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Population (year 2000): 9,808. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,976 (+1.7% change)
Males: 4,623 (47.1%), Females: 5,185 (52.9%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $31,952 (year 2000)
Median house value: $65,900 (year 2000)

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Races in De Ridder:

  • White Non-Hispanic (59.8%)
  • Black (34.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (13.0%), German (6.5%), English (6.1%), Irish (5.4%), French (3.3%), French Canadian (1.9%).

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Land area: 8.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in De Ridder

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in De Ridder city

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

3.1% Foreign born (1.3% Asia, 1.3% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -766 (-7.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charles, LA Lake (44.4 miles pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: LA Shreveport, (116.6 miles pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (162.3 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (4.7 miles Rosepine, Polk South, LA (14.6 miles Fort Llano, LA (18.2 miles New LA (18.2 miles Merryville, Polk North, LA (19.3 miles Fort LA (20.2 miles Leesville, LA (28.0 miles Anacoco, LA (28.3 miles Reeves,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 11 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $69,600
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $79,900

Latitude: 30.85 N, Longitude: 93.29 W

Area code: 337


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.5%), Public administration (14.0%), Retail trade (13.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +574 (+5.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,621 (42.5%)


 

Crime in De Ridder by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 5 1 1
    per 100,000 51.0 10.2 10.2
Assaults 25 21 20
    per 100,000 254.9 214.1 203.9
Burglaries 47 53 55
    per 100,000 479.2 540.4 560.8
Thefts 167 133 114
    per 100,000 1702.7 1356.0 1162.3
Auto thefts 2 1 2
    per 100,000 20.4 10.2 20.4
169.6 138.8 131.2


Average climate in De Ridder, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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De Ridder-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the De Ridder city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near De Ridder:
  • BEAUREGARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; DERIDDER, LA)
  • BYRD REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; LEESVILLE, LA)
  • TRI PARISH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; LEESVILLE, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to De Ridder:
  • POLK AAF (about 15 miles; FORT POLK, LA; ID: POE)
  • CHENNAULT INTL (about 47 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: CWF)
  • LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL (about 51 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: LCH)
Other public-use airports nearest to De Ridder:
  • BEAUREGARD PARISH (about 4 miles; DE RIDDER, LA; ID: DRI)
  • LEESVILLE (about 22 miles; LEESVILLE, LA; ID: L39)
  • NEWTON MUNI (about 31 miles; NEWTON, TX; ID: 61R)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 9 $17,805 $23,740 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   2 $779
Water Supply 9 $20,178 $26,904 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $1,353 $16,236 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 26 $56,371 $26,017 0 $0
Other Government Administration 14 $20,639 $17,690 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $16,401 $32,802 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $3,782 $22,692 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,497 $17,964 0 $0
Streets and Highways 12 $19,065 $19,065 0 $0
Health 1 $1,534 $18,408 0 $0
Firefighters 14 $35,927 $30,794 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $1,815 $21,780 0 $0
Totals for Government 96 $196,366 $24,545 2 $779


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to De Ridder:
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,460)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 64 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; FT enrollment: 7,710)
  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 82 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; FT enrollment: 8,888)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE (about 98 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; FT enrollment: 13,673)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 106 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 108 miles; LUFKIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,773)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 109 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; FT enrollment: 10,217)

Notable locations in De Ridder: Beauregard Police Jury Office (A), Beauregard Parish Public Library (B), Beauregard Parish Jail (C), Beauregard Parish Courthouse (D), Beauregard Museum (E), War Memorial Civic Center (F).

Shopping Center: East Village Shopping Center (1).

Churches in De Ridder include: Sunrise Baptist Church (A), Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church (B), Beach Grove Baptist Church (C), Bearegard Church of Christ (D), Greater Zion Hill Church of God in Christ (E), Full Gospel Temple (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First Pentecostal Church (H).

Cemetery: Woodlawn Cemetery (1).

Parks in De Ridder include: West Park (1), Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds (2), Bryant Park (3), DeRidder Commerical Historic District (4).

Post office: (A).  


De Ridder compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in De Ridder:
  • KDLA (1010 AM; 1 kW; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KLLA (1570 AM; 1 kW; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: PENE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in De Ridder:
  • KVVP (105.7 FM; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: STANNARD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNUF (92.1 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQLK (97.9 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC)
  • KROK (95.7 FM; SOUTH FORT POLK, LA; Owner: WEST CENTRAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KUMX (106.7 FM; NORTH FORT POLK, LA; Owner: WEST CENTRAL BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYLC (90.3 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBAN (91.1 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJAE (93.5 FM; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: PENE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around De Ridder:
  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K51FO (Channel 51; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT B/CING. OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)

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