Hackberry, Louisiana

related topics
{household, population, female}
{school, student, university}

Hackberry is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 1,699 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Lake Charles Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

Hackberry is located at 29°59′11″N 93°23′50″W / 29.98639°N 93.39722°W / 29.98639; -93.39722 (29.986485, -93.397190)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 93.7 square miles (242.7 km²), of which, 82.2 square miles (213.0 km²) of it is land and 11.4 square miles (29.6 km²) of it (12.21%) is water.

Hurricane Ike

The community of Hackberry was essentially destroyed by Hurricane Ike in September of 2008.[2] Hurricane Ike's 22-foot (6.7 m) crawled 60 miles inland and devastated Hackberry.[3][4] The small community was heavily flooded and all structures (houses, churches, buildings, etc) were totally gutted.[2] Flooding caused by the hurricane killed many cattle and other farm animals.[2][5]

Demographics

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,699 people, 626 households, and 458 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 20.7 people per square mile (8.0/km²). There were 818 housing units at an average density of 9.9/sq mi (3.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.53% White, 0.47% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.53% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.12% of the population.

Full article ▸

related documents
Tradewinds, Texas
Four Corners, Texas
Shady Hollow, Texas
Windemere, Texas
Naschitti, New Mexico
Montegut, Louisiana
Three Rivers, Oregon
Kirkland, North Carolina
Sound Beach, New York
Rockport, Washington
Weyers Cave, Virginia
Oak Hills, Oregon
South Greeley, Wyoming
Onion Creek, Texas
Chevy Chase Heights, Pennsylvania
Altamahaw-Ossipee, North Carolina
Massanutten, Virginia
Vansant, Virginia
Fort Bridger, Wyoming
Study Butte-Terlingua, Texas
Hays, North Carolina
River Road, Washington
Half Moon, North Carolina
Hockessin, Delaware
Fox River, Alaska
Selmont-West Selmont, Alabama
East Millcreek, Utah
Kenny Lake, Alaska
Promised Land, South Carolina
Zapata Ranch, Texas