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People

Total Population 403
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 12.4%
Employed Population 16+ 91
Age of the Population 24

Families

% of people married 55.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $27,000
% Above Poverty Level 57.3%
% Below Poverty Level 42.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.8%
Median Gross Rent $575
Median House Value $50,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 63.5%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 18.6%

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

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

Notes:

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

Station WINNFIELD 2 W
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
Station ASHLAND
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Calvin 230 $44,063
East Hodge 322 $22,188
Hodge 352 $42,443
Jonesboro 4,653 $22,100
Sikes 146 $0
Winnfield 4,666 $24,875

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

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Dodson High Schools

DODSON HIGH SCHOOL
305 JONES STREET
318-628-2172
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 405 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

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