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Chatham is in Jackson Parish, in the Ruston metro area.
The latitude of Chatham is 32.306N. The longitude is -92.45W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 180 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 621.
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3% of Chatham residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chatham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chatham was $10,415, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Chatham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chatham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $169. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $508.
Jackson Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chatham political report.
The average commute time for Chatham workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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