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Hosston, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Hosston is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Caddo Parish at latitude 32.8861 and longitude -93.8827. Caddo Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 217 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Hosston, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hosston, Louisiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Hosston indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Hosston (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

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Hosston, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 335
Population in Households 335
Population in Familes 274
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 125
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 146
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $91,892
Average Home Value $97,368


Median Household Income $29,737
Average Household Income $42,907
Per Capita Income $18,458
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.23% 0.71%
Households 1.68% 0.81%
Families 0.73% 0.6%
Median Household Income   3.67%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hosston, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hosston to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 404 15th
Population Density1 # 418 12th
Diversity Index2 # 168 65th
Median Household Income # 385 19th
Per Capita Income # 333 30th

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