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Population (year 2000): 13,027. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,281 (+1.9% change)
Males: 5,947 (45.7%), Females: 7,080 (54.3%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $24,175 (year 2000)
Median house value: $56,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Minden:

  • Black (52.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (46.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (11.3%), Irish (5.5%), English (5.0%), German (4.4%), French (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).Louisiana

Elevation: 259 feet

Land area: 11.9 square miles

Minden,

For population 25 years and over in Minden

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minden city

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -766 (-5.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, LA Bossier (28.9 miles pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: LA Shreveport, (35.1 miles pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (241.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Inn, LA (4.0 miles Dixie LA (5.3 miles Sibley, LA (6.2 miles Dubberly, LA (10.5 miles Doyline, LA (11.0 miles Heflin, LA (16.5 miles Haughton, LA (16.6 miles Gibsland, Valley, LA (16.6 miles Cotton


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 26 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $225,100
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $158,900

Latitude: 32.62 N, Longitude: 93.28 W

Area code: 318


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.2%), Manufacturing (15.7%), Retail trade (13.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,040 (+15.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,805 (59.3%)


 

Crime in Minden by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 1 1 2 1
    per 100,000 0.0 7.7 7.7 7.7 15.4 7.7
Rapes 2 0 1 1 2 0
    per 100,000 15.4 0.0 7.7 7.7 15.4 0.0
Robberies 5 7 8 6 7 9
    per 100,000 38.4 53.7 61.4 46.1 53.7 69.1
Assaults 34 42 31 30 26 61
    per 100,000 261.0 322.4 238.0 230.3 199.6 468.3
Burglaries 55 60 82 73 74 81
    per 100,000 422.2 460.6 629.5 560.4 568.1 621.8
Thefts 221 193 238 228 229 221
    per 100,000 1696.5 1481.5 1827.0 1750.2 1757.9 1696.5
Auto thefts 18 17 17 17 19 23
    per 100,000 138.2 130.5 130.5 130.5 145.9 176.6
178.3 190.2 204.3 190.3 199.3 247.6

Average climate in Minden, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Minden,

Minden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1999, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Minden city center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.

On 2/12/1950, a category 4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers in Minden:
  • BERNICE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (100 MEADOWBROOK DRIVE)
  • MINDEN MEDICAL CENTER INC (NO 1 MEDICAL PLAZA)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Minden:
  • HOMER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; HOMER, LA)
  • LOUISIANA EXTENDED CARE HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; ARCADIA, LA)
  • SUMMITT HOSPITAL OF NORT LOUISIANA (about 29 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Minden:
  • BARKSDALE AFB (about 27 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; ID: BAD)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 39 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; ID: SHV)
  • TEXARKANA REGIONAL-WEBB FIELD (about 75 miles; TEXARKANA, AR; ID: TXK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Minden:
  • MINDEN-WEBSTER (about 2 miles; MINDEN, LA; ID: F24)
  • HOMER MUNICIPAL (about 23 miles; HOMER, LA; ID: 5F4)
  • ARCADIA-BIENVILLE PARISH (about 25 miles; ARCADIA, LA; ID: 5F0)

College/University in Minden:
  • LOUISIANA TECHNICAL COLLEGE-NORTHWEST LOUISIANA (Full-time enrollment: 487; Location: PO BOX 835; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minden:
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,743)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 31 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; GRAMBLING, LA; FT enrollment: 4,299)
  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 44 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR; FT enrollment: 2,646)
  • LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; RUSTON, LA; FT enrollment: 9,013)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 62 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; FT enrollment: 7,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE (about 84 miles; MONROE, LA; FT enrollment: 8,116)
Public high school in Minden:
  • MINDEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 849; Location: 1103 SOUTH COLLEGE STREET; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high school in Minden:
  • GLENBROOK SCHOOL (Students: 321; Location: 1674 COUNTRY CLUB CIRCLE; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Minden:
  • WEBSTER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 560; Location: 700 EAST UNION STREET; Grades: PK - 08)
  • E. S. RICHARDSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 462; Location: 515 WEST TODD STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • J. L. JONES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 620 DISTRICT DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • J. E. HARPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 355; Location: 618 GERMANTOWN ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • STEWART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 326; Location: 215 NORTH MIDDLE LANDING; Grades: PK - 05)
  • J. A. PHILLIPS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 811 DURWOOD DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 06)
  • WEBSTER PARISH ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 108; Location: 109 CLERK STREET; Grades: 03 - 12)
  • HOPE YOUTH RANCH ALTERNATIVE CENTER (Students: 64; Location: 114 HOPE RANCH ROAD; Grades: 01 - 12)
  • WEBSTER PARISH EXPULSION SCHOOL (Students: 3; Location: 109 CLERK STREET; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Minden:
  • MINDEN SDA SCHOOL (Students: 7; Location: 106 MAGNOLIA STREET; Grades: 4 - 7)
Library in Minden:
  • WEBSTER PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $874,132; Location: 521 EAST & WEST STREET; 104,433 books; 1,788 audio materials; 1,863 video materials; 374 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Minden: Pine Hills Country Club (A), Minden City Hall (B), Minden Civic Center (C), Minden Public Library (D), Meadowview Nursing Home (E), Central Fire Station (F), Webster Parish Courthouse (G), Town and Country Nursing Home (H), Jones Memorial Public Library (I).

Churches in Minden include: Southside Baptist Church (A), Minden Church of Christ (B), Minden Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Sheppard Heights Assembly of God Church (D), Bethel Faith Temple Church (E), Mount Calm Missionary Baptist Church (F), Lakeview United Methodist Church (G), First Southern Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Garden of Memory Cemetery (1), Fuller Memorial Shrine Cemetery (2), Minden Cemetery (3).

Parks in Minden include: Hinton Memorial Park (1), Minden Historic District (2), Minden Tennis and Aquatic Center (3), Roosevelt Park (4), Stewart Park (5), Academy Park (6), Babb Park (7), City Park (8), Victory Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Minden compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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 Minden:
  • KASO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MINDEN, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
Strongest FM radio stations in Minden:
  • WAIV (102.3 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • KYLA (106.7 FM; HOMER, LA; Owner: NWLA BROADCASTING, L.L.C)
  • K216EX (91.1 FM; MINDEN, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLKL (95.7 FM; MINDEN, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KBEF (104.5 FM; GIBSLAND, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXKS-FM (93.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTKC (92.9 FM; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KBTT (103.7 FM; HAUGHTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Minden:
  • KPXJ (Channel 21; MINDEN, LA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

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