Rodessa, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 268 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.7%
 
Males: 136  (51.1%)
Females: 132  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71069.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,102 (it was $21,750 in 2000)
Rodessa:

$20,102
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,495 (it was $10,693 in 2000)

Rodessa village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $28,270 (it was $20,500 in 2000)
Rodessa:

$28,270
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $45,696; Detached houses: $99,455; Mobile homes: $24,947

Median gross rent in 2012: $610.

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Rodessa races chart
  • White alone - 171 (63.3%)
  • Black alone - 84 (31.1%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (3.0%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)

Races in Rodessa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rodessa: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (12.2%), Scottish (3.7%), French (3.0%), United States (3.0%), Dutch (2.0%), English (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 261 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 321 people per square mile   (very low).

Rodessa,LA real estate house value index trend

Rodessa, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Rodessa:

  • High school or higher: 55.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rodessa village:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Rodessa, Louisiana as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rodessa to the number of sex offenders is 45 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.5%)

Rodessa satellite photo by USGS

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

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

6.5%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+15.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (26%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (21%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Rodessa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 124% 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 above Louisiana state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 183.3 miles away from the city 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 185.8 miles away from Rodessa center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 182.4 miles away from the city center
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 279.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 392.7 miles away from Rodessa 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 343.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rodessa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rodessa:

  • VIVIAN GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; VIVIAN, LA)
  • NORTH CADDO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; VIVIAN, LA)
  • VIVIAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; VIVIAN, LA)
  • ATLANTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ATLANTA, TX)
  • ATLANTA MEMORIAL TRANSITI (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ATLANTA, TX)
  • ROSE HAVEN RETREAT (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ATLANTA, TX)
  • EVERGREEN CLEARVIEW COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ATLANTA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rodessa:

  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 31 miles; Shreveport, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,277)
  • Texarkana College (about 33 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 37 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 42 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 50 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 53 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • LeTourneau University (about 56 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)

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Tourist attraction: Rodessa Village Hall (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 10093 Main).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 82.6. This is about average.

City:

82.6
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.75. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.75
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.6%
(25.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.8% for Black residents, 84.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 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:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Rodessa compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Utility gas (26%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rodessa village (based on Caddo Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.39%
Here: 56.4%
USA: 50.2%

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.
State:

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
Caddo Parish:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Caddo Parish:

27.8%
Louisiana:

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

16.4%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 4$5,695
Other Government Administration 1$4,118$49,4161$300
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,200
Totals for Government 1$4,118$49,4166$7,195

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Caddo Parish:

0.06%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bossier Parish, LA  1.84% ($32,668 average AGI)
from De Soto Parish, LA  0.32% ($38,359)
from Webster Parish, LA  0.16% ($29,480)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,134 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($400 average AGI)
Caddo Parish:

0.08%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bossier Parish, LA  1.72% ($37,686 average AGI)
to De Soto Parish, LA  0.30% ($38,708)
to Dallas County, TX  0.26% ($28,933)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rodessa:

  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rodessa:

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

TV broadcast stations around Rodessa:

  • 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.)

Rodessa fatal accident list:

Dec 23, 2006 01:50 AM, Tyson Road, Pitts Road, Lat: 32.96949, Lon: -93.99048, 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
  • Blackstone Dilworth, Rodessa Cemetary Road (Lat: 32.990306 Lon: -93.991306), Type: 106.4, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 3615479111, Bdilworth@towersoftexas.Com, 400 FM 534
  • Julie L Kupperman, Rodessa Cemetary Road (Lat: 32.990306 Lon: -93.991306), Type: 106.4, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300
  • Blackstone Dilworth, Rodessa Cemetary Road (Lat: 32.990306 Lon: -93.991306), Type: 106.4, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 3615479111, Jsullivan@towersoftexas.Com, 400 FM 534
  • Blackstone Dilworth, Rodessa Cemetary Road (Lat: 32.990306 Lon: -93.991306), Type: 106.4, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 3615479111, Bdilworth@towersoftexas.Com, 400 FM 534
  • Leslie N Nixon, Rodessa Cemetary Road (Lat: 32.990306 Lon: -93.991306), Type: 106.4, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300
  • Leslie N Nixon, Rodessa Cemetary Road (Lat: 32.990306 Lon: -93.991306), Type: 106.4, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Kcs Rwy Right Of Way 3.9 Mi S (Lat: 32.919306 Lon: -93.986861), Call Sign: KRA494, Licensee ID: L00003692
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.260 MHz, 160.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/27/2001, Expiration Date: 12/24/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2003
    Registrant: Kansas City Southern Rwy Co, 4601 Blanchard Rd, Shreveport, LA 71107, Phone: (318) 227-7262

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB5VJX
    Grant Date: 09/22/1992, Expiration Date: 09/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2004
    Registrant: Paul W Denton, 21311 La Hwy 1, Rodessa, LA 71069

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82468 , Serial Number: 7AC-1101, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Tommy G Mckinney, 19301 House Rd, Rodessa, LA 71069

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rodessa, LA
Most common first names in Rodessa, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2070.5 years
Mary1179.2 years
John973.6 years
Robert971.5 years
Willie868.8 years
Charlie777.6 years
George779.6 years
William773.4 years
Frank573.4 years
Jessie576.2 years
Most common last names in Rodessa, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Tyson1082.1 years
Jackson970.1 years
Nelson874.3 years
Miller766.3 years
Parker779.4 years
Hartsell769.2 years
Johnson774.2 years
Brown674.0 years
Humphrey661.0 years
Smith671.5 years
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