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Total population: 328 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 328 (6 farm, 322 nonfarm))

Houses: 173 (140 occupied: 106 owner occupied, 34 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%

Housing density: 77 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $145,928.


Median contract rent in 2009: $394 (lower quartile is $299, upper quartile is $513)


Median gross rent in Dodson, LA in 2009: $647


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: $38,281


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $33,125


Median monthly housing costs: $461





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Dodson, Louisiana Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $49,338 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Dodson:

$49,338
Louisiana:

$135,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $19,703 - $80,306

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $64,357
Here:

$64,357
State:

$177,067

Mobile homes: $28,091
Here:

$28,091
State:

$34,481

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

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Dodson, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 15
  • 5 rooms: 35
  • 6 rooms: 30
  • 7 rooms: 14
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 2
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 10
  • 5 rooms: 7
  • 6 rooms: 6
  • 7 rooms: 3
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 2
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dodson, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 36
  • 3 bedrooms: 60
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 12
  • 3 bedrooms: 17
  • 4 bedrooms: 3
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Dodson, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 45
  • 2 vehicles: 43
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0
  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 12
  • 2 vehicles: 5
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 3
  • 2000 to 2004: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 43
  • 1980 to 1989: 38
  • 1970 to 1979: 31
  • 1960 to 1969: 31
  • 1950 to 1959: 36
  • 1940 to 1949: 5
  • 1939 or earlier: 23

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Dodson, LA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Dodson, LA:

  • Less than $10,000: 6
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 3
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 4
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 5
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 9
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 10
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 3
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 5
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 6
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 4
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 8
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 7
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 4
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 10
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 8
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 7
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 0
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 0
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 0
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 0
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 0
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 0
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Dodson rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Dodson:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 2
  • $300 to $349: 0
  • $350 to $399: 0
  • $400 to $449: 0
  • $450 to $499: 14
  • $500 to $549: 5
  • $550 to $599: 3
  • $600 to $649: 8
  • $650 to $699: 0
  • $700 to $749: 21
  • $750 to $799: 7
  • $800 to $899: 0
  • $900 to $999: 0
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 3
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 4
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

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


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 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 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%)
 


Dodson, LA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 36
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 11
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 11
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 11
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 14
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 21
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 8
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 9
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 2
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 5
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 6
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 5
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 2
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 0
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 0
  • $200,000 or more: 0
 

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 (%):



  • Cuba (50%)
  • Guyana (50%)


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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 7.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 9.4%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $36,685
  • Black householders: $15,798
  • Two or more races householders: $13,743
Dodson household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Dodson household income for Black householders

Dodson marital status for males
Dodson marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $56,928
  • Black or African American householders: $29,754

Housing units in structures:

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

Median worth of mobile homes: $19,800


House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Dodson:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dodson
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (58.5%)
  • Electricity (33.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.8%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.9%)
  • Utility gas (50.0%)
  • Electricity (23.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.6%)
  • Other fuel (8.8%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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