Lacassine, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 480.
Males: 299  (62.5%)
Females: 181  (37.5%)
Median resident age:

20.3 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70650.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,470
Lacassine:

$43,470
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,148

Lacassine CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $120,291
Lacassine:

$120,291
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $163,365; detached houses: $164,305
March 2019 cost of living index in Lacassine: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: French (70.0%), American (15.0%), English (15.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $581 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lake Charles, LA (17.2 miles , pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (107.4 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (151.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Iowa, LA (2.4 miles ),
Welsh, LA (2.5 miles ),
Hayes, LA (3.0 miles ),
Fenton, LA (3.0 miles ),
Roanoke, LA (3.2 miles ),
Jennings, LA (4.0 miles ),
Lake Charles, LA (4.1 miles ),
Moss Bluff, LA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 30.24 N, Longitude: 92.92 W

Area code: 337

Distribution of median household income in Lacassine, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lacassine, LA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.0. This is about average.

City:

77.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.60. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.60
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2014 was 23.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.3. This is worse than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Lacassine-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Lacassine place center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1952, a category F3 tornado 5.5 miles away from the place center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lacassine-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.0 miles away from Lacassine center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 146.2 miles away from Lacassine center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 152.8 miles away from Lacassine center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 138.0 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 472.0 miles away from Lacassine center
On 5/10/2012 at 15:15:38, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 4.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 150.5 miles away from Lacassine center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson Davis Parish (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Lacassine:

  • E NICHOLS STREET COMMUNITY HOM (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WELSH, LA)
  • GOLDEN AGE OF WELSH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WELSH, LA)
  • WELSH NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WELSH, LA)
  • WESTEND HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; JENNINGS, LA)
  • CAMELOT BROOKSIDE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JENNINGS, LA)
  • MARTIN DE PORRES NH INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAKE CHARLES, LA)
  • ST MARTIN DE PORRES MULTI-CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAKE CHARLES, LA)

Airports located in Lacassine:

Amtrak station near Lacassine:

  • 18 miles: LAKE CHARLES (433 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lacassine:

  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 15 miles; Lake Charles, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • McNeese State University (about 18 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 52 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 53 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 54 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Lamar University (about 71 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 71 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 2,023)

Public high school in Lacassine:

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Notable location: Lacassine Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Lacassine: Saint John Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jefferson Davis Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lacassine:

Marital status in Lacassine, LA
  • Never married: 46.0%
  • Now married: 12.5%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 30.5%

For population 25 years and over in Lacassine:

  • High school or higher: 53.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lacassine, LA (based on Jefferson Davis Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,10011
Evangelical Protestant6,07823
Mainline Protestant1,38411
Black Protestant4413
Other2302
None7,361-
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: 10
This county:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Jefferson Davis Parish:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson Davis Parish:

11.4%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.0%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
Louisiana:

13.7%

5.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  2.03% ($47,423 average AGI)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.60% ($48,000)
from Allen Parish, LA  0.42% ($35,065)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  1.84% ($35,543 average AGI)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.92% ($33,586)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.34% ($44,757)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lacassine:

  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJEF (1290 AM; 1 kW; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAOK (1400 AM; 1 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCAST SERVICES,LLC.)
  • KXZZ (1580 AM; 1 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lacassine:

  • KVEE (107.5 FM; LAKE ARTHUR, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOJO (91.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHLA (92.9 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K201FO (88.1 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGB (101.3 FM; SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYLC (90.3 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lacassine:

  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KFAM-LP (Channel 58; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K45DI (Channel 45; MERMENTAU, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • K51EC (Channel 51; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KJEF-CA (Channel 13; JENNINGS, ETC., LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Lacassine fatal accident list:

Jan 5, 2008 11:29 AM, Us-90, Lat: 30.231600, Lon: -92.920310, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 203ft / 62.2mTotal length
  • $1,355,000Total costs
  • 237,600Total average daily traffic
  • 12,019Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,334Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lacassine, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 81960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lacassine, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lacassine)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 30.236972 Lon: -92.921083, Call Sign: WQUM508,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.637 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2014, Expiration Date: 08/18/2024, Certifier: Aaron Fontenot, Registrant: Louisiana Radio Communications, 701 S Mlk Hwy, Lake Charles, LA 70602-3143, Phone: (337) 436-7573, Fax: (337) 436-6540, Email:
  • L3 MOBILES, Lat: 30.235250 Lon: -92.956583, Call Sign: WQVU878,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.290 MHz, 161.430 MHz, 160.395 MHz, 160.905 MHz, 161.340 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2015, Expiration Date: 05/15/2025, Certifier: Dave Ayers, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 30.235889 Lon: -92.921111, Call Sign: WRMI751,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.712 MHz, 452.112 MHz, 452.687 MHz, 456.712 MHz, 457.687 MHz, Grant Date: 04/15/2021, Expiration Date: 04/15/2031, Certifier: Monica Ardoin, Registrant: Louisiana Radio Communications, Lake Charles, LA 70602-3143, Phone: (337) 436-7573, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LACASSINE, Hwy 728 3.2 Km N (Lat: 30.261389 Lon: -92.937500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.1 m, Call Sign: KLJ31,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/2019, Expiration Date: 09/29/2029, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services, LLC, 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 377-5609, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lacassine, LA
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 47.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lacassine, LA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Lacassine compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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