Lake Providence, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 3,602 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -29.4%
Males: 1,463  (40.6%)
Females: 2,139  (59.4%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 71254, 71286.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $18,487 (it was $16,896 in 2000)
Lake Providence:

$18,487
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,346 (it was $8,447 in 2000)

Lake Providence town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $49,207 (it was $35,700 in 2000)
Lake Providence:

$49,207
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $91,818; detached houses: $95,051; mobile homes: $27,674

Median gross rent in 2017: $479.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Providence: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 53.6%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lake Providence, LA (2010)
    • 3,20580.3%Black alone
    • 66416.6%White alone
    • 531.3%Hispanic
    • 391.0%Asian alone
    • 220.6%Two or more races
    • 80.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Lake Providence, Louisiana as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake Providence is 91 to 1.


Crime rates in Lake Providence by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(42.4)
2
(46.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(105.0)
3
(78.6)
1
(26.4)
1
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(42.4)
3
(69.0)
2
(47.3)
5
(120.5)
2
(48.4)
3
(76.2)
7
(183.7)
2
(52.4)
4
(105.7)
5
(136.4)
2
(54.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(679.1)
43
(989.6)
41
(968.8)
43
(1,036)
35
(847.9)
28
(711.2)
18
(472.4)
30
(786.4)
36
(951.6)
45
(1,227)
34
(932.0)
24
(675.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(445.7)
19
(437.3)
9
(212.7)
24
(578.2)
19
(460.3)
25
(635.0)
10
(262.5)
12
(314.5)
12
(317.2)
11
(300.1)
6
(164.5)
7
(197.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(636.7)
12
(276.2)
22
(519.8)
17
(409.5)
8
(193.8)
32
(812.8)
19
(498.7)
20
(524.2)
27
(713.7)
15
(409.2)
3
(82.2)
2
(56.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(42.4)
1
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(78.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.9)
1
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.1)
2
(48.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)285.0299.0290.9319.4224.1242.1278.2278.9298.2347.8217.7151.2

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City-data.com crime index in Lake Providence, LA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: American (8.6%), English (3.2%), African (2.0%), Irish (1.8%), French (1.5%), German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 106 feet

Land area: 3.60 square miles.

Population density: 1,001 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Providence, Louisiana map

63 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Louisiana:

2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $234 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $255 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 32.81 N, Longitude: 91.18 W

Area code: 318

Distribution of median household income in Lake Providence, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lake Providence, LA in 2017
Lake Providence satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $163,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $22,500
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $360,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $360,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lake Providence, LA residents
Average permit cost in Lake Providence, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

9.1%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Lake Providence, LA
Historical housing units in Lake Providence, LA
Most common industries in Lake Providence, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.1%)
  • Public administration (14.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.9%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (22.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.1%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (3.9%)
  • Utilities (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.5%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Lake Providence, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (12.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)

Average climate in Lake Providence, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

Lake Providence-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 122% 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 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 173.9 miles away from Lake Providence center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 175.9 miles away from Lake Providence center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 231.1 miles away from Lake Providence center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 271.2 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 257.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in East Carroll Parish (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Providence topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Providence:

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

Airports located in Lake Providence:

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

  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 55 miles; Monroe, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 56 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Hinds Community College (about 59 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 60 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Mississippi College (about 60 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Alcorn State University (about 65 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 66 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)

Public high school in Lake Providence:

  • GENERAL TRASS HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 700 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Lake Providence:

  • BRIARFIELD ACADEMY (Students: 196, Location: 301 RIDDLE LN, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Providence:

  • SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 355, Location: 1307 GOULD STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • GRIFFIN MIDDLE SCHOOL ACADEMY (Location: 1205 GOULD STREET, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Lake Providence

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Baby Boy Warren - Blues singer and guitarist, Captan Jack Wyly - Politician, Freddie Spruell - Delta blues guitarist and singer, Joe Profit - Football player, Vail M. Delony - Politician, Betty Jefferson - Politician, Brenda Jefferson Foster - Politician, Leonard Griffin (American football) - Football player.

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 WATER SYSTEM (Address: 201 SPARROW ST , Population served: 5,850, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014)
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
259 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

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

For population 15 years and over in Lake Providence:

Marital status in Lake Providence, LA
  • Never married: 45.2%
  • Now married: 28.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Providence:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lake Providence
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,73014
Black Protestant1,7818
Mainline Protestant3464
Catholic1541
None2,748-
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: 3
This county:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
East Carroll Parish:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.8%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

34.0%
Louisiana:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Providence:

42.6%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Lake Providence:

30.3
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.8%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.7%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Providence:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Providence:

36.5%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

51.5%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.6%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Providence, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$20,678$24,8140$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 8$22,495$33,7430$0
Other Government Administration 6$10,217$20,4340$0
Police - Other 5$6,257$15,0170$0
Streets and Highways 4$7,462$22,3860$0
Firefighters 4$7,216$21,6480$0
Sewerage 3$6,721$26,8840$0
Water Supply 2$6,721$40,3260$0
Financial Administration 2$4,359$26,1540$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$694
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$3,947
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,666
Totals for Government 44$92,126$25,1255$6,307

Lake Providence government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $215,000 ($59.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $179,000 ($49.69)
    Water Utilities: $175,000 ($48.58)
    Sewerage: $148,000 ($41.09)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $674,000 ($187.12)
    Central Staff Services: $478,000 ($132.70)
    Water Utilities: $440,000 ($122.15)
    Sewerage: $372,000 ($103.28)
    Regular Highways: $307,000 ($85.23)
    Police Protection: $303,000 ($84.12)
    General - Other: $232,000 ($64.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $208,000 ($57.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $96,000 ($26.65)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($6.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($6.11)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $10,000 ($2.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($2.22)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($2.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($18.88)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $19,000 ($5.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $33,000 ($9.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($8.88)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($4.44)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($3.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,196,000 ($332.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $125,000 ($34.70)

Lake Providence government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $304,000 ($84.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000 ($72.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $167,000 ($46.36)
    Other: $144,000 ($39.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($2.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $592,000 ($164.35)
    Highways: $172,000 ($47.75)
    General Local Government Support: $19,000 ($5.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $329,000 ($91.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $33,000 ($9.16)
    Rents: $21,000 ($5.83)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($3.05)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($1.39)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($1.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $538,000 ($149.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $164,000 ($45.53)
    Water Utilities: $164,000 ($45.53)
    Other: $55,000 ($15.27)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($2.22)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $447,000 ($124.10)
    Property: $198,000 ($54.97)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $64,000 ($17.77)
    Other License: $35,000 ($9.72)
    Public Utility License: $11,000 ($3.05)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($1.11)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($0.56)

Lake Providence government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,716,000 ($1031.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,614,000 ($1003.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,000 ($28.32)

Lake Providence government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,023,000 ($284.01)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $160,000 ($44.42)

Businesses in Lake Providence, LA

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

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.)
Lake Providence fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Lake Providence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.2mTotal length
  • $463,000Total costs
  • 5,820Total average daily traffic
  • 52Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,432Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake Providence)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lake Providence, LA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (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:

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of fire incidents - 25 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lake Providence, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (64.0%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (16.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lake Providence, LA
    • 8064.0%Structure Fires
    • 2116.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1814.4%Outside Fires
    • 64.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Providence, LA
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Providence, LA
  • 68.8%Utility gas
  • 28.9%Electricity
  • 2.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Providence, LA
  • 50.5%Utility gas
  • 49.5%Electricity


Lake Providence compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 11 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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