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Waterproof is in Tensas Parish.

The community was named for the hill to which the community moved to escape flooding

The latitude of Waterproof is 31.804N. The longitude is -91.383W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 69 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 775.


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Median household income
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$10,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Waterproof is on the Mississippi River
Well-known residents have included:
· John Henry Johnson, football player

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2% of Waterproof residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waterproof ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waterproof was $9,523, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Waterproof residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Waterproof, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $99.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $410.


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Tensas Parish supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waterproof political report.

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The average commute time for Waterproof workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Waterproof, LA

Pros: The plus about Waterproof is, it's a family town...

Cons: The minuses about Waterproof is the life of the town (appears) to be gone...

This is a good place to The Oalwood Baptist Church, is a wonderful place to go...

General info: The town of Waterproof has only two gas stations, Bubbas's convience store, and Higginbottom Place...

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