Pioneer, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 154 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.9%
 
Males: 58  (37.7%)
Females: 96  (62.3%)
Median resident age:  33.5 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip code: 71266

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,250 (it was $17,614 in 2000)
Pioneer:

$37,250
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,944 (it was $9,842 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,876 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Pioneer:

$67,876
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $57,970; Detached houses: $68,940; Mobile homes: $29,280

Median gross rent in 2012: $538.

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Pioneer races chart
  • White alone - 89 (57.1%)
  • Black alone - 64 (41.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pioneer: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (19.2%), Italian (5.4%), English (3.4%), German (1.7%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 105 feet

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

Population density: 142 people per square mile   (very low).

Pioneer, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Pioneer:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pioneer village:

  • Never married: 48.9%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Pioneer, Louisiana as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pioneer to the number of sex offenders is 31 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.4%)

Pioneer satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (41.5 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (137.4 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (311.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Forest, LA (2.0 miles ), Oak Grove, LA (3.0 miles ), Epps, LA (3.1 miles ), Lake Providence, LA (3.9 miles ), Bonita, LA (4.3 miles ), Kilbourne, LA (4.4 miles ), Delhi, LA (4.4 miles ), Mer Rouge, LA (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 32.74 N, Longitude: 91.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

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

11.6%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +43 (+33.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (86%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (12%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (35%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Bus drivers (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10%)

Average climate in Pioneer, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pioneer-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Pioneer village center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the village center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pioneer-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 210.4 miles away from the city center
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 174.1 miles away from Pioneer 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 176.2 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 280.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 246.6 miles away from Pioneer 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 268.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in West Carroll Parish (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Freezes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pioneer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pioneer:

  • EAST CARROLL COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA)
  • WEST CARROLL MEM. HOSPITAL HOME (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; OAK GROVE, LA)
  • CARROLL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OAK GROVE, LA)
  • FMCNA - OAK GROVE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; OAK GROVE, LA)
  • WEST CARROLL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; OAK GROVE, LA)
  • WEST CARROLL CARE CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OAK GROVE, LA)
  • WEST CARROLL COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; OAK GROVE, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pioneer:

  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 39 miles; Monroe, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 40 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Alcorn State University (about 62 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 63 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Hinds Community College (about 69 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Mississippi College (about 71 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 73 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)

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Notable location: Ward 2 Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

West Carroll Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.9%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.6% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.9%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Pioneer compared to Louisiana state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pioneer village (based on West Carroll Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.83%
Here: 74.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents76.6%6.4%5.9%5.5%5.5%
Congregations43.9%14.6%7.3%12.2%22.0%
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: 5
West Carroll Parish:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
West Carroll Parish:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
West Carroll Parish:

29.7%
Louisiana:

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

13.3%
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$1,327
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$801
Totals for Government 0$0 2$2,128

5.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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:
from Ouachita Parish, LA  0.71% ($34,692 average AGI)
from East Carroll Parish, LA  0.66% ($28,667)
from Richland Parish, LA  0.66% ($28,708)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,588 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ouachita Parish, LA  0.90% ($20,636 average AGI)
to Morehouse Parish, LA  0.71% ($33,846)
to Richland Parish, LA  0.65% ($28,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pioneer:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pioneer:

  • KWCL-FM (96.7 FM; OAK GROVE, LA; Owner: KWCL-FM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLPL-FM (92.7 FM; LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KGGM (93.5 FM; DELHI, LA; Owner: K.T. ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pioneer:

  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K26EV (Channel 26; RAYVILLE, LA; Owner: DON RAYBURN, JR.)
  • K24EO (Channel 24; RAYVILLE, LA; Owner: DON RAYBURN, JR.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 700
Total average daily truck traffic: 56
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 420

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pioneer)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • La Hwy 17 2.5 Mi S (Lat: 32.707639 Lon: -91.445389), Call Sign: KKM440
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.0600 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/18/2002, Expiration Date: 01/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2009
    Registrant: Southern Natural Gas Company, 569 Brookwood Village Suite 501, Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 325-7328, Fax: (205) 325-3730, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, W Side Of Sr 17 2.5 Mi S (Lat: 32.707611 Lon: -91.445389), Overall height: 132.6 m, Call Sign: WNET811
    Assigned Frequencies: 1955.00 MHz, 1975.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/18/1998, Expiration Date: 01/14/2008, Cancellation Date: 07/09/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (404) 841-2064

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W7FRN, Previous Call Sign: KF7CBP, Licensee ID: L01485907
    Grant Date: 06/08/2010, Expiration Date: 06/08/2020, Certifier: Fran E Hamilton
    Registrant: Fran E Hamilton, 121 Ash Street, Pioneer, LA 71266


FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pioneer)
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