Calhoun, LA

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Calhoun Profile


Overview

Calhoun is a tiny town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 689 people and just one neighborhood, Calhoun is the 245th largest community in Louisiana. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Calhoun, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Calhoun, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Calhoun’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Calhoun does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $162,147.00.

Calhoun real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Calhoun house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Calhoun is a blue-collar town, with 59.02% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Calhoun is a town of professionals, transportation and shipping workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Calhoun who work in community and social services (33.33%), architecture and engineering (7.65%), and office and administrative support (0.00%).

Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Calhoun is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

In Calhoun, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.30 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Calhoun is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Calhoun, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

Calhoun is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Calhoun Demographics

Calhoun is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.16% of adults in Calhoun have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Calhoun in 2018 was $52,218, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $208,872 for a family of four.

Calhoun is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Calhoun home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Calhoun residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Calhoun include English, Italian, French Canadian, Yugoslavian, and Other West Indian.

The most common language spoken in Calhoun is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to LA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Central Elementary School
1163 Highway 151 S
Calhoun, LA 71225
03-05
Drew Elementary School
1132 Highway 15
West Monroe, LA 71291
PK-05
West Monroe High School
201 Riggs Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
08-12
Calhoun Elementary School
237 Calhoun Road
Calhoun, LA 71225
PK-02
West Ridge Middle School
6977 Cypress Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
06-08
Calhoun Middle School
191 Highway 80
Calhoun, LA 71225
06-08
West Ouachita High School
4061 Caples Road
West Monroe, LA 71292
08-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

OUACHITA PARISH


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Louisiana

(10 is best)

Better than of LA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.0% 56.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 52.7% 54.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 2.2%

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