For population 25 years and over in Spearsville:
For population 15 years and over in Spearsville village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $225 (0.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (41.7 miles , pop. 53,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (75.2 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (243.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Lillie, LA (1.9 miles) , Bernice, LA (2.9 miles ), Junction City, LA (2.9 miles ), Junction City, AR (3.0 miles ), Farmerville, LA (4.0 miles ), Dubach, LA (4.1 miles ), Lisbon, LA (4.3 miles) , Strong, AR (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 32.93 N, Longitude: 92.60 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 318
Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+17.4%).
Average climate in Spearsville, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Spearsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/3/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Spearsville village center .
On 11/19/1983, a category F3 tornado 7.4 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Spearsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 88% 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 6.6 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 18.0 miles away from Spearsville center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Union Parish (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Cecil Upshaw - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Spearsville:
Airports located in Spearsville:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spearsville:
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Public high school in Spearsville:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.66. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 6.0%
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Spearsville compared to Louisiana state average:
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Religion statistics for Spearsville (based on Union Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.98%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Spearsville government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,239 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,585 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 670
Total average daily truck traffic: 113
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,139
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Spearsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3