World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Ida, Louisiana

Article Id: WHEBN0000115514
Reproduction Date:

Title: Ida, Louisiana  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Hosston, Louisiana, Vivian, Louisiana, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, Shreveport – Bossier City metropolitan area, Ida
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Ida, Louisiana

Ida, Louisiana
Capt. Fletcher E. Adams 357th Fighter Group Museum
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Caddo
Elevation 272 ft (82.9 m)
Area 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 - land 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 221 (2010)
Density 158.3 / sq mi (61.1 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 318
Location in Caddo Parish and the state of Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
The combination Town Hall and Library in Ida

Ida is a village in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 221 at the 2010 census.[1] It is part of the ShreveportBossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area. Ida and nearby Rodessa are the most northwesterly communities in Louisiana.


  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Sites of interest 3
  • References 4


Ida is located in northernmost Caddo Parish at (33.002606, -93.892931),[2] just south of the Arkansas border. U.S. Route 71 runs through the village, leading north 34 miles (55 km) to Texarkana, Arkansas, and south 36 miles (58 km) to Shreveport. When completed, Interstate 49 will parallel US 71 between the two cities and run just west of Ida.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), all land.[1]


As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 258 people, 117 households, and 80 families residing in the village. The population density was 185.4 inhabitants per square mile (71.7/km²). There were 133 housing units at an average density of 95.6 per square mile (36.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.67% White, 1.55% African American, 0.39% Native American, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.39% of the population.

There were 117 households out of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the village the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $26,667, and the median income for a family was $32,778. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $20,781 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,166. About 21.1% of families and 22.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 19.7% of those sixty five or over.

Sites of interest

The Capt. Fletcher E. Adams United States Air Force 357th Fighter Group Museum occupies the former W. C. Reynolds Building on East Magnolia Avenue in the center of town. Adams was a World War II flying ace. The Reynolds building was the Ida post office from 1923 to 1962, then in 1997 became the Ida Museum. In 2010 it acquired its current name.


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Ida village, Louisiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 14, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder".  
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.