Basile, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 1,811 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.1%
Males: 991  (54.8%)
Females: 820  (45.2%)
Median resident age:

29.3 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70515.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,344 (it was $18,922 in 2000)
Basile:

$26,344
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,652 (it was $10,568 in 2000)

Basile town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $57,816 (it was $32,300 in 2000)
Basile:

$57,816
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $76,259; detached houses: $76,456; mobile homes: $68,324

Median gross rent in 2017: $586.

March 2019 cost of living index in Basile: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 42.8%
(28.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Basile, LA (2017)
    • 92352.9%White alone
    • 45025.8%Black alone
    • 25414.5%Hispanic
    • 1066.1%Two or more races
    • 90.5%Asian alone
    • 70.4%Other race alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Basile, Louisiana as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Basile is 88 to 1.


Crime rates in Basile by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(293.3)
4
(177.1)
4
(167.2)
7
(292.9)
1
(42.2)
3
(127.3)
1
(54.4)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(125.7)
3
(132.9)
3
(125.4)
6
(251.0)
2
(84.3)
1
(42.4)
3
(163.2)
1
(55.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(502.7)
11
(487.2)
12
(501.7)
8
(334.7)
10
(421.6)
8
(339.4)
9
(489.7)
7
(387.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(41.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)90.964.262.3123.034.642.041.919.3

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City-data.com crime index in Basile, LA

Crime rate in Basile detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.87
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: French (20.0%), American (8.8%), French Canadian (3.9%), Irish (1.6%), Swiss (1.6%), English (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 46 feet

Land area: 1.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,588 people per square mile   (low).

Basile, Louisiana map

266 residents are foreign born (14.1% Latin America).

This town:

15.2%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $211 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $228 (0.4%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Basile, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Basile, LA in 2017

Basile satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Most common industries in Basile, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (19.9%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (9.3%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (17.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (16.9%)
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.7%)
  • Utilities (3.0%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (23.1%)
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Basile, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Extraction workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.6%)
  • Extraction workers (7.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.3%)
  • Carpenters (5.3%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)

Average climate in Basile, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Basile, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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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 Basile 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 the city 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 Basile 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 (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, 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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Points of interest:

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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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Basile:

Marital status in Basile, LA
  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 35.2%
  • Separated: 7.8%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Basile:

  • High school or higher: 54.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.2
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Basile, LA (based on Evangeline Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.1%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Evangeline Parish:

30.2%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Evangeline Parish:

12.2%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.4%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Basile:

39.3%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.8%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Basile:

33.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Basile:

50.1%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Basile:

76.1%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Basile, LA Residents
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
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
Gas Supply 3$3,337$13,3480$0
Financial Administration 3$6,174$24,6960$0
Sewerage 1$1,856$22,2720$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,336
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,151
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$5,325
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 27$57,033$25,34810$7,812

Basile government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $461,000 ($254.56)
    Gas Utilities: $265,000 ($146.33)
    Regular Highways: $217,000 ($119.82)
    Sewerage: $212,000 ($117.06)
    Water Utilities: $204,000 ($112.64)
    Central Staff Services: $192,000 ($106.02)
    Financial Administration: $128,000 ($70.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $107,000 ($59.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($6.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($2.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $38,000 ($20.98)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($12.15)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($3.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($2.21)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($1.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $619,000 ($341.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($20.43)

Basile government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $228,000 ($125.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $47,000 ($25.95)
    Other: $22,000 ($12.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $82,000 ($45.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($10.49)
    General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($7.18)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $432,000 ($238.54)
    Water Utilities: $345,000 ($190.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $24,000 ($13.25)
    General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($7.73)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $246,000 ($135.84)
    Property: $80,000 ($44.17)
    Public Utilities Sales: $73,000 ($40.31)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000 ($28.71)

Basile government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $756,000 ($417.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $741,000 ($409.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000 ($8.28)

Basile government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $380,000 ($209.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,000 ($44.17)

3.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,748 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Landry Parish, LA  1.09% ($33,826 average AGI)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.42% ($32,227)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.34% ($31,556)

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 count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count10371
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15211
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3508
  • Fatalities11657
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26781
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents927
See more detailed statistics of Basile fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.4mTotal length
  • $151,000Total costs
  • 16,547Total average daily traffic
  • 486Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,265Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Basile, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Basile, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2014, 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, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2018, Certifier: Rowdy J Fontenot, Registrant: Rowdy J Fontenot, 1053 Tiger Point 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:

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of fires - 46 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Basile, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.1%), and Structure Fires (30.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Basile, LA
    • 16554.1%Outside Fires
    • 9430.8%Structure Fires
    • 4113.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 51.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Basile, LA
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Basile, LA
  • 74.7%Electricity
  • 25.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Basile, LA
  • 75.5%Electricity
  • 24.5%Utility gas


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 significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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 significantly below state average.

Basile on our top lists:

  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Honduras (population 500+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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