Erath, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 2,110 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 946  (44.8%)
Females: 1,164  (55.2%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70533.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,897 (it was $27,386 in 2000)
Erath:

$38,897
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,926 (it was $13,327 in 2000)

Erath town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,745 (it was $55,300 in 2000)
Erath:

$94,745
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $101,824; Detached houses: $108,420; Mobile homes: $60,087

Median gross rent in 2013: $547.

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  • Races in Erath, LA (2010)

    Erath races chart
    • 1,84087.0%White alone
    • 1065.0%Asian alone
    • 994.7%Black alone
    • 442.1%Hispanic
    • 150.7%Two or more races
    • 100.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Erath: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (25.3%), United States (13.1%), French Canadian (10.5%), English (7.7%), German (4.1%), Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 9 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,403 people per square mile   (low).

Erath,LA real estate house value index trend

Erath, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Erath:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Erath town:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

140 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia).

This town:

5.5%
Louisiana:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $247 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $236 (0.3%)

Erath satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (17.6 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (63.6 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (201.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Delcambre, LA (1.7 miles ), Abbeville, LA (2.4 miles ), Youngsville, LA (3.2 miles ), Milton, LA (3.2 miles ), Maurice, LA (3.4 miles ), Cade, LA (3.4 miles ), Broussard, LA (3.7 miles ), New Iberia, LA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $134,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $30,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.96 N, Longitude: 92.04 W

Area code: 337

Erath household income distribution Erath home values distribution

Crime rates in Erath by Year
Type 2002 2005 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010N/A2
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.046.90.0N/A94.7
Robberies 10040500
per 100,000 45.60.00.0185.20.0234.10.00.0
Assaults 15111110112015
per 100,000 45.6229.3506.2509.3468.8515.0950.6709.9
Burglaries 102321292310
per 100,000 455.81,054.692.046.31,359.693.6142.6473.3
Thefts 235015107151115
per 100,000 1,048.32,292.5690.3463.0328.2702.2522.8709.9
Auto thefts 12207030
per 100,000 45.691.792.00.0328.20.0142.60.0
Arson 1000N/A000
per 100,000 45.60.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.3) 104.4227.6148.5186.5276.7216.4241.9290.6

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Crime rate in Erath detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Louisiana average:

3.39
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -268 (-10.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Erath, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Erath-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Erath town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/25/1969, a category F3 tornado 14.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Erath-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 184.3 miles away from the city 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 417.7 miles away from Erath center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 174.9 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) earthquake occurred 294.9 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 180.9 miles away from Erath 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 368.6 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 Vermilion Parish (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Erath topographic map

Birthplace of: Roy R. Theriot - Lawyer, Shane Sellers - Country singer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Erath:

  • REGENT HOSPITAL ACADIANA INC (504 N BROADWAY)
  • MORRIS LAHASKY NH (501 E CONRAD ST)
  • MORRIS LAHASKY NURSING HOME (501 E VETERANS MEMORIAL DRIVE)

Amtrak stations near Erath:

  • 14 miles: NEW IBERIA (WASHINGTON ST. & RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 19 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 Erath:

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 18 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 14,493)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 18 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 18 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 64 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 64 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 65 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 70 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)

Public high school in Erath:

Public elementary/middle schools in Erath:

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Notable locations in Erath: Erath Police Department (A), Vermilion Parish Police Jury (B), Erath Marshal's Office (C), Bares Center (D), Acadian Museum of Erath (E), Vermilion Parish Library Erath Branch (F), Erath Volunteer Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Erath: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Laports Coulee (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Erath City of City Court (410 North Broadway Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 45.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.20
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.1%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.5% for Black residents, 30.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 65.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
89 people in nursing homes in 2000

Erath, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Erath (2011 data):

  • Bank of Erath: Bank Of Erath at 105 West Edwards, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $87.9 mil, Deposits: $74.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Erath Holding Company
  • Gulf Coast Bank: Erath Branch at 500 West Lastie, branch established on 1978/11/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $317.5 mil, Deposits: $275.4 mil, headquarters in Abbeville, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Gulf Coast Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Erath town (based on Vermilion Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic32,25916
Evangelical Protestant2,38718
Mainline Protestant1,30010
Black Protestant1901
Other41
None21,859-
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: 18
Vermilion Parish:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Vermilion Parish:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Vermilion Parish:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Vermilion Parish:

28.5%
Louisiana:

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

12.1%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Erath:

46.7%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.1%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.5%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.9%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Erath:

52.2%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.4%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Erath, 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
Other Government Administration 2$9,713$58,2788$12,409
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$3,881
Police Protection - Officers 11$39,478$43,0675$7,491
Firefighters 1$4,920$59,0403$400
Streets and Highways 4$9,476$28,4280$0
Sewerage 2$10,428$62,5680$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,715$44,5800$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$8,163$32,6520$0
Water Supply 2$9,494$56,9640$0
Electric Power 1$6,020$72,2400$0
Totals for Government 27$101,407$45,07019$24,181

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,366,000 ($647.39)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $895,000 ($424.17)
    Police Protection: $258,000 ($122.27)
    Housing & Community Development: $203,000 ($96.21)
    Financial Administration: $186,000 ($88.15)
    Sewerage: $182,000 ($86.26)
    Water Utilities: $156,000 ($73.93)
    Regular Highways: $126,000 ($59.72)
    Fire Protection: $62,000 ($29.38)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($13.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($9.95)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($14.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000 ($14.69)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($11.37)
    Electric Utilities: $21,000 ($9.95)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($8.06)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($2.84)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.95)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $551,000 ($261.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($6.64)

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

  • Charges - Housing & Community Development: $146,000 ($69.19)
    Sewerage: $102,000 ($48.34)
    All Other: $8,000 ($3.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $538,000 ($254.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $56,000 ($26.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $22,000 ($10.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $60,000 ($28.44)
    Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($18.01)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,400,000 ($663.51)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($28.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($3.32)
    All Other: $3,000 ($1.42)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $198,000 ($93.84)
    NEC: $67,000 ($31.75)
    Property: $20,000 ($9.48)
    Public Utilities: $19,000 ($9.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $680,000 ($322.27)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($142.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $645,000 ($305.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($142.18)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $35,000 ($16.59)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $213,000 ($100.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,539,000 ($729.38)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $141,000 ($66.82)

4.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.84% ($35,553 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.48% ($33,649)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.38% ($39,014)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  2.05% ($42,126 average AGI)
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.67% ($30,114)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.33% ($37,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in Erath:

  • KROF (960 AM; 1 kW; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANE (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAFOURCHE, L.L.C.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNIR (1360 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Erath:

  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPEL-FM (105.1 FM; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • KFTE (96.5 FM; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYPY (100.7 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)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Erath:

  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • K49DE (Channel 49; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K54FT (Channel 54; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, 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.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
Erath fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Erath fatal accident list:

Dec 16, 2012 11:45 AM, Sr-339, Lat: 29.97791, Lon: -92.02322, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 7, 2002 08:30 PM, Sr-Veterans Memorial, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 1999 02:40 AM, Sr-14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Oct 27, 1991 00:58 AM, 685, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 20, 1989 10:57 PM, P185, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 17, 1987 02:50 PM, Us14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 8, 1987 05:15 AM, Parrd2-11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 142m466ftTotal length
  • 54,240Total average daily traffic
  • 1,777Total average daily truck traffic
  • 68,341Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 72010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Erath, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 5624 Aristide Rd (Lat: 29.897972 Lon: -92.064833), Type: Tank, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: KNNU592
    Assigned Frequencies: 8500.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/1996, Expiration Date: 05/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2001, Certifier: Gerald M NunezRegistrant: Krohne America, 7 Dearborn Rd, Peabody, MA 01960, Fax: (508) 535-1720
  • 809 S Severin St (Lat: 29.957389 Lon: -92.033694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 47 m, Overall height: 53 m, Call Sign: WNQZ505
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHzGrant Date: 11/05/2014, Expiration Date: 12/21/2024Registrant: Premier Wireless Communications, LLC, 4116 Melancon Rd., Broussard, LA 70518, Phone: (337) 364-7514, Fax: (337) 364-7514, Email:
  • Moss Farms Rt 1 (Lat: 29.867139 Lon: -92.065667), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: KNGF466, Licensee ID: L00019815
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.43800 MHzGrant Date: 05/02/1997, Expiration Date: 05/05/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2001Registrant: John E Chance & Associates Inc, Lafayette, LA 70505, Phone: (318) 237-1300
  • 3.1 Mi Sw (Lat: 29.919083 Lon: -92.060667), Structure height: 78 m, Call Sign: WNVP772
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.0600 MHzGrant Date: 12/11/2010, Expiration Date: 02/27/2021, Certifier: Andre BouchardRegistrant: Fleischman And Walsh, L.L.P., 1919 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 939-7900, Fax: (202) 939-0928, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Erath)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN GENERAL ACFT CORP AG5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7978A , Serial Number: 99998, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen A Collins, 9501 Colomb Rd, Erath, LA 70533

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Erath

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Erath, LA
Most common first names in Erath, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph4071.1 years
Paul1971.4 years
John1669.4 years
Robert1476.6 years
Agnes1482.9 years
Mary1473.1 years
Marie1374.6 years
Adam1175.0 years
Louis1162.5 years
Sidney1174.4 years
Most common last names in Erath, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Broussard9678.4 years
Leblanc9477.8 years
Landry7474.9 years
Hebert4773.6 years
Menard4475.8 years
Suire4076.8 years
Romero3673.5 years
Richard3676.4 years
Trahan3474.2 years
Boudreaux2976.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (49%)

Erath compared to Louisiana state average:

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

Erath on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #40 (70533) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #88 (70533) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 5 pilots and 30 other airmen in this city.
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  • Vic A. Randazzo (1)
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