Dodson, Louisiana

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Dodson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles SW of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 212 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Winn
Standard Zip Codes 71422
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.08
Longitude -92.66

Dodson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
Station OLLA
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
Distance 28.3 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
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Dodson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 357 100%
Male 179 50.1%
Female 178 49.9%
Under 18 102 28.6%
18+ 255 71.4%
65+ 45 12.6%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 3.03
White 268 75.1%
African-American 80 22.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 2.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 2.8%

Estimated Dodson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 341
Growth -16
Growth % -4.5%

Dodson 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) 43.6%
US/American 26.7%
English 8.3%
Irish 7.5%
German 5.3%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
French Canadian 1.5%
Scottish 0.8%
European 0.8%
Dutch 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Gaars Mill (71422)
Gansville (71422)
Hudson (71422)
Tannehill (71422)

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)
Dodson 357 $30,625
Calvin 236 $30,536
East Hodge 366 $14,432
Hodge 492 $32,750
Jonesboro 3,914 $28,048
Sikes 120 $33,750
Winnfield 5,749 $25,201
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Dodson High Schools (2004)

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Serves 405 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

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