Libuse, Louisiana

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Coordinates: 31°21′15″N 92°20′00″W / 31.35417°N 92.33333°W / 31.35417; -92.33333
Libuse
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Rapides
Elevation 174 ft (53 m)
Coordinates 31°21′15″N 92°20′00″W / 31.35417°N 92.33333°W / 31.35417; -92.33333
Population 1,965
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code 71348
Area code 318
Location of Libuse in Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the United States

Libuse is an unincorporated community in Rapides Parish, Louisiana in the United States and part of the Alexandria, Louisiana metropolitan area. It was founded in 1914 by Czech immigrants, and named after Libuše. As of 2011, fundraising has commenced for a future Louisiana Czech Museum to be built in Libuse.[1] The tribal office of the Talimali Band of Apalachee is located in Libuse.

Libuse was the home of the late State Representative Carl Gunter, Jr.

Demographics[edit]

At the time of the last census, Libuse's population was 1,965 with 800 total housing units. The median household income was $30,370. 50.7% of the population are male thus the other 49.3% are female. The median age of Libuse was 34. The racial makeup of the community was 233 people or 11.9% are Black or African American and 1621 people or 82.5% are White. 5.5% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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Geography[edit]

Libuse is located at 31°21′15″N 92°20′00″W / 31.35417°N 92.33333°W / 31.35417; -92.33333.[3]

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