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Caddo Parish

Population in 2012: 222 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.0%
 

Males: 106  (48.0%)
Females: 116  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  51.8 years
Louisiana median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 71044.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $30,685 (it was $26,667 in 2000)
Ida:

$30,685
Louisiana:

$41,734
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $18,893

Ida village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $61,812 (it was $38,600 in 2000)
Ida:

$61,812
Louisiana:

$139,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $74,615; Detached houses: $78,550; Mobile homes: $51,471

Median gross rent in 2011: $585.

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  • White alone - 212 (95.9%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ida: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (15.7%), United States (11.7%), English (9.7%), French (8.1%), German (6.0%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 286 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 160 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ida:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ida village:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.8%
Louisiana:  3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $336 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $199 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (35.5 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (37.7 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (168.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Rodessa, LA (2.5 miles ), Hosston, LA (2.8 miles ), Vivian, LA (3.3 miles ), Gilliam, LA (3.5 miles) , Plain Dealing, LA (3.6 miles ), Bloomburg, TX (3.7 miles ), Bivins-McLeod, TX (3.8 miles ), Bradley, AR (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.00 N, Longitude: 93.89 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: -81 (-23.9%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Ida-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 226% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Ida village center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.

On 4/23/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the village center .

Earthquake activity:

Ida-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above 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 87.5 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 70.9 miles away from Ida center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 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 78.4 miles away from Ida 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).
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Heliports located in Ida:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ida:

  • Texarkana College (about 33 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,250)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 35 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 41 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 43 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • LeTourneau University (about 62 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • Kilgore College (about 72 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • Grambling State University (about 77 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)

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Caddo Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ida and their reported violations in the past:

IDA WATER SYSTEM, INC. (Population served: 402, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2001), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.3%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.5%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  1.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ida, LA

Ida compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Ida travel time to work - commute


Ida mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ida (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
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.
Louisiana:

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
Here:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Caddo Parish:

11.6%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Caddo Parish:

27.8%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$600
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$75
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$30
Water Supply 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,005

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

  • Construction - Libraries: $66,000 ($297.30)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $20,000 ($90.09)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($76.58)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($58.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($90.09)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000 ($337.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $30,000 ($135.14)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($45.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($126.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000 ($45.05)
  • Tax - NEC: $11,000 ($49.55)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($22.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $232,000 ($1045.05)

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 Ida:

  • 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.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, 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.)
  • KOSY (790 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ida:

  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNCB-FM (105.3 FM; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KVKI-FM (96.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNRB (100.1 FM; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KTKC (92.9 FM; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KYGL (106.3 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJTX (104.5 FM; JEFFERSON, TX; Owner: WISDOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KDKS-FM (102.1 FM; BLANCHARD, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ida:

  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • 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.)

Ida fatal accident list:

Sep 30, 2007 05:16 PM, Us-71, Lat: 32.999419, Lon: -93.895500, Vehicles: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Feb 10, 1986 01:20 PM, Us71, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 27, 1983 01:30 AM, Us71, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 4, 1981 11:25 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 34 meters (112ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,398
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,315

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ida)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BOYLE DOUGLAS KANE PTERODACTYL NFL (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8518F , Serial Number: 80NFL69, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Richard A Arnold, 18805 Highway 71, Ida, LA 71044



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$25,340
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0251.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6


Most common first names in Ida, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1170.3 years
Mary1169.5 years
John977.2 years
Robert769.4 years
Ruby680.0 years
William674.3 years
Lillie586.0 years
Minnie590.6 years
James571.8 years
Thomas578.6 years
Most common last names in Ida, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams883.1 years
Sumner885.6 years
Nelson882.2 years
Foster776.3 years
Thomas674.5 years
Davis570.8 years
Farmer564.0 years
Addie468.3 years
Courtney476.8 years
Armstrong470.0 years
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