Caldwell Parish


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Caldwell Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 1737
Columbia, LA 71418
Phone: (318) 649-2681
Fax: (318) 649-5930

In north-central LA, south of Monroe; organized Mar 6, 1838 from Catahoula and Ouachita parishes. Name Origin: For Matthew Caldwell, a pioneer from NC

Area (sq mi):: 540.72 (land 529.42; water 11.30) Population per square mile: 20.00
Population 2005: 10,563 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 7.60% Population 2000: 10,560 (White 79.50%; Black or African American 17.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $13,884; median household $26,972; Population below poverty level: 21.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,145-$19,104
Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 36.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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