Convent, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 711.
Males: 405  (57.0%)
Females: 306  (43.0%)
Median resident age:

30.2 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70723.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,276
Convent:

$53,276
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,447

Convent CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $167,246
Convent:

$167,246
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $313,340; detached houses: $385,233; mobile homes: $213,386

Median gross rent in 2019: $605.

March 2019 cost of living index in Convent: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 39.7%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.3% for Black residents)

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According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Convent, Louisiana as of December 04, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Convent is 135 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (11.6%), French (5.0%), German (3.0%), French Canadian (2.3%), African (1.3%), English (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 17 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $422 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $473 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (34.7 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (35.5 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (273.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

St. James, LA (1.6 miles ),
Romeville, LA (1.7 miles),
Welcome, LA (1.9 miles ),
Moonshine, LA (2.0 miles),
Grand Point, LA (2.3 miles ),
Union, LA (2.5 miles ),
Paulina, LA (2.6 miles ),
North Vacherie, LA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 30.02 N, Longitude: 90.83 W

Area code: 225

Distribution of median household income in Convent, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Convent, LA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.2%
Louisiana:

8.1%
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 84.1. This is about average.

City:

84.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.31. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.31
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 18.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.44
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Convent-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Convent place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Convent-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 365.5 miles away from Convent 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 225.2 miles away from Convent center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 197.7 miles away from Convent center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 247.8 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 151.2 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 314.7 miles away from Convent 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 St. James Parish (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Convent:

  • ST JAMES PARISH HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LUTCHER, LA)
  • OCHSNER HOME HEALTH OF LUTCHER (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; LUTCHER, LA)
  • ST JAMES BEHAVIORAL HEALTH HOSPITAL, INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LUTCHER, LA)
  • CHATEAU ST. JAMES REHAB AND RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LUTCHER, LA)
  • CHATEAU D'VILLE REHAB AND RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DONALDSONVILLE, LA)
  • PREVOST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DONALDSONVILLE, LA)
  • PROVIDER OPTIONS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; DONALDSONVILLE, LA)

located in Convent:

Amtrak station near Convent:

  • 19 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 Convent:

  • Nicholls State University (about 16 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 35 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 41 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 41 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 43 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 43 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 43 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Convent: Convent Landing (A), College Point Landing (B), Uncle Sam Plantation (C), Lily Landing (D), College Point Landing (E), Convent Landing (F), Uncle Sam Landing (G), Manresa Retreat (H), Malarcher Plantation (I), Lily Landing (J), Uncle Sam Landing (K), Convent Courthouse (L), Saint James Parish Sheriff's Office (M), Saint James Parish Sheriff's Office - Juvenile Division (N), Saint James Parish Sheriff's Office - Records (O), Union - Convent Fire Department Convent Station (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Convent: Saint Michaels Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Convent: Saint Michaels Church Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: St James Parish - Economic Development (5800 La 44).

Hotel: Poche's Plantation (6554 La 44).

Court: St James Parish Government Offices - Clerk Of Court (5800 La 44).

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

2.8 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.2%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.5%
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: 0.0% of all households
92 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Convent:

Marital status in Convent, LA
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 12.7%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

For population 25 years and over in Convent:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Convent
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Convent, LA (based on St. James Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,9476
Black Protestant2,8573
Evangelical Protestant3405
Mainline Protestant1204
Other11
None4,837-
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: 7
Here:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
St. James Parish:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
St. James Parish:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. James Parish:

12.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.4%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. James Parish:

18.9%
Louisiana:

13.7%

4.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
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 Ascension Parish, LA  1.32% ($51,861 average AGI)
to St. John the Baptist Parish, LA  0.75% ($34,459)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.48% ($27,231)

Strongest AM radio stations in Convent:

  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW (1010 AM; 1 kW; GARYVILLE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Convent:

  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KNXX (104.9 FM; DONALDSONVILLE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTLN (90.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: BD OF SV OF LSU & AGRIC. & MECH COLL)
  • KNSU (91.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Convent:

  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTNO-LP (Channel 36; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • 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.)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KZUP-CA (Channel 19; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBRL-CA (Channel 21; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLFT-CA (Channel 52; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • KFOL-CA (Channel 30; HOUMA, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • Convent, Louisiana
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count5522
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8151
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1720
  • Fatalities6224
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents13855
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents551
See more detailed statistics of Convent fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KG5RXM, Licensee ID: L02084754, Grant Date: 02/24/2017, Expiration Date: 02/24/2027, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2017, Certifier: Steven K Brignac, Registrant: Steven K Brignac, 5332 Canatella St, Convent, LA 70723
  • Call Sign: KA5ABR, Previous Call Sign: KG5RXM, Grant Date: 03/17/2017, Expiration Date: 03/17/2027, Certifier: Steven K Brignac, Registrant: Steven K Brignac, 5332 Canatella St, Convent, LA 70723

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 680 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW306C (6040 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 456SM, N456SM, N-456SM, Serial Number: 680-0038, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 11/28/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Associated Aviation Ventures Ii LLC, 9100 Safety Dr, Convent, LA 70723
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 VISION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 562SJ, N562SJ, N-562SJ, Serial Number: PH645501731, Certificate Issue Date: 06/11/2015
    Registrant (Government): St James Parish Sheriffs Office, 5800 Hwy 44, Convent, LA 70723

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Convent, LA
  • 58.0%Utility gas
  • 42.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Convent, LA
  • 64.9%Electricity
  • 35.1%Utility gas


Convent compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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