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People

Total Population 2,920
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,475
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 60.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,250
% Above Poverty Level 94.7%
% Below Poverty Level 5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.9%
Median Gross Rent $764
Median House Value $177,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.8%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 8.3%

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

Blanchard Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles NW of Shreveport, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 169 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Caddo
Metro Area Shreveport - Bossier City
Standard Zip Codes 71107
P.O. Box Zip Codes 71009
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.58
Longitude -93.892

Blanchard 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 SHREVEPORT AP
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Station RED RIVER RESEARCH STN
Distance 18.9 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 PLAIN DEALING
Distance 24.8 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Blanchard, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Dixie (71107)

Industrial (71107)

Risinger Woods (71107)

Sentell (71107)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belcher 288 $54,000
Benton 1,864 $46,250
Bossier City 66,093 $61,296
Greenwood 3,223 $65,064
Mooringsport 740 $36,250
Shreveport 200,015 $48,852

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

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