Central, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 28,984 (66% urban, 34% rural).
Males: 14,253  (49.2%)
Females: 14,731  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70739, 70770, 70791, 70818.

Central Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,326
Central:

$55,326
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,416

Central city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $191,200
Central:

$191,200
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $219,669; detached houses: $242,549; townhouses or other attached units: $123,369; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $57,788; mobile homes: $62,987

Median gross rent in 2017: $821.

March 2019 cost of living index in Central: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.2%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.3% for Black residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Central, LA (2017)
    • 24,28584.9%White alone
    • 2,95910.4%Black alone
    • 6592.3%Hispanic
    • 3041.1%Two or more races
    • 1910.7%Asian alone
    • 230.08%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (27.2%), French (11.0%), Italian (7.0%), Irish (5.9%), English (4.6%), French Canadian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

359 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,363 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,102 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (42.3 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (50.8 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (274.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Crescent, LA (1.5 miles ),
Gray, LA (1.8 miles ),
Bayou Cane, LA (2.0 miles ),
Houma, LA (2.6 miles ),
Schriever, LA (2.7 miles ),
Bayou Blue, LA (3.0 miles ),
Lafourche Crossing, LA (3.0 miles ),
Bayou Country Club, LA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 29.64 N, Longitude: 90.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 985

Distribution of median household income in Central, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Central, LA in 2017

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 72 buildings, average cost: $277,500
  • 2010: 137 buildings, average cost: $279,500
  • 2011: 136 buildings, average cost: $234,400
  • 2012: 144 buildings, average cost: $208,000
  • 2013: 179 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2014: 134 buildings, average cost: $234,400
  • 2015: 168 buildings, average cost: $227,800
  • 2016: 175 buildings, average cost: $197,100
  • 2017: 146 buildings, average cost: $162,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Central, LA residents
Average permit cost in Central, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.8. This is better than average.

City:

58.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.18. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.18
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Central-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Central city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 tornado 34.5 miles away from the city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Central-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 130.7 miles away from Central 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 346.9 miles away from Central 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 234.8 miles away from the city 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 118.3 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 125.8 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 334.3 miles away from Central 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 East Baton Rouge Parish (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Central:

  • PHYSICIANS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • ALLIANCE COMMUNITY HOME #6 (Hospital, about 5 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • BAYOU REGION HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • MAISON DE'VILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • SOUTHDOWN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • CHATEAU TERREBONNE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • OAKS OF HOUMA (THE) (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HOUMA, LA)

Amtrak station near Central:

  • 8 miles: SCHRIEVER (SCHRIVER, S. RTE. 20 & RTE. 24) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Central:

  • Nicholls State University (about 11 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 47 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 47 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 48 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 49 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 53 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 60 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)

Private high school in Central:

  • CENTRAL PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 328, Location: 12801 CENTERRA CT, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Central:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Central: Camp Yola Kahn (A), East Baton Rouge Parish Library Central Branch (B), East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office (C), Central Fire Department Station 35 (D), Central Fire Department Station 34 (E), Central Fire Department Station 33 (F), Pride Volunteer Fire Department Station 11 (G), Central Fire Department Station 31 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Northeast Plaza Shopping Center (1), Central City Shopping Center (2), Grand Central Station Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Central include: Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church (A), Indian Mound Baptist Church (B), Immanuel Baptist Church (C), Grace Presbyterian Church (D), First Baptist Church Central (E), Fellowship Baptist Church (F), Church of God of Prophecy (G), Covenant Community Church (H), Cornerstone Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Shanks Cemetery (1), Odom Cemetery (2), Bradford Cemetery (3), Lovett Cemetery (4), Edwards Cemetery (5), Youngblood Cemetery (6), Devall Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hub Bayou (A), Draughan Creek (B), Blackwater Bayou (C), Comite River (D), Beaver Bayou (E), Jones Bayou (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Central include: Jackson Park (1), Greenwell Springs Park (2), Howard Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

East Baton Rouge 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:

2.6 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

77.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
43 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
16 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Central:

Marital status in Central, LA
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Central:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Louisiana average:

11.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Central, LA (based on East Baton Rouge Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant120,949258
Catholic97,90424
Black Protestant35,27264
Mainline Protestant32,76550
Other9,60436
Orthodox4574
None143,220-
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: 111
Here:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 69
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
Here:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 273
Here:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
East Baton Rouge Parish:

27.7%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
East Baton Rouge Parish:

13.8%
State:

13.7%
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
Other Government Administration 8$14,893$22,3400$0
Judicial and Legal 2$8,145$48,8700$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,916$22,9920$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 11$24,954$27,2230$0

Central government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,455,000 ($119.20)
    Central Staff Services: $181,000 ($6.24)
    Police Protection: $125,000 ($4.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $98,000 ($3.38)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($0.28)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $114,000 ($3.93)
    Other - Police Protection: $100,000 ($3.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $180,000 ($6.21)

Central government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,400,000 ($48.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $46,000 ($1.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $256,000 ($8.83)
    Highways: $25,000 ($0.86)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,525,000 ($190.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $296,000 ($10.21)

Central government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,259,000 ($664.47)

5.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($372 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Livingston Parish, LA  0.53% ($49,489 average AGI)
from Ascension Parish, LA  0.46% ($63,077)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.22% ($61,788)


6.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($877 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Livingston Parish, LA  0.82% ($47,690 average AGI)
to Ascension Parish, LA  0.65% ($72,637)
to Harris County, TX  0.33% ($53,696)

Businesses in Central, LA

  • Circle K: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Central:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KJIN (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN MEADOW, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Central:

  • KTLN (90.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: BD OF SV OF LSU & AGRIC. & MECH COLL)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KXOR-FM (106.3 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KNSU (91.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBZE (105.9 FM; BERWICK, LA; Owner: HUBCAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K249DI (97.7 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Central:

  • KFOL-CA (Channel 30; HOUMA, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • KJUN-CA (Channel 7; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Central fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 54Number of bridges
  • 617ft / 188mTotal length
  • $8,558,000Total costs
  • 241,950Total average daily traffic
  • 17,060Total average daily truck traffic
  • 195,374Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Central, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 111950-1959
  • 241960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Central, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Central)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Comp Sta 63 Helvetia Refinery Rd Romeville (Lat: 30.086861 Lon: -90.866472), Call Sign: KBY661,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7400 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2011, Expiration Date: 08/13/2021, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair, Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, Houston, TX 77251-1396, Phone: (713) 215-2745, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:
  • 1 1/2 Mi W Of Hwy 37 On Wax Rd (Lat: 30.539639 Lon: -91.009556), Call Sign: KKD879,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1000 MHz, 48.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Registrant: Dixie Electric Membership Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA 70895, Phone: (225) 262-3009, Fax: (225) 892-9516, Email:
  • 1 1/2 Mi W Of Hwy 37 On Wax Rd (Lat: 30.539639 Lon: -91.009556), Call Sign: KNAP904,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8800 MHz, 48.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Registrant: Dixie Electric Membership Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA 70895, Phone: (225) 262-3009, Fax: (225) 892-9516, Email:
  • 1 1/2 Mi W Of Hwy 37 On Wax Rd (Lat: 30.539639 Lon: -91.009556), Call Sign: KTY722,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8800 MHz, 48.2400 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/1996, Expiration Date: 04/03/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2001, Registrant: Dixie Electric Membership Corp, Baton Rouge, LA 70895, Phone: (504) 261-1221
  • 5 Km Se Burnside (Lat: 30.102417 Lon: -90.862583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 137 m, Overall height: 141 m, Call Sign: WPNV699,
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.837 MHz, 860.837 MHz, Grant Date: 04/16/2014, Expiration Date: 07/08/2024, Certifier: James W Palmer, Registrant: Entergy Services Inc, 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 340-3116, Fax: (501) 340-3188, Email:
  • Lat: 30.518611 Lon: -91.080833, Call Sign: WQLI737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.437 MHz, 465.437 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 02/02/2020, Certifier: Blair A Nicholson, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Compressor Sta 63 Helvetia Refinery Rd (Lat: 30.086861 Lon: -90.866472), Overall height: 135 m, Call Sign: WNES239,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.868 MHz, 959.868 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2018, Expiration Date: 06/28/2028, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair, Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, 2800 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056, Phone: (713) 215-2744, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:
  • STATION, Approx 0.6 Mi E Fm Int Of La Hwy 70 & La Hwy 3125 (Lat: 30.102417 Lon: -90.862583), Overall height: 140.8 m, Call Sign: WNTK515,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2146.80 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2002, Expiration Date: 04/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2010, Registrant: Saic / Entergy Services, Inc., 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 340-3116, Fax: (501) 340-3188, Email:
  • BATON ROUGE, On Wax Rd., .5 Mi. W Of Int. Of Hwy 37 & Wax Road (Lat: 30.539611 Lon: -91.009528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WPTI904,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6375.20 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2011, Expiration Date: 10/11/2021, Certifier: John D Vranic, Registrant: Dixie Electric Membership Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA 70895, Phone: (225) 262-3009, Fax: (225) 892-9516, Email:
  • CENTRAL, On Wax Rd., .5 Mi. W Of Int. Of Hwy 37 & Wax Road (Lat: 30.539444 Lon: -91.009444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WQYY248,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2017, Expiration Date: 02/28/2027, Certifier: John H Wittig, Registrant: Dixie Electric Membership Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA 70895, Phone: (225) 262-3009, Fax: (225) 892-9516, Email:
  • STATION, Compressor Sta 63 Helvetia Refinery Rd (Lat: 30.086861 Lon: -90.866472), Overall height: 135 m, Call Sign: KDK64,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2131.60 MHz, 2138.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/29/1999, Expiration Date: 09/29/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2007, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair, Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Corp., Houston, TX 77251, Phone: (713) 215-2745, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: AB5YI, Previous Call Sign: KC5FQL, Licensee ID: L00166276, Grant Date: 12/27/2013, Expiration Date: 03/08/2024, Registrant: Rudolph J Pourciau Jr, 16934 Blaspique Dr., Central, LA 70739
  • Call Sign: K5NSS, Previous Call Sign: K5DBD, Licensee ID: L01778712, Grant Date: 09/03/2014, Expiration Date: 09/03/2024, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2018, Certifier: Jake A Dawson, Registrant: Jake A Dawson, 14132 Gemini Drive, Central, LA 70770

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Central, LA
  • 53.9%Electricity
  • 45.0%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Central, LA
  • 82.8%Electricity
  • 12.8%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Central compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
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