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Shongaloo is in Webster Parish, in the Minden metro area.
The community name derives from Choctaw term for cypress
The latitude of Shongaloo is 32.941N. The longitude is -93.298W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 256 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 158.
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4% of Shongaloo residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shongaloo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shongaloo was $20,809, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Shongaloo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shongaloo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $688.
Webster Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shongaloo political report.
The average commute time for Shongaloo workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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