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People

Total Population 1,997
Male Share of the Population 44.8%
Female Share of the Population 55.2%
Senior Citizens 10.6%
Employed Population 16+ 629
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 33.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,576
% Above Poverty Level 65.6%
% Below Poverty Level 34.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.2%
Median Gross Rent $664
Median House Value $84,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62.3%
US/American 0%
English 1.5%
Irish 5.6%

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

Cottonport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles N of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 137 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Avoyelles
Standard Zip Codes 71327
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.983
Longitude -92.053

Cottonport 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 BUNKIE
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.7 inches
Station LSU DEAN LEE RES STN
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Station WOODWORTH 2 SE
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Crackville (71327)

Dora Bend (71327)

Hickory (71327)

Longbridge (71327)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bunkie 4,099 $35,703
Evergreen 262 $23,958
Hessmer 838 $55,625
Mansura 1,702 $30,395
Moreauville 927 $55,000
Plaucheville 178 $62,917

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

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AVOYELLES CORRECTIONAL CENTER
1630 PRISON ROAD
318-876-2891
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