Vivian (Louisiana)

Caddo Parish


Vivian is a small town ( with a status of " Town" ) in Caddo Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. In 2010, Vivian had 3671 inhabitants.

Vivian is part of the metropolitan area of ​​Shreveport- Bossier City on the Red River.


Vivian is in the northwest of Louisiana, on the southern shore of the Black Bayou Lake, approximately 15 km west of the Red River and about 3 km east of the border with Texas. The border with Arkansas is located about 20 km north. The geographical coordinates of 32 ° 52'16 Vivian " north latitude and 93 ° 59'12 " west longitude. The city covers an area of 13.5 km ².

Towns nearby Vivian are Rodessa (11,6 km to the north ), Ida (24 km northeast), Hosston (11,5 km east), Gilliam (17,3 km east-southeast ), Belcher (26,4 km to the southeast ), Oil City ( 15.16 nbsp; km south) and McLeod in Texas ( 16 km northwest ).

The center of Shreveport is located 48.4 km south-southeast. The nearest other cities are Louisiana's capital Baton Rouge ( 439 km southeast), Louisiana's largest city of New Orleans ( 561 km in the same direction), Lafayette ( 398 km south-southeast ), Beaumont, Texas ( 359 km south ), Texas ' largest city, Houston ( 410 km south-southwest ), Dallas, Texas (307 miles west), Arkansas ' capital Little Rock (300 km northeast) and Mississippi's capital Jackson ( 395 km east-southeast ).


In the city of Vivian Louisiana Highways 1 hit, 2 and 170 together. All other roads are minor roads, some unpaved roadways and within local roads.

By Vivian a railroad Kansas City Southern from the north runs in a north -south direction to Shreveport.

The nearest airports are the Shreveport Regional Airport ( 57.6 km SSE ) and the greater Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport ( 347 km west ).


According to the census in 2010 lived in Vivian 3671 people in 1504 households. The population density was 271.9 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 1504 households lived statistically 2.44 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 55.8 percent white, 41.4 percent African American, 0.7 percent Native American, 0.5 percent Asian and 0.5 percent from other ethnic groups; 1.2 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 1.4 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

26.9 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 56.8 percent were between 18 and 64 and 16.3 percent were 65 years or older. 53.6 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 25,735. The per capita income was $ 20,501. 23.1 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.