Florien, Louisiana

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Florien, Louisiana

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High Points

Florien 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 Florien Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Florien Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Florien, Louisiana

Comparing Florien 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
Racial Diversity 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Senior Citizens 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 4
Age of the Population 2 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 7
People Above Poverty 2 6
People in Middle Class or Better 1 3
Median Family Income 1 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Rents 7 4
People Living Alone 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Florien Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 75 miles S of Bossier City, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles NE of Houston, Texas
County Sabine
Standard Zip Codes 71429
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.443
Longitude -93.457

Florien Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MANY
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 59 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 80 F
Annual Precip 57.7 inches
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Florien Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 692 100%
Male 318 46%
Female 374 54%
Under 18 213 30.8%
18+ 479 69.2%
65+ 74 10.7%
Median Age 33.1
Average Family Size 3.19
White 493 71.2%
African-American 187 27%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.9%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 2%

Estimated Florien Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 701
Growth 9
Growth % 1.3%

Florien 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) 54.1%
US/American 24.2%
Irish 9.4%
Italian 2.3%
German 2.3%
English 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Scottish 1.4%
European 0.9%
Portuguese 0.7%
Brazilian 0.5%
Polish 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Gandy Spur (71429)
Mount Carmel (71429)
Peason (71429)
Toro (71429)

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)
Florien 692 $25,833
Anacoco 866 $41,875
Fisher 268 $34,250
Hornbeck 435 $33,036
Many 2,889 $24,329
Robeline 183 $24,583
Zwolle 1,783 $17,326
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Florien High Schools (2004)

Serves 264 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

Florien Colleges

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