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Dodson, LA (Louisiana) Houses and Residents

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

Houses: 177 (134 occupied: 83 owner occupied, 50 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

36%

Housing density: 79 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $104,018.

Median contract rent in 2016: $313 (lower quartile is $194, upper quartile is $380)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $184


Median gross rent in Dodson, LA in 2016: $435

Housing units in Dodson with a mortgage: 19 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 65

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $53,172

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $27,084

Median monthly housing costs: $395


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Dodson, Louisiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $55,934 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Dodson:

$55,934
Louisiana:

$158,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $24,970 - $99,101

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $70,851
Here:

$70,851
State:

$210,583

Mobile homes: $39,529
Here:

$39,529
State:

$73,199
Median year house/condo built: 1974

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 436
  • In family households: 392 (26 male householders, 68 female householders)
    54 spouses, 175 children (168 natural, 0 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 28 grandchildren, 1 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 35 other relatives, 4 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 42 (14 male householders (12 living alone)), 24 female householders (24 living alone)), 3 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 20 2-persons, 29 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 36 1-person, 2 2-persons.

73 married couples with children.
64 single-parent households (23 men, 41 women).

All residents speak only English at home

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 292 bedrooms
  • 483 bedrooms
  • 64 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Dodson population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dodson, Louisiana:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 102 bedrooms
  • 243 bedrooms
  • 134 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Dodson population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 1no vehicle
  • 201 vehicle
  • 492 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Dodson population

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

  • 1no vehicle
  • 191 vehicle
  • 232 vehicles
  • 43 vehicles
  • 34 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
  • 103 rooms
  • 294 rooms
  • 195 rooms
  • 146 rooms
  • 37 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 39+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Dodson population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dodson, Louisiana:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 144 rooms
  • 215 rooms
  • 16 rooms
  • 117 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Dodson population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 16$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 30$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $44,999
  • 4$45,000 to $49,999
  • 13$50,000 to $59,999
  • 11$60,000 to $74,999
  • 9$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Dodson, LA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Dodson, LA
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1$40,000 to $49,999
  • 10$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2$60,000 to $69,999
  • 3$70,000 to $79,999
  • 15$90,000 to $99,999
  • 5$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Dodson, LA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Dodson, LA
  • 1$150 to $199
  • 1$200 to $249
  • 4$300 to $349
  • 12$350 to $399
  • 1$400 to $449
  • 9$500 to $549
  • 4$600 to $649
  • 9No 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: 9
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 7
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 24
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 15
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 15
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 7
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 10
  • 90 or more minutes: 8
Dodson, LA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 72.4%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% 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:

 Irish: 21
 American: 6
 French (except Basque): 5
 European: 2

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

  • 50%Cuba
  • 50%Guyana

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

  • This state: 339
  • Other state: 97
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 50
  • South: 38
  • West: 5

76% of Dodson residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Louisiana.

Dodson:

76.4%
State average:

86.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 42
  • Less than 1 year of college: 0
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 11
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 1
  • 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: 1
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 15
  • 9th grade: 12
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 38
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 19
  • Associate degree: 4
  • Bachelor's degree: 8
  • Master's degree: 2
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 20.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 36.8%Males
Dodson marital status for males
Dodson marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 120
  • Mobile homes: 55

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,782

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 5.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 8.8%

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:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dodson
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (45.8%)
  • Electricity (45.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.8%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Electricity (60.0%)
  • Utility gas (36.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

2.8%
Louisiana:

17.4%

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

0.0%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

10.0%
Louisiana:

17.3%

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)