For population 25 years and over in Lake Providence:
For population 15 years and over in Lake Providence town:
16 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (57.1 miles , pop. 53,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (152.7 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (325.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Mayersville, MS (3.2 miles ), Oak Grove, LA (3.6 miles ), Forest, LA (3.7 miles ), Cary, MS (3.8 miles ), Kilbourne, LA (3.9 miles ), Pioneer, LA (3.9 miles) , Rolling Fork, MS (4.3 miles ), Eudora, AR (4.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.81 N, Longitude: 91.18 W
Area code: 318
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Lake Providence detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -384 (-7.0%).
Work and jobs in Lake Providence: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lake Providence, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lake Providence-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 230% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/21/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Lake Providence town center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the town center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lake Providence-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from Lake Providence center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from Lake Providence center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in East Carroll Parish (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Baby Boy Warren - Blues singer and guitarist, Captan Jack Wyly - Politician, Freddie Spruell - Delta blues guitarist and singer, Joe Profit - Player of football, Vail M. Delony - Politician, Betty Jefferson - Politician, Brenda Jefferson Foster - Politician, Leonard Griffin (American football) - Football player.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Providence and their reported violations in the past:LAKE PROVIDENCE W. SYS. (Address: 201 SPARROW STREET , Population served: 5110, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 49.4%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.6% for Black residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
259 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
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Religion statistics for Lake Providence (based on East Carroll Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.42%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
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5.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($15,408 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,264 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake Providence)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lake Providence, LA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lake Providence)
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