North Hodge, Louisiana

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Village of North Hodge
Village
Location of North Hodge in Jackson Parish, Louisiana.
Location of North Hodge in Jackson Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Coordinates: 32°16′55″N 92°43′06″W / 32.28194°N 92.71833°W / 32.28194; -92.71833Coordinates: 32°16′55″N 92°43′06″W / 32.28194°N 92.71833°W / 32.28194; -92.71833
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Jackson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.69 sq mi (1.78 km2)
 • Land 0.68 sq mi (1.76 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation 177 ft (54 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 388
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 378
 • Density 556.70/sq mi (214.94/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 318
FIPS code 22-55910

North Hodge is a village in Jackson Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 436 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Ruston Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

North Hodge is located at 32°16′55″N 92°43′6″W / 32.28194°N 92.71833°W / 32.28194; -92.71833 (32.282052, -92.718443).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²). 0.7 square miles (1.7 km²) of it is land and 1.47% is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 680
1970 640 −5.9%
1980 573 −10.5%
1990 477 −16.8%
2000 436 −8.6%
2010 388 −11.0%
Est. 2016 378 [2] −2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 436 people, 172 households, and 116 families residing in the village. The population density was 647.8 inhabitants per square mile (251.3/km²). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 316.5 per square mile (122.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 80.50% White, 17.89% African American, 0.69% Native American, 0.69% Asian, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 172 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 11.7% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $21,563, and the median income for a family was $27,083. Males had a median income of $28,625 versus $13,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $10,934. About 26.3% of families and 28.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 37.0% of those under age 18 and 16.1% of those age 65 or over.

Current Government[edit]

North Hodge is governed under provisions of the Lawrason Act.

Current Mayor: Kathy Robertson

Term: 2015-2019

Council Members:
Chasity Womack, since 2015

J. W. "Buster" Tumlin, since 2015

Tony Duffey, since 2015
Chief of Police: Phillip Moffett

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.