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People

Total Population 671
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 219
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 38.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,375
% Above Poverty Level 71.4%
% Below Poverty Level 28.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.4%
Median Gross Rent $288
Median House Value $60,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 79.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 8.8%

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

Chatham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles SW of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 215 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 71226
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.306
Longitude -92.45

Chatham 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 CALHOUN RESEARCH STN
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches
Station MONROE RGNL AP
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
Station ASHLAND
Distance 41.1 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Womack (71226)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Choudrant 1,200 $61,000
East Hodge 322 $22,188
Eros 173 $52,813
North Hodge 507 $34,750
Quitman 156 $61,875
Sikes 146 $0

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

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Chatham High Schools

CHATHAM JASPER HENDERSON HIGH SCHOOL
11715 HIGHWAY 4
318-249-2115
A Title I School.
Serves 245 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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