Abita Springs, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 2,450 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.2%
Males: 1,091  (44.6%)
Females: 1,359  (55.4%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70420, 70435, 70471.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,788 (it was $39,923 in 2000)
Abita Springs:

$63,788
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,420 (it was $16,998 in 2000)

Abita Springs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $172,736 (it was $110,100 in 2000)
Abita Springs:

$172,736
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $192,416; Detached houses: $195,812; Townhouses or other attached units: $121,436

Median gross rent in 2012: $971.

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Abita Springs races chart
  • White alone - 2,418 (87.1%)
  • Black alone - 164 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 85 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 58 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.3%)

Races in Abita Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Abita Springs: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.1%), French (15.1%), Irish (11.4%), United States (9.5%), Italian (8.0%), English (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 33 feet

Land area: 4.13 square miles.

Population density: 594 people per square mile   (low).

Abita Springs,LA real estate house value index trend

Abita Springs, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Abita Springs:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abita Springs town:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

134 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This town:  4.8%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Abita Springs, Louisiana as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Abita Springs to the number of sex offenders is 404 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,438 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,089 (0.6%)

Abita Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Metairie, LA (34.2 miles , pop. 146,136).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (34.9 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (323.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Covington, LA (2.0 miles ), Mandeville, LA (2.8 miles ), Madisonville, LA (3.0 miles ), Lacombe, LA (3.6 miles ), Folsom, LA (3.8 miles ), Sun, LA (3.8 miles ), Pearl River, LA (4.3 miles ), Nicholson, MS (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $195,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.48 N, Longitude: 90.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 985

Abita Springs household income distribution Abita Springs home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.81
Louisiana average:

3.87
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +682 (+53.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

Work and jobs in Abita Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Abita Springs, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Abita Springs-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the Abita Springs town center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Abita Springs-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 358.3 miles away from Abita Springs center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 260.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 169.6 miles away from Abita Springs center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Abita Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Abita Springs:

  • ABITA SQUARE DIALYSIS, LLC (21501 HWY 36)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Abita Springs:

  • ROBERT ROAD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MANDEVILLE, LA)
  • GULF STATES LTAC OF COVINGTON (Hospital, about 3 miles away; COVINGTON, LA)
  • PREMIER PHYSICAL REHABILITATION HOSPIT (Hospital, about 3 miles away; COVINGTON, LA)
  • RIVERBEND REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; COVINGTON, LA)
  • THREE RIVERS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; COVINGTON, LA)
  • SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; COVINGTON, LA)
  • EGAN HEALTHCARE NORTHSHORE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; COVINGTON, LA)

located in Abita Springs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abita Springs:

  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 26 miles; Hammond, LA; Full-time enrollment: 12,713)
  • University of New Orleans (about 32 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Delgado Community College (about 35 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 36 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 38 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 38 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 39 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)

Public elementary/middle schools in Abita Springs:

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Notable locations in Abita Springs: Abita Springs Police Department (A), UCM Museum and Abita Mystery House (B), Abita Springs Trailhead Museum (C), Saint Tammany Parish Fire District 8 Station 81 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Abita Springs include: New Hope Baptist Church (A), Louisiana Church (B), Greater Mount Hermon Baptist Church (C), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Saint Jane de Chantal Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Abita Springs Cemetery (1), Flot Cemetery (2), Davis Cemetery (3), Byers Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Abita Springs: Abita Springs Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Northshore Art Academy (Museums; 22275 Highway 36), St Tammany Parish - Parish Libraries- Abita Springs Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 71683 Leveson Street), U C M Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 22275 Highway 36).

Hotel: Northshore Travel & Cruise (504 Lionel Court).

St. Tammany Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 44.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.75
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Abita Springs and their reported violations in the past:

ABITA SPRINGS WATER SYSTEM (Address: 22161 Level Street , Population served: 2,800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ABITA SPRINGS RV PARK (Address: 24150 HWY 435 , Population served: 372, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.7%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.9% for Black residents, 42.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 23.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.5%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Abita Springs, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Abita Springs compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Abita Springs (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Abita Springs Branch at 22109 Level St., branch established on 1976/05/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $110.2 mil, Deposits: $98.0 mil, headquarters in Covington, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Home Bank: Abita Springs Branch at 70591 Highway 59, branch established on 2008/08/25. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $953.5 mil, Deposits: $732.8 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Abita Springs travel time to work - commute Abita Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Abita Springs town (based on St. Tammany Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.36%
Here: 56.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLutheran Church
Adherents53.2%20.4%8.8%2.3%2.2%
Congregations11.3%24.8%9.8%5.3%3.0%
NameEpiscopal ChurchJewishAmerican Baptist AssociationChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.1%1.3%1.2%1.2%7.2%
Congregations2.3%0.8%3.0%4.5%35.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 38
St. Tammany Parish:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
St. Tammany Parish:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
St. Tammany Parish:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 188
Here:

8.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Tammany Parish:

26.0%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.8%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5$16,799$40,3185$3,090
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$828
Police - Other 1$2,870$34,4400$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,302$31,8120$0
Sewerage 7$6,130$10,5090$0
Water Supply 7$6,085$10,4310$0
Gas Supply 7$6,085$10,4310$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,026$24,1560$0
Totals for Government 31$47,297$18,3096$3,918

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($305 average AGI)
St. Tammany Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.92% ($51,238 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.53% ($41,782)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.35% ($34,699)


5.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($460 average AGI)
St. Tammany Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.60% ($47,445 average AGI)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.58% ($40,590)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.45% ($31,892)

Strongest AM radio stations in Abita Springs:

  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WASO (730 AM; 0 kW; COVINGTON, LA)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abita Springs:

  • WKSY (106.1 FM; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WOPR (94.7 FM; LACOMBE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJSH (104.7 FM; FOLSOM, LA; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WHMD (107.1 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WUUU (98.9 FM; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

TV broadcast stations around Abita Springs:

  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSTY-LP (Channel 23; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: AMERICAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
Abita Springs, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 176
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 34
  • Fatalities: 129
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 309
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21
See more detailed statistics of Abita Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total costs: $1,582,000
Total average daily traffic: 52,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,733
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 39,824

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Abita Springs)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 21315 Emile Strain Rd (Lat: 30.431861 Lon: -90.047583), Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPFP230
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.287 MHz, 929.562 MHz, 929.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/22/1999, Expiration Date: 08/22/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2001
    Registrant: 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330
  • 21315 Emile Strain Rd (Lat: 30.431583 Lon: -90.047583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPGF232
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.737 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2000, Expiration Date: 03/06/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2001, Certifier: Donna Comer
    Registrant: Paging Network Of America Inc, 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330
  • 21315 Emile Strain Rd (Lat: 30.431667 Lon: -90.047500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WPIJ399
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.587 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 09/26/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2001, Certifier: Donna Comer
    Registrant: Paging Network Of America, Inc., 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330
  • 21315 Emile Strain Rd (Lat: 30.431861 Lon: -90.047583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPJW654
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/01/2002, Expiration Date: 11/21/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/24/2006, Certifier: Philip Fritz
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Hwy 59 Mere Dr (Lat: 30.470750 Lon: -90.041750), Call Sign: KXQ530, Licensee ID: L00026700
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.8200 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/2004, Expiration Date: 10/19/2014
    Registrant: Washington St Tammany Electric Coop Inc, 950 Pearl St, Franklinton, LA 70438
  • Lat: 30.431389 Lon: -90.047500, Call Sign: WQCA270, Licensee ID: L00045580
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.350 MHz, 456.400 MHz, 457.050 MHz, 457.125 MHz, 457.300 MHz, 466.100 MHz, 467.000 MHz, 468.500 MHz, 468.775 MHz, 468.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2005, Expiration Date: 01/14/2015, Certifier: Walter Gallinghouse
    Registrant: Communications Center Inc, Covington, LA 70434-3247, Phone: (985) 892-3539, Fax: (985) 893-1282, Email:
  • Lat: 30.489139 Lon: -90.025750, Call Sign: WQMR524
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.137 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/28/2020, Certifier: Chris Aide
    Registrant: Louisiana Radio Communications, Lake Charles, LA 70602-3143, Phone: (337) 436-7573, Fax: (337) 436-6540, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, 2300 Ft W Of Hwy 59 1000 Ft N Of Kramer Rd (Lat: 30.431833 Lon: -90.047556), Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WNTV384
    Assigned Frequencies: 1855.00 MHz, 1985.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/1996, Expiration Date: 05/26/1999, Cancellation Date: 02/26/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (703) 394-3589
  • ABITA, 21315 Emile Strain Rd (Lat: 30.431667 Lon: -90.047500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WPST691
    Assigned Frequencies: 2124.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/01/2001, Expiration Date: 08/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2010, Certifier: Lester Boihem
    Registrant: Telelink Inc, 1704 Justin Road, Metairie, LA 70001, Phone: (504) 835-7722, Fax: (504) 849-3211, Email:
  • ABITA SPRING, 21459 Hwy 36 (Lat: 30.483139 Lon: -90.044778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.1 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQJC401
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2008, Expiration Date: 07/23/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • OZONE HEIGHT, Emile Strain Rd (Lat: 30.431861 Lon: -90.047583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WQJC622
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/2008, Expiration Date: 07/25/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • OZONE HEIGHT, 21315 Emile Strain Road (Lat: 30.431083 Lon: -90.047056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 148.4 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WQJD385
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/30/2008, Expiration Date: 07/30/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Kramer Road (Lat: 30.429333 Lon: -90.043944), Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: KNKD780
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/1997, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008
    Registrant: Joyce & Jacobs, 1019 19th Street, Nw Fourteenth Floor, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-0100
  • 21315 Emile Strain Rd (Lat: 30.431667 Lon: -90.047500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: KDS306
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.812 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Abita Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 201CG , Serial Number: 24-0030, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Air Reldan Inc, 25048 Highway 36, Abita Springs, LA 70420
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2401E , Serial Number: 17271268, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Air Reldan Inc, 25048 Highway 36, Abita Springs, LA 70420
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 304CW , Serial Number: 34-7870153, Year manufactured: 1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Air Reldan Inc, 25048 Highway 36, Abita Springs, LA 70420
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38824 , Serial Number: 34-7770162, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Air Reldan Inc, 25048 Highway 36, Abita Springs, LA 70420
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43308 , Serial Number: 6967, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas C Mahony, Po Box 427, Abita Springs, LA 70420
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5030E , Serial Number: 50330, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Urban C Iii Wilkinson, Po Box 462, Abita Springs, LA 70420
  • Aircraft: BEECH 65-A90 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 202 mph), Engine: U/A CANADA PT6 SER 578HP (550 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 88SP , Serial Number: LJ-116, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1968
    Registrant (Corporation): Air Reldan Inc, 25048 Highway 36, Abita Springs, LA 70420

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$131,0901$133,3604$158,1681$79,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$123,8300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$147,7500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$190,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Most common first names in Abita Springs, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2572.4 years
James2269.6 years
Joseph2275.9 years
Robert1971.0 years
Mary1770.4 years
Charles1671.6 years
Edward1574.3 years
William1571.0 years
Dorothy1471.2 years
Marie1376.2 years
Most common last names in Abita Springs, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1474.0 years
Strain1370.5 years
Flot1075.8 years
Davis877.7 years
Williams672.5 years
Johnson679.0 years
Jenkins669.0 years
Hanson580.4 years
Martin569.6 years
Casadaban573.0 years

Businesses in Abita Springs, LA

  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
  • Walgreens: 1

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