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Population in 2012: 3,848 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -24.6%
Males: 1,868  (48.6%)
Females: 1,980  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  31.0 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71254, 71286.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,866 (it was $16,896 in 2000)
Lake Providence:

$19,866
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,785

Lake Providence town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $42,448 (it was $35,700 in 2000)
Lake Providence:

$42,448
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $52,898; Detached houses: $56,197; Townhouses or other attached units: $73,260; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $19,724; Mobile homes: $34,407

Median gross rent in 2012: $466.

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  • Black alone - 3,205 (80.3%)
  • White alone - 664 (16.6%)
  • Hispanic - 53 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 39 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Providence: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: United States (7.2%), English (3.4%), Irish (2.9%), French (1.6%), German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 106 feet

Land area: 3.60 square miles.

Population density: 1,070 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lake Providence:

  • High school or higher: 60.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 24.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Providence town:

  • Never married: 50.6%
  • Now married: 31.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

16 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.4%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Lake Providence, Louisiana as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Providence to the number of sex offenders is 110 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.4%)

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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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $163,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $22,500
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $360,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $360,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 32.81 N, Longitude: 91.18 W

Area code: 318

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Crime rates in Lake Providence by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 12101000
per 100,000 20.741.921.20.023.60.00.00.0
Rapes 00220100
per 100,000 0.00.042.446.00.024.10.00.0
Robberies 25232523
per 100,000 41.4104.842.469.047.3120.548.476.2
Assaults 3822324341433528
per 100,000 786.4461.0679.1989.6968.81035.9847.9711.2
Burglaries 292521199241925
per 100,000 600.2523.9445.7437.3212.7578.2460.3635.0
Thefts 385130122217832
per 100,000 786.41068.7636.7276.2519.8409.5193.8812.8
Auto thefts 46210000
per 100,000 82.8125.742.423.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000120
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.024.148.40.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.3) 303.1309.1296.7311.2302.8332.5233.2252.0

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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).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Louisiana average:

3.89

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Lake Providence, Louisiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

16.4%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -384 (-7.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lake Providence:

  • EAST CARROLL COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 2280 LANES FERRY RD)
  • EAST CARROLL PARISH HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 336 NORTH HOOD STREET)
  • REGENT HOSPITAL EAST CARROLL INC (Hospital, 226 N HOOD ST)
  • LAKE PROVIDENCE SUBACUTE REHAB (Nursing Home, 5976 HWY 65 NORTH)
  • SHADY LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 5976 HIGHWAY 65 NORTH)

Political contributions by individuals in Lake Providence, LA

Airports located in Lake Providence:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Providence:

  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 56 miles; Monroe, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,712)
  • Hinds Community College (about 59 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 7,513)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 60 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)
  • Mississippi College (about 60 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Alcorn State University (about 65 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 2,641)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 66 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,521)
  • Jackson State University (about 67 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 6,635)

Public high school in Lake Providence:

Private high school in Lake Providence:

  • BRIARFIELD ACADEMY (Students: 195; Location: 301 RIDDLE LN; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Providence:

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Library in Lake Providence:

  • EAST CARROLL PARISH (Operating income: $299,393; Location: 109 SPARROW STREET; 32,889 books; 1,301 audio materials; 1,642 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 49 print serial subscriptions)

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

Lake: Cottonwood Chute (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lake Providence include: Lake Providence Residential Street Historic District (1), Lake Providence Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cotton Museum (7162 Highway 65 North), Byerley House Visitor Center (600 Lake Street), Chamber of Commerce (600 Lake Street), Cultural Tourism (Tours & Charters; 74 Davis Street).

Hotels: Economy Inn (Highway 65), Lakeview Inn & Suites (7232 Highway 65 North).

 
East Carroll 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 Lake Providence and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE PROVIDENCE W. SYS. (Address: 201 SPARROW STREET , Population served: 5110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2002), St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2002), St Public Notif received (JAN-21-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2000), St Unresolved (AUG-16-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-1998), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 52.2%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.4%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lake Providence, LA


259 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Lake Providence compared to Louisiana state average:

Lake Providence, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Lake Providence (2011 data):

  • Delta Bank: Lake Providence Branch at 406 Lake Street, branch established on 2002/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $222.0 mil, Deposits: $190.6 mil, headquarters in Vidalia, LA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Central Louisiana Capital Corporation
  • Capital One, National Association: Lake Providence Branch at 216 Lake Street, branch established on 1902/04/06. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lake Providence travel time to work - commute


Lake Providence mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lake Providence town (based on East Carroll Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.42%
Here42.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents78.6%7.2%4.3%2.5%7.4%
Congregations52.6%10.5%5.3%5.3%26.3%
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: 3
East Carroll Parish:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
East Carroll Parish:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Here:

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
East Carroll Parish:

12.8%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
East Carroll Parish:

34.0%
State:

29.2%

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 0$0 5$6,091
Other Government Administration 2$6,286$37,7165$3,474
Police Protection - Officers 7$13,348$22,8820$0
Police - Other 4$5,260$15,7801$691
Firefighters 3$4,871$19,4841$799
Streets and Highways 7$9,175$15,7290$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 4$3,737
Sewerage 3$4,087$16,3480$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$695
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8$34,317$51,4760$0
Water Supply 4$5,243$15,7290$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$354
Totals for Government 38$82,587$26,08018$15,841

Lake Providence government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($12.73)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($11.69)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($10.40)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $484,000 ($125.78)
    Housing & Community Development: $416,000 ($108.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $301,000 ($78.22)
    Water Utilities: $278,000 ($72.25)
    Sewerage: $246,000 ($63.93)
    Central Staff Services: $148,000 ($38.46)
    Fire Protection: $123,000 ($31.96)
    Regular Highways: $119,000 ($30.93)
    Financial Administration: $74,000 ($19.23)
    Health Services - Other: $18,000 ($4.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($3.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $43,000 ($11.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $498,000 ($129.42)

Lake Providence government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $241,000 ($62.63)
    Housing & Community Development: $225,000 ($58.47)
    Sewerage: $158,000 ($41.06)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($11.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $165,000 ($42.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $46,000 ($11.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $248,000 ($64.45)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($8.32)
    Rents: $20,000 ($5.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $459,000 ($119.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $54,000 ($14.03)
    All Other: $47,000 ($12.21)
    General Support: $24,000 ($6.24)
  • Tax - Property: $257,000 ($66.79)
    Total General Sales: $240,000 ($62.37)
    NEC: $88,000 ($22.87)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,000 ($0.78)

Lake Providence government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $575,000 ($149.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $575,000 ($149.43)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $190,000 ($49.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $974,000 ($253.12)

5.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($15,408 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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 West Carroll Parish, LA  1.17% ($18,500 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.90% ($18,050)
from Madison Parish, LA  0.54% ($21,917)


7.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,264 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.63%
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 Ouachita Parish, LA  1.40% ($15,375 average AGI)
to West Carroll Parish, LA  1.18% ($29,926)
to Madison Parish, LA  0.61% ($35,143)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Providence:

  • KLPL (1050 AM; 0 kW; LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Providence:

  • KLPL-FM (92.7 FM; LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWCL-FM (96.7 FM; OAK GROVE, LA; Owner: KWCL-FM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZYQ (103.5 FM; LAKE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Providence:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)

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

Lake Providence, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
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 Lake Providence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


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
  • Call Sign: KB4JT
    Grant Date: 07/13/1994, Expiration Date: 07/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2006
    Registrant: Fred W Parker, Rt 2 Box 446, Lake Providence, LA 71254
  • Call Sign: KB5KQC
    Grant Date: 05/10/1999, Expiration Date: 05/10/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2011
    Registrant: Freddie L Nichols, Rt 3 Box 107, Lake Providence, LA 71254


FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lake Providence)


Most common first names in Lake Providence, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9577.9 years
James8974.2 years
Willie8773.0 years
John7074.8 years
William6874.8 years
Annie4275.6 years
Henry3771.0 years
George3778.0 years
Joe3671.2 years
Robert3673.7 years
Most common last names in Lake Providence, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams7676.3 years
Johnson7177.6 years
Jones6371.5 years
Brown5674.1 years
Jackson5174.6 years
Smith3875.3 years
Wilson3775.4 years
Davis3576.2 years
Allen3376.9 years
Lee3175.4 years

Businesses in Lake Providence, LA

  • FedEx: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1


Lake Providence on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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