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Dodson, LA (Louisiana) Houses and Residents

Total population: 323 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 355 (7 farm, 348 nonfarm))

Houses: 173 (140 occupied: 67 owner occupied, 63 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

35%

Housing density: 77 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $133,915.

Median contract rent in 2015: $313 (lower quartile is $194, upper quartile is $380)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $185


Median gross rent in Dodson, LA in 2015: $435

Housing units in Dodson with a mortgage: 29 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 35

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $72,968

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $28,086

Median monthly housing costs: $357


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Dodson, Louisiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $53,990 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Dodson:

$53,990
Louisiana:

$155,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $24,463 - $99,046

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $71,766
Here:

$71,766
State:

$205,765

Mobile homes: $29,655
Here:

$29,655
State:

$59,334
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 355
  • In family households: 311 (74 male householders, 25 female householders)
    60 spouses, 119 children (111 natural, 2 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 28 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 3 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 44 (14 male householders (14 living alone)), 28 female householders (26 living alone)), 2 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 47 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 40 1-person, 2 2-persons.

49 married couples with children.
24 single-parent households (9 men, 15 women).

95.8% of residents of Dodson speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 4 (1.1%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.4
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.9
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Dodson, Louisiana:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 362 bedrooms
  • 603 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Dodson population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dodson, Louisiana:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 122 bedrooms
  • 173 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Dodson population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Dodson in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 10no vehicle
  • 451 vehicle
  • 432 vehicles
  • 83 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Dodson population

Cars and other vehicles available in Dodson in renter-occupied apartments

  • 10no vehicle
  • 121 vehicle
  • 52 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Dodson population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dodson, Louisiana:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 154 rooms
  • 355 rooms
  • 306 rooms
  • 147 rooms
  • 48 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Dodson population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dodson, Louisiana:

  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 104 rooms
  • 75 rooms
  • 66 rooms
  • 37 rooms
  • 28 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Dodson population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Dodson, LA household income distribution

  • Dodson, LA household income distribution
  • 36Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 21$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2$45,000 to $49,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $74,999
  • 5$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2$100,000 to $124,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Dodson, LA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Dodson, LA
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2$70,000 to $79,999
  • 13$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$150,000 to $174,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Dodson, LA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Dodson, LA
  • 2$200 to $249
  • 2$300 to $349
  • 18$350 to $399
  • 1$400 to $449
  • 7$500 to $549
  • 2$600 to $649
  • 2$800 to $899
  • 1$1,500 to $1,999
  • 24No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 4Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Dodson population
Dodson commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 20
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 14
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 0
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 26
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 10
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 8
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 8
  • 90 or more minutes: 5
Dodson, LA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 72.9%
Number of people working at home: 2 (2.1% of all workers)

Dodson mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 76 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 8 (8%)
  • Walked: 10 (10%)
  • Worked at home: 2 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 116
 United States or American: 71
 English: 22
 Irish: 20
 German: 14
 Scotch-Irish: 9
 French (except Basque): 5
 French Canadian: 4
 European: 2
 Scottish: 2
 Dutch: 1

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

  • 50%Cuba
  • 50%Guyana

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

  • This state: 310
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 11
  • South: 26
  • West: 3

55% of Dodson residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Louisiana.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 46
  • Less than 1 year of college: 5
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 11
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 63
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 18
  • Associate degree: 2
  • Bachelor's degree: 3
  • Master's degree: 2
  • Professional school degree: 2
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.0%Males
  • 9.4%Females
Dodson marital status for males
Dodson marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 110
  • One, attached: 17
  • Mobile homes: 46

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,204

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Dodson:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 58.5%Utility gas
  • 33.0%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Electricity
  • 17.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.8%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Louisiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Louisiana:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

25.0%
Louisiana:

16.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)