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People

Total Population 520
Male Share of the Population 45.2%
Female Share of the Population 54.8%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 198
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 54.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,063
% Above Poverty Level 73.8%
% Below Poverty Level 26.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19.3%
Median Gross Rent $613
Median House Value $112,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 15%

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

Dry Prong Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles S of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 184 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 71423
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.581
Longitude -92.532

Dry Prong 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 BOYCE 3 WNW
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 57 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches
Station ALEXANDRIA INTL AP
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 58 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.4 inches
Station WOODWORTH 2 SE
Distance 32.4 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, Dry Prong, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Rock Hill (71423)

Williana (71423)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ball 4,000 $65,461
Boyce 1,441 $36,250
Colfax 1,706 $28,000
Georgetown 389 $57,500
Pineville 14,455 $46,493
Pollock 425 $43,750

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

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Dry Prong High Schools

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GRANT HIGH SCHOOL
17779 HIGHWAY 167
318-899-3331
Serves 670 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

GRANT ACADEMY
17771 HIGHWAY 167
318-899-3999
A Non-traditional School
Serves 56 students.

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