Bastrop, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 10,395 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -20.0%
 
Males: 4,620  (44.5%)
Females: 5,775  (55.5%)
Median resident age:

31.7 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 71220.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $21,106 (it was $20,418 in 2000)
Bastrop:

$21,106
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,818 (it was $10,769 in 2000)

Bastrop city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $77,583 (it was $38,000 in 2000)
Bastrop:

$77,583
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $92,424; detached houses: $91,470; townhouses or other attached units: $210,074; mobile homes: $37,044

Median gross rent in 2017: $553.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bastrop: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 43.5%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bastrop, LA (2017)
    • 8,63580.8%Black alone
    • 1,90417.8%White alone
    • 1251.2%Two or more races
    • 200.2%American Indian alone
    • 250.2%Asian alone
    • 160.1%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 73 registered sex offenders living in Bastrop, Louisiana as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bastrop is 150 to 1.


Crime rates in Bastrop by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.0)
2
(18.4)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.9)
1
(9.6)
3
(29.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(26.0)
2
(17.4)
3
(26.6)
5
(45.1)
7
(64.5)
3
(27.8)
3
(28.3)
4
(38.2)
2
(19.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
26
(225.3)
31
(270.3)
33
(292.6)
31
(279.4)
28
(257.9)
30
(278.5)
29
(273.7)
31
(296.4)
16
(155.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
89
(771.1)
101
(880.6)
134
(1,188)
117
(1,054)
104
(957.9)
98
(909.7)
119
(1,123)
122
(1,167)
117
(1,139)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
454
(3,933)
436
(3,802)
304
(2,695)
370
(3,334)
412
(3,795)
463
(4,298)
465
(4,389)
357
(3,414)
342
(3,330)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
832
(7,208)
842
(7,342)
751
(6,658)
830
(7,479)
872
(8,032)
721
(6,693)
717
(6,767)
597
(5,709)
635
(6,183)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
63
(545.8)
40
(348.8)
50
(443.3)
65
(585.7)
43
(396.1)
44
(408.4)
38
(358.7)
32
(306.0)
29
(282.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(43.3)
8
(69.8)
6
(53.2)
N/A3
(27.6)
6
(55.7)
3
(28.3)
6
(57.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)849.9876.3837.1946.2976.0907.5973.8863.7851.6

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City-data.com crime index in Bastrop, LA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: English (4.5%), American (4.0%), Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1852

Elevation: 126 feet

Land area: 8.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,236 people per square mile   (low).

Bastrop, Louisiana map

25 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $521 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $294 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (21.3 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (110.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (283.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Collinston, LA (2.6 miles ),
Mer Rouge, LA (2.7 miles ),
Sterlington, LA (3.2 miles ),
Oak Ridge, LA (3.7 miles),
Swartz, LA (3.9 miles ),
Bonita, LA (4.1 miles ),
Lakeshore, LA (4.3 miles ),
Start, LA (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 32.78 N, Longitude: 91.91 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +304 (+2.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,566 (46.7%)

Area code: 318

Distribution of median household income in Bastrop, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bastrop, LA in 2017
Bastrop satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $38,600
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $52,300
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $42,200
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $25,600
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $128,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2013: 65 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $148,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Bastrop, LA residents
Average permit cost in Bastrop, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.8%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Bastrop, LA
Historical housing units in Bastrop, LA
Most common industries in Bastrop, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Paper (8.9%)
  • Food (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (14.1%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Food (8.6%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.4%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Food (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Bastrop, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Bastrop, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bastrop, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.894
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 10.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Bastrop-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Bastrop city center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bastrop-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 217.6 miles away from Bastrop center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 166.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 168.6 miles away from Bastrop center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 287.6 miles away from Bastrop center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 212.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 357.2 miles away from Bastrop center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morehouse Parish (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bastrop topographic map

Hospitals in Bastrop:

  • BASTROP REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (323 W WALNUT ST)
  • CROSSETT ROAD GROUP HOME (12460 CROSSETT RD)
  • LILLIAN LOUISE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH HOSPITAL-BASTROP (provides emergency services, 4673 EUGENE WARE ROAD)
  • MOREHOUSE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 323 W WALNUT)
  • PREMIER HOSPICE, LLC (1513 TEXAS AVENUE)
  • VERRETT GROUP HOME (200 SOUTH ALVIN STREET)

Nursing Homes in Bastrop:

  • CHERRY RIDGE (5980 CHERRY RIDGE RD)
  • HICKORY MANOR NURSING HOME (370 WEST HICKORY AVENUE PO BOX 69)
  • LAGNIAPPE HEALTHCARE (1408 SUMMERLIN LANE)
  • LEGRAND HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2650 HOLT STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Bastrop:

  • FMCNA - MOREHOUSE PARISH DIALYSIS (530 DURHAM ST)

Airports located in Bastrop:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bastrop:

  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 20 miles; Monroe, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 21 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 47 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 50 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 57 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Alcorn State University (about 77 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 85 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)

Public high schools in Bastrop:

  • BASTROP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,053, Location: 402 HIGHLAND AVENUE, Grades: 8-12)
  • BEEKMAN CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 15190 AM BAKER ROAD, Grades: PK-12, Charter school)

Private high school in Bastrop:

  • PRAIRIE VIEW ACADEMY (Students: 331, Location: 9942 EDWIN ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bastrop:

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Library in Bastrop:

  • MOREHOUSE PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $497,877; Location: 524 EAST MADISON ST.; 54,386 books; 3,367 audio materials; 2,788 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 144 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Saint Joseph Catholic School closed in 2005.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bastrop: Coulter Industrial Park (A), Morehouse Country Club (B), Bastrop Fire Department Station 1 (C), Bastrop Fire Department Station 2 (D), Bastrop Fire Department Station 3 (E), Bastrop City Hall (F), Bastrop Municipal Center (G), Bastrop Public Library (H), Morehouse Parish Courthouse (I), Snyder Memorial Museum (J), Bastrop Rehabilitation Hospital (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Washington Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bastrop include: Central Missionary Baptist Church (A), Cherry Ridge Baptist Church (B), Christ Episcopal Church (C), Faith Baptist Church (D), First Assembly of God Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Church of God (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bastrop include: A P Carter Park (1), Dotson Park (2), East Madison Park (3), Emilea Park (4), Forrest Park (5), G P Griffin Park (6), Gladney Park (7), Ralph George Park (8), Welch Street Playground (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Snyder Memorial Museum & Creative Arts Center (1620 East Madison Avenue).

Hotels: Budget Inn (206 South Franklin Street), Saxton Arms Apartments (1053 East Madison Avenue), Bastrop Inn (1053 East Madison Avenue), Heusel Real Estate (1053 East Madison Avenue), Sara's Restaurant (1053 East Madison Avenue), Best Western North Inn (2130 East Madison Avenue), Country Inn (1815 East Madison Avenue), Preferred Inn (1053 East Madison Avenue).

Courts: Morehouse Parish - Sheriff's Ofc- Operation Center- Shop- Teen Court (351 South Franklin Street), Morehouse Parish - Clerk of Court (100 East Madison Avenue), Bastrop City - Municipal Clerk Of Court (City Hall), Morehouse Parish - 4th District Court Probation- Probation-4Th District C (125 East Madison Avenue).

Birthplace of: Bill Dickey - Baseball player and coach, Bob Love - Basketball player, Brian Jones - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Aug 23, 1981), John Wesley Ryles - Country singer, Mack Barham - Judge, Ronnie Coleman - Bodybuilder, Rueben Randle - Football wide receiver, W. K. Henderson - Businessman, Brian Jones (American football) - Football player, Carl Kilpatrick - Basketball player.

Morehouse 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 Bastrop and their reported violations in the past:

BASTROP WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 20,190, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS DISTRICT 2 (Address: 7125 PINE GROVE LOOP , Population served: 3,411, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2012)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.3%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
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: 0.0% of all households
151 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Bastrop in 2000:

  • 266 people in nursing homes
  • 135 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Bastrop (2011 data):

  • Iberiabank: Bastrop Motor Branch at 2126 East Madison Avenue, branch established on 2003/04/01; Bastrop Branch at 1927 East Madison Avenue, branch established on 2000/12/04. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Community Trust Bank: Bastrop Drive Thru Facility at 635 East Madison Ave., branch established on 2008/05/12; Bastrop Banking Center at 617 East Madison Ave., branch established on 2008/05/12. Info updated 2011/10/14: Bank assets: $2,472.6 mil, Deposits: $1,908.3 mil, headquarters in Choudrant, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Financial Corporation
  • Ouachita Independent Bank: Bastrop Branch at 311 North Franklin, branch established on 1950/08/21; East Madison Branch at 1503 East Madison Street, branch established on 1977/10/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $567.7 mil, Deposits: $472.5 mil, headquarters in Monroe, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Ouachita Bancshares Corp.
  • Regions Bank: West Monroe Bastrop Branch at 1927 East Madison Avenue, branch established on 1995/01/09. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Bastrop Branch at 6091 Mer Rouge Road, branch established on 2008/10/25. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Capital One, National Association: Bastrop Branch at 101 South Franklin, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Bastrop:

Marital status in Bastrop, LA
  • Never married: 51.5%
  • Now married: 27.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Bastrop:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bastrop
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bastrop, LA (based on Morehouse Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,00546
Black Protestant2,38617
Mainline Protestant1,36514
Catholic3931
Other3312
None11,499-
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: 6
This county:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Morehouse Parish:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Morehouse Parish:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

12.5%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Morehouse Parish:

32.7%
Louisiana:

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

5.5%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bastrop:

46.6%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bastrop:

41.2%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bastrop:

21.1%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bastrop:

14.1%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bastrop:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.4%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Bastrop:

50.1%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.3%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bastrop, 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
Firefighters 38$117,479$37,0990$0
Police Protection - Officers 22$66,287$36,1570$0
Other and Unallocable 15$27,560$22,0480$0
Streets and Highways 12$26,189$26,1890$0
Judicial and Legal 10$20,725$24,8700$0
Financial Administration 9$25,375$33,8330$0
Other Government Administration 6$11,296$22,5920$0
Parks and Recreation 5$8,794$21,1063$3,447
Health 2$3,361$20,1660$0
Police - Other 0$0 13$3,350
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 119$307,066$30,96516$6,797

Bastrop government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $485,000 ($46.66)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $3,760,000 ($361.71)
    Sewerage: $3,486,000 ($335.35)
    Regular Highways: $816,000 ($78.50)
    Police Protection: $758,000 ($72.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $696,000 ($66.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $294,000 ($28.28)
    Air Transportation: $94,000 ($9.04)
    General - Other: $66,000 ($6.35)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($5.39)
    Health - Other: $50,000 ($4.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($5.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,586,000 ($537.37)

Bastrop government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,078,000 ($103.70)
    Air Transportation: $73,000 ($7.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($6.54)
    Other: $8,000 ($0.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $112,000 ($10.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $983,000 ($94.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,529,000 ($435.69)
    Interest Earnings: $340,000 ($32.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $166,000 ($15.97)
    Rents: $87,000 ($8.37)
    Sale of Property: $48,000 ($4.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $498,000 ($47.91)
    Public Welfare: $424,000 ($40.79)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,291,000 ($508.99)
    Property: $3,011,000 ($289.66)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $532,000 ($51.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $450,000 ($43.29)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $23,000 ($2.21)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($0.96)

Bastrop government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,598,000 ($153.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,151,000 ($687.93)
Businesses in Bastrop, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Payless1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1Popeyes1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Taco Bell1
Goodwill3Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike3Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bastrop:

  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KLIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bastrop:

  • KJMG (97.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA,)
  • KTRY-FM (94.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: JAMIE PATRICK BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • K202DD (88.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KRVV (100.1 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, INC)
  • KAXV (91.9 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KXUL (91.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLIP (105.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KURC-LP (95.7 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: THE UPPER ROOM CHURCH MINISTRIES)
  • KYFL (89.5 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KWJM (92.7 FM; FARMERVILLE, LA; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAGH-FM (104.9 FM; CROSSETT, AR; Owner: ASHLEY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bastrop:

  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • K59GI (Channel 59; MONROE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KMCT-TV (Channel 39; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KWMS-LP (Channel 17; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: SONRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMNO-LP (Channel 22; MONROE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bastrop fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 384ft / 117mTotal length
  • $2,203,000Total costs
  • 56,855Total average daily traffic
  • 6,368Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,509Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bastrop, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bastrop, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bastrop)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 120 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bastrop, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bastrop)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bastrop)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 123. The highest number of reported fires - 299 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bastrop, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.9%), and Outside Fires (40.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bastrop, LA
    • 85840.9%Structure Fires
    • 84340.2%Outside Fires
    • 29914.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 994.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bastrop, LA
Most common first names in Bastrop, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22272.1 years
John20173.4 years
Mary18177.3 years
William17874.0 years
Willie15374.8 years
Robert11571.0 years
George10272.2 years
Charles8668.5 years
Annie8679.4 years
Henry7774.9 years
Most common last names in Bastrop, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson16874.0 years
Smith16674.8 years
Williams14575.0 years
Jones14074.3 years
Brown10273.0 years
Robinson8877.2 years
White8775.8 years
Moore7377.7 years
Jackson6778.8 years
Harris6074.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bastrop, LA
  • 59.5%Electricity
  • 40.1%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bastrop, LA
  • 75.5%Electricity
  • 22.6%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy


Bastrop compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Bastrop on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a taxi to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 (71220) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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