Bunkie, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 4,006 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.1%
 
Males: 1,741  (43.5%)
Females: 2,265  (56.5%)
Median resident age:

29.9 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 71322.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,845 (it was $14,745 in 2000)
Bunkie:

$25,845
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,821 (it was $10,302 in 2000)

Bunkie city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $70,675 (it was $41,300 in 2000)
Bunkie:

$70,675
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $79,936; detached houses: $79,088

Median gross rent in 2017: $769.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bunkie: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.1%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.7% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Bunkie, LA (2010)
    • 2,37556.9%Black alone
    • 1,63039.1%White alone
    • 842.0%Hispanic
    • 390.9%Two or more races
    • 220.5%American Indian alone
    • 210.5%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Bunkie, Louisiana as of October 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bunkie is 114 to 1.


Crime rates in Bunkie by year

Type

2012

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.6)
1
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(23.9)
1
(24.6)
1
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(191.5)
7
(172.0)
6
(148.4)
N/A
Assaults
(per 100,000)
68
(1,628)
39
(958.2)
44
(1,088)
16
(395.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
97
(2,322)
44
(1,081)
61
(1,508)
27
(667.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
110
(2,633)
206
(5,061)
102
(2,522)
23
(568.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(167.6)
1
(24.6)
2
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)683.5592.1541.8193.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 8 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Louisiana average:

3.21
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Ancestries: American (16.5%), French (9.1%), French Canadian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 69 feet

Land area: 2.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,515 people per square mile   (low).

Bunkie, Louisiana map

14 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Louisiana:

2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $223 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $236 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (52.0 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (71.0 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (207.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Evergreen, LA (2.1 miles ),
Cheneyville, LA (2.7 miles ),
Hessmer, LA (2.8 miles ),
Cottonport, LA (2.9 miles ),
Mansura, LA (3.3 miles ),
Plaucheville, LA (3.5 miles ),
Fifth Ward, LA (3.5 miles ),
Moreauville, LA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 30.95 N, Longitude: 92.19 W

Area code: 318

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $46,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $122,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $102,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $102,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Bunkie, LA residents
Average permit cost in Bunkie, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Bunkie, LA
Historical housing units in Bunkie, LA
Most common industries in Bunkie, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.4%)
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Utilities (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Wood products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.8%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
  • Private households (4.7%)
  • Apparel (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Bunkie, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (5.6%)
  • Woodworkers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.4%)
  • Cashiers (8.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.3%)
  • Registered nurses (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)

Average climate in Bunkie, Louisiana

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Bunkie, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2014 was 69.2. This is about average.

City:

69.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.74
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bunkie-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Bunkie city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1983, a category F3 tornado 15.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bunkie-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 83% 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 246.8 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 291.4 miles away from Bunkie 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 468.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 341.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 291.6 miles away from Bunkie 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 294.1 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 Avoyelles Parish (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bunkie topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bunkie:

  • BUNKIE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 427 EVERGREEN STREET)
  • BAYOU VISTA COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (323 EVERGREEN HWY)
  • FMCNA - BUNKIE (102 STANDARD ST)
  • BUNKIE HOMECARE (1123 SHIRLEY ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Bunkie:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bunkie:

  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 52 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 52 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 53 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 66 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 67 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 72 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 78 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)

Public high schools in Bunkie:

  • BUNKIE NEW TECH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 103, Location: 435 EVERGREEN STREET, Grades: 7-12)
  • LA SCHOOL FOR AG SCIENCE (Location: 5303 HIGHWAY 115, Grades: 7-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle school in Bunkie:

Private elementary/middle school in Bunkie:

  • ST ANTHONY OF PADUA SCHOOL (Students: 229, Location: 116 S KNOLL AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bunkie Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bunkie include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), First Baptist Church (B), David Haas Memorial United Methodist Church (C), Christian Baptist Church (D), Abram Temple Church of God (E), Amazon Baptist Church (F), Trinity United Methodist Church (G), Salem Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Bailey Hotel (200 West Magnolia Drive), American Inn (527 Northwest Main Street), All Star Inn (605 Evergreen Street).

Court: Bunkie City - City Court Clerk's OFC (107 West Oak Street).

Birthplace of: Bonnie Lee - Chicago blues singer, Zutty Singleton - Musician, Fred Hageman - Football player, Jamelle Juneau - College basketball player (McNeese State Cowboys).

Avoyelles Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.3%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Bunkie in 2000:

  • 137 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 11 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Bunkie (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Shirley Road Drive-In Branch at 1000 North Shirley Road, branch established on 1989/01/03; Bunkie Main Office Branch at 122 West Church Street, branch established on 1953/03/28. 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
  • The Union Bank: Bunkie Branch at 1113 Shirley Road, branch established on 1976/07/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $228.4 mil, Deposits: $197.0 mil, headquarters in Marksville, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Incorporated
  • Cottonport Bank: Bunkie Branch at 122 Southwest Main Street, branch established on 1996/07/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $336.7 mil, Deposits: $298.0 mil, headquarters in Cottonport, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Mansura Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sabine State Bank and Trust Company: Bunkie Branch at 306 Walnut Street, branch established on 1994/01/31. Info updated 2006/09/14: Bank assets: $683.7 mil, Deposits: $592.9 mil, headquarters in Many, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Sabine Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bunkie:

Marital status in Bunkie, LA
  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Bunkie:

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Louisiana average:

11.7

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

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Religion statistics for Bunkie, LA (based on Avoyelles Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,40022
Evangelical Protestant4,05029
Mainline Protestant4467
Black Protestant3702
Other1763
None18,631-
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: 14
Avoyelles Parish:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Avoyelles Parish:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Avoyelles Parish:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Avoyelles Parish:

30.9%
Louisiana:

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

15.9%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.3%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.5%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Bunkie:

29.8
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.0%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.3%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bunkie:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bunkie:

37.3%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

51.1%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bunkie, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$22,090$24,0988$3,689
Firefighters 6$17,271$34,5422$1,801
Solid Waste Management 5$27,329$65,5902$6,909
Police - Other 4$12,378$37,1340$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$22,568$67,7040$0
Financial Administration 4$5,515$16,5450$0
Sewerage 3$17,856$71,4240$0
Water Supply 2$11,811$70,8660$0
Judicial and Legal 2$2,203$13,2181$531
Other Government Administration 2$10,161$60,9665$1,750
Health 1$2,954$35,4480$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 44$152,136$41,49218$14,680

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,306,000 ($326.01)
    General Public Buildings: $298,000 ($74.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $279,000 ($69.65)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($7.74)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $879,000 ($219.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $460,000 ($114.83)
    Regular Highways: $458,000 ($114.33)
    Central Staff Services: $456,000 ($113.83)
    Sewerage: $366,000 ($91.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $359,000 ($89.62)
    Water Utilities: $167,000 ($41.69)
    Financial Administration: $152,000 ($37.94)
    Correctional Institutions: $137,000 ($34.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000 ($21.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($6.24)
    Air Transportation: $25,000 ($6.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000 ($3.74)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($2.50)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($7.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $82,000 ($20.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($7.74)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,197,000 ($298.80)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $439,000 ($109.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $248,000 ($61.91)
    Air Transportation: $13,000 ($3.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $472,000 ($117.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $162,000 ($40.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000 ($7.49)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.75)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $730,000 ($182.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,466,000 ($365.95)
    Other: $852,000 ($212.68)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($7.49)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,126,000 ($281.08)
    Property: $266,000 ($66.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $200,000 ($49.93)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $175,000 ($43.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $16,000 ($3.99)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $743,000 ($185.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000 ($134.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000 ($50.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,735,000 ($433.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $278,000 ($69.40)

3.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,054 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.55%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Rapides Parish, LA  1.00% ($35,859 average AGI)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.26% ($29,571)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.17% ($32,652)


3.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.98% ($37,076 average AGI)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.24% ($37,424)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.24% ($49,500)
Businesses in Bunkie, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bunkie:

  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTTP (1110 AM; daytime; 2 kW; PINEVILLE, LA; Owner: PEOPLES BROADCAST NETWORK LLC)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bunkie:

  • KEZP (104.3 FM; BUNKIE, LA; Owner: OWENSVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZLG (95.9 FM; MANSURA, LA; Owner: AMY M COCO)
  • KAPB-FM (97.7 FM; MARKSVILLE, LA; Owner: THREE RIVERS RADIO COMPANY)
  • KLIL (92.1 FM; MOREAUVILLE, LA; Owner: CAJUN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLSA (90.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPV OF LA ST U & A&M COLLEGE)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KEDG (106.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVPI-FM (92.5 FM; VILLE PLATTE, LA; Owner: VILLE PLATTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bunkie:

  • K67GL (Channel 67; BUNKIE, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT B/CING. OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K60GE (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K02PO (Channel 2; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KLAX-TV (Channel 31; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATIONS CO., INC)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • K21EL (Channel 21; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K43EI (Channel 43; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57GK (Channel 57; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K16DK (Channel 16; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K23DZ (Channel 23; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K38EG (Channel 38; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55GT (Channel 55; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K36DS (Channel 36; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATION COMPANY, INC.)
  • K53FA (Channel 53; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: ESTATE OF VIOLA WEBER)
  • K47DW (Channel 47; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT B/CING. OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • K64FT (Channel 64; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Bunkie fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bunkie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 358ft / 109mTotal length
  • $3,959,000Total costs
  • 73,890Total average daily traffic
  • 12,743Total average daily truck traffic
  • 96,365Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bunkie, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 111950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bunkie, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bunkie)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Bunkie, LA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB5SNP, Licensee ID: L00469469, Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/19/2022, Certifier: Gerard C Moreau Jr, Registrant: Gerard C Moreau Jr, 218 St John, Bunkie, LA 71322
  • Call Sign: WB5WEM, Grant Date: 05/10/1994, Expiration Date: 05/10/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2006, Registrant: Raymond J Roy, Bunkie, LA 71322
  • Call Sign: KD5IGG, Licensee ID: L00155153, Grant Date: 08/17/2009, Expiration Date: 09/22/2019, Certifier: James E Molan, Registrant: James E Molan, 311 N Mathews St, Bunkie, LA 71322
  • Call Sign: KF5GAU, Licensee ID: L01559564, Grant Date: 04/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/06/2020, Certifier: Dustin Hebert, Registrant: Dustin Hebert, 365 Dejean Rd, Bunkie, LA 71322
  • Call Sign: KF5POJ, Licensee ID: L01703845, Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 04/17/2022, Certifier: Camala Batiste, Registrant: Camala Batiste, 611 Patton St, Bunkie, LA 71322


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bunkie)

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 fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of fire incidents - 22 took place in 2004, and the least - 1 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Bunkie, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (62.2%), and Outside Fires (19.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bunkie, LA
    • 12062.2%Structure Fires
    • 3819.7%Outside Fires
    • 3317.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bunkie, LA
Most common first names in Bunkie, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6279.2 years
James5675.0 years
John4769.5 years
Willie3970.8 years
Joseph3270.9 years
George2778.3 years
Robert2766.9 years
William2779.3 years
Charles2371.5 years
Henry2370.0 years
Most common last names in Bunkie, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ducote7075.9 years
Johnson5974.2 years
Smith4274.5 years
Williams4173.1 years
Bordelon3276.4 years
Armand3077.7 years
Gauthier2874.7 years
Washington2869.2 years
Guillory2376.5 years
Mayeux2376.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bunkie, LA
  • 64.4%Utility gas
  • 34.0%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bunkie, LA
  • 56.8%Electricity
  • 43.2%Utility gas


Bunkie compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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  • Pamela Myers (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.