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People

Total Population 838
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 354
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 51.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,625
% Above Poverty Level 79%
% Below Poverty Level 21%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 40 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.3%
Median Gross Rent $662
Median House Value $119,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.6%
US/American 0%
English 1.8%
Irish 5%

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

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.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bunkie 4,099 $35,703
Cottonport 1,997 $32,576
Evergreen 262 $23,958
Mansura 1,702 $30,395
Marksville 5,594 $34,621
Moreauville 927 $55,000

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

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