Swartz, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 4,536. Population change since 2000: +6.8%
Males: 1,900  (41.9%)
Females: 2,636  (58.1%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71203.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,627 (it was $42,645 in 2000)
Swartz:

$50,627
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,263 (it was $17,058 in 2000)

Swartz CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $146,174 (it was $89,700 in 2000)
Swartz:

$146,174
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $148,026; Detached houses: $156,105; Mobile homes: $84,993

Median gross rent in 2013: $591.

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  • Races in Swartz, LA (2013)

    Swartz races chart
    • 3,63275.5%White alone
    • 99520.7%Black alone
    • 1092.3%Asian alone
    • 250.5%Hispanic
    • 130.3%American Indian alone
    • 140.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Swartz: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (13.2%), United States (12.6%), Irish (9.3%), French (7.9%), German (6.1%), Italian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 94 feet

Land area: 13.5 square miles.

Population density: 336 people per square mile   (very low).

Swartz,LA real estate house value index trend

Swartz, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Swartz:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Swartz CDP:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

34 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.7%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Swartz, Louisiana as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Swartz to the number of sex offenders is 4,536 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $992 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $670 (0.5%)

Swartz satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (7.2 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (104.0 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (279.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Lakeshore, LA (1.8 miles ), Monroe, LA (2.7 miles ), Richwood, LA (3.0 miles ), West Monroe, LA (3.1 miles ), Start, LA (3.1 miles ), Sterlington, LA (3.1 miles ), Brownsville, LA (3.3 miles ), Collinston, LA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 32.57 N, Longitude: 91.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

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

6.1%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Swartz: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Swartz, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Swartz-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Swartz place center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.0 miles away from the place center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swartz-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 80% 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 232.8 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 180.5 miles away from Swartz 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 182.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 344.6 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 302.8 miles away from Swartz 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 294.7 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 Ouachita Parish (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Swartz topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Swartz:

  • AVALON PLACE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MONROE, LA)
  • G B COOLEY TENNESSEE COMMUNITY (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MONROE, LA)
  • ST FRANCIS NORTH HOSPITAL, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MONROE, LA)
  • LOUISIANA HOMECARE OF MONROE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MONROE, LA)
  • PATIENT'S CHOICE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIV (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MONROE, LA)
  • FMCNA - NORTH MONROE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MONROE, LA)
  • CHRISTUS ST. JOSEPH HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MONROE, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swartz:

  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 6 miles; Monroe, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 6 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 39 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 43 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Alcorn State University (about 69 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 72 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 86 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)

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Notable location: Ouachita Parish Fire Protection District 1 Station 5 Swartz (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Spring Hill Cemetery (1), Cosper Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Caney Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Swartz: Cities Service Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Ouachita 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 82.2. This is about average.

City:

82.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.894
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.6% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.6%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Swartz, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Swartz compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

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 Swartz CDP (based on Ouachita Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,281163
Mainline Protestant11,01830
Catholic10,1527
Black Protestant8,90835
Other2,0719
Orthodox301
None57,260-
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: 21
Ouachita Parish:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Ouachita Parish:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
Ouachita Parish:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Here:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Ouachita Parish:

28.4%
Louisiana:

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

14.0%
State:

13.7%

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($138 average AGI)
Ouachita Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morehouse Parish, LA  0.38% ($33,361 average AGI)
from Richland Parish, LA  0.33% ($28,343)
from Lincoln Parish, LA  0.30% ($33,369)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($192 average AGI)
Ouachita Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richland Parish, LA  0.28% ($31,007 average AGI)
to Union Parish, LA  0.28% ($33,142)
to Morehouse Parish, LA  0.28% ($28,541)

Strongest AM radio stations in Swartz:

  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KLIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • 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)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swartz:

  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXUL (91.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • 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.)
  • KRVV (100.1 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, INC)
  • KLIP (105.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KYFL (89.5 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KHLL (100.9 FM; RICHWOOD, LA; Owner: GILLILAND, INC.)
  • KBMQ (88.7 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAXV (91.9 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJMG (97.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA,)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KTRY-FM (94.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: JAMIE PATRICK BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KZRZ (98.3 FM; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KWJM (92.7 FM; FARMERVILLE, LA; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Swartz:

  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • K59GI (Channel 59; MONROE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWMS-LP (Channel 17; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: SONRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KMCT-TV (Channel 39; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMNO-LP (Channel 22; MONROE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • K26EV (Channel 26; RAYVILLE, LA; Owner: DON RAYBURN, JR.)
  • K24EO (Channel 24; RAYVILLE, LA; Owner: DON RAYBURN, JR.)
Swartz fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Swartz fatal accident list:

Sep 24, 2007 08:15 PM, Sr-139, Lat: 32.55202, Lon: -92.00990, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $542,000Total costs
  • 4,080Total average daily traffic
  • 78Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,448Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 32.655667 Lon: -92.002889, Call Sign: WQBF945
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.7000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Allen Lenard
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K4NSY
    Grant Date: 07/12/1995, Expiration Date: 07/12/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2007
    Registrant: Magdalene M Hutchins, Swartz, LA 71281
  • Call Sign: KC5RRL, Licensee ID: L01074046
    Grant Date: 10/18/2005, Expiration Date: 11/21/2015
    Registrant: John R Hurd, Swartz, LA 71281
  • Call Sign: WD5EWV, Licensee ID: L00583808
    Grant Date: 10/11/2005, Expiration Date: 11/30/2015, Certifier: Martin M Hutchins
    Registrant: Martin M Hutchins, 208b Dolly Dr, Swartz, LA 71281

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$148,1364$140,36329$118,3593$48,0201$210,0402$42,185
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$115,3401$71,8101$57,9000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$188,9451$30,9708$113,9954$10,8831$61,4902$32,315
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$166,0609$138,8790$00$01$130,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$160,6700$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$132,845
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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