Mooringsport, Louisiana

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Mooringsport, Louisiana

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High Points

Mooringsport strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Mooringsport Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 9% Mooringsport Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 11% Mooringsport Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 13% Mooringsport Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 16% Mooringsport People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 17% Mooringsport Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Mooringsport, Louisiana

Comparing Mooringsport 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 8 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 4
Well-Paid Single Women 6 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 9
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Senior Citizens 5 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 3
Portion of People Married 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 10
Median Family Income 5 9
People in Middle Class or Better 5 9
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 2 2
Working at Home 2 3
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Rents 5 2
Housing Recently Built 5 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4

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Mooringsport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NW of Shreveport, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 165 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Caddo
Metro Area Shreveport - Bossier City
Standard Zip Codes 71060
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.687
Longitude -93.96

Mooringsport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 51.4 inches
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Mooringsport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 833 100%
Male 402 48.3%
Female 431 51.7%
Under 18 236 28.3%
18+ 597 71.7%
65+ 128 15.4%
Median Age 35.2
Average Family Size 3.02
White 668 80.2%
African-American 148 17.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 3 0.4%
Mixed Race 11 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.7%

Estimated Mooringsport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 811
Growth -22
Growth % -2.6%

Mooringsport 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) 24.9%
US/American 17.7%
Irish 12.9%
French (except Basque) 8.8%
English 7.3%
Scottish 7.2%
German 5.9%
Dutch 4.7%
Scotch-Irish 4.3%
Italian 2%
French Canadian 1.6%
European 0.9%
Russian 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Polish 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mooringsport 833 $40,625
Belcher 272 $40,469
Benton 2,035 $31,953
Blanchard 2,050 $58,047
Gilliam 178 $39,375
Oil City 1,219 $25,114
Vivian 4,031 $29,867
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