Bayou Vista, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 4,652. Population change since 2000: +6.9%
Males: 2,404  (51.7%)
Females: 2,248  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70380.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,656 (it was $30,234 in 2000)
Bayou Vista:

$47,656
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,126 (it was $14,516 in 2000)

Bayou Vista CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,435 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Bayou Vista:

$103,435
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $98,573; Detached houses: $123,174; Townhouses or other attached units: $103,763; Mobile homes: $17,861

Median gross rent in 2012: $646.

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Bayou Vista races chart
  • White alone - 4,035 (86.1%)
  • Black alone - 246 (5.2%)
  • Hispanic - 226 (4.8%)
  • Two or more races - 104 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 41 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bayou Vista: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (35.1%), French (14.0%), German (7.6%), Irish (5.0%), English (4.1%), French Canadian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 1.77 square miles.

Population density: 2,622 people per square mile   (average).

Bayou Vista,LA real estate house value index trend

Bayou Vista, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Bayou Vista:

  • High school or higher: 69.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bayou Vista CDP:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

141 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America).

This place:  3.0%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bayou Vista, Louisiana as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bayou Vista to the number of sex offenders is 4,652 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $486 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $475 (0.5%)

Bayou Vista satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (53.6 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (247.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Patterson, LA (1.5 miles ), Berwick, LA (1.6 miles ), Morgan City, LA (2.1 miles ), Siracusaville, LA (2.7 miles ), Amelia, LA (3.2 miles ), Bayou L'Ourse, LA (3.6 miles ), Franklin, LA (4.0 miles ), Pierre Part, LA (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 29.69 N, Longitude: 91.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 985

Bayou Vista household income distribution Bayou Vista home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Bayou Vista, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bayou Vista-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Bayou Vista place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/25/1969, a category F3 tornado 30.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bayou Vista-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 143.9 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 370.0 miles away from Bayou Vista center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.9 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 258.2 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 139.8 miles away from Bayou Vista 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 349.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Bayou Vista topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bayou Vista:

  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 915 SOUTHEAST BLVD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bayou Vista:

  • MARIE STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PATTERSON, LA)
  • PATTERSON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PATTERSON, LA)
  • QC II NURSING CARE CENTER OF PATTERSON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PATTERSON, LA)
  • BAYOU HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MORGAN CITY, LA)
  • TECHE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; MORGAN CITY, LA)
  • MORGAN CITY DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MORGAN CITY, LA)
  • MORGAN CITY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MORGAN CITY, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bayou Vista:

  • Nicholls State University (about 29 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 53 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 58 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 58 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 60 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 60 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 60 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)

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Notable locations in Bayou Vista: Saint Mary Parish Library Bayou Vista Branch (A), Morgan Police Department (B), Saint Mary Parish Sheriff's Office - Narcotics Division (C), Bayou Vista Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bayou Vista include: Healing Stream Ministries (A), Bayou Vista Community Fellowship Church (B), Bayou Vista Baptist Church (C), Saint Bernadette Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bayou Vista: Bayou Vista Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

St. Mary 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 89.9. This is worse than average.

City:

89.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.4%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.4% for Black residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 28.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
60 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010
7 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Bayou Vista compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Bayou Vista travel time to work - commute Bayou Vista mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bayou Vista CDP (based on St. Mary Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.68%
Here: 64.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodEpiscopal Church
Adherents71.0%19.1%5.0%1.7%0.8%
Congregations30.2%20.8%18.9%5.7%3.8%
NameVineyard USAChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.5%0.5%0.4%0.3%0.6%
Congregations1.9%5.7%1.9%3.8%7.5%
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: 18
St. Mary Parish:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
St. Mary Parish:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
St. Mary Parish:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Mary Parish:

33.3%
Louisiana:

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

13.4%
State:

13.7%

4.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
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 Iberia Parish, LA  0.60% ($28,374 average AGI)
from Terrebonne Parish, LA  0.38% ($33,384)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.34% ($28,121)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,435 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
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 Iberia Parish, LA  0.74% ($28,604 average AGI)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.71% ($37,594)
to Terrebonne Parish, LA  0.44% ($38,129)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bayou Vista:

  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KMRC (1430 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: SPOTLIGHT BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bayou Vista:

  • KQKI-FM (95.3 FM; BAYOU VISTA, LA; Owner: TECHE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBZE (105.9 FM; BERWICK, LA; Owner: HUBCAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KFMV (105.5 FM; FRANKLIN, LA; Owner: FM RADIO, L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Bayou Vista:

  • KJUN-CA (Channel 7; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KWBJ-LP (Channel 39; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: PRICE MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Bayou Vista, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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

Bayou Vista fatal accident list:

Dec 23, 2006 02:30 AM, Us-90, Delmar St., Lat: 29.68124, Lon: -91.26859, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Mar 26, 1989 00:45 AM, La182, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bayou Vista)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Jct Of Us Hwy 90 & 182 Approx 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 29.676611 Lon: -91.280111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Overall height: 69 m, Call Sign: KKA564, Licensee ID: L00003547
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8400 MHz, 47.9800 MHz, 48.0400 MHz, 48.4000 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2004, Expiration Date: 06/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2009, Certifier: Mark H Segura
    Registrant: Cleco Power, LLC, 2030 Donahue Ferry Road, Pineville, LA 71360, Phone: (318) 484-7400

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 29.658000 Lon: -91.294833, Call Sign: KB55063
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/1983, Expiration Date: 06/01/1996, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Teche Broadcasting Corp., 10 Pulto, Morgan City, LA 70380
  • Call Sign: KY2884
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2000, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020
    Registrant: Teche Broadcasting Corporation, P. O. Box 847, Morgan City, LA 70381

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
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