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   (County: Tensas Parish)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Waterproof Town, Louisiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 18

5 to 9 years : 36

10 to 14 years : 14

15 to 17 years : 10

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 0

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 28

25 to 29 years : 41

30 to 34 years : 6

35 to 39 years : 14

40 to 44 years : 27

45 to 49 years : 31

50 to 54 years : 37

55 to 59 years : 68

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 10

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 9

75 to 79 years : 4

80 to 84 years : 3

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 9 years : 9

10 to 14 years : 12

15 to 17 years : 4

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 12

21 years : 17

22 to 24 years : 40

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 6

35 to 39 years : 0

40 to 44 years : 38

45 to 49 years : 29

50 to 54 years : 53

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 31

65 and 66 years : 46

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 14

75 to 79 years : 14

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 5


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 759

Multiple ancestry : 21

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 12


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 786

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 6

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 58

5 to 17 years : 85

18 to 24 years : 111

25 to 34 years : 53

35 to 44 years : 79

45 to 54 years : 150

55 to 59 years : 90

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 41

65 to 74 years : 78

75 years and over : 30

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 58

5 to 17 years : 65

18 to 24 years : 111

25 to 34 years : 41

35 to 44 years : 74

45 to 54 years : 139

55 to 59 years : 77

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 37

65 to 74 years : 71

75 years and over : 30

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 20

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 11

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 0

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 6

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 323

Female : 390

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 60

Female : 13

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 36

Born in other state in the United States : 27

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 195

Now married, except separated : 237

Divorced : 95

Separated : 26

Widowed : 51

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 17

Now married, except separated : 25

Divorced : 0

Separated : 11

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 6

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 721

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Waterproof Town, Louisiana

  • Other Groups: 496   (82.0%)
  • United States Or American: 40   (6.6%)
  • English: 20   (3.3%)
  • Irish: 17   (2.8%)
  • German: 10   (1.7%)
  • Subsaharan African: 6   (1.0%)
  • Italian: 5   (0.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 5   (0.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 4   (0.7%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Waterproof Town, Louisiana is 792



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Waterproof Town, Louisiana: 383
Female Population in Waterproof Town, Louisiana: 409


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Waterproof Town, Louisiana: 41.8
Median Female Resident Age in Waterproof Town, Louisiana: 48.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Waterproof Town, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

47.0

Male

46.5

Female

47.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

40.3

Male

35.3

Female

44.7

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

55.5

Male

0.0

Female

55.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.0

Male

46.5

Female

47.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Waterproof Town, Louisiana


  • White: 63
  • African American: 716
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 13
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Waterproof Town, Louisiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Waterproof Town, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (3.4%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (4.37%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (7.28%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 15   (7.28%)
  • 9th Grade: 1   (0.49%)
  • 10th Grade: 16   (7.77%)
  • 11th Grade: 10   (4.85%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 20   (9.71%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 78   (37.86%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 10   (4.85%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 12   (5.83%)
  • Associate Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 6   (2.91%)
  • Master's Degree: 7   (3.4%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 12   (3.77%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (2.2%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 16   (5.03%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 25   (7.86%)
  • 9th Grade: 17   (5.35%)
  • 10th Grade: 37   (11.64%)
  • 11th Grade: 28   (8.81%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 19   (5.97%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 108   (33.96%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 10   (3.14%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 18   (5.66%)
  • Associate Degree: 5   (1.57%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 7   (2.2%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (2.83%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Waterproof Town, Louisiana

  • Lisbon Elementary School


    ( Location: P O Box 158, Waterproof, LA 71375, Phone: (318) 749-3397, )



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Waterproof Town, Louisiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Waterproof Town, Louisiana.

Area Features of Waterproof Town, Louisiana


Airport


(1) Ag Air Incorporated Airport Historical   (2) Myrtle Grove Airport  

Bar


(1) Waterproof Bar  

Bend


(1) Fairchilds Bend   (2) Kempe Bend   (3) Rodney Bend   (4) Rodney Cutoff  

Building


(1) Bieller Light   (2) Tensas Parish Fire District 1 Station 3   (3) Waterproof Police Department  

Canal


(1) Lake Saint Peter Canal  

Cape


(1) Kings Point  

Cemetery


(1) Helena Cemetery   (2) Myrtle Grove Cemetery   (3) Winona Cemetery  

Channel


(1) Waterproof Cutoff  

Church


(1) China Grove Church   (2) Cypress Grove Church   (3) Gilfield Church   (4) Jerusalem Church   (5) New Hope Church   (6) Saint Mark Church   (7) Shiloh Baptist Church   (8) Spring Hill Church   (9) Villa Clara Church   (10) Waterproof United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) Parish Governing Authority District 7   (2) Town Of Waterproof   (3) Ward Seven  

Gut


(1) Buffalo Bayou   (2) Choctaw Bayou   (3) Sandy Bayou  

Island


(1) Island Number Onehundred And Twelve   (2) Rodney Island  

Lake


(1) Cindy Lake Historical   (2) Cypress Grove Lake   (3) Duck Pond   (4) Fox Lake   (5) Gorton Chute   (6) Kings Point Lake   (7) Little Cypress Grove Lake   (8) Pumping Station Slough   (9) Rodney Lake   (10) Shady Bradley Lake  

Levee


(1) Browns Field Revetment   (2) Cottage Bend Revetment   (3) Kempe Bend Revetment   (4) Old Kempe Bend Revetment   (5) Waterproof Dikes Historical  

Locale


(1) Arcola Plantation   (2) Canebrake Plantation   (3) Delhi Plantation   (4) Durango Landing Historical   (5) Durango Plantation   (6) Gibson Plantation   (7) Goldman Lower Landing   (8) Hole In The Wall Plantation   (9) L Argent Landing   (10) Locust Ridge Plantation   (11) Saint Joseph Lower Landing   (12) Saint Joseph Upper Landing   (13) Sunnybank Plantation   (14) Waterproof Landing   (15) Winona Plantation  

Oilfield


(1) Chamblee Gas Field   (2) Fox Lake Gas Field   (3) Helena Oil Field   (4) Locust Ridge Oil Field   (5) Northeast Lake Saint John Gas Field   (6) Rodney Island Oil Field  

Populated Place


(1) Argent   (2) Barcelona   (3) Canebrake   (4) Chamblee   (5) Cross Keys   (6) Denhart   (7) Gibson Landing   (8) Goldman   (9) Goldman Landing   (10) Hedgeland   (11) Helena   (12) Locust Ridge   (13) Millerfield Historical   (14) Waterproof  

School


(1) Lisbon Elementary School Historical   (2) Waterproof High School  

Stream


(1) Burnett Chute   (2) Gum Ridge Chute   (3) Harper Bayou  

Swamp


(1) New Quarters Lake  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Waterproof Town, Louisiana

71375 (pop. 1,402)


Cities Nearby Waterproof Town, Louisiana

Clayton Town, LA  (pop. 608) 10.9 Miles
St. Joseph Town, LA  (pop. 1,391) 11.6 Miles
Ferriday Town, LA  (pop. 3,525) 15.8 Miles
West Ferriday Cdp, LA  (pop. 1,594) 16.0 Miles
Sicily Island Village, LA  (pop. 518) 16.3 Miles
Ridgecrest Town, LA  (pop. 668) 16.4 Miles
Vidalia Town, LA  (pop. 4,116) 16.7 Miles
District 5a, LA  (pop. 1,675) 17.8 Miles
Wisner Town, LA  (pop. 1,139) 19.9 Miles
Newellton Town, LA  (pop. 1,354) 20.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Waterproof Town, Louisiana

318



Elevation in Waterproof Town, Louisiana is 82.0 ft. (25.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Waterproof Town, Louisiana

Lat: 31.806938 N        Long: -91.385233 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Waterproof Town, Louisiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Louisiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Waterproof Town, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 12   (4.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 21   (8.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 71   (28.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 54   (21.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 29   (11.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 15   (6.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 25   (10.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 9   (3.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 280

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 28

In 3-person carpool : 5

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 20

5 to 9 minutes : 100

10 to 14 minutes : 75

15 to 19 minutes : 46

20 to 24 minutes : 20

25 to 29 minutes : 0

30 to 34 minutes : 16

35 to 39 minutes : 9

40 to 44 minutes : 21

45 to 59 minutes : 4

60 to 89 minutes : 2

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

With Social Security income : 111

No Social Security income : 279


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

With retirement income : 59

No retirement income : 331


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 33

$10,000 to $14,999 : 13

$15,000 to $19,999 : 22

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 17

$30,000 to $34,999 : 56

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 7

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $74,999 : 7

$75,000 to $99,999 : 7

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 10

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $32,059


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Waterproof Town, Louisiana

  • WMIS (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Natchez, MS; Owner: Natchez Broadcasting Co.)
  • NEW (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Natchez, MS; Owner: Rams I)
  • NEW (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Natchez, MS; Owner: Rams I)
  • WNAT (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Natchez, MS; Owner: First Natchez Radio Group Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Waterproof Town, Louisiana

  • WRTM-FM (100.5 FM; Port Gibson, MS; Owner: Commander Communications Corporation)
  • KWTG (104.7 FM; Natchez, MS; Owner: Tom D. Gay)
  • KTGV (105.1 FM; Ferriday, LA; Owner: First Natchez Radio Group Inc)
  • KFNV-FM (107.1 FM; Vidalia, LA; Owner: Tom Gay D/b/a The Radio Group)
  • WASM (91.1 FM; Natchez, MS; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WPRL (91.7 FM; Alcorn State, MS; Owner: Alcorn State University)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; Natchez, MS; Owner: First Natchez Radio Group Inc)
  • WKSO (97.3 FM; Natchez, MS; Owner: Will Perk Broadcasting)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Waterproof Town, Louisiana

  • WNTZ (Channel 48; Ferriday, LA; Owner: Comcorp Of Alexandria License Corp.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Waterproof Town, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 13  (10.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 20  (15.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 13  (10.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (6.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 18  (13.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 25  (20.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 52  (41.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 28  (22.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 37 Farms In Waterproof Town, Louisiana


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Waterproof Town, Louisiana

  • Hardy-Anders Field Natchez-Adams County


    (about 14.3 miles in Washington, Mississippi; Airport Code: HEZ)

  • Vicksburg Municipal


    (about 40.1 miles in Delta, Louisiana; Airport Code: VKS)

  • Delhi Municipal


    (about 42.2 miles in Delhi, Louisiana; Airport Code: DQO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Waterproof Town, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

48.00%

Carpooled

41.60%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.20%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.20%

Walked

5.20%

Other Means

1.60%

Worked At Home

1.20%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Waterproof Town, Louisiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 127

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 16

Female householder, no husband present : 69

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 173

Householder not living alone : 5


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 5

All other households : 381


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 59

Renter-occupied housing units : 68

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 10

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 21

Renter-occupied housing units : 48

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 82

Renter-occupied housing units : 96


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 151

$10,000 to $14,999 : 44

$15,000 to $19,999 : 22

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 30

$30,000 to $34,999 : 56

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $44,999 : 28

$45,000 to $49,999 : 7

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $74,999 : 7

$75,000 to $99,999 : 7

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 10

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Total : 510


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Occupied : 390

Vacant : 120


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 17

Built 1990 to 1999 : 24

Built 1980 to 1989 : 17

Built 1970 to 1979 : 90

Built 1960 to 1969 : 101

Built 1950 to 1959 : 171

Built 1940 to 1949 : 23

Built 1939 or earlier : 67


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 247

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 21

Electricity : 122

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 4

$10,000 to $14,999 : 18

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 18

$35,000 to $39,999 : 14

$40,000 to $49,999 : 18

$50,000 to $59,999 : 36

$60,000 to $69,999 : 8

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 13

$90,000 to $99,999 : 6

$100,000 to $124,999 : 2

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $174,999 : 0

$175,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 to $249,999 : 4

$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


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 7

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 75

Housing units without a mortgage : 90


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Waterproof Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $36,800

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 : $37,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $47,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $56,400

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $14,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Waterproof Town, Louisiana: 50.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Waterproof Town, Louisiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 9 18 $866,820
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 18 $866,820
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Waterproof Town, LA): $10,250
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Waterproof Town): $24,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Waterproof Town): $213
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Waterproof Town, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 85.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.0%
Electricity: 14.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Waterproof Town, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Waterproof Town, Louisiana

Southwest Hha Region 7a


     Address: 317 Highland Blvd, Suite M, Natchez, Mississippi 39120
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 9/23/1968

Louisiana Homecare Of Miss-lou


     Address: 201 Ee Wallace Blvd N Suite 1, Ferriday, Louisiana 71334
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/18/1980

Intensive Home Health Care


     Address: 901 Carter Street, Vidalia, Louisiana 71373
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/26/1991

Professional Trends, Inc


     Address: 209 Carter Street, Vidalia, Louisiana 71373
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/7/2005

Medgar Evers Hha


     Address: P. O. Box 699, Fayette, Mississippi 39069
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/1/1977

Hospitals Close To Waterproof Town, Louisiana

Natchez Regional Medical Center


     Address: 52 Seargent Prentiss Drive, Natchez, Mississippi 39120
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Natchez Community Hospital/swing Bed


     Address: 129 Jefferson Davis Blvd Box 1203, Natchez, Mississippi 39120
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Jefferson County Hospital


     Address: 809 S Main Box 577, Fayette, Mississippi 39069
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Claiborne County Hospital Cah


     Address: 123 Mccomb Avenue, Port Gibson, Mississippi 39150
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Franklin Medical Center


     Address: P O Box 1300, Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Waterproof Town, Louisiana

Adams County Nursing Center


     Address: 587 John R Junkin Drive, Natchez, Mississippi 39120
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Glenburney Nursing Home


     Address: 555 John R. Junkin Drive, Natchez, Mississippi 39120
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 95
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Crown Health & Rehab Of Natchez


     Address: 344 Arlington Avenue, Natchez, Mississippi 39120
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 50
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Heritage Manor Health & Rehab


     Address: 110 Serio Blvd, Ferriday, Louisiana 71334
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 74
     Percent Occupied: 62%

Camelot Leisure Living


     Address: 6818 Highway 84, Ferriday, Louisiana 71334
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 73
     Percent Occupied: 80%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Waterproof Town, Louisiana

Name: Grand Gulf
Address: PO Box 756; Port Gibson, MS 39150
Distance: 22 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Waterproof Town, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 135
    Disabled Workers: 35
    Widowers Workers: 50
    Spouses Workers: 25
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)



Tensas Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.58%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.04%
  • Other 1.38%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Waterproof Town, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to Tensas Parish, LA

7.03 % of Tensas Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $22,033

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Tensas Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Orleans Parish , LA 1.66 % ($17,759 AGI )
  • Concordia Parish , LA 0.86 % ($20,533 AGI )
  • Ouachita Parish , LA 0.57 % ($25,800 AGI )

Relocation away from Tensas Parish, LA

6.50 % of Tensas Parish tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,531

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Tensas Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Ouachita Parish , LA 0.69 % ($8,333 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Louisiana

Low Bracket: $12,500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $25,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Louisiana

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Waterproof Town, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Waterproof Town, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Louisiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,591 6,921 7,502 7,937 9,592 7,823 8,346 10,614 8,271 15,960


(updated 2014)



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