Hosston, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hosston, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Hosston had a population of 354 as of July 1, 2015. Hosston ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hosston is located at latitude 32.8861 and longitude -93.8827 in Caddo Parish. 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. Caddo Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 217 feet.

The Village of Hosston has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hosston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Village of Hosston, LA Boundary Map

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Hosston, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 354
Population in Households 354
Population in Familes 289
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 133
Diversity Index2 51
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 154
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 104
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $93,750
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,011
Average Household Income $42,508
Per Capita Income $18,505
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.06% 1.37%
Households 2.4% 1.39%
Families 1.54% 1.31%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 400 16th
Population Density1 # 415 12th
Diversity Index2 # 169 65th
Median Household Income # 349 26th
Per Capita Income # 325 32nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.