Blanchard, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 2,898 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +41.4%
Males: 1,318  (45.5%)
Females: 1,580  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71107.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,362 (it was $44,750 in 2000)
Blanchard:

$55,362
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,764 (it was $22,391 in 2000)

Blanchard town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $164,362 (it was $94,200 in 2000)
Blanchard:

$164,362
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $159,987; Detached houses: $177,569; Mobile homes: $37,495

Median gross rent in 2013: $591.

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  • Races in Blanchard, LA (2010)

    Blanchard races chart
    • 2,53287.3%White alone
    • 2237.7%Black alone
    • 702.4%Hispanic
    • 411.4%Two or more races
    • 180.6%American Indian alone
    • 110.4%Asian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Blanchard: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (16.2%), German (11.5%), Irish (8.4%), English (6.6%), Dutch (3.3%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 2.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,200 people per square mile   (low).

Blanchard,LA real estate house value index trend

Blanchard, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Blanchard:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blanchard town:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

63 residents are foreign born (0.3% Asia).

This town:

2.2%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Blanchard, Louisiana as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Blanchard to the number of sex offenders is 973 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,371 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $473 (0.3%)

Blanchard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shreveport, LA (10.7 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (169.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lakeview, LA (2.4 miles ), Mooringsport, LA (2.9 miles ), Shreveport, LA (3.3 miles ), Greenwood, LA (3.4 miles ), Benton, LA (3.4 miles ), Belcher, LA (3.4 miles ), Oil City, LA (3.4 miles ), Bossier City, LA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $247,600
  • 2006: 54 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $176,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.59 N, Longitude: 93.89 W

Area code: 318

Blanchard household income distribution Blanchard home values distribution

Crime rates in Blanchard by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2010 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 0000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.043.90.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 3132110100
per 100,000 146.548.6142.995.043.945.30.036.60.00.0
Burglaries 7656413151475
per 100,000 341.8291.7238.2285.0175.4588.8579.2512.1238.2171.1
Thefts 21171425322332352027
per 100,000 1,025.4826.4667.01,187.61,403.51,041.71,235.51,280.2680.5924.0
Auto thefts 0314404232
per 100,000 0.0145.847.6190.0175.40.0154.473.2102.168.4
Arson 00000N/A0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7) 96.876.977.8104.5107.394.5105.1103.053.555.9

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Crime rate in Blanchard detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Louisiana average:

4.38
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +841 (+69.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Blanchard, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blanchard-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Blanchard town center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.

On 12/3/1978, a category F4 tornado 10.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 266 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blanchard-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 203.0 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 205.5 miles away from Blanchard center
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 293.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 205.1 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 395.7 miles away from Blanchard center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 401.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caddo Parish (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blanchard topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blanchard:

  • HMC HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 1 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)
  • YUKON COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)
  • OLD MOORINGSPORT COMMUNITY HOM (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)
  • JEFFERSON PAIGE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)
  • FMCNA - NORTH SHREVEPORT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)
  • DCI - NORTH SHREVEPORT (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)
  • BARONNE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)

located in Blanchard:

Amtrak stations near Blanchard:

  • 10 miles: SHREVEPORT (102 LAKE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: BOSSIER CITY (3033 HILTON DR.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blanchard:

  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 5 miles; Shreveport, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,277)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 15 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 16 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • LeTourneau University (about 50 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Kilgore College (about 60 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Texarkana College (about 61 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 62 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)

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Churches in Blanchard include: Blanchard United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Blanchard (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Walker Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 87.0. This is about average.

City:

87.0
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.75. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.75
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 2.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.06
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

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

BLANCHARD WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 12,195, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2007)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.7%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

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

Blanchard compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Blanchard town (based on Caddo Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant94,174166
Black Protestant27,64478
Mainline Protestant24,23345
Catholic14,39710
Other3,11014
Orthodox4453
None90,966-
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: 38
Caddo Parish:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Caddo Parish:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 127
Caddo Parish:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 133
Here:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Caddo Parish:

27.8%
Louisiana:

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

16.4%
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 1$6,113$73,3560$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$5,611
Police Protection - Officers 6$18,874$37,7483$1,210
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,669
Sewerage 1$5,972$71,6640$0
Water Supply 15$49,051$39,2411$729
Totals for Government 23$80,010$41,74414$9,219

Blanchard government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($30.37)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $935,000 ($322.64)
    Police Protection: $232,000 ($80.06)
    Sewerage: $136,000 ($46.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $92,000 ($31.75)
    Central Staff Services: $60,000 ($20.70)
    General Public Buildings: $37,000 ($12.77)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($8.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($5.18)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($4.14)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $453,000 ($156.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $230,000 ($79.37)

Blanchard government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $124,000 ($42.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $90,000 ($31.06)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($14.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000 ($13.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $19,000 ($6.56)
    Royalties: $3,000 ($1.04)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,789,000 ($617.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($3.45)
  • Tax - Property: $110,000 ($37.96)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $96,000 ($33.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $63,000 ($21.74)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $47,000 ($16.22)
    Other License: $14,000 ($4.83)

Blanchard government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,676,000 ($1958.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,445,000 ($1878.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000 ($79.71)

Blanchard government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,199,000 ($413.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $482,000 ($166.32)

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Caddo Parish:

0.06%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bossier Parish, LA  1.84% ($32,668 average AGI)
from De Soto Parish, LA  0.32% ($38,359)
from Webster Parish, LA  0.16% ($29,480)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,134 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($400 average AGI)
Caddo Parish:

0.08%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bossier Parish, LA  1.72% ($37,686 average AGI)
to De Soto Parish, LA  0.30% ($38,708)
to Dallas County, TX  0.26% ($28,933)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blanchard:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIOU (1480 AM; 1 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUPS, INC.)
  • KRMD (1340 AM; 1 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KBCL (1070 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Owner: BARNABAS CENTER MINISTRIES)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blanchard:

  • KVKI-FM (96.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKS-FM (102.1 FM; BLANCHARD, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXKS-FM (93.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDAQ (89.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: BD. SUP. LA ST. UNIV. & AGRIC. MECH.)
  • KMJJ-FM (99.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBED (102.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTUX (98.9 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSYR (92.1 FM; BENTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KLKL (95.7 FM; MINDEN, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KNCB-FM (105.3 FM; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSCL (91.3 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CENTENARY COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)
  • KBTT (103.7 FM; HAUGHTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KJTX (104.5 FM; JEFFERSON, TX; Owner: WISDOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KMHT-FM (103.9 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blanchard:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • K59GO (Channel 59; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • K67FD (Channel 67; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KADO-LP (Channel 15; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBXS-CA (Channel 50; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K42FE (Channel 42; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Blanchard fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Blanchard fatal accident list:

Jan 7, 1994 03:20 PM, Walexander, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 16, 1983 02:00 AM, Pinehillrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 16, 1978 01:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2
Oct 19, 1978 06:05 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 7, 1976 04:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 13, 1976 10:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $364,000Total costs
  • 11,196Total average daily traffic
  • 1,008Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,211Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Blanchard)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Blanchard, LA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • BLANCHARD, End Of Smith Rd (Lat: 32.575694 Lon: -93.868778), Overall height: 189 m, Call Sign: WLW526
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2008, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • Blanchard, Blanchard Cell Site (Lat: 32.614194 Lon: -93.873806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 131.7 m, Call Sign: WQNQ665
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 04/20/2011, Expiration Date: 04/20/2021, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:
  • Smith Lane, 1 Mi E Of Hwy 173 (Lat: 32.575833 Lon: -93.868611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 182 m, Overall height: 189 m, Call Sign: WQNQ666
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2011, Expiration Date: 04/20/2021, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:
  • STATION, Texas Junction 0.7 Mi Se Of (Lat: 32.572917 Lon: -93.883500), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KNR23
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2001, Expiration Date: 08/22/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/31/2011
    Registrant: The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, 4601 Hilry Huckaby Dr., Shreveport, LA 71107-5797, Phone: (318) 676-6188, Fax: (318) 676-6252, Email:
  • STATION, Hammock On L&a Right Of Way 4 Miles West Of (Lat: 32.587917 Lon: -93.955444), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WHJ319
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/1998, Expiration Date: 10/08/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (318) 227-7148

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Old Mooringsport Road 2 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 32.604028 Lon: -93.871000), Call Sign: KKQ962, Licensee ID: L00128636
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.090 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2012
    Registrant: Southern Message Service, Inc., 709 Crockett Street, Shreveport, LA 71101

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB5NKI, Licensee ID: L00231159
    Grant Date: 04/22/2000, Expiration Date: 07/17/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2012
    Registrant: Jeffrey B Mathews, Blanchard, LA 71109
  • Call Sign: KC5FLL, Licensee ID: L00211410
    Grant Date: 11/19/2003, Expiration Date: 02/15/2014, Certifier: John W Kreymer
    Registrant: John W Kreymer, Blanchard, LA 71009
  • Call Sign: N5HKT
    Grant Date: 08/05/1996, Expiration Date: 08/05/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/06/2008
    Registrant: Joel E Wharton Sr, Blanchard, LA 71009
  • Call Sign: W5KDF, Licensee ID: L00853414
    Grant Date: 04/26/2004, Expiration Date: 07/13/2014, Certifier: Charles L Matthews
    Registrant: Charles L Matthews, Blanchard, LA 71009
  • Call Sign: WA5EKS, Licensee ID: L00814339
    Grant Date: 01/15/1998, Expiration Date: 01/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2004
    Registrant: Charles C Dockery, Box 385, Blanchard, LA 71009
  • Call Sign: W5LAX, Previous Call Sign: WA5EKS, Licensee ID: L00814339
    Grant Date: 03/06/2004, Expiration Date: 03/06/2014, Certifier: Charles C Dockery
    Registrant: Charles C Dockery, 628 Sandra, Blanchard, LA 71009

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH G35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 317B , Serial Number: D-4816, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James L Jr Peck, Po Box 81, Blanchard, LA 71009
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 737SB , Serial Number: 17269630, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Eugene W Boyter, Po Box 959, Blanchard, LA 71009, Other Owners: Graff Maddox Engineering Inc Cothren

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$150,8352$111,5257$145,6941$26,6701$53,2501$91,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$71,5400$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$121,2000$04$131,2531$18,5300$01$46,410
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$140,3850$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0245.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$120,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0245.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Blanchard, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1275.3 years
John873.6 years
William874.5 years
George671.2 years
Charles669.8 years
Mary677.4 years
Robert672.5 years
Frank564.8 years
Billy466.8 years
Joe464.0 years
Most common last names in Blanchard, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ashby1081.2 years
Allen871.5 years
Bostwick772.7 years
Williams679.6 years
Jones576.0 years
Berney474.7 years
Green479.8 years
Bettis470.4 years
Moore474.0 years
Taylor476.8 years
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