Kaplan, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 4,609 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.0%
 
Males: 2,423  (52.6%)
Females: 2,186  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70548.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,697 (it was $22,535 in 2000)
Kaplan:

$31,697
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,088 (it was $12,340 in 2000)

Kaplan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $76,059 (it was $42,100 in 2000)
Kaplan:

$76,059
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $96,861; Detached houses: $109,625; Mobile homes: $25,059

Median gross rent in 2013: $474.

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  • Races in Kaplan, LA (2010)

    Kaplan races chart
    • 3,75481.6%White alone
    • 63413.8%Black alone
    • 861.9%Hispanic
    • 671.5%Two or more races
    • 390.8%Asian alone
    • 130.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kaplan: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (21.5%), United States (13.1%), German (9.8%), French Canadian (7.5%), Irish (6.8%), English (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 2.25 square miles.

Population density: 2,046 people per square mile   (low).

Kaplan, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Kaplan:

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kaplan city:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

70 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Kaplan, Louisiana as of December 02, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Kaplan to the number of sex offenders is 112 to 1.


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

Kaplan satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 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
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $219,000

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 2002 2003 2004 2005 2010 2012 2013
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0200431
per 100,000 0.038.90.00.080.164.521.8
Robberies 3554713
per 100,000 57.897.297.577.8140.121.565.3
Assaults 39222333206318
per 100,000 751.0427.6448.7641.94,123.364.5391.6
Burglaries 301330481171718
per 100,000 577.7252.7585.3933.72,341.9365.7391.6
Thefts 1781901962082877673
per 100,000 3,427.73,692.93,823.64,045.95,744.61,634.81,588.3
Auto thefts 76511500
per 100,000 134.8116.697.5214.0100.10.00.0
Arson 10000N/A0
per 100,000 19.30.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.5) 370.4333.6333.8412.21386.9168.6214.7

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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
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -212 (-3.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Kaplan, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kaplan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 38% 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 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 196.1 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 431.7 miles away from Kaplan 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 187.3 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 308.4 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 193.0 miles away from Kaplan center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 357.3 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).
Kaplan topographic map

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 and medical centers in Kaplan:

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

Airports and heliports located in Kaplan:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kaplan:

  • South Louisiana Community College (about 21 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 21 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 22 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 55 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • McNeese State University (about 57 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 75 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 76 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)

Public high school in Kaplan:

Public elementary/middle schools in Kaplan:

Private elementary/middle school in Kaplan:

  • MALTRAIT MEMORIAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 149, Location: 612 N HEBERT AVE - ONE CRUSADER SQ, 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
(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 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.20
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.2%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.1% for Black residents, 35.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 44.2% 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
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, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.9
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for Kaplan city (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:
Here:

49.6%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.0%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kaplan:

23.0%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.9%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kaplan:

36.7%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Kaplan:

54.7%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Kaplan:

77.3%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kaplan, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$11,055$26,5320$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,206$38,4726$4,626
Judicial and Legal 4$8,105$24,3150$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$34,682$26,0120$0
Police - Other 6$10,554$21,1080$0
Firefighters 5$10,803$25,9272$1,122
Streets and Highways 12$22,682$22,6820$0
Sewerage 4$9,626$28,8780$0
Water Supply 4$7,741$23,2230$0
Electric Power 4$14,842$44,5260$0
Gas Supply 4$9,251$27,7530$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,263$27,1560$0
Totals for Government 66$144,810$26,3298$5,748

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $811,000 ($175.96)
    Sewerage: $811,000 ($175.96)
    General - Other: $472,000 ($102.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $70,000 ($15.19)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,420,000 ($742.03)
    Gas Utilities: $1,006,000 ($218.27)
    Police Protection: $730,000 ($158.39)
    Financial Administration: $626,000 ($135.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $448,000 ($97.20)
    Regular Highways: $422,000 ($91.56)
    Water Utilities: $280,000 ($60.75)
    Sewerage: $204,000 ($44.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $195,000 ($42.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $93,000 ($20.18)
    Central Staff Services: $66,000 ($14.32)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($7.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($6.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($6.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $54,000 ($11.72)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($6.29)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($5.21)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,342,000 ($291.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $167,000 ($36.23)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $500,000 ($108.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $237,000 ($51.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $946,000 ($205.25)
    Sewerage: $946,000 ($205.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $303,000 ($65.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $35,000 ($7.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $66,000 ($14.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($7.38)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($2.60)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,150,000 ($1117.38)
    Gas Utilities: $1,063,000 ($230.64)
    Water Utilities: $529,000 ($114.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $127,000 ($27.55)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($1.08)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $563,000 ($122.15)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $175,000 ($37.97)
    Property: $159,000 ($34.50)
    Public Utility License: $24,000 ($5.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($4.34)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $13,000 ($2.82)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000 ($1.95)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,568,000 ($991.10)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,272,000 ($926.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $550,000 ($119.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $254,000 ($55.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,816,000 ($610.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $292,000 ($63.35)

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 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)
Kaplan fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Kaplan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $166,000Total costs
  • 3,400Total average daily traffic
  • 392Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,284Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kaplan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 91 (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: 44 (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: 2 (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: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kaplan)

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

CITY OF KAPLAN WATER SYSTEM (Address: 701 N. CUSHING AVENUE , Population served: 5,600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2008)
  • One other older monitoring violation

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Kaplan, LA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1

Kaplan compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 11 pilots and 23 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Matthew P. Falgout (1)
  • Gregory L. Mitchell (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.