Demographics

People

Total Population1,704
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+555
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married42.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10%
Median Earnings25+$26,435
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,625

Wealth

Median Family Income$32,969
% Above Poverty Level62.3%
% Below Poverty Level37.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.7%
Median Gross Rent$648
Median House Value$101,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)53.8%
French Except Basque14%
Canadian7.8%
Irish5.6%
German3.2%
English2.1%
African0.6%
Italian0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Dutch0.3%
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Cottonport Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyAvoyelles Parish
Standard Zip Codes71327
Phone Area Codes318
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.98
Approximate Longitude-92.05

Cottonport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBUNKIE
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp39 to 58 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp73 to 92 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip61.7 inches
StationLSU DEAN LEE RES STN
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp37 to 58 F
Apr Temp54 to 77 F
Jul Temp72 to 92 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip60.6 inches
StationWOODWORTH 2 SE
Distance26.2 miles
Jan Temp37 to 58 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip61.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bunkie4,001$35,764
Evergreen302$29,464
Hessmer880$39,977
Mansura1,759$21,111
Moreauville981$44,333
Plaucheville244$81,563

Cottonport Public Schools

Avoyelles Correctional Center
1630 Prison Road
ZIP: 71327
(318) 876-2891
High
Total Enrollment 13
Cottonport Elementary
950 Lemoine Street
ZIP: 71327
(318) 876-3404
Primary
Total Enrollment 485

Cottonport Private Schools

St Mary's Assumption School
850 Front St
ZIP: 71327
Elementary
Total Enrollment 166
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