Basile, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 1,802 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.6%
Males: 976  (54.2%)
Females: 826  (45.8%)
Median resident age:  31.1 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70515.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,537 (it was $18,922 in 2000)
Basile:

$24,537
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,407 (it was $10,568 in 2000)

Basile town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,554 (it was $32,300 in 2000)
Basile:

$55,554
LA:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $561.

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  • Races in Basile, LA (2013)

    Basile races chart
    • 1,13760.7%White alone
    • 39521.1%Black alone
    • 21911.7%Hispanic
    • 1126.0%Two or more races
    • 140.7%Asian alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Basile: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (24.9%), English (5.6%), United States (5.4%), Irish (4.5%), French Canadian (3.0%), German (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 46 feet

Land area: 1.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,580 people per square mile   (low).

Basile,LA real estate house value index trend

Basile, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Basile:

  • High school or higher: 60.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Basile town:

  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

214 residents are foreign born (10.4% Latin America).

This town:

11.6%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Basile, Louisiana as of August 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Basile to the number of sex offenders is 86 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $226 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $236 (0.6%)

Basile satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (38.9 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (87.1 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (173.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Elton, LA (2.4 miles ), Eunice, LA (3.3 miles ), Iota, LA (3.5 miles ), Oberlin, LA (3.7 miles ), Kinder, LA (3.8 miles ), Mamou, LA (3.9 miles ), Reddell, LA (4.1 miles ), Chataignier, LA (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 30.49 N, Longitude: 92.60 W

Area code: 337

Basile household income distribution Basile home values distribution

Crime rates in Basile by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2000001000
per 100,000 120.00.00.00.00.00.041.80.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 4337447131
per 100,000 240.1183.8125.7293.3177.1167.2292.942.2127.354.4
Burglaries 34113336213
per 100,000 180.1245.1460.8125.7132.9125.4251.084.342.4163.2
Thefts 125612111281089
per 100,000 720.3306.4251.4502.7487.2501.7334.7421.6339.4489.7
Auto thefts 1021000100
per 100,000 60.00.083.841.90.00.00.042.20.00.0
Arson 1010001000
per 100,000 60.00.041.90.00.00.041.80.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.9) 180.462.770.386.260.959.1116.632.839.839.7

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Crime rate in Basile detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 13 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.44
Louisiana average:

4.38
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (30%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Basile, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Basile, Louisiana average temperatures Basile, Louisiana average precipitation Basile, Louisiana humidity Basile, Louisiana wind speed Basile, Louisiana snowfall Basile, Louisiana sunshine Basile, Louisiana clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Basile-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Basile town center killed 2 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/9/1983, a category F3 tornado 16.6 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Basile-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 92% 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 233.7 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 466.6 miles away from Basile 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 319.6 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 224.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 230.4 miles away from Basile center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 324.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Evangeline Parish (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Basile topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Basile:

  • EVANGELINE HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (1424 FUSELIER AVE)
  • BASILE CARE CENTER (2907 EAST SCHAMBERS)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Basile:

  • ACADIAN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; EUNICE, LA)
  • EUNICE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; EUNICE, LA)
  • DCI - EUNICE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; EUNICE, LA)
  • LIBERTY TWO COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; EUNICE, LA)
  • LIBERTY ONE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; EUNICE, LA)
  • HOSPICE OF ST LUKE THE PHYSICIAN (Hospital, about 12 miles away; EUNICE, LA)
  • LIBERTY THREE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; EUNICE, LA)

Airports located in Basile:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Basile:

  • South Louisiana Community College (about 38 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 38 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 39 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 40 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • McNeese State University (about 43 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 84 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 85 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)

Public high school in Basile:

Public elementary/middle school in Basile:

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Notable locations in Basile: Evangeline Parish Library Basile Branch Library (A), Basile Police Station (B), Basile Volunteer Fire Department (C), Acadia - Evangeline Fire Protection District Central Station (D), Basile Care Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Basile include: Greater Golden Light Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Saint Augustine Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Libraries - Evangeline Parish- Basile Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3036 Stagg Avenue).

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

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

BAYOU DES CANNES WATER SYSTEM (Address: 3864 GEORGE SOILEAU ROAD , Population served: 4,679, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-13-2006), St Site Visit (enforcement) (2 times from MAY-08-2006 to OCT-04-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-16-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-13-2006), St Site Visit (enforcement) (2 times from MAY-08-2006 to OCT-04-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-16-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-25-2013)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-25-2013)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-25-2013)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 42.7%
(29.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 74.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 89.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
282 people in federal detention centers in 2010
41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
71 people in nursing homes in 2000

Basile, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Basile compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Basile (2011 data):

  • Basile State Bank: at 3031 Stagg Ave, branch established on 1956/07/02. Info updated 2006/12/15: Bank assets: $51.0 mil, Deposits: $46.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Basile Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.9
Louisiana average:

12.2

Basile travel time to work - commute Basile mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Basile town (based on Evangeline Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,65611
Evangelical Protestant5,75428
Black Protestant4423
Mainline Protestant483
Other21
None8,082-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Evangeline Parish:

6.96 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Evangeline Parish:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Evangeline Parish:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Evangeline Parish:

30.2%
Louisiana:

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

12.2%
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
Financial Administration 3$6,174$24,6960$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$5,325
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,151
Police Protection - Officers 10$30,064$36,0770$0
Police - Other 6$9,239$18,4780$0
Streets and Highways 4$6,363$19,0890$0
Sewerage 1$1,856$22,2720$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,336
Gas Supply 3$3,337$13,3480$0
Totals for Government 27$57,033$25,34810$7,812

Basile government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $396,000 ($219.76)
    Gas Utilities: $220,000 ($122.09)
    Financial Administration: $219,000 ($121.53)
    Regular Highways: $195,000 ($108.21)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($82.69)
    Sewerage: $87,000 ($48.28)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($28.86)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($2.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($2.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($1.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $502,000 ($278.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($22.20)

Basile government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $135,000 ($74.92)
    All Other: $18,000 ($9.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $24,000 ($13.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($9.99)
    General Revenue, NEC: $17,000 ($9.43)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $361,000 ($200.33)
    Water Utilities: $279,000 ($154.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($3.33)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $203,000 ($112.65)
    NEC: $68,000 ($37.74)
    Property: $57,000 ($31.63)
    Public Utilities: $52,000 ($28.86)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000 ($3.33)

Basile government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $882,000 ($489.46)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $46,000 ($25.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $31,000 ($17.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $871,000 ($483.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($8.32)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($6.66)

Basile government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $263,000 ($145.95)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $53,000 ($29.41)

4.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Landry Parish, LA  1.22% ($26,426 average AGI)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.46% ($31,204)
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.33% ($24,286)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Landry Parish, LA  1.36% ($28,993 average AGI)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.72% ($28,714)
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.31% ($22,303)

Strongest AM radio stations in Basile:

  • KEUN (1490 AM; 1 kW; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJEF (1290 AM; 1 kW; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Basile:

  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJB (105.5 FM; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201FO (88.1 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBON (101.1 FM; MAMOU, LA; Owner: ROSE ANN MARX)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBEB-FM (106.7 FM; RAYNE, LA; Owner: BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHLA (92.9 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYLC (90.3 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KVEE (107.5 FM; LAKE ARTHUR, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOJO (91.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Basile:

  • KLAF-LP (Channel 62; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • K45DI (Channel 45; MERMENTAU, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KJEF-CA (Channel 13; JENNINGS, ETC., LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • Basile, Louisiana
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count124
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents185
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons37
  • Fatalities135
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents328
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents22
See more detailed statistics of Basile fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Basile)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .25 Mi N Hwy 190 Stagg Ave (Lat: 30.496861 Lon: -92.625417), Call Sign: KNCK527, Licensee ID: L00026806
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.465 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/1996, Expiration Date: 11/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2002
    Registrant: O D Maybrier, Basile, LA 70515, Phone: (318) 432-5550

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • TEPETATE TANK FARM, .8 Miles East Of Hwy 368 (Lat: 30.415278 Lon: -92.548611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPQR923
    Assigned Frequencies: 941.306 MHz, 932.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/2000, Expiration Date: 12/31/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2005
    Registrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338
  • WW STEWART, 1032 Belton St (Lat: 30.808000 Lon: -92.351000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQJD985
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/2008, Expiration Date: 08/06/2018, Certifier: Josh Roy
    Registrant: Detel Wireless LLC, 2028 Hwy. 115, Mansura, LA 71350, Phone: (318) 597-0303, Fax: (318) 597-3707, Email:
  • BASILE HIGH, 2835 2nd Street (Lat: 30.486889 Lon: -92.595694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQJE206
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/2008, Expiration Date: 08/06/2018, Certifier: Josh Roy
    Registrant: Detel Wireless LLC, 2028 Hwy. 115, Mansura, LA 71350, Phone: (318) 597-0303, Fax: (318) 597-3707, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB5NXC, Licensee ID: L00441393
    Grant Date: 01/26/2012, Expiration Date: 01/03/2022, Certifier: Michael W Stockwell
    Registrant: Michael W Stockwell, 1816 Hunter Road, Basile, LA 70515
  • Call Sign: KD6KZQ, Licensee ID: L00587912
    Grant Date: 10/29/2002, Expiration Date: 06/23/2012, Certifier: James Matt C Hester
    Registrant: James Matt C Hester, 1912 Basile Eunice Hwy, Basile, LA 70515
  • Call Sign: KE5LBX, Licensee ID: L01206687
    Grant Date: 10/26/2006, Expiration Date: 10/26/2016, Certifier: Rowdy J Fontenot
    Registrant: Rowdy J Fontenot, 1053 Tiger Point Rd, Basile, LA 70515
  • Call Sign: KE5TEV, Licensee ID: L01375690
    Grant Date: 03/03/2008, Expiration Date: 03/03/2018, Certifier: Dustin B Brooks
    Registrant: Dustin B Brooks, 1892 St Jules Rd, Basile, LA 70515
  • Call Sign: KE5VYO, Licensee ID: L01423118
    Grant Date: 08/11/2008, Expiration Date: 08/11/2018, Certifier: William J Oliver Iii
    Registrant: William J Oliver Iii, 1672 Saint Jules Rd, Basile, LA 70515


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Basile)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Basile

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Most common first names in Basile, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph2774.1 years
John2764.9 years
Eva1376.0 years
Mary1280.3 years
Louis1273.7 years
Paul1171.8 years
Marie1182.1 years
James1069.3 years
Dorothy1068.4 years
Adam972.5 years
Most common last names in Basile, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fontenot7072.7 years
Fruge3976.9 years
Ardoin3376.8 years
Lejeune3172.1 years
Young3078.4 years
Miller3074.4 years
Manuel2877.0 years
Johnson2772.5 years
Vidrine2478.9 years
Bertrand2274.4 years
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