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Population in 2012: 1,728 (84% urban, 16% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.3%
 

Males: 916  (53.0%)
Females: 812  (47.0%)

Median resident age:  33.8 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70529, 70578, 70583.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,063 (it was $21,071 in 2000)
Duson:

$26,063
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,373

Duson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,050 (it was $29,900 in 2000)
Duson:

$46,050
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $62,516; Detached houses: $91,766; Mobile homes: $29,406

Median gross rent in 2012: $524.

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Duson races chart
  • White alone - 1,121 (65.3%)
  • Black alone - 446 (26.0%)
  • Hispanic - 107 (6.2%)
  • Two or more races - 33 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.06%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Duson: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (25.7%), French Canadian (6.1%), United States (5.7%), German (2.9%), English (2.6%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 33 feet

Land area: 2.57 square miles.

Population density: 673 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Duson:

  • High school or higher: 62.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Duson town:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 36.8%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.5%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Duson, Louisiana as of October 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Duson to the number of sex offenders is 58 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.5%)

Duson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (9.4 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (64.2 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (194.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Rayne, LA (2.2 miles ), Ossun, LA (2.3 miles ), Scott, LA (2.4 miles ), Cankton, LA (3.0 miles ), Branch, LA (3.0 miles ), Lafayette, LA (3.1 miles ), Maurice, LA (3.1 miles ), Carencro, LA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,200
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,200
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $94,600
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.24 N, Longitude: 92.18 W

Area code: 337

Duson household income distribution Duson home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.02
Louisiana average:

3.87

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +246 (+17.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Duson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Duson town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1957, a category F3 tornado 7.9 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Duson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lafayette Parish (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Duson:

  • HOLLIER COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 222 HOLLIER ROAD)
  • JENKINS COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, RT 3 BOX 117)
  • PARDUE STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 141 RAY PARDUE STREET)

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Amtrak station near Duson:

  • 11 miles: LAFAYETTE (133 E. GRANT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Duson:

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 11 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 13,419)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 62 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 25,838)
  • McNeese State University (about 62 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 6,406)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 63 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 65 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • Nicholls State University (about 89 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 105 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 11,652)

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Notable locations in Duson: Duson Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Lafayette Parish Library Duson Branch (B), Duson Police Department (C), Duson Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D), Duson Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Duson include: Saint Theresas Church (A), Saint Benedict the Moor Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Super 8 Duson (3001 Daulaut Drive).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.43
U.S.:

9.59

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

DUSON TOWN OF WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and AUG-20-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2003)
BELLEVILLE SUBDIVISION WATER SYSTEM (Address: 1307 S FIELDSPAN RD , Population served: 246, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.2%
(31.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Black residents, 66.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Duson, LA


2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Duson compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Duson (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank & Trust Co.: Judice Branch at 1950 Ridge Road, branch established on 2004/03/08. Info updated 2010/12/15: Bank assets: $87.9 mil, Deposits: $78.9 mil, headquarters in Church Point, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Fsb Bancshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Duson travel time to work - commute


Duson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Utility gas (28%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Duson town (based on Lafayette Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.20%
Here79.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodEpiscopal Church
Adherents81.1%8.2%4.0%1.4%1.1%
Congregations37.0%14.8%6.2%6.2%3.7%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents0.9%0.6%0.5%0.4%1.8%
Congregations1.2%3.7%3.7%1.2%22.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 51
This county:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Lafayette Parish:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Lafayette Parish:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 91
This county:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 154
Lafayette Parish:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

9.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.4%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lafayette Parish:

12.4%
State:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,940$35,2800$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,267$39,2040$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,702$38,8080$0
Streets and Highways 4$5,465$16,3950$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$1,353
Sewerage 0$0 5$2,050
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,109$37,3080$0
Totals for Government 10$24,483$29,3808$3,403

Duson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $190,000 ($109.95)
    Water Utilities: $179,000 ($103.59)
    Sewerage: $158,000 ($91.44)
    Police Protection: $151,000 ($87.38)
    Regular Highways: $150,000 ($86.81)
    Housing & Community Development: $85,000 ($49.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000 ($31.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($6.37)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($6.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($15.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $335,000 ($193.87)
    Financial Administration: $287,000 ($166.09)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($26.04)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($8.68)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $304,000 ($175.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($4.05)

Duson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $73,000 ($42.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($41.09)
    Housing & Community Development: $43,000 ($24.88)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $335,000 ($193.87)
    Housing & Community Development: $41,000 ($23.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $128,000 ($74.07)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($4.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $147,000 ($85.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $399,000 ($230.90)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($2.31)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $340,000 ($196.76)
    NEC: $77,000 ($44.56)
    Public Utilities: $69,000 ($39.93)
    Property: $24,000 ($13.89)

Duson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $128,000 ($74.07)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $519,000 ($300.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $499,000 ($288.77)
    Water Utilities: $126,000 ($72.92)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($11.57)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($1.16)

Duson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $145,000 ($83.91)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $133,000 ($76.97)

8.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.89%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($203 average AGI)
Lafayette Parish:

0.13%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orleans Parish, LA  1.05% ($31,177 average AGI)
from St. Martin Parish, LA  0.60% ($28,410)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.59% ($49,792)


6.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Lafayette Parish:

0.07%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to St. Martin Parish, LA  0.68% ($31,663 average AGI)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.58% ($36,342)
to Vermilion Parish, LA  0.48% ($33,677)

Strongest AM radio stations in Duson:

  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPEL (1420 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSIG (1450 AM; 1 kW; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: ACADIA BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • KROF (960 AM; 1 kW; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: KSLO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Duson:

  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFTE (96.5 FM; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KBEB-FM (106.7 FM; RAYNE, LA; Owner: BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJB (105.5 FM; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • K209BS (89.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Duson:

  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KDCG-LP (Channel 22; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: ACADIANA CABLE ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • K49DE (Channel 49; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • K45DI (Channel 45; MERMENTAU, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Duson, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 121
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 181
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 132
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 316
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21
See more detailed statistics of Duson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 576
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 8,190

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Duson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Duson, LA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Duson, Lat: 30.249167 Lon: -92.183056, Type: Tower, Structure height: 147 m, Call Sign: WQHV761
    Assigned Frequencies: 3655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/2007, Expiration Date: 11/20/2017, Certifier: Karen G Mcbride
    Registrant: Gonthier Inc., 927 N Parkerson Avenue, Crowley, LA 70526, Phone: (337) 783-3436, Fax: (337) 788-2396, Email:
  • Duson, Lat: 30.249167 Lon: -92.183056, Type: Tower, Structure height: 147 m, Call Sign: WQHV761
    Assigned Frequencies: 3670.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/2007, Expiration Date: 11/20/2017, Certifier: Karen G Mcbride
    Registrant: Gonthier Inc., 927 N Parkerson Avenue, Crowley, LA 70526, Phone: (337) 783-3436, Fax: (337) 788-2396, Email:
  • Lat: 30.249167 Lon: -92.183056, Type: Tower, Structure height: 147 m, Call Sign: WQHV761
    Assigned Frequencies: 3670.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/2007, Expiration Date: 11/20/2017, Certifier: Karen G Mcbride
    Registrant: Gonthier Inc., 927 N Parkerson Avenue, Crowley, LA 70526, Phone: (337) 783-3436, Fax: (337) 788-2396, Email:
  • Duson, Lat: 30.249167 Lon: -92.183056, Type: Tower, Structure height: 147 m, Call Sign: WQHV761
    Assigned Frequencies: 3655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/2007, Expiration Date: 11/20/2017, Certifier: Karen G Mcbride
    Registrant: Gonthier Inc., 927 N Parkerson Avenue, Crowley, LA 70526, Phone: (337) 783-3436, Fax: (337) 788-2396, Email:
  • DUSON, Yearling Road (Lat: 30.248917 Lon: -92.173306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQIW455
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2008, Expiration Date: 06/03/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Duson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 31778 , Serial Number: 16516, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/2007
    Registrant (Individual): John Pomier, 1003 S Fieldspan Rd, Duson, LA 70529
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32070 , Serial Number: 28-7505022, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Alex Jr Broussard, 5432 Landry Rd, Duson, LA 70529
  • Aircraft: JACQUNEAUX GLEN R CGS HAWK (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5148G , Serial Number: HII-C-165-503-TRI, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Glenn Ray Jacquneaux, 1601 Riceland Rd, Duson, LA 70529
  • Aircraft: FLEMING RAY J GLASTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5399 , Serial Number: 5143, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Ray J Fleming, 1166 Bourque Rd, Duson, LA 70529
  • Aircraft: WILKERSON PAUL D SONERAI 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 552PW , Serial Number: 7538, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Paul D Wilkerson, 300 Morningside Dr, Duson, LA 70529
  • Aircraft: BROUSSARD DONALD G THORP T-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 68DB , Serial Number: 722, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Donald G Broussard, 204 Tunica Ln, Duson, LA 70529
  • Aircraft: FLEMING RAY J RV-7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 712RF , Serial Number: 70070, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Ray J Fleming, 1166 Bourque Rd, Duson, LA 70529


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Duson, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph2871.2 years
John2864.4 years
Mary2671.4 years
Paul1465.2 years
Marie1382.9 years
James1165.9 years
Roy1063.3 years
Edith884.5 years
Ernest872.7 years
Ethel877.5 years
Most common last names in Duson, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Trahan6276.3 years
Broussard4975.0 years
Guidry3571.6 years
Bourque3173.2 years
Leblanc2865.7 years
Breaux2670.2 years
Alleman2672.6 years
Duhon2672.6 years
Thibodeaux2570.6 years
Cormier2475.0 years
Businesses in Duson, LA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1True Value1
Subway2U-Haul1
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