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Population in 2012: 4,598 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.2%
 

Males: 2,278  (49.5%)
Females: 2,320  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70548.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,500 (it was $22,535 in 2000)
Kaplan:

$33,500
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,682

Kaplan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,892 (it was $42,100 in 2000)
Kaplan:

$76,892
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,691; Detached houses: $102,918; Mobile homes: $19,795

Median gross rent in 2012: $521.

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  • White alone - 3,393 (72.7%)
  • Black alone - 998 (21.4%)
  • Asian alone - 149 (3.2%)
  • Hispanic - 70 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kaplan: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (29.7%), United States (8.7%), German (7.9%), English (6.3%), French Canadian (5.8%), Irish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 2.25 square miles.

Population density: 2,041 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kaplan:

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kaplan city:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

160 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia).

This city:  3.5%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Kaplan, Louisiana as of December 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kaplan to the number of sex offenders is 107 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 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (21.1 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (75.3 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (186.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Abbeville, LA (3.1 miles ), Maurice, LA (3.5 miles ), Gueydan, LA (3.7 miles ), Milton, LA (3.8 miles ), Morse, LA (3.9 miles ), Erath, LA (3.9 miles ), Crowley, LA (3.9 miles ), Rayne, LA (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $205,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $289,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $24,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $20,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.00 N, Longitude: 92.29 W

Area code: 337

Kaplan household income distribution Kaplan home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Kaplan by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2010 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0020043
per 100,000 0.00.038.90.00.080.164.5
Robberies 8355471
per 100,000 154.657.897.297.577.8140.121.5
Assaults 26392223332063
per 100,000 502.6751.0427.6448.7641.94123.364.5
Burglaries 213013304811717
per 100,000 406.0577.7252.7585.3933.72341.9365.7
Thefts 13017819019620828776
per 100,000 2513.03427.73692.93823.64045.95744.61634.8
Auto thefts 47651150
per 100,000 77.3134.8116.697.5214.0100.10.0
Arson 010000N/A
per 100,000 0.019.30.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.7) 293.6370.4333.6333.8412.21386.9168.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 23 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.66
Louisiana average:

3.89

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Kaplan, Louisiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -212 (-3.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Kaplan-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Kaplan city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/25/1969, a category F3 tornado 1.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kaplan-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 96.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: 11, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Sammy Kershaw - Country musician, Chuck Riley (voice actor) - Voice actor, Iron Eyes Cody - Film actor, Jordan Romero - College football player (McNeese State Cowboys).


Hospitals/medical centers in Kaplan:

  • ABROM KAPLAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1310 WEST SEVENTH STREET)
  • REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF KAPLAN (Hospital, 1310 WEST SEVENTH STREET)
  • INTEGRATED HEALTH SERVICE OF KAPLAN (Nursing Home, 1300 W 8TH ST)
  • KAPLAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1300 W. EIGHTH STREET)
  • VERMILION HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 14008 CHENEAU ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Kaplan, LA

Airports and heliports located in Kaplan:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kaplan:

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 22 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 13,419)
  • McNeese State University (about 58 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 6,406)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 72 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 25,838)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 75 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 76 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • Nicholls State University (about 91 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Lamar University (about 108 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 7,661)

Public high school in Kaplan:

Public elementary/middle schools in Kaplan:

Private elementary/middle school in Kaplan:

  • MALTRAIT MEMORIAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 512 N HEBERT AVE - ONE CRUSADER SQUARE; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Kaplan: Kaplan Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Kaplan Police Department (B), Le Musee de la Ville de Kaplan (C), Vermilion Parish Library Kaplan Branch (D), Kaplan Healthcare Center (E), Kaplan City Marshal's Office (F), Kaplan Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kaplan include: Faith Christian Church (A), Church of Christ in Kaplan (B), Holy Rosary Catholic Church (C), Kaplan Baptist Church (D), Kaplan United Methodist Church (E), Saint Francis Cabrini Catholic Church (F), Shiloh Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Kaplan: Liner Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Kaplan Area Chamber of Commerce (701 North Cushing Avenue).

Courts: Kaplan City - City Court Clerk (511 North Cushing Avenue), Kaplan City - Central Warehouse Purchasing Dept- City Court Clerk (511 North Cushing Avenue).

 
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
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AQI  PM2.5

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 20.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.43
U.S.:

9.59

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

KAPLAN CITY OF WATER SYSTEM (Address: 701 N CUSHING AVE , Population served: 5177, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2004), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-28-2004 to AUG-18-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-05-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-05-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-20-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2000), Fed FAO issued (MAY-16-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2000)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kaplan that have no violations reported:

  • SUIRES GROCERY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 53, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.3%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.8% for Black residents, 39.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.6%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.7%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kaplan, LA

93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
20 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Kaplan in 2000:

  • 105 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Kaplan compared to Louisiana state average:

Kaplan, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Kaplan (2011 data):

  • Kaplan State Bank: Drive-In Branch at 200 North Faye Avenue, branch established on 1974/04/04; at 201 North Cushing Avenue, branch established on 1928/03/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $95.5 mil, Deposits: $76.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Louisiana Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Vermilion Bank & Trust Company: at 420 N Cushing Ave, branch established on 1958/03/08; West-End Branch at West Highway 14 And Trahan Avenue, branch established on 1986/02/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $121.3 mil, Deposits: $110.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Vermilion Bancshares Corporation
  • Iberiabank: Kaplan Branch at 200 East Veterans Memorial Drive, branch established on 1976/04/27. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kaplan travel time to work - commute


Kaplan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Kaplan city (based on Vermilion Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 96.53%
Here96.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Church of Christ
Adherents92.1%3.1%2.1%1.0%0.6%
Congregations42.5%15.0%15.0%2.5%7.5%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.4%0.2%0.2%0.1%0.2%
Congregations2.5%5.0%2.5%2.5%5.0%
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: 18
This county:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Vermilion Parish:

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
This county:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

10.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
Louisiana:

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

12.1%
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 2$3,548$21,2880$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,480$26,8805$375
Police Protection - Officers 17$26,454$18,6730$0
Firefighters 5$7,404$17,7700$0
Streets and Highways 10$15,515$18,6180$0
Sewerage 1$1,993$23,9160$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,116$13,3920$0
Water Supply 4$4,921$14,7630$0
Electric Power 4$10,864$32,5920$0
Gas Supply 4$6,692$20,0760$0
Other and Unallocable 7$11,374$19,4980$0
Totals for Government 57$94,361$19,8655$375

Kaplan government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $811,000 ($176.38)
    Sewerage: $811,000 ($176.38)
    General - Other: $472,000 ($102.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $70,000 ($15.22)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,420,000 ($743.80)
    Gas Utilities: $1,006,000 ($218.79)
    Police Protection: $730,000 ($158.76)
    Financial Administration: $626,000 ($136.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $448,000 ($97.43)
    Regular Highways: $422,000 ($91.78)
    Water Utilities: $280,000 ($60.90)
    Sewerage: $204,000 ($44.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $195,000 ($42.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $93,000 ($20.23)
    Central Staff Services: $66,000 ($14.35)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($7.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($6.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($6.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $54,000 ($11.74)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($6.31)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($5.22)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,342,000 ($291.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $167,000 ($36.32)

Kaplan government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $500,000 ($108.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $237,000 ($51.54)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $946,000 ($205.74)
    Sewerage: $946,000 ($205.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $303,000 ($65.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $35,000 ($7.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $66,000 ($14.35)
    Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($7.39)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($2.61)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,150,000 ($1120.05)
    Gas Utilities: $1,063,000 ($231.19)
    Water Utilities: $529,000 ($115.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $127,000 ($27.62)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($1.09)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $563,000 ($122.44)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $175,000 ($38.06)
    Property: $159,000 ($34.58)
    Public Utility License: $24,000 ($5.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($4.35)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $13,000 ($2.83)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000 ($1.96)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.43)

Kaplan government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,568,000 ($993.48)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,272,000 ($929.10)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $550,000 ($119.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $254,000 ($55.24)

Kaplan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,816,000 ($612.44)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $292,000 ($63.51)

6.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.80% ($33,677 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.69% ($32,953)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.33% ($26,492)


5.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,224 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  1.98% ($43,228 average AGI)
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.59% ($71,156)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.33% ($31,328)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kaplan:

  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KROF (960 AM; 1 kW; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSIG (1450 AM; 1 kW; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: ACADIA BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KPEL (1420 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kaplan:

  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201FO (88.1 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBEB-FM (106.7 FM; RAYNE, LA; Owner: BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kaplan:

  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K45DI (Channel 45; MERMENTAU, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • K49DE (Channel 49; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Kaplan, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 52
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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 Kaplan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 600
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 756

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kaplan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Kaplan, LA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kaplan)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kaplan)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Kaplan


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kaplan, LA

Most common first names in Kaplan, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph9673.6 years
Marie6080.4 years
John4872.1 years
Paul3269.2 years
Mary2669.2 years
Anna2281.0 years
Alice2182.7 years
Agnes1983.3 years
Willie1973.8 years
Gladys1977.4 years
Most common last names in Kaplan, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Broussard20977.2 years
Hebert19075.8 years
Trahan13876.8 years
Meaux11077.7 years
Guidry10875.3 years
Landry10277.7 years
Abshire7874.3 years
Vincent7778.2 years
Simon7077.9 years
Lemaire6671.9 years
Businesses in Kaplan, LA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
SONIC Drive-In1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Matthew P. Falgout (1)
  • Gregory L. Mitchell (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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