For population 25 years and over in Rodessa:
For population 15 years and over in Rodessa village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (36.0 miles , pop. 56,461).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (37.2 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (162.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Ida, LA (2.5 miles ), Vivian, LA (2.6 miles ), Bivins-McLeod, TX (2.9 miles ), Hosston, LA (3.0 miles ), Bloomburg, TX (3.5 miles ), Gilliam, LA (3.6 miles) , Atlanta, TX (3.8 miles ), Queen City, TX (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 32.97 N, Longitude: 94.00 W
Area code: 318
Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+15.8%).
Work and jobs in Rodessa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rodessa, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rodessa-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 232% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Rodessa village center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.
On 4/23/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the village center caused $170,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rodessa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 91.5 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 76.9 miles away from Rodessa center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.9 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 84.7 miles away from the city 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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rodessa:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rodessa:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 51.1%
(31.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 87.9% for Black residents, 85.3% for American Indian residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Rodessa compared to Louisiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rodessa (based on Caddo Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 38
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 127
Number of full-service restaurants: 133
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,973 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,348 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Rodessa fatal accident list:
Dec 23, 2006 01:50 AM, Tyson Road, Pitts Road, Lat: 32.969489, Lon: -93.990475, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,606
Total average daily truck traffic: 177
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 3,074
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rodessa, LA
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.