Dry Prong, Louisiana

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Dry Prong Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles S of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 184 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 71423
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.581
Longitude -92.532

Dry Prong Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BOYCE 3 WNW
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 57 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 58 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.4 inches
Distance 32.4 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
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Dry Prong Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 421 100%
Male 208 49.4%
Female 213 50.6%
Under 18 108 25.7%
18+ 313 74.3%
65+ 64 15.2%
Median Age 39.5
Average Family Size 2.91
White 401 95.2%
African-American 4 1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 7 1.7%
Mixed Race 8 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 2.6%

Estimated Dry Prong Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 437
Growth 16
Growth % 3.8%

Dry Prong 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
US/American 54.6%
Irish 12.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
English 6.6%
French (except Basque) 5.5%
British 2.9%
German 2.2%
Czech 1.8%
Scottish 1.5%
French Canadian 0.7%
Belgian 0.7%
Acadian/Cajun 0.7%
Dutch 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Rock Hill (71423)
Williana (71423)

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)
Dry Prong 421 $43,214
Ball 3,681 $38,588
Boyce 1,190 $20,000
Colfax 1,659 $20,000
Georgetown 301 $32,750
Pineville 13,829 $37,735
Pollock 376 $29,063
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Dry Prong High Schools (2004)

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17779 HIGHWAY 167
Serves 670 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

17771 HIGHWAY 167
A Non-traditional School
Serves 56 students.

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