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Castor is in Bienville Parish.
The community name derives from French for beaver
The latitude of Castor is 32.253N. The longitude is -93.165W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 174 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 215.
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13% of Castor residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Castor ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Castor was $11,963, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Castor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Castor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $138. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.
Bienville Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Castor political report.
The average commute time for Castor workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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