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People

Total Population 288
Male Share of the Population 44.8%
Female Share of the Population 55.2%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 136
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 60.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,000
% Above Poverty Level 84.7%
% Below Poverty Level 15.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 6.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $633
Median House Value $133,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.1%
US/American 0%
English 11.5%
Irish 12.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Belcher Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles N of Shreveport, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 172 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Caddo
Metro Area Shreveport - Bossier City
Standard Zip Codes 71004
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.748
Longitude -93.832

Belcher Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PLAIN DEALING
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station RED RIVER RESEARCH STN
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 51.4 inches
Station WRIGHT PATMAN DM & LK
Distance 42.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Benton 1,864 $46,250
Blanchard 2,920 $72,250
Gilliam 119 $50,833
Hosston 310 $42,500
Mooringsport 740 $36,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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