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People

Total Population 837
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 22.2%
Employed Population 16+ 349
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,797
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,545

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,949
% Above Poverty Level 79.3%
% Below Poverty Level 20.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $544
Median House Value $140,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.5%
US/American 0%
English 1.7%
Irish 4.5%

Hessmer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles N of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Avoyelles
Standard Zip Codes 71341
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.059
Longitude -92.121

Hessmer 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 8 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 18.6 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 20.8 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, Hessmer, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

New Belledeau (71341)

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

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Location Population Median Family Income
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Cottonport 2,850 $34,028
Evergreen 303 $28,438
Mansura 1,622 $31,103
Marksville 5,635 $33,929
Moreauville 968 $60,625
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