Bogalusa, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 11,926 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.8%
 
Males: 5,492  (46.1%)
Females: 6,434  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70427.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,046 (it was $19,261 in 2000)
Bogalusa:

$25,046
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,942 (it was $11,476 in 2000)

Bogalusa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $74,544 (it was $43,700 in 2000)
Bogalusa:

$74,544
LA:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $492.

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  • Races in Bogalusa, LA (2013)

    Bogalusa races chart
    • 5,87247.6%Black alone
    • 5,43644.1%White alone
    • 7335.9%Hispanic
    • 2752.2%Two or more races
    • 390.3%American Indian alone
    • 200.2%Asian alone
    • 100.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bogalusa: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (15.6%), Irish (7.1%), English (6.6%), German (5.0%), French (2.8%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/04/1914

Elevation: 101 feet

Land area: 9.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,256 people per square mile   (low).

Bogalusa,LA real estate house value index trend

Bogalusa, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Bogalusa:

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bogalusa city:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

371 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This city:

3.0%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Bogalusa, Louisiana as of May 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Bogalusa to the number of sex offenders is 262 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $308 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $292 (0.5%)

Bogalusa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulfport, MS (53.7 miles , pop. 71,127).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (57.1 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (337.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Varnado, LA (2.9 miles ), Sun, LA (3.0 miles ), Angie, LA (3.6 miles ), Franklinton, LA (4.2 miles ), Hide-A-Way Lake, MS (4.4 miles ), Poplarville, MS (4.5 miles ), Picayune, MS (4.5 miles ), Folsom, LA (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $55,200
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $76,000
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $77,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.78 N, Longitude: 89.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,354 (+19.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,096 (59.4%)

Area code: 985

Bogalusa household income distribution Bogalusa home values distribution

Crime rates in Bogalusa by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1212435302414
per 100,000 7.515.37.715.532.623.239.723.90.016.232.58.333.4
Rapes 77810191113912710612
per 100,000 52.253.461.577.3154.685.1103.171.895.456.781.350.0100.3
Robberies 36392324373540444030322517
per 100,000 268.5297.6176.9185.6301.1270.8317.3351.1317.9243.0260.2208.4142.1
Assaults 110969112510815289114130101767473
per 100,000 820.5732.6699.7966.7878.91,175.8706.0909.71,033.3818.2618.1616.8610.4
Burglaries 308317306232271259281322301341250199199
per 100,000 2,297.52,419.12,352.91,794.32,205.42,003.62,228.92,569.62,392.52,762.52,033.21,658.61,663.9
Thefts 629619559364548550457472486520425361430
per 100,000 4,691.94,723.74,298.32,815.24,459.64,254.73,625.03,766.73,863.04,212.63,456.43,008.83,595.3
Auto thefts 61447249777951395140343243
per 100,000 455.0335.8553.6379.0626.6611.1404.5311.2405.4324.0276.5266.7359.5
Arson 8156544583220
per 100,000 59.77.638.446.440.730.931.739.963.624.316.316.70.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 687.6695.6639.8611.6839.5791.8733.1749.6734.3703.5635.8501.3602.1

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Crime rate in Bogalusa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 51 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Louisiana average:

3.39
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -964 (-6.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

Average climate in Bogalusa, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bogalusa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the Bogalusa city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/10/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.2 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bogalusa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 84% 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 205.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 155.5 miles away from Bogalusa 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 369.8 miles away from the city 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 237.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 172.1 miles away from Bogalusa 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 191.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington Parish (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bogalusa topographic map

Birthplace of: Professor Longhair - Musician, Chicago Bob Nelson - Blues musician, Henry "Tank" Powell - Politician, Kenderick Allen - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Sep 14, 1978), Ronald Fields - 2005 NFL player (San Francisco 49ers, born: Sep 13, 1981), Hulon B. Whittington - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Brandon Taylor - Football player, Charlie Spikes - Baseball player, Curtis Taylor - Player of football, John McGeever - Football player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Bogalusa: Hulon B. Whittington.

Hospitals in Bogalusa:

  • BOB WHITE COMMUNITY HOME (14425 HIGHWAY 21 SOUTH)
  • BOGALUSA COMMUNITY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (433 PLAZA STREET)
  • ENON COMMUNITY HOME (59415 HIGHWAY 60)
  • GULF STATES LTAC OF WASHINGTON/STTAMMANY (433 PLAZA)
  • MAGNOLIA BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, LLC ("1640 S COLUMBIA STREET, SUITE B")
  • SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA HOSPICE INC (1406 B AVENUE F)
  • WASHINGTON ST TAMMANY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - State, 433 PLAZA ST)

Nursing Homes in Bogalusa:

  • BOGALUSA COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (433 PLAZA STREET)
  • REST HAVEN NURSING HOME (1301 HARRISON)
  • RESTHAVEN LIVING CENTER (1301 HARRISON STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Bogalusa:

  • DAVITA - BOGALUSA KIDNEY CARE (2108 S AVE F)

Home Health Centers in Bogalusa:

  • CAMELLIA HOME HEALTH (1616 S COLUMBIA STREET, SUITES C & D)
  • FAMILY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (520 WILLIS AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Bogalusa:

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College/University in Bogalusa:

  • Northshore Technical Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,673; Location: 1710 Sullivan Dr; Public; Website: northshorecollege.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bogalusa:

  • Pearl River Community College (about 20 miles; Poplarville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,074)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 41 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 43 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 50 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)
  • William Carey University (about 50 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • University of New Orleans (about 54 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Delgado Community College (about 57 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)

Public high schools in Bogalusa:

  • BOGALUSA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 396, Location: 100 M.J. ISRAEL DRIVE, Grades: 6-12)
  • NORTHSHORE CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 111 WALKER STREET, Grades: KG-10, Charter school)

Private high school in Bogalusa:

  • BENS FORD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 473, Location: 59253 MOUNT PLEASANT RD 2, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bogalusa:

  • BYRD AVENUE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 272, Location: 1600 BYRD AVENUE, Grades: KG-2)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 420 SPARTAN'S AVENUE, Grades: 3-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Bogalusa:

  • ANNUNCIATION CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 151, Location: 511 AVENUE C, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable locations in Bogalusa: Bogalusa Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Bogalusa Country Club (B), Washington Parish Sheriff's Office (C), Bogalusa City Hall (D), Rest Haven Nursing Home (E), Bogalusa Public Library (F), Washington Parish Office (G), Bogalusa Marshal's Office (H), Nellie Byers Training Center (I), Bogalusa Senior Center (J), Bogalusa Fire Department Station 1 (K), Bogalusa Fire Department Station 3 (L), Bogalusa Fire Department Station 2 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bogalusa include: Zion Church (A), Westside Emmanuel Baptist Church (B), Warren Street Church of God (C), Union Avenue Missionary Baptist Church (D), Thirkield United Methodist Church (E), Terrace Missionary Baptist Church (F), Sweet Beulah Baptist Church (G), Superior Avenue Baptist Church (H), Shiloh Faithway Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Adams Creek (A), Ice Water Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bogalusa include: Cassidy Park (1), Lumberjack Stadium (2), Goodyear Park (3), Avenue B Baseball Park (4), Lake Vista Nature Preserve (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Money Saver (547 Atlanta Street), Del Mar Motel (1107 South Columbia Street), Sportsman Inn Motel (15130 Highway 21 South), Cottage Guest House (547 Atlanta Street), Lafloridian Inn Motel (516 Austin Street), Timbers Restaurant (1730 Sullivan Drive), Traveler's Rest Motel (1730 Sullivan Drive), Choctaw Motel (1313 South Columbia Street), Milltown Manor (1640 South Columbia Street).

Washington 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 2005 was 56.1. This is better than average.

City:

56.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.2%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.8% for Black residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.0% for American Indian residents, 48.6% for other race residents, 52.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.1%
Whole state:  67.1%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Bogalusa in 2010:

  • 108 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 39 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Bogalusa in 2000:

  • 176 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 27 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 11 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Bogalusa, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Bogalusa (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Columbia Street Branch, Columbia Street Drive-Up(Limited), North Side Branch. 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
  • Citizens Savings Bank: at 1725 Sullivan Drive, branch established on 1945/01/01; Bogalusa Branch at 201 Cumberland Street, branch established on 1997/12/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $229.3 mil, Deposits: $192.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • The First, A National Banking Association: Parish Branch at 600 Columbia Street, branch established on 1968/01/25; Columbia Street Branch at 600 Columbia Street, branch established on 2011/09/12. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $679.9 mil, Deposits: $567.3 mil, headquarters in Hattiesburg, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares, Inc., The
  • Resource Bank: Bogalusa Branch at 402 Avenue B, branch established on 1999/09/07. Info updated 2009/06/22: Bank assets: $430.8 mil, Deposits: $371.8 mil, headquarters in Covington, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Resource Bankshares, Inc.
  • First NBC Bank: Bogalusa Branch at 200 Richmond Street, branch established on 1999/02/08. Info updated 2011/11/21: Bank assets: $2,218.7 mil, Deposits: $1,904.1 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: First Nbc Bank Holding Company
  • Whitney Bank: Austin Street at 300 Austin Street, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for Bogalusa city (based on Washington Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,14373
Black Protestant2,58317
Catholic2,0992
Mainline Protestant1,97514
Other4733
None19,895-
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: 11
Washington Parish:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Washington Parish:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Washington Parish:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington Parish:

32.0%
Louisiana:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bogalusa:

46.6%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bogalusa:

41.0%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.7%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.1%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bogalusa:

34.8%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Bogalusa:

50.3%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Bogalusa:

77.0%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bogalusa, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 19$44,795$28,2920$0
Other Government Administration 12$17,307$17,3070$0
Judicial and Legal 6$10,791$21,5820$0
Police Protection - Officers 47$120,132$30,6720$0
Firefighters 34$87,553$30,9010$0
Correction 13$28,506$26,3130$0
Streets and Highways 30$56,350$22,5400$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,443$29,3160$0
Sewerage 20$58,154$34,8920$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,877$46,5240$0
Water Supply 2$2,851$17,1060$0
Other and Unallocable 5$18,934$45,4420$0
Totals for Government 190$451,693$28,5280$0

Bogalusa government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $479,000 ($40.16)
    Air Transportation: $322,000 ($27.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,166,000 ($181.62)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,570,000 ($131.65)
    General - Other: $1,441,000 ($120.83)
    Regular Highways: $1,426,000 ($119.57)
    Fire Protection: $1,384,000 ($116.05)
    Water Utilities: $1,177,000 ($98.69)
    Financial Administration: $766,000 ($64.23)
    Sewerage: $722,000 ($60.54)
    Corrections - Other: $545,000 ($45.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $299,000 ($25.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $218,000 ($18.28)
    Central Staff Services: $101,000 ($8.47)
    General Public Buildings: $81,000 ($6.79)
    Air Transportation: $65,000 ($5.45)
    Health Services - Other: $61,000 ($5.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $57,000 ($4.78)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $4,835,000 ($405.42)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $1,658,000 ($139.02)
    Benefit Payments: $634,000 ($53.16)
    Withdrawals: $97,000 ($8.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $791,000 ($66.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $237,000 ($19.87)
    General - Other: $98,000 ($8.22)
    Judicial: $5,000 ($0.42)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,402,000 ($536.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($0.42)

Bogalusa government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,001,000 ($83.93)
    Housing & Community Development: $499,000 ($41.84)
    All Other: $245,000 ($20.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.34)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $215,000 ($18.03)
    Local Employee Contribution: $118,000 ($9.89)
    Interest Revenue: $88,000 ($7.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,602,000 ($134.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($2.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $273,000 ($22.89)
    Rents: $220,000 ($18.45)
    Interest Earnings: $159,000 ($13.33)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,634,000 ($137.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $724,000 ($60.71)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,717,000 ($479.37)
    Property: $2,518,000 ($211.14)
    NEC: $408,000 ($34.21)
    Public Utilities: $385,000 ($32.28)

Bogalusa government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $140,000 ($11.74)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $13,177,000 ($1104.90)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $22,000 ($1.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,563,000 ($550.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $5,885,000 ($493.46)
    Water Utilities: $115,000 ($9.64)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $751,000 ($62.97)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($2.10)

Bogalusa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($2.52)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $520,000 ($43.60)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,707,000 ($478.53)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,127,000 ($178.35)

4.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.20% ($24,890 average AGI)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.54% ($27,781)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.29% ($21,949)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.04% ($33,570 average AGI)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.67% ($24,359)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.32% ($22,326)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bogalusa:

  • WIKC (1490 AM; 1 kW; BOGALUSA, LA; Owner: TIMBERLANDS BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WBOX (920 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BOGALUSA, LA; Owner: BEST COUNTRY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • 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.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bogalusa:

  • WBOX-FM (92.9 FM; VARNADO, LA; Owner: BEST COUNTRY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKSY (106.1 FM; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WJSH (104.7 FM; FOLSOM, LA; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WUUU (98.9 FM; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WOPR (94.7 FM; LACOMBE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Bogalusa:

  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bogalusa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 97m318ftTotal length
  • $1,045,000Total costs
  • 51,175Total average daily traffic
  • 8,612Total average daily truck traffic
  • 86,997Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 52010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bogalusa, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bogalusa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bogalusa, LA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bogalusa)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bogalusa)

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

CITY OF BOGALUSA WATER SYSTEM (Address: 202 ARKANSAS ST , Population served: 14,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
S AND P TRUCK STOP (Address: 63298 HWY 10 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JAN-05-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bogalusa that have no violations reported:

  • SHANES QUICK STOP (Address: 14483 Hwy 21 South , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 255
  • Hazardous Condition: 96
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Bogalusa

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bogalusa, LA
Most common first names in Bogalusa, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22769.8 years
John19672.1 years
Mary17175.1 years
William17172.8 years
Willie13471.3 years
Robert13368.6 years
Charles10267.9 years
George9673.8 years
Joseph8769.9 years
Walter6668.8 years
Most common last names in Bogalusa, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18172.6 years
Williams14374.6 years
Magee12671.6 years
Jones9474.7 years
Adams9275.0 years
Johnson8671.6 years
Jenkins8569.3 years
Thomas8570.3 years
Brown7270.9 years
Miller6567.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Bogalusa, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Popeyes1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx4Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS2
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Nike2Walmart1
Pizza Hut1YMCA1

Bogalusa compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Bogalusa on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 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+)"
  • #53 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+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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