Caddo Parish

Caddo Parish, Louisiana

505 Travis St 8th Fl
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: (318) 226-6900
Fax: (318) 429-7630

On northwestern border of panhandle of LA; organized Jan 18, 1838 from Natchitoches Parish. Name Origin: For name of a group of tribes of Caddoan linguistic stock. Derived from one of the tribal groups, the Kadohadacho ('real chiefs') Confederacy

Area (sq mi):: 936.90 (land 881.99; water 54.91) Population per square mile: 284.90
Population 2005: 251,309 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 252,161 (White 52.20%; Black or African American 44.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,839; median household $31,467; Population below poverty level: 21.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,131-$28,884
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Shreveport County seat (198,675)

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