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Tangipahoa Parish

Population in 2012: 2,240 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 

Males: 1,026  (45.8%)
Females: 1,214  (54.2%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
Louisiana median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 70444.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $17,278 (it was $17,297 in 2000)
Kentwood:

$17,278
Louisiana:

$41,734
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $13,928

Kentwood town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $64,190 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Kentwood:

$64,190
Louisiana:

$139,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $81,595; Detached houses: $97,094; Townhouses or other attached units: $76,161; Mobile homes: $33,849

Median gross rent in 2011: $433.

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  • Black alone - 1,577 (71.7%)
  • White alone - 584 (26.6%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kentwood: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (12.2%), German (9.1%), Irish (9.1%), English (6.2%), French (4.0%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 225 feet

Land area: 6.92 square miles.

Population density: 323 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Kentwood:

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 18.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kentwood town:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 20.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

14 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Louisiana:  3.1%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Kentwood, Louisiana as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kentwood to the number of sex offenders is 92 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $199 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (49.7 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (301.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Tangipahoa, LA (2.0 miles ), Osyka, MS (2.4 miles ), Greensburg, LA (3.4 miles ), Roseland, LA (3.5 miles ), Amite City, LA (3.8 miles ), Magnolia, MS (3.9 miles ), Montpelier, LA (4.4 miles ), Independence, LA (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $95,700
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $69,100
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.94 N, Longitude: 90.52 W

Area code: 985

Kentwood household income distribution Kentwood home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Kentwood by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000000100
per 100,000 0.00.045.60.00.00.00.00.00.043.20.00.0
Rapes 000000101011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.043.40.043.80.045.144.7
Robberies 232111004573
per 100,000 90.8135.691.245.845.948.60.00.0175.2216.0315.6134.0
Assaults 5625111615502216113
per 100,000 227.0271.21139.5503.9735.0728.9217.20.0963.6691.1495.9134.0
Burglaries 173233522325364526784036
per 100,000 771.71446.71504.12382.01056.51214.81563.91992.01138.93369.31803.41608.6
Thefts 198180192220170140214134128128101115
per 100,000 8987.78137.48751.110077.97808.96802.79296.35931.85606.75529.24553.75138.5
Auto thefts 005465619313
per 100,000 0.00.0227.9183.2275.6243.0260.644.3394.2129.645.1134.0
Arson 00010100N/A000
per 100,000 0.00.00.045.80.048.60.00.0N/A0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 506.0543.0853.5727.6592.4558.9604.1395.8641.0787.7564.1449.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Louisiana average:

3.98

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -288 (-11.6%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Utilities (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Kentwood-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 188% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/10/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Kentwood town center killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kentwood-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 99% 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 48.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tangipahoa Parish (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kentwood topographic map

Birthplace of: William M. Rainach - Politician, Clay Shaw - Businessman, Carlese Franklin - Football player, Raymond Walls - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Jul 24, 1979), William Hodding Carter, I - Farmer, Glenn Ezell - Baseball player, Johnny Thomas (wide receiver) - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Kentwood:

  • S PIKE HOSP ASSC DBA BEACHAM MEMORIAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; MAGNOLIA, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Kentwood, LA

Airports located in Kentwood:


Local government website: WWW.KENTWOODLA.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kentwood:

  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 30 miles; Hammond, LA; Full-time enrollment: 11,652)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 49 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 50 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 54 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 25,838)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 57 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 59 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • University of New Orleans (about 69 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,116)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Kentwood:

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Notable locations in Kentwood: Kentwood Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Kentwood City Hall (B), Tangipahoa Parish Police Jury (C), Kentwood Historical and Cultural Arts Museum (D), Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office (E), Kentwood Police Department (F), Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch (G), Kentwood Manor Nursing Home (H), Kentwood Volunteer Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kentwood include: Kentwood United Pentecostal Church (A), Kentwood United Methodist Church (B), Kentwood Assembly of God Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Sweet Home Church (E), The Lighthouse Church (F), Temple Chapel Baptist Church (G), Sweet Home Baptist Church (H), Shiloh Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cool Creek (A), Ashleys Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Camp Moore (Museums; 70640 Camp Moore Road).

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

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

KENTWOOD, TOWN OF (Address: 308 Avenue G , Population served: 2205, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-1997), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-12-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2000)
SKINNYS RESTAURANT (Address: 171 Cheramie Lane , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (SEP-08-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-1998)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 35.3%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.8% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 90.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
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: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kentwood, LA

60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Kentwood compared to Louisiana state average:

Kentwood, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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 Kentwood (2011 data):

  • First Guaranty Bank: Kentwood Branch at 723 Ave G, branch established on 1999/02/01; Kentwood Branch at 301 Avenue F, branch established on 1941/11/15. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,353.3 mil, Deposits: $1,208.9 mil, headquarters in Hammond, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.
  • First NBC Bank: Kentwood Branch at Avenue G And North Ninth Street, branch established on 1976/03/08. Info updated 2011/11/21: Bank assets: $2,218.7 mil, Deposits: $1,904.1 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: First Nbc Bank Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Kentwood travel time to work - commute


Kentwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kentwood (based on Tangipahoa Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.45%
Here46.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents47.8%31.1%5.3%3.5%1.8%
Congregations42.5%5.0%9.2%3.3%2.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents1.5%1.4%1.4%1.2%5.0%
Congregations2.5%8.3%1.7%4.2%20.8%
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: 25
This county:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Tangipahoa Parish:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
This county:

6.15 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Tangipahoa Parish:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

11.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.2%
Louisiana:

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

10.4%
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$5,205$62,4600$0
Other Government Administration 4$15,733$47,1990$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$443
Police Protection - Officers 9$40,886$54,5150$0
Police - Other 1$3,914$46,9680$0
Firefighters 3$9,498$37,9923$2,451
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,439
Streets and Highways 2$5,012$30,0721$1,366
Sewerage 1$3,113$37,3560$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,777$45,3240$0
Water Supply 3$10,926$43,7040$0
Gas Supply 3$16,293$65,1720$0
Totals for Government 28$114,357$49,0106$5,699

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $337,000 ($150.45)
    Financial Administration: $288,000 ($128.57)
    Water Utilities: $223,000 ($99.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $223,000 ($99.55)
    Fire Protection: $184,000 ($82.14)
    Regular Highways: $164,000 ($73.21)
    Gas Utilities: $160,000 ($71.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $146,000 ($65.18)
    Sewerage: $87,000 ($38.84)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($5.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($4.02)
    Health Services - Other: $6,000 ($2.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($19.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $661,000 ($295.09)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($9.82)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($7.14)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $598,000 ($266.96)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $254,000 ($113.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000 ($46.43)
    All Other: $18,000 ($8.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $149,000 ($66.52)
    All Other: $4,000 ($1.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $232,000 ($103.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $83,000 ($37.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $72,000 ($32.14)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $330,000 ($147.32)
    Gas Utilities: $317,000 ($141.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $657,000 ($293.30)
    General Support: $9,000 ($4.02)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $529,000 ($236.16)
    NEC: $119,000 ($53.13)
    Property: $59,000 ($26.34)
    Public Utilities: $41,000 ($18.30)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $839,000 ($374.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $829,000 ($370.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($4.46)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,780,000 ($794.64)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $63,000 ($28.13)

11.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.62%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($105 average AGI)
Tangipahoa Parish:

0.14%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from St. Bernard Parish, LA  2.04% ($39,038 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  1.68% ($29,290)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  1.32% ($33,277)


6.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,318 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Tangipahoa Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Livingston Parish, LA  1.04% ($30,334 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.55% ($35,564)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.51% ($26,463)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kentwood:

  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • 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.)
  • WHNY (1250 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: C.W.H. BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WAKK (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kentwood:

  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAU-FM (88.9 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTGG (96.5 FM; AMITE, LA; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUUU (98.9 FM; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WAQL (90.5 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQCK (92.7 FM; CLINTON, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • WHMD (107.1 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kentwood:

  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WMAU-TV (Channel 17; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W36AC (Channel 36; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSTY-LP (Channel 23; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: AMERICAN TELEVISION, INC.)

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

Kentwood, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 116
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 172
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 126
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 303
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

See more detailed statistics of Kentwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 20
Total length: 73 meters (240ft)
Total costs: $3,961,000
Total average daily traffic: 103,705
Total average daily truck traffic: 24,184

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 12
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Kentwood, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kentwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: SPRING JACK SPRING FISHER 202 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 101XS , Serial Number: 2332
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, None, Kentwood, LA 70444
  • Aircraft: SPRING JACK SPRING/FISHER CLBTY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 153JS , Serial Number: AV 1045
    Registrant (Individual): Jack B Spring, 248 Jack Spring Ln, Kentwood, LA 70444
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/09/1991
  • Aircraft: HUGHES NEIL P SPARROW II-XTC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2067T , Serial Number: CA321K, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Earl T Tabor, 23202 Highway 1057, Kentwood, LA 70444
  • Aircraft: MAULE MXT-7-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 273ML , Serial Number: 14073C
    Registrant (Individual): Earl T Tabor, 23202 Highway 1057, Kentwood, LA 70444
  • Aircraft: CESSNA TR182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4912S , Serial Number: R18201451, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce Clemons, Po Box 16, Kentwood, LA 70444
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5488K , Serial Number: 17274154, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Travis Aerial Inc, Rt 4 Box 646, Kentwood, LA 70444
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78453 , Serial Number: 12-1963, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Jules W Hurst, 10530 Highway 38, Kentwood, LA 70444


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11

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

Most common first names in Kentwood, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5873.1 years
John5672.9 years
Mary5079.8 years
Willie4972.4 years
William4169.9 years
Robert3970.9 years
George3673.3 years
Charles3269.3 years
Annie2579.8 years
Frank2374.9 years
Most common last names in Kentwood, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brumfield7072.1 years
Smith7076.0 years
Cutrer5074.8 years
Williams5074.1 years
Varnado3976.8 years
Travis3874.3 years
Mcdaniel3577.2 years
Blades3474.6 years
Dykes3278.9 years
Alford3177.1 years
Businesses in Kentwood, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Popeyes1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Shawn Joseph Arnone (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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