Serial Number: AA2A0136, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/2007 Registrant (Individual): Jerry L Ware, 307 Lake Breeze Dr, Hackberry, LA 70645
Most common first names in Hackberry, LA among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Hackberry, LA among deceased individuals