East Hodge, Louisiana

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East Hodge, Louisiana
Village
Location of East Hodge in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Location of East Hodge in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Coordinates: 32°16′37″N 92°42′54″W / 32.27694°N 92.71500°W / 32.27694; -92.71500Coordinates: 32°16′37″N 92°42′54″W / 32.27694°N 92.71500°W / 32.27694; -92.71500
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishJackson
Area
 • Total0.23 sq mi (0.61 km2)
 • Land0.23 sq mi (0.61 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
203 ft (62 m)
Population
 • Total289
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
276
 • Density1,179.49/sq mi (455.21/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)318
FIPS code22-22465

East Hodge is a village in Jackson Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 289 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 366 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Ruston Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

East Hodge is located in southwestern Jackson Parish at 32°16′37″N 92°42′54″W / 32.27694°N 92.71500°W / 32.27694; -92.71500 (32.277046, -92.714955).[4] It is bordered to the west by Hodge and to the northwest by North Hodge. U.S. Route 167, running through Hodge and North Hodge, leads north 5 miles (8 km) to Quitman and south 3 miles (5 km) to Jonesboro.

According to the United States Census Bureau, East Hodge has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km2), of which 0.18 acres (734 m2), or 0.12%, are water. The village sits on high ground between the Dugdemona River to the northwest and the Little Dugdemona River to the south.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970363
198043920.9%
1990421−4.1%
2000366−13.1%
2010289−21.0%
Est. 2016276[2]−4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 366 people, 135 households, and 100 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,529.2 inhabitants per square mile (588.8/km²). There were 157 housing units at an average density of 656.0 per square mile (252.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 4.64% White, 95.08% African American and 0.27% Native American.

There were 135 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 29.6% were married couples living together, 43.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the village, the population was spread out with 37.4% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 71.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 63.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $11,786, and the median income for a family was $14,432. Males had a median income of $25,250 versus $12,159 for females. The per capita income for the village was $7,616. About 46.6% of families and 51.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 66.4% of those under age 18 and 37.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 2, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): East Hodge village, Louisiana". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.