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Thread #36240   Message #1843777
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
26-Sep-06 - 12:16 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Fannin Street (Leadbelly)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Fannin Street (Leadbelly)
Shreveport's population is about 200,000, 51% Black. Metropolitan pop. close to 400,000. Located in NW Louisiana west of the Red River, it is the largest town serving adjacent parts of Arkansas and Texas, although Marshall, TX, about 25,000 and 35 miles to the west, also is important in the area. Income, particularly for the Blacks, is below the U. S. average. Median income for all families is 72% of the national average and 19% of families are below the poverty line.
Source- Demographic data of several websites, excluding Wakipedia.