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Population in 2012: 12,992 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 

Males: 5,973  (46.0%)
Females: 7,019  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71055.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,553 (it was $24,175 in 2000)
Minden:

$28,553
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,224

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,631 (it was $52,700 in 2000)
Minden:

$87,631
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $100,868; Detached houses: $106,243; Townhouses or other attached units: $133,700; In 2-unit structures: $58,629; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $254,058; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,349; Mobile homes: $34,531

Median gross rent in 2012: $598.

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  • Black alone - 7,232 (55.4%)
  • White alone - 5,403 (41.4%)
  • Hispanic - 217 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 120 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 42 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Minden: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (9.0%), English (7.4%), German (6.5%), United States (6.4%), French (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 259 feet

Land area: 11.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,092 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Minden:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minden city:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 39.5%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

128 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Minden, Louisiana as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Minden to the number of sex offenders is 295 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $235 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (24.8 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (30.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (204.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Dixie Inn, LA (1.9 miles ), Sibley, LA (2.3 miles ), Dubberly, LA (2.4 miles ), Doyline, LA (3.1 miles ), Heflin, LA (3.3 miles ), Haughton, LA (3.8 miles ), Gibsland, LA (3.8 miles ), Athens, LA (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $225,100
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $204,000
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $252,000
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $259,000
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $304,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.62 N, Longitude: 93.28 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,985 (+15.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,884 (57.7%)

Area code: 318

Minden household income distribution Minden home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Minden by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010
Murders 1112121001
per 100,000 7.37.77.715.17.515.07.90.00.07.8
Rapes 0112010231
per 100,000 0.07.77.715.10.07.50.015.423.27.8
Robberies 7867947666
per 100,000 51.161.545.952.767.330.155.646.146.446.9
Assaults 42313026612627151919
per 100,000 306.3238.2229.6195.7456.2195.4214.5115.2147.0148.4
Burglaries 60827374815572506660
per 100,000 437.6629.9558.7557.0605.8413.4571.9384.1510.6468.8
Thefts 193238228229221208139148168179
per 100,000 1407.71828.41744.91723.61652.81563.41104.11136.81299.71398.5
Auto thefts 17171719231412101513
per 100,000 124.0130.6130.1143.0172.0105.295.376.8116.0101.6
Arson 0210000002
per 100,000 0.015.47.70.00.00.00.00.00.015.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 309.3) 190.2217.8202.8219.0251.6186.2169.2129.1160.8164.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Minden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 35 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Louisiana average:

3.89

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Minden, Louisiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -766 (-5.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Minden-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 208% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Minden city center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.

On 12/3/1978, a category F4 tornado 23.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 266 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Minden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.7 miles away from Minden center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Webster Parish (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: R. Harmon Drew, Sr. - Politician, Robert F. Kennon - Judge, Edward Kennon - Businessman and politician, Harmon Drew, Jr. - Judge, Jackie Moreland - Basketball player, Arnold W. Braswell - Air Force general, Bruce M. Bolin - Louisiana state district court judge, David Snell (journalist) - Journalist, David Wade (Louisiana) - Lieutenant general, Edwin Richardson - Educator.


Hospitals/medical centers in Minden:

  • FMCNA - EAST MINDEN (Dialysis Facility, 10000 INDUSTRIAL RD)
  • FMCNA - MINDEN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 610 FLEMING LN)
  • LOUISIANA HOMECARE/MINDEN (Home Health Center, 926 HOMER ROAD)
  • MINDEN MEDICAL CENTER HHA (Home Health Center, 212 MILLER ST)
  • PROFESSIONAL HH SVC OF MINDEN (Home Health Center, 111 RYAN'S WAY)
  • STAT HOME HEALTH NORTH, LLC (Home Health Center, 700 MAIN STREET)
  • UNITED HOME CARE OF NORTHWEST LOUISIANA (Home Health Center, 114 WEST UNION)
  • AGAPE NORTHWEST REGIONAL HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, 805 HOMER ROAD)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICES OF AMERICA-MINDEN (Hospital, 700 MAIN STREET)
  • COMMUNITY SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF NORTH LOUISIANA (Hospital, provides emergency services, 108 MEADOWBROOK DRIVE)
  • DUBBERLY GROUP HOME (Hospital, 1241 JACK MARTIN ROAD)
  • HOSPICE OF INTEGRATED HEALTH SERVICES (Hospital, 411 MEADOWVIEW DRIVE)
  • LEWISVILLE ROAD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 1303 LEWISVILLE ROAD)
  • MAPLE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 323 PENNSYLVANIA)
  • MEADOWBROOK HOSPITAL (Hospital, 100 MEADOWBROOK DR)
  • MILFORD DRIVE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 115 MILFORD DRIVE)
  • MINDEN MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, NO 1 MEDICAL PLAZA)
  • RIVER CITIES HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, 215 MAIN ST 5)
  • ROLLING HILLS GROUP HOME (Hospital, 571 CRICHTON ROAD)
  • WEBSTER COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 1804 DORCHEAT ROAD)
  • WOODLANDS GROUP HOME (Hospital, 1209 MIDDLE ROAD)
  • MEADOWVIEW HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 400 MEADOWVIEW DRIVE)
  • MEADOWVIEW NH (Nursing Home, 400 MEADOWVIEW DR)
  • TOWN AND COUNTRY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 614 WESTON STREET)
  • TOWN AND COUNTRY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 614 WESTON STREET)

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College/University in Minden:

  • Louisiana Technical College-Northwest Louisiana Campus (Full-time enrollment: 532; Location: 814 Constable Street; Public; Website: www.ltc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minden:

  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 23 miles; Bossier City, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,177)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 28 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Grambling State University (about 34 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 38 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 47 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 61 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 5,626)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 71 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)

Public high school in Minden:

Private high school in Minden:

  • GLENBROOK SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 1674 COUNTRY CLUB CIR; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Minden:

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Library in Minden:

  • WEBSTER PARISH (Operating income: $1,975,272; Location: 521 EAST AND WEST; 66,819 books; 4,210 audio materials; 6,708 video materials; 131 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 250 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Minden: Pine Hills Country Club (A), Town and Country Nursing Home (B), Minden Public Library (C), Webster Parish Courthouse (D), Jones Memorial Public Library (E), Minden Civic Center (F), Minden City Hall (G), Minden Fire Department Station 1 (H), Meadowview Nursing Home (I), Minden Fire Department Station 3 (J), Minden Fire Department Station 2 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Minden include: Gethsemane Family Church (A), Lakeview United Methodist Church (B), Minden Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), First Southern Methodist Church (D), New Light Missionary Baptist Church (E), Greater Saint Paul Baptist Church (F), Bethel Faith Temple Church (G), First Pentecostal Church (H), Minden Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fuller Memorial Shrine Cemetery (1), Garden of Memory Cemetery (2), Minden Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Minden include: Ewell Park Recreation Center (1), Minden Historic District (2), Roosevelt Park (3), Minden Tennis and Aquatic Center (4), Fair Park Recreation Center (5), Victory Park (6), Stewart Park (7), Academy Park (8), Webster Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Germantown Colony Museum (120 Museum Road), The Neighborhood (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 116 Pearl Street), Pot O Gold (230 Goodwill Road).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express (1332 Sibley Road), Southern Inn (1318 Lee Street), Minden Motel (1205 Shreveport Road), Best Western Minden Inn (1411 Sibley Road), Exacta Inn (1404 Sibley Road), Magnolia Motel (1109 Shreveport Road).

Courts: Webster Parish - Court House- Clerk Of Courts (410 Main Street), Webster Parish - Court House- Lsu Agricultural Center (1200 Homer Road), Webster Parish - Court House- Coroner's Office (410 Main Street), Webster Parish - Court House- District Attorney Center (410 Main Street), Webster Parish - Court House- District Judge (410 Main Street), Minden City Court Judge (520 Broadway Street), Webster Parish - Court House- Police Jury (410 Main Street), Webster Parish - Court House- Indigent Defender (221 Main Street), Webster Parish - Court House- Registrar Of Voters (410 Main Street).

 
Webster 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 Minden and their reported violations in the past:

GERMANTOWN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between AUG-15-1999 and SEP-14-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-1999), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2004)
DIXIE OVERLAND W. SYSTEM (Address: 338 CIRCLE W RANCH ROAD , Population served: 1000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
GILARK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 488, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between DEC-15-1997 and JAN-14-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-24-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-24-1997), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-05-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JUN-06-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-1994), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-06-1995)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Minden that have no violations reported:

  • GIL-GAL WATER SYSTEM (Address: PO BOX 544, Population served: 764, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DIXIE INN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 662, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HILL SIDE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 52, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.5%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.0% for Black residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.9%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Minden, LA

People in group quarters in Minden in 2010:

  • 331 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Minden in 2000:

  • 342 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Minden compared to Louisiana state average:

Minden, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Minden (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Sibley Road Motor Bank, Homer Road Branch, Minden Main Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Capital One, National Association: Minden Main Office Branch, Minden Main Office Drive- Up, Homer Road Drive-Up. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • MBL Bank: Mbl Bank at 100 Mbl Bank Drive, branch established on 1910/01/01; Main Street Branch at 415 Main Street, branch established on 2007/03/27. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $264.6 mil, Deposits: $229.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices
  • Gibsland Bank & Trust Company: Minden Homer Road Branch at 1374 Homer Road, branch established on 2000/12/10; Minden Wal-Mart Supercenter Branch at 1379 Homer Road, branch established on 1999/04/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $263.3 mil, Deposits: $239.2 mil, headquarters in Gibsland, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Gibsland Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens National Bank, N.A.: Homer Road Office Branch at 1176 Homer Road, branch established on 2001/11/26; Minden Branch at 704 Main Street, branch established on 2000/10/25. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $666.0 mil, Deposits: $589.2 mil, headquarters in Bossier City, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Bancshares Of Bossier, Inc.
  • Richland State Bank: Minden Branch Office at 1222 Homer Road, branch established on 2000/02/07. Info updated 2008/12/30: Bank assets: $222.8 mil, Deposits: $196.7 mil, headquarters in Rayville, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Richland State Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Minden, Louisiana:

  • Best Western Inn, 1411 Sibley Rd, Minden, LA 71001 , Phone: (318) 377-1001
  • Holiday Inn Express-Minden, La, 1332 Sibley Rd, Minden, LA 71055 , Phone: (318) 377-1111, Fax: (318) 344-4499
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Minden, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Minden travel time to work - commute


Minden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Minden city (based on Webster Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.30%
Here62.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist AssociationCatholic Church
Adherents59.6%11.4%7.4%7.0%4.3%
Congregations30.6%15.3%7.1%14.1%3.5%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.4%2.4%1.2%0.8%2.5%
Congregations8.2%9.4%1.2%1.2%9.4%
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: 8
Webster Parish:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Webster Parish:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Webster Parish:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

13.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Webster Parish:

31.4%
State:

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

13.3%
State:

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 10$22,950$27,5400$0
Other Government Administration 14$36,586$31,3591$430
Judicial and Legal 0$0 8$5,282
Police Protection - Officers 28$73,354$31,4370$0
Police - Other 1$1,990$23,88012$3,300
Firefighters 14$34,492$29,5650$0
Streets and Highways 14$30,270$25,9464$2,704
Airports 1$1,998$23,9764$3,262
Health 2$5,532$33,1920$0
Sewerage 6$13,996$27,9920$0
Parks and Recreation 14$26,630$22,82630$18,544
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15$30,428$24,3420$0
Water Supply 20$43,778$26,2670$0
Electric Power 23$60,622$31,6291$2,152
Other and Unallocable 4$6,800$20,4000$0
Totals for Government 166$389,426$28,15160$35,674

Minden government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $399,000 ($30.71)
    Water Utilities: $224,000 ($17.24)
    Sewerage: $200,000 ($15.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000 ($6.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000 ($1.23)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($1.08)
    Electric Utilities: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,344,000 ($642.24)
    Police Protection: $1,504,000 ($115.76)
    Financial Administration: $1,320,000 ($101.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,299,000 ($99.98)
    Water Utilities: $967,000 ($74.43)
    Regular Highways: $943,000 ($72.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $932,000 ($71.74)
    Central Staff Services: $841,000 ($64.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $752,000 ($57.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $736,000 ($56.65)
    Sewerage: $621,000 ($47.80)
    Air Transportation: $616,000 ($47.41)
    Health - Other: $222,000 ($17.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $192,000 ($14.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $317,000 ($24.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $304,000 ($23.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $250,000 ($19.24)
    Regular Highways: $178,000 ($13.70)
    Electric Utilities: $177,000 ($13.62)
    Police Protection: $54,000 ($4.16)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($1.69)
    Health - Other: $15,000 ($1.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($1.08)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,527,000 ($348.45)

Minden government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $809,000 ($62.27)
    Sewerage: $588,000 ($45.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $464,000 ($35.71)
    All Other: $302,000 ($23.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $182,000 ($14.01)
    Air Transportation: $122,000 ($9.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,674,000 ($128.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $262,000 ($20.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $103,000 ($7.93)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $12,285,000 ($945.58)
    Water Utilities: $1,316,000 ($101.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $302,000 ($23.25)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,072,000 ($390.39)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $538,000 ($41.41)
    Property: $484,000 ($37.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $239,000 ($18.40)
    NEC: $230,000 ($17.70)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.08)

Minden government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,745,000 ($365.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,985,000 ($306.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $760,000 ($58.50)

Minden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $147,000 ($11.31)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,511,000 ($1347.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,213,000 ($93.37)

5.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bossier Parish, LA  1.05% ($29,727 average AGI)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.89% ($26,793)
from Claiborne Parish, LA  0.41% ($31,821)


5.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bossier Parish, LA  1.33% ($34,856 average AGI)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.97% ($36,733)
to Claiborne Parish, LA  0.44% ($27,383)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minden:

  • KASO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MINDEN, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minden:

  • WAIV (102.3 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • KYLA (106.7 FM; HOMER, LA; Owner: NWLA BROADCASTING, L.L.C)
  • K216EX (91.1 FM; MINDEN, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLKL (95.7 FM; MINDEN, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KBEF (104.5 FM; GIBSLAND, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KBTT (103.7 FM; HAUGHTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KMJJ-FM (99.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTKC (92.9 FM; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KBED (102.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSYR (92.1 FM; BENTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Minden:

  • KPXJ (Channel 21; MINDEN, LA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K59GO (Channel 59; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Minden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 27
Total length: 93 meters (305ft)
Total costs: $2,197,000
Total average daily traffic: 211,460
Total average daily truck traffic: 43,785

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 8
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 8
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Minden, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Minden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 186 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Minden, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Minden)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Minden)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$67,56570$94,452142$70,49616$15,62619$50,039
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$95,2278$68,48833$78,9464$32,3223$22,743
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$88,16037$54,04476$93,26022$15,0365$35,502
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$88,9609$48,43842$126,0961$24,1204$31,238
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$95,2807$50,1000$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0317.00 , 0318.00, 0319.00, 0320.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$71,15821$81,0974$33,563
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$121,7272$67,9850$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$53,8800$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0317.00 , 0318.00, 0319.00, 0320.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Minden, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18080.7 years
John17974.8 years
James17773.2 years
Willie15674.6 years
William13273.8 years
Robert10770.8 years
Annie7184.1 years
George6775.5 years
Henry6076.8 years
Thomas5871.7 years
Most common last names in Minden, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones11975.1 years
Smith10475.6 years
Harris9573.8 years
Williams8876.6 years
Johnson8673.4 years
Martin7577.1 years
Walker7476.0 years
Miller7074.0 years
Moore6876.2 years
Lewis6674.6 years
Businesses in Minden, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Furniture2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike2
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Church's Chicken1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx3Subway3
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul1
Goodwill1UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William B. Harrod (3)
  • Willam B. Harrod (1)
  • John E. Byrd (1)
  • Johnny B. Schwaller, P.e. (1)
  • Michael Ray Carr, Sr. (1)
  • James R. Cannon (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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