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The Village of Dodson had a population of 319 as of July 1, 2016. Dodson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dodson is located at latitude 32.0808 and longitude -92.6587 in Winn Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dodson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Winn Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 256 feet.

The Village of Dodson (GNIS ID: 2407441) 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.

The Village of Dodson is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Winn Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dodson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dodson: Pyburn.


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Dodson, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 319
Population in Households 300
Population in Familes 251
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 142
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $45,833
Average Home Value $82,576
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,666
Average Household Income $48,953
Per Capita Income $19,280
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.87% -0.7%
Households -0.82% -0.61%
Families 0.18% -0.89%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.

Dodson, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dodson to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 409 14th
Population Density1 # 412 13th
Diversity Index2 # 355 25th
Median Household Income # 325 32nd
Per Capita Income # 330 31st

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