Wallace Ridge, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 710.
Males: 371  (52.3%)
Females: 339  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,351
Wallace Ridge:

$34,351
LA:

$45,146

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,998

Wallace Ridge CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $78,521
Wallace Ridge:

$78,521
LA:

$158,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $126,743; Detached houses: $205,484; Mobile homes: $38,028
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  • Races in Wallace Ridge, LA (2010)

    Wallace Ridge races chart
    • 68896.9%White alone
    • 182.5%Black alone
    • 20.3%Two or more races
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wallace Ridge: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (53.2%), French (6.3%), German (6.3%), Danish (3.8%), Irish (2.5%), Canadian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 63 feet

For population 25 years and over in Wallace Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%

For population 15 years and over in Wallace Ridge CDP:

  • Never married: 7.0%
  • Now married: 73.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

19 residents are foreign born (5.1% North America).

This place:

5.1%
Louisiana:

4.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $249 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $506 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (57.6 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (95.6 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (250.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Harrisonburg, LA (2.1 miles ), Jonesville, LA (2.4 miles ), Sicily Island, LA (3.7 miles ), West Ferriday, LA (4.0 miles ), Ferriday, LA (4.1 miles ), Clayton, LA (4.1 miles ), Jena, LA (4.2 miles ), Midway, LA (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 31.71 N, Longitude: 91.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Wallace Ridge household income distribution Wallace Ridge home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.4%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (46%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (51%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Wallace Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Wallace Ridge place center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/29/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wallace Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 285.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 285.0 miles away from Wallace Ridge 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 271.9 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) earthquake occurred 240.4 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 242.7 miles away from Wallace Ridge center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 291.2 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 Catahoula Parish (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Wallace Ridge:

  • JONESVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JONESVILLE, LA)
  • CATAHOULA PARISH HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; JONESVILLE, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallace Ridge:

  • Alcorn State University (about 42 miles; Alcorn State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,479)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 56 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 59 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 75 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 75 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)
  • Grambling State University (about 77 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 85 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)

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

Churches in Wallace Ridge include: Calvary Church (A), Wallace Ridge Church (B), Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: McFarlen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Tew Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Catahoula 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 2006 was 45.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 1.6%
(1.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Louisiana average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wallace Ridge CDP (based on Catahoula Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,31335
Mainline Protestant3064
Black Protestant1821
Catholic1151
Other-1
None4,491-
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: 2
Catahoula Parish:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Catahoula Parish:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Catahoula Parish:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Catahoula Parish:

31.4%
Louisiana:

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

11.4%
State:

13.7%

4.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
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 La Salle Parish, LA  1.01% ($51,938 average AGI)
from Concordia Parish, LA  0.66% ($22,524)
from Franklin Parish, LA  0.50% ($21,500)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,168 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
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 Concordia Parish, LA  1.10% ($28,086 average AGI)
to La Salle Parish, LA  0.66% ($44,571)
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.50% ($37,188)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wallace Ridge:

  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., 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.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallace Ridge:

  • KTYX (105.1 FM; JONESVILLE, LA; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • K220EW (91.9 FM; JONESVILLE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLSA (90.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPV OF LA ST U & A&M COLLEGE)
  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJNA-FM (102.7 FM; JENA, LA; Owner: LITTLE RIVER RADIO CO.)
  • KAYT (88.1 FM; JENA, LA; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WNJJ (97.3 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WILL PERK BROADCASTING)
  • WASM (91.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFNV-FM (107.1 FM; FERRIDAY, LA; Owner: TOM GAY D/B/A THE RADIO GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Wallace Ridge:

  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W24CR (Channel 24; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • K60GE (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLAX-TV (Channel 31; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATIONS CO., INC)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLPA-TV (Channel 25; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • W59DK (Channel 59; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Wallace Ridge 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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