Louisiana Caldwell Parish Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Louisiana Caldwell Parish.

Street Address: 211 Jackson Street, Columbia, LA 71418
Phone Number: (318) 649-2259 Caldwell 40,256 37,470

Street Address: 211 Jackson ST., Columbia, LA 71418
Phone Number: (318) 649-2259 Caldwell N/A N/A

Overview of Caldwell Parish, Louisiana

Caldwell Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Columbia and as of 2000, the population is 10,560.


The parish has a total area of 1,400 km2 (541 mi2). 1,371 km2 (529 mi2) of it is land and 29 km2 (11 mi2) of it is water. The total area is 2.09% water.

Adjacent parishes

  • Ouachita Parish (north)
  • Richland Parish (northeast)
  • Franklin Parish (east)
  • Catahoula Parish (southeast)
  • La Salle Parish (south)
  • Winn Parish (southwest)
  • Jackson Parish (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 10,560 people, 3,941 households, and 2,817 families residing in the parish. The population density is 8/km2 (20/mi2). There are 5,035 housing units at an average density of 4/km2 (10/mi2). The racial makeup of the parish is 80.43% White, 17.90% Black or African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. 1.49% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,941 households out of which 32.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.40% are married couples living together, 12.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% are non-families. 25.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.99.

In the parish the population is spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 28.50% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 103.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.20 males.

The median income for a household in the parish is $26,972, and the median income for a family is $33,653. Males have a median income of $29,677 versus $19,475 for females. The per capita income for the parish is $13,884. 21.20% of the population and 17.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 27.10% of those under the age of 18 and 19.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana has the following cities and towns:

  • Clarks
  • Columbia
  • Grayson

Map of Caldwell Parish Louisiana