Spearsville, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 135 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.9%
 
Males: 73  (54.5%)
Females: 62  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  52.0 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 71277

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,828 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Spearsville:

$41,828
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,151 (it was $13,542 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $63,130 (it was $59,200 in 2000)
Spearsville:

$63,130
LA:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $552.

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  • Races in Spearsville, LA (2010)

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    • 12389.8%White alone
    • 96.6%Black alone
    • 42.9%Hispanic
    • 10.7%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Spearsville: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (28.7%), United States (17.7%), Irish (15.9%), German (4.3%), Dutch (3.0%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/16/1960

Elevation: 193 feet

Land area: 2.06 square miles.

Population density: 66 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Spearsville:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spearsville village:

  • Never married: 14.5%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 8.8%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Spearsville, Louisiana as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Spearsville to the number of sex offenders is 27 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $230 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $233 (0.5%)

Spearsville satellite photo by USGS

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

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

6.3%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+17.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (47%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (21%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (47%)
  • Material moving occupations (21%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Spearsville, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Spearsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 85% 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 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 156.3 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 158.8 miles away from Spearsville 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 227.8 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 296.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 221.3 miles away from Spearsville center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 267.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spearsville topographic map

Birthplace of: Cecil Upshaw - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Spearsville:

  • COMM REHAB HOSP (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BERNICE, LA)
  • BERNICE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BERNICE, LA)
  • BERNICE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BERNICE, LA)
  • FARMERVILLE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FARMERVILLE, LA)
  • LILLIAN LOUISE BEHAVIRORAL HEALTH HOSP (Hospital, about 16 miles away; FARMERVILLE, LA)

Airports located in Spearsville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spearsville:

  • Louisiana Tech University (about 29 miles; Ruston, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 30 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 42 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 45 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 45 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 65 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 67 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)

Public high school in Spearsville:

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

Church in Spearsville: Mount Pisgah Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Union 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 54.9. This is better than average.

City:

54.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.83
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.7%
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.5%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Spearsville compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Spearsville village (based on Union Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,39565
Mainline Protestant6727
Catholic4381
Other2022
Black Protestant1224
None7,892-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Union Parish:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Union Parish:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Union Parish:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Union Parish:

32.0%
Louisiana:

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

14.9%
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

5.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,855 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
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  2.00% ($33,142 average AGI)
from Lincoln Parish, LA  0.58% ($39,698)
from Union County, AR  0.43% ($25,469)


6.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
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  2.08% ($38,929 average AGI)
to Lincoln Parish, LA  0.90% ($23,940)
to Union County, AR  0.55% ($29,537)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spearsville:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KELD (1400 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spearsville:

  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPCH (97.7 FM; DUBACH, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KBSA (90.9 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: BD OF SUP OF LA STATE U & A&M COLLGE)
  • KMLK (101.5 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIXB (103.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAGL (93.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXZX (96.1 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KLBQ (98.7 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGRM (91.5 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: GRAMBLING COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)
  • KAXV (91.9 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWJM (92.7 FM; FARMERVILLE, LA; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Spearsville:

  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • K46DT (Channel 46; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HO (Channel 69; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K36DR (Channel 36; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KYPX (Channel 49; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • K48EP (Channel 48; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FJ (Channel 59; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K29DC (Channel 29; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40EF (Channel 40; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K50EK (Channel 50; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57GF (Channel 57; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K63FX (Channel 63; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K66EX (Channel 66; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLMB-LP (Channel 23; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 670Total average daily traffic
  • 113Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,139Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

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
  • LILLIE, Lillie Cell Site (Lat: 32.936250 Lon: -92.624778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 125.5 m, Call Sign: WMN811
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2007
    Registrant: Alltel Communications, Inc., One Allied Drive, B2f02-A, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:
  • LILLIE, Rt. 2 Box 297-5 (Lillie Cell Site) (Lat: 32.936250 Lon: -92.624778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 123.4 m, Overall height: 125.5 m, Call Sign: WPJB486
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • LILLIE, Rt. 2 Box 297-5 (Lillie Cell Site) (Lat: 32.936250 Lon: -92.624778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 123.4 m, Overall height: 125.5 m, Call Sign: WQQU901
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2013, Expiration Date: 03/07/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:

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