Belcher, Louisiana

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Coordinates: 32°45′02″N 93°50′02″W / 32.75056°N 93.83389°W / 32.75056; -93.83389
Village of Belcher
Village
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Caddo
Elevation 187 ft (57 m)
Coordinates 32°45′02″N 93°50′02″W / 32.75056°N 93.83389°W / 32.75056; -93.83389
Area 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
 - land 1.6 sq mi (4 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 272 (2000)
Density 174.7 / sq mi (67.5 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 318
Location of Belcher in Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the United States

Belcher is a village in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 272 at the 2000 census. It is part of the ShreveportBossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Belcher is located at 32°45′2″N 93°50′2″W / 32.75056°N 93.83389°W / 32.75056; -93.83389 (32.750518, -93.833772)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 272 people, 99 households, and 78 families residing in the village. The population density was 174.7 inhabitants per square mile (67.3/km²). There were 107 housing units at an average density of 68.7 per square mile (26.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 75.37% White, 23.90% African American and 0.74% Native American.

There were 99 households out of which 41.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 17.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $39,167, and the median income for a family was $40,469. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,954. About 6.3% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 4.3% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.