Cotton Valley, Louisiana

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Population in 2019: 936 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.3%
 
Males: 438  (46.9%)
Females: 498  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

32.2 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 71018.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $21,109 (it was $22,000 in 2000)
Cotton Valley:

$21,109
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $13,059 (it was $12,662 in 2000)

Cotton Valley town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $48,222 (it was $30,600 in 2000)
Cotton Valley:

$48,222
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $68,341; detached houses: $67,960; mobile homes: $70,767

Median gross rent in 2019: $301.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cotton Valley: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 52.0%
(22.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cotton Valley, LA (2019)
    • 72468.6%Black alone
    • 32530.8%White alone
    • 40.4%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Hispanic

Races in Cotton Valley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Cotton Valley, Louisiana as of December 02, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cotton Valley is 143 to 1.


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Ancestries: African (38.7%), American (36.8%), German (1.4%), Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 225 feet

Land area: 2.64 square miles.

Population density: 355 people per square mile   (very low).

Cotton Valley, Louisiana map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Louisiana:

2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $281 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $212 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (25.9 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (31.5 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (195.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Sarepta, LA (2.4 miles ),
Cullen, LA (3.3 miles ),
Shongaloo, LA (3.3 miles),
Springhill, LA (3.6 miles ),
Minden, LA (4.0 miles ),
Dixie Inn, LA (4.0 miles ),
Plain Dealing, LA (4.2 miles ),
Haynesville, LA (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 32.81 N, Longitude: 93.42 W

Area code: 318

Distribution of median household income in Cotton Valley, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cotton Valley, LA in 2019
Cotton Valley satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.5%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +105 (+9.7%).
Most common industries in Cotton Valley, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Paper (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Truck transportation (8.3%)
  • Paper (7.4%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Cotton Valley, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Plant and system operators (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)

Average climate in Cotton Valley, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cotton Valley, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Cotton Valley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Cotton Valley town center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.

On 2/12/1950, a category F4 tornado 14.6 miles away from the town center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cotton Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 367% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 268.2 miles away from Cotton Valley center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 319.7 miles away from Cotton Valley center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 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 177.2 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) earthquake occurred 179.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Webster Parish (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cotton Valley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cotton Valley:

  • COTTON VALLEY GROUP HOME (202 MAPLE STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cotton Valley:

  • BELL OAKS BURTON HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SPRINGHILL, LA)
  • WEBSTER COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MINDEN, LA)
  • SPRINGHILL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SPRINGHILL, LA)
  • SHONGALOO COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SHONGALOO, LA)
  • TENTH STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SPRINGHILL, LA)
  • MILFORD DRIVE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; MINDEN, LA)
  • LEWISVILLE ROAD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; MINDEN, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cotton Valley:

  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 24 miles; Bossier City, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,209)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 31 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 32 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 35 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Grambling State University (about 46 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 50 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Texarkana College (about 58 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)

Public elementary/middle school in Cotton Valley:

  • NORTH WEBSTER UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 6245 HWY. 150, Grades: 3-5)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cotton Valley: Webster Parish Fire District 8 Station 3 (A), Webster Parish Fire District 8 Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cotton Valley that have no violations reported:

  • COTTON VALLEY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,584, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.9%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.3%
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: 0.5% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Cotton Valley:

Marital status in Cotton Valley, LA
  • Never married: 44.5%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Cotton Valley:

  • High school or higher: 64.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cotton Valley, LA (based on Webster Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,98864
Black Protestant4,12623
Mainline Protestant2,74716
Catholic6422
Other21
None14,702-
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: 8
This county:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Webster Parish:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Webster Parish:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Webster Parish:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Webster Parish:

13.4%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.4%
Louisiana:

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

13.3%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
Louisiana:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cotton Valley:

46.2%
Louisiana:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Cotton Valley:

29.6
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cotton Valley:

19.7%
Louisiana:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cotton Valley:

13.1%
Louisiana:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.5%
Louisiana:

34.5%

General health condition:
Cotton Valley:

53.8%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.5%
State:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cotton Valley, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 4$6,537$19,6110$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$7,726$23,1781$1,493
Water Supply 1$2,496$29,9520$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,442$29,3048$1,978
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$2,977$35,7240$0
Totals for Government 11$22,178$24,1949$3,471

Cotton Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $291,000 ($310.90)
    Sewerage: $89,000 ($95.09)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($52.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000 ($27.78)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($18.16)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($10.68)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $378,000 ($403.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $175,000 ($186.97)
    Regular Highways: $169,000 ($180.56)
    Financial Administration: $163,000 ($174.15)
    Central Staff Services: $151,000 ($161.32)
    Sewerage: $127,000 ($135.68)
    Water Utilities: $109,000 ($116.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $87,000 ($92.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($29.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($10.68)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($3.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($41.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $22,000 ($23.50)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($18.16)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($12.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($8.55)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($7.48)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($7.48)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($2.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $535,000 ($571.58)

Cotton Valley government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $158,000 ($168.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000 ($77.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($3.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $256,000 ($273.50)
    General Local Government Support: $19,000 ($20.30)
    Other: $7,000 ($7.48)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $46,000 ($49.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($9.62)
    Rents: $8,000 ($8.55)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($5.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($2.14)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($1.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $135,000 ($144.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($40.60)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($3.21)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($2.14)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $739,000 ($789.53)
    Property: $254,000 ($271.37)
    Other License: $95,000 ($101.50)
    Public Utility License: $71,000 ($75.85)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $41,000 ($43.80)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.07)

Cotton Valley government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $964,000 ($1029.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $563,000 ($601.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $401,000 ($428.42)

Cotton Valley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,554,000 ($1660.26)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,000 ($26.71)

5.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bossier Parish, LA  1.15% ($39,771 average AGI)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.79% ($27,953)
from Claiborne Parish, LA  0.42% ($40,053)


6.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bossier Parish, LA  1.61% ($39,258 average AGI)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.95% ($33,298)
to Claiborne Parish, LA  0.35% ($31,646)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cotton Valley:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBSF (1460 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KASO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MINDEN, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cotton Valley:

  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTKC (92.9 FM; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYLA (106.7 FM; HOMER, LA; Owner: NWLA BROADCASTING, L.L.C)
  • KXKS-FM (93.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDAQ (89.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: BD. SUP. LA ST. UNIV. & AGRIC. MECH.)
  • KLKL (95.7 FM; MINDEN, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KVKI-FM (96.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAIV (102.3 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • KSYR (92.1 FM; BENTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KMJJ-FM (99.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBTT (103.7 FM; HAUGHTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KBED (102.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Cotton Valley:

  • KPXJ (Channel 21; MINDEN, LA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K59GO (Channel 59; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Cotton Valley fatal accident list:

Jun 15, 2016 09:41 AM, Cr-Cvoc Road, Lat: 32.848181, Lon: -93.409711, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 3, 1988 07:30 PM, Us7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 13, 1983 06:35 PM, La160, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 37.9mTotal length
  • $813,000Total costs
  • 10,435Total average daily traffic
  • 885Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,225Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cotton Valley, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cotton Valley, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cotton Valley)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Cotton Valley High School (Lat: 32.817361 Lon: -93.416833), Call Sign: KNCK658,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.990 MHz, Grant Date: 10/29/1996, Expiration Date: 01/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Webster Parish School Board, 403 Sheppard St, Minden, LA 71055, Phone: (318) 377-7052
  • Lat: 32.799306 Lon: -93.411833, Call Sign: WQCN976,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.350 MHz, 173.225 MHz, 158.385 MHz, 159.810 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2015, Expiration Date: 04/20/2025, Certifier: Robert Smith, Registrant: Shreveport Communication Svc., 933 Stoner Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71101, Phone: (318) 425-5977, Fax: (318) 227-8955, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Cotton Valley, Lat: 32.838194 Lon: -93.454389, Call Sign: WPZB662, Licensee ID: L00030165,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/2003, Expiration Date: 12/22/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2014, Certifier: Keith Chanler, Registrant: Town Of Cotton Valley
  • Cotton Valley, 6245 Hwy. 160 (Lat: 32.817361 Lon: -93.413639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQJR991,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 12/09/2008, Expiration Date: 12/09/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore, Registrant: Nexus System Inc., 363 Venable Lane, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 323-5578, Fax: (318) 323-1478, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cotton Valley)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$70,6102$55,210
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$78,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$48,730
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0314.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cotton Valley, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cotton Valley, LA - Value
Most common first names in Cotton Valley, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2770.8 years
John2675.2 years
Mary2378.6 years
Willie2072.9 years
William1469.4 years
Robert1466.3 years
Annie1380.6 years
George1379.4 years
Ethel1075.7 years
Richard970.8 years
Most common last names in Cotton Valley, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jackson2075.6 years
Lewis1679.7 years
Johnson1577.9 years
Harris1371.4 years
Jenkins1276.8 years
Wilson1165.1 years
Edwards1072.3 years
Jones1080.3 years
Walker975.4 years
Smith977.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cotton Valley, LA
  • 77.0%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cotton Valley, LA
  • 61.7%Electricity
  • 28.9%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Cotton Valley compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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