Castor, Louisiana

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Castor Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 209 100%
Male 103 49.3%
Female 106 50.7%
Under 18 63 30.1%
18+ 146 69.9%
65+ 41 19.6%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.25
White 178 85.2%
African-American 25 12%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 2.9%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 3.8%

Estimated Castor Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 212
Growth 3
Growth % 1.4%

Castor Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 47.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.6%
German 13.7%
English 8.8%
Irish 5.9%
French (except Basque) 2%
Yugoslavian 2%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Castor 209 $35,000
Ashland 291 $31,875
Hall Summit 264 $30,000
Jamestown 149 $33,125
Lucky 355 $17,500
Ringgold 1,660 $21,563
Saline 296 $31,250
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Castor High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 441 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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