Chatham, Louisiana

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Chatham, Louisiana

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High Points

Chatham strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Chatham Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Chatham Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Chatham Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Chatham, Louisiana

Comparing Chatham to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 5 6
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 1 5
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 2
Portion of People Married 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 8
People Above Poverty 1 4
People in Middle Class or Better 1 3
Median Family Income 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 5 9
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Housing Recently Built 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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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

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

Category Count Percent
Total Population 623 100%
Male 304 48.8%
Female 319 51.2%
Under 18 165 26.5%
18+ 458 73.5%
65+ 90 14.4%
Median Age 34
Average Family Size 3.02
White 344 55.2%
African-American 276 44.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Chatham Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 616
Growth -7
Growth % -1.1%

Chatham 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 68.5%
US/American 12.1%
Irish 7.2%
English 4.9%
German 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
European 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Dutch 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Turkish 0.2%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Chatham 623 $22,500
Choudrant 582 $42,656
East Hodge 366 $14,432
Eros 202 $23,750
North Hodge 436 $27,083
Quitman 168 $39,583
Sikes 120 $33,750
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Chatham High Schools (2004)

11715 HIGHWAY 4
A Title I School.
Serves 245 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

Chatham Colleges

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