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Overview

Introduction to Tallulah, Louisiana

Tallulah, Louisiana, in Madison county, is 54 miles E of Monroe, Louisiana and 182 miles N of Orleans, Louisiana.

Tallulah History

The city of Tallulah is the parish seat of Madison Parish. It is the principal city of the Tallulah Metropolitan Area. The area was largely agricultural in nature and grew cotton, soybeans and corn. It also includes several rice and wheat fields. The city gradually prospered and developed to become a business and educational destination.

Tallulah and nearby Attractions

  • Grand Gulf Military State Park Museum
  • Poverty Point State Historic Site
  • Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
  • Atlanta State Park
  • Homochitto National Forest

Things To Do In Tallulah

Tourists can visit the Grand Gulf Military State Park Museum in order to learn more about the area’s history, specifically its role in the Civil War. The tourists can even a plan a trip to the Homochitto National Forest. One can also visit the Atlanta State Park, which facilitates camping, swimming and fishing.

Tallulah Transportation

Air transportation is available from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Tallulah Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Alcorn State University, Louisiana Technical College or Louisiana Technical College.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,144
Male Share of the Population43.4%
Female Share of the Population56.6%
Senior Citizens13.3%
Employed Population 16+2,452
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married31.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13%
Median Earnings25+$20,873
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$10,435
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,024

Wealth

Median Family Income$30,851
% Above Poverty Level57.7%
% Below Poverty Level42.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone39.9%
Median Gross Rent$481
Median House Value$57,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)70.1%
Irish3%
German1.4%
English1.1%
Italian0.9%
Scottish0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
African0.2%
Arab0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Tallulah Almanac

CategoryValue
County Madison Parish
Standard Zip Codes71282
P.O. Box Zip Codes71284
Phone Area Codes318
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.4
Approximate Longitude-91.18

Tallulah Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationTALLULAH
Distance1.8 miles
Jan Temp35 to 55 F
Apr Temp53 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 92 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip58.6 inches
StationVICKSBURG MILITARY PARK
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp36 to 59 F
Apr Temp52 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp54 to 79 F
Annual Precip57.9 inches
StationLAKE PROVIDENCE
Distance27.1 miles
Jan Temp34 to 52 F
Apr Temp53 to 74 F
Jul Temp72 to 92 F
Oct Temp54 to 77 F
Annual Precip59.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Delhi2,938$48,258
Delta245$21,944
Epps1,167$31,250
Newellton1,274$24,479
Richmond506$51,563

Tallulah Public Libraries

Madison Parish Library
403 NORTH MULBERRY STREET
Tallulah, Louisiana
(318) 574-4308

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Tallulah Hospitals

Madison Parish Hospital
(Non-profit)
900 Johnson St
(318) 574-2374

Tallulah Public Schools

Christian Acres Alternative School
200 Loop Road
ZIP: 71282
(318) 574-1563
Other
Total Enrollment 65
Madison High School
1234 Madison High Drive
ZIP: 71282
(318) 574-3529
High
Total Enrollment 471
Madison Middle School
1234 Madison High Drive
ZIP: 71282
(318) 574-0933
Middle
Total Enrollment 228
Tallulah Charter School
1206 North Cedar Street
ZIP: 71282
(318) 574-1587
Primary
Total Enrollment 363
Tallulah Elementary School
1100 Johnson Street
ZIP: 71282
(318) 574-0732
Primary
Total Enrollment 255
Wright Elementary School
809 Wyche Street
ZIP: 71282
(318) 574-4430
Primary
Total Enrollment 398

Tallulah Private Schools

Tallulah Academy/delta Christian School
700 Wood St
ZIP: 71282
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 251
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