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Claiborne Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2014: 16,412 (18% urban, 82% rural); it was 16,851 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,840
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,639
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,751
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,538 (it was 1,519 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 755 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Claiborne Parish: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (52.0%), Wholesale trade (18.0%), Construction (12.0%), Retail trade (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (50.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (47.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Louisiana median age:  35.0 years
Males: 9,173  (55.9%)
Females: 7,239  (44.1%)
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Claiborne Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Claiborne Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,473 ($25,344 in 1999)

This county:

$32473
Louisiana:

$44164

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $376 (lower quartile is $218, upper quartile is $452)
This county:

$376
State:

$620


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,211 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Claiborne:

$71,211
Louisiana:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,250 - $138,558
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $845
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $265

Institutionalized population: 2,917

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 37
  • Thefts: 30
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $265 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $236 (0.4%)

Claiborne Parish household income distribution in 2009 Claiborne Parish home values distribution Claiborne Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.7%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.4% for Black residents, 73.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.8% for American Indian residents, 56.6% for other race residents, 32.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.8%
Claiborne Parish:

30.8%
Louisiana:

19.8%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.7% for Black residents, 83.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.0% for American Indian residents, 77.3% for other race residents, 35.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 21 years old, Asian residents: 25 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Claiborne Parish is $392 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $554 a month.

Cities in this county include: Homer, Haynesville, Athens, Lisbon.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Claiborne Parish: Park (A), Pinewood Camp (B), Lake Drain Landing (C), Ouachita Valley Council Scout Reservation (D), Hollands Woodyard Landing (E), Spencer West Sterlington Fire District (F), Ward 5 Volunteer Fire Department (G), Rocky Branch Crossroads Fire Department (H), Point Wilhite Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Claiborne Parish include: Sardis Church (A), Shady Grove Church (B), Spring Hill Church (C), Sweet Lily Church (D), Sweet Union Church (E), Union Church (F), Wards Chapel (G), Woodlawn Church (H), Zion Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Acree Cemetery (1), Zion Hill Cemetery (2), Wilhite Cemetery (3), Liberty Cemetery (4), Terral Cemetery (5), Shiloh Cemetery (6), Sardis Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Blasingame Brake (A), Harrell Lake (B), Eagle Lake (C), Big Lake (D), Jones Lake (E), Henderson Lake (F), Hatley Lake (G), Fish Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Choudrant (A), Dry Branch (B), Deep Slough (C), Hunnicutt Creek (D), Jones Bayou (E), Coulee Creek (F), Cecil Creek (G), Camp Creek (H), Bull Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Claiborne Parish include: Union Wildlife Management Area (1), Donaghey State Park (2), Bayou D'Arbonne Recreation Area (3), Lake D'Arbonne State Park (4), Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge (5), Union State Wildlife Management Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Dallas County, Alabama , Elmore County, Alabama , Webster Parish , Wilkinson County, Georgia , Throckmorton County, Texas , Yoakum County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 455
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 60 (53% naturalized citizens)

Claiborne Parish:

0.4%
Whole state:

2.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 9
  • 1985 to 1989: 14
  • 1980 to 1984: 3
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 30

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.4%

Claiborne Parish marital status for males Claiborne Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,433
  • One, attached: 140
  • Two: 182
  • 3 or 4: 113
  • 5 to 9: 37
  • 20 or more: 27
  • Mobile homes: 1,868
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Housing units in Claiborne Parish with a mortgage: 1,182 (110 second mortgage, 31 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,759

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

59.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Claiborne Parish

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,29232
Black Protestant2,43118
Mainline Protestant1,14611
Catholic861
Other21
None9,238-
Claiborne Parish Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Claiborne Parish:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Claiborne Parish:

7.98 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Claiborne Parish:

11.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Claiborne Parish:

31.3%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Claiborne Parish:

Average size of farms: 202 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $189,051
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $113.06
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $130,307
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $48,265
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.48
Corn for grain: 14 harvested acres
Vegetables: 42 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Claiborne Parish historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 2303510.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 28 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/5/1953, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 16 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Claiborne Parish-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 169.1 miles away from Claiborne Parish 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 171.6 miles away from the county 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 248.7 miles away from the county 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 316.6 miles away from the county 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 233.2 miles away from Claiborne Parish center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 241.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • LouisianaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 3, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1863): December 10, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1863, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • LouisianaHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 1, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1786): September 2, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 1, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1607): September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to November 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3260): September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3260, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 26, 2005 to November 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3212): August 27, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3212, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to January 3, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1357): January 12, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1357, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • LouisianaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1314): February 15, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1314, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • LouisianaSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 3, 1999 to April 7, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1269): April 9, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • LouisianaFreezing Rain and Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 22, 1998 to December 28, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1264): January 21, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1264, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Freeze
  • LouisianaIce Storm, Winter Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 1994 to February 12, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1012): February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1012, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Storm
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Claiborne Parish (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (40%)
  • Japan (17%)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (15%)
  • Cuba (13%)
  • Haiti (8%)
  • Taiwan (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Claiborne Parish (%):

  • United States or American (13%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Claiborne Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,344 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 865 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 40 (1%)
  • Walked: 152 (3%)
  • Other means: 75 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 110 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 864 people in state prisons
  • 227 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
2,767 people in state prisons
150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,051.

5.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.38% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($20,019 average AGI)
2.04% relocated from other states ($13,806 average AGI)
Claiborne Parish:

2.04%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Webster Parish, LA  0.80% ($36,026 average AGI)
from Lincoln Parish, LA  0.59% ($28,786)
from Bienville Parish, LA  0.38% ($25,444)
from Bossier Parish, LA  0.34% ($41,000)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.34% ($40,125)
from Union Parish, LA  0.32% ($30,667)
from Columbia County, AR  0.21% ($32,500)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.03% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($22,544 average AGI)
1.96% relocated to other states ($8,993 average AGI)
Claiborne Parish:

1.96%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Webster Parish, LA  1.38% ($29,818 average AGI)
to Lincoln Parish, LA  0.59% ($41,643)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.46% ($29,682)
to Bossier Parish, LA  0.40% ($32,211)
to Bienville Parish, LA  0.38% ($30,389)
to Union County, AR  0.25% ($22,417)
to Ouachita Parish, LA  0.21% ($31,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Births per 1000 population in Claiborne Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Claiborne Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 18.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Claiborne Parish

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Claiborne Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Claiborne Parish


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,047 (2,547 aged, 500 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 529 (15%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (323)
  • Congestive heart failure (204)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (191)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (145)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (124)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (115)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (89)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (86)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (86)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (80)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.07
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14261.43
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 364.280
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49140.91

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1079.160
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1385.740
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 24.53

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23.64
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 36.79

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,278
  • In family households: 12,039 (2,497 male householders, 1,512 female householders)
    2,587 spouses, 3,953 children (3,617 natural, 106 adopted, 230 stepchildren), 669 grandchildren, 132 brothers or sisters, 109 parents, 266 other relatives, 272 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,239 (957 male householders (842 living alone)), 1,051 female householders (975 living alone)), 231 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,917 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,934 2-persons, 931 3-persons, 657 4-persons, 310 5-persons, 103 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,817 1-person, 167 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,096 married couples with children.
1,502 single-parent households (236 men, 1,266 women).

98.2% of residents of Claiborne Parish speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $105,309,000 ($6394 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,774,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $38,628,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,078,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $513,000
Federal grants: $34,726,000
Federal procurement contracts: $856,000 ($8,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,508,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $133,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,584,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,723,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 909
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,072
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -2
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -351
Here -22 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Claiborne Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.40 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 241
  • 2000 to 2004: 599
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,011
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,336
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,356
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,149
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,133
  • 1940 to 1949: 435
  • 1939 or earlier: 562
Rooms in houses/apartments in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 181
  • 4 rooms: 521
  • 5 rooms: 1,444
  • 6 rooms: 1,229
  • 7 rooms: 657
  • 8 rooms: 385
  • 9+ rooms: 304
  • 1 room: 24
  • 2 rooms: 41
  • 3 rooms: 198
  • 4 rooms: 368
  • 5 rooms: 452
  • 6 rooms: 263
  • 7 rooms: 126
  • 8 rooms: 25
  • 9+ rooms: 22
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 158
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,061
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,833
  • 4 bedrooms: 592
  • 5+ bedrooms: 98
  • no bedroom: 27
  • 1 bedroom: 241
  • 2 bedrooms: 593
  • 3 bedrooms: 583
  • 4 bedrooms: 75
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 430
  • 1 vehicle: 1,501
  • 2 vehicles: 1,906
  • 3 vehicles: 740
  • 4 vehicles: 122
  • 5+ vehicles: 52
  • no vehicle: 433
  • 1 vehicle: 729
  • 2 vehicles: 294
  • 3 vehicles: 52
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5+ vehicles: 5

60% of Claiborne Parish residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Louisiana.

Claiborne Parish:

60.0%
State average:

59.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13798
  • Northeast: 93
  • Midwest: 410
  • South: 2269
  • West: 181

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $24,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Claiborne Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (42.7%)
  • Electricity (28.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.2%)
  • Wood (4.6%)
  • Utility gas (52.9%)
  • Electricity (26.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.5%)
  • Wood (4.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 321
Here:

14.8%
Louisiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 143
Here:

14.2%
Louisiana:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

6.8%
Louisiana:

16.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

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Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Claiborne Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $543,000
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,986,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,080,000
    Regular Highways: $1,070,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $977,000
    Solid Waste Management: $787,000
    Financial Administration: $779,000
    Central Staff Services: $531,000
    Libraries: $426,000
    Welfare - Other: $336,000
    General - Other: $250,000
    Housing & Community Development: $204,000
    Fire Protection: $187,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $180,000
    General Public Buildings: $178,000
    Transit Utilities: $114,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $485,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $392,000
    Regular Highways: $221,000
    Police Protection: $119,000
    Corrections - Other: $71,000
    Financial Administration: $24,000
    Judicial: $12,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $12,000
    Libraries: $7,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,322,000

Claiborne Parish government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $619,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $200,000
    All Other: $70,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $359,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $536,000
    Interest Earnings: $251,000
    Property Sale Other: $9,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $14,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,591,000
    General Support: $1,526,000
    Public Welfare: $297,000
    Highways: $172,000
    Transit Utilities: $107,000
    Housing & Community Development: $22,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,928,000
    Total General Sales: $607,000
    Public Utilities: $115,000
    NEC: $40,000

Claiborne Parish government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,784,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $215,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,500,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $69,000

Claiborne Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,255,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 924
  • Number of aged recipients: 161
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 763
  • Number of recipients under 18: 182
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 464
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 278
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 378
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 394
Claiborne Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Claiborne Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Claiborne Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16374.5 years
James15374.7 years
Mary12079.6 years
William11074.2 years
Willie9972.0 years
George6777.9 years
Robert6672.1 years
Mattie6280.3 years
Annie6180.4 years
Joe5172.6 years
Most common last names in Claiborne Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10378.7 years
Williams7173.3 years
Johnson6775.1 years
Brown6376.5 years
Jones5880.2 years
White5776.2 years
Walker5776.9 years
Thomas5376.9 years
Bailey4976.3 years
Taylor4575.1 years
Businesses in Claiborne Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1True Value1
McDonald's1