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People

Total Population 299
Male Share of the Population 41.5%
Female Share of the Population 58.5%
Senior Citizens 10%
Employed Population 16+ 78
Age of the Population 27

Families

% of people married 59.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,397
% Above Poverty Level 80.9%
% Below Poverty Level 19.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30%
Median Gross Rent $665
Median House Value $83,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.1%
US/American 0%
English 3.7%
Irish 4.7%

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

Castor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles SE of Bossier City, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 215 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Bienville
Standard Zip Codes 71016
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.253
Longitude -93.165

Castor 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 ASHLAND
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches
Station MINDEN
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 55.2 inches
Station RED RIVER RESEARCH STN
Distance 29.6 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Roy (71016)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashland 245 $49,375
Hall Summit 377 $45,313
Jamestown 218 $46,875
Lucky 281 $31,875
Ringgold 1,536 $19,688
Saline 348 $42,857

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

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Castor High Schools

CASTOR HIGH SCHOOL
140 FRONT STREET
318-544-7271
A Title I School.
Serves 441 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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