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Population in 2012: 6,817 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.9%
 

Males: 3,334  (48.9%)
Females: 3,483  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  33.5 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71446.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,137 (it was $23,864 in 2000)
Leesville:

$37,137
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,578

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,137 (it was $56,300 in 2000)
Leesville:

$88,137
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $77,093; Detached houses: $82,803; Townhouses or other attached units: $70,870; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $70,648; Mobile homes: $24,638

Median gross rent in 2012: $612.

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  • White alone - 3,309 (50.6%)
  • Black alone - 2,279 (34.8%)
  • Hispanic - 308 (4.7%)
  • Two or more races - 278 (4.3%)
  • Asian alone - 204 (3.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 80 (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 70 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 12 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leesville: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (11.2%), German (9.0%), United States (8.8%), French (5.2%), English (5.2%), Italian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/15/1900

Elevation: 254 feet

Land area: 5.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,250 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Leesville:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leesville city:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

363 residents are foreign born (3.3% Asia, 1.4% Europe).

This city:  5.6%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 73 registered sex offenders living in Leesville, Louisiana as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Leesville to the number of sex offenders is 93 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Leesville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lake Charles, LA (64.4 miles , pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (96.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (158.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: New Llano, LA (1.4 miles ), Fort Polk North, LA (2.6 miles ), Fort Polk South, LA (2.8 miles ), Anacoco, LA (2.9 miles ), Hornbeck, LA (3.8 miles ), Rosepine, LA (3.9 miles ), Simpson, LA (4.1 miles ), South Toledo Bend, TX (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,800
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $50,800
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $23,300
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $24,100
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $22,700
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $117,500

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Latitude: 31.14 N, Longitude: 93.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,563 (+69.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,270 (48.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

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Crime rates in Leesville by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1012000000
per 100,000 14.80.015.531.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3563623823
per 100,000 44.573.892.746.495.734.353.6137.530.045.3
Robberies 55456362131
per 100,000 74.173.861.877.495.751.4107.1361.045.015.1
Assaults 31465336504928403026
per 100,000 459.4679.1819.0557.3797.4839.2500.0687.6449.6392.6
Burglaries 7953505766464127268
per 100,000 1170.7782.4772.7882.41052.6787.8732.1464.2389.7120.8
Thefts 354360331292335294383324288274
per 100,000 5246.05314.45115.14520.15342.95035.16839.35569.94316.54137.1
Auto thefts 67777105463
per 100,000 88.9103.3108.2108.4111.6171.389.368.889.945.3
Arson 2100000N/A20
per 100,000 29.614.80.00.00.00.00.0N/A30.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.4) 438.3451.5508.5444.5514.2440.7464.6565.2306.6272.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 26 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.45
Louisiana average:

3.89

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Leesville, Louisiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,198 (-15.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Extraction workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Leesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Leesville city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/16/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Vernon Parish (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leesville topographic map

Birthplace of: Buddy Leach - Politician, Keith Munyan - Photographer, Keith Smith - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Mar 20, 1980), Mike Masters - Soccer player, Demond Mallet - Basketball player, Eddie Fuller (American football) - Football player, Eric Woods - College basketball player (Louisiana Tech Bulldogs), Keith Smith (cornerback) - Player of football, Mel Branch - Football player, Bo Harris - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Leesville:

  • FMCNA - LEESVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 900 N FIFTH ST STE #5)
  • THOMPSON HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1111 SOUTH 5TH STREET SUITE D)
  • VERNON HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 213 ALEXANDRIA HWY)
  • BYRD REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 1020 FERTITTA BLVD)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL AT DEER CREEK LLC (Acute Care Hospitals,Physician, provides emergency services, 815 SOUTH 10TH STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF LEESVILLE (Hospital, 106 EAST LULA STREET)
  • JOHN C HEARD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 309 ALEXANDRIA HIGHWAY)
  • LEESVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, KURTHWOOD RD)
  • LEESVILLE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL LLC (Hospital, 900 SOUTH SIXTH STREET)
  • SOUTH EIGTH STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, 200 SOUTH EIGTH STREET)
  • TRI PARISH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL LLC (Hospital, 8088 HAWKS RD)
  • VISIONS GROUP HOME (Hospital, 1101 SOUTH 10TH STREET)
  • WHISPERING PINES COMMUNITY HOM (Hospital, 138 WHISPERING PINES LOOP)
  • COMMUNITY CARE CTR OF LEESVILLE (Nursing Home, P O BOX 270)
  • WOODLANDS HEALTHCARE CENTER, LLC (THE) (Nursing Home, 8422 KURTHWOOD ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Leesville, LA

Airports and heliports located in Leesville:


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College/University in Leesville:

  • Louisiana Technical College-Lamar Salter Campus (Full-time enrollment: 224; Location: 15014 Lake Charles Hwy; Public; Website: www.ltc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leesville:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 44 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,626)
  • McNeese State University (about 67 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 6,406)
  • Angelina College (about 87 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 88 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 10,307)
  • Lamar University (about 91 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 7,661)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 93 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 99 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 13,419)

Public high schools in Leesville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Leesville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Leesville:

  • FAITH TRAINING CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 268; Location: 603 E MECHANIC ST; Grades: PK - 11)
  • FIRST ASSEMBLY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 228; Location: 1201 S 9TH ST; Grades: PK - 7)
See full list of schools located in Leesville

Library in Leesville:

  • VERNON PARISH (Operating income: $905,082; Location: 1401 NOLAN TRACE; 88,565 books; 1,614 audio materials; 9,304 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 354 print serial subscriptions; 13 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add Pleasant Hill Baptist Church to your map. The Church is located at 1210 M. W. Harrison (Market) St. in Leesville, LA 71446. The old street name is in parenthesis.

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Notable locations in Leesville: Leesville Industrial Park (A), Leesville Fire Department (B), Museum of West Louisiana (C), Paul Lawrence Dunbar Public Library (D), Vernon Parish Courthouse (E), Leesville Rehabilitation Hospital (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Berrytown Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Leesville include: Leonidas Polk Memorial Church (A), Emanuel Baptist Church (B), First Assembly of God Church (C), First Christian Church (D), First Saint Paul Baptist Church (E), Leesville Church of the Nazarene (F), Saint Andrew Presbyterian Church (G), Saint Michaels Catholic Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Leesville include: Myrtle Park (1), Magnolia Park (2), Leesville Community Recreation Center (3), Gilbert Field (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Skate Palace (12154 Lake Charles Highway), American Poolplayers Association Of S.W. & Central Louisiana (Arcades & Amusements; 905 South 4th Street).

Hotels: HWY 8 Motel (19280 Highway 8), Angler's Lounge (3080 Colony Boulevard), Landmark Hotel of Leesville (3080 Colony Boulevard), Days Inn (1910 South 5th Street), Sandman Travel Inn (11475 Lake Charles Highway), Country Inns (Highway 171 South), Redwood Motor Inn (1801 South 5th Street).

Courts: Vernon Parish - Court Reporters- Division A (Courthouse), Fort Polk - Court Room (Building 403), Vernon Parish - Court Reporters- Division B (Courthouse), City Court of Leesville (101 West Lee Street), Vernon Parish - Office- Clerk Of Court (215 South 4th Street), Vernon Parish - Clerk Of Court- Conveyance And Mortgage Recording Depart (215 South 4th Street), Vernon Parish - Clerk Of Court- Civil Suit Department (215 South 4th Street).

 
Vernon 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 Leesville and their reported violations in the past:

EMPIRE POINT COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (Address: 1476 OAKRIDGE ROAD , Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUN-20-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-2002), Fed FAO issued (NOV-12-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.0%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Black residents, 21.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.8% for American Indian residents, 7.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.9%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
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: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Leesville, LA

People in group quarters in Leesville in 2010:

  • 94 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Leesville in 2000:

  • 127 people in nursing homes
  • 72 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Leesville compared to Louisiana state average:

Leesville, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.


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Banks with branches in Leesville (2011 data):

  • Merchants & Farmers Bank & Trust Company: Fort Polk Branch, North City Branch, Lee Hills Branch, Merchants & Farmers Bank & Trust Com. Info updated 2010/10/05: Bank assets: $276.5 mil, Deposits: $220.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants & Farmers Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sabine State Bank and Trust Company: Leesville Branch at 121 University Parkway, branch established on 1995/08/03; Leesville Branch at 2200-B South Fifth Street, branch established on 1991/05/16. Info updated 2006/09/14: Bank assets: $683.7 mil, Deposits: $592.9 mil, headquarters in Many, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Sabine Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Vernon Bank: at Mechanic Street And Highway 171 North, branch established on 1933/09/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $70.7 mil, Deposits: $60.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Vernon Bancshares, Inc.
  • City Savings Bank & Trust Company: Leesville Branch at 400 South Fifth Street, branch established on 2003/02/03. Info updated 2012/04/04: Bank assets: $217.3 mil, Deposits: $191.3 mil, headquarters in Deridder, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Louisiana Community Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Leesville, Louisiana:

  • Holiday Inn Leesville, Hwy 171 South, Leesville, LA 71446 , Phone: (337) 239-7571
  • Days Inn Leesville, 1910 S 5TH St, Leesville, LA 71446 , Phone: (337) 239-2612
  • Holiday Inn Express, 3032 Colony Blvd, Leesville, LA 71446 , Phone: (337) 239-2122, Fax: (337) 239-8122
  • Hampton Inn Leesville/Fort Polk, 136 Expy Blvd, Leesville, LA 71446 , Phone: (337) 239-2929, Fax: (337) 236-2928
  • The Booker-Lewis Boutique Hotel & Restaurant, 106 E North St, Leesville, LA 71446 , Phone: (337) 239-8140
  • Comfort Suites, 11498 Lk Charles Hwy, Leesville, LA 71446 , Phone: (337) 404-3890
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Leesville, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Leesville travel time to work - commute


Leesville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Leesville city (based on Vernon Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.74%
Here42.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents84.7%3.6%3.1%2.1%1.7%
Congregations67.9%1.3%6.4%6.4%1.3%
NameChurches of ChristLutheran ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.6%0.6%0.5%0.5%1.5%
Congregations5.1%1.3%1.3%1.3%7.7%
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: 5
Vernon Parish:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Vernon Parish:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Vernon Parish:

31.2%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
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 3$11,287$45,1480$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,171$25,0267$4,915
Police Protection - Officers 33$76,708$27,8940$0
Police - Other 1$2,489$29,8680$0
Firefighters 14$38,583$33,0710$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,196
Streets and Highways 16$26,300$19,7250$0
Airports 1$1,933$23,1960$0
Sewerage 4$11,595$34,7850$0
Parks and Recreation 7$12,257$21,0120$0
Water Supply 10$22,310$26,7720$0
Other and Unallocable 9$21,248$28,3311$810
Totals for Government 100$228,881$27,4669$6,921

Leesville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,322,000 ($193.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $381,000 ($55.89)
    General - Other: $341,000 ($50.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,242,000 ($328.88)
    Regular Highways: $1,162,000 ($170.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $898,000 ($131.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $888,000 ($130.26)
    Water Utilities: $690,000 ($101.22)
    General - Other: $518,000 ($75.99)
    Sewerage: $478,000 ($70.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $395,000 ($57.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $270,000 ($39.61)
    Central Staff Services: $258,000 ($37.85)
    Air Transportation: $172,000 ($25.23)
    Financial Administration: $78,000 ($11.44)
    Health - Other: $56,000 ($8.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $227,000 ($33.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $325,000 ($47.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $217,000 ($31.83)
    Police Protection: $116,000 ($17.02)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($4.55)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($4.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,308,000 ($485.26)

Leesville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $483,000 ($70.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $386,000 ($56.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($11.74)
    Air Transportation: $73,000 ($10.71)
    All Other: $25,000 ($3.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $811,000 ($118.97)
    All Other: $38,000 ($5.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $68,000 ($9.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $386,000 ($56.62)
    Interest Earnings: $272,000 ($39.90)
    General Revenue, NEC: $179,000 ($26.26)
    Sale of Property: $25,000 ($3.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,080,000 ($158.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,114,000 ($163.41)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($8.65)
    Highways: $10,000 ($1.47)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,688,000 ($541.00)
    Property: $673,000 ($98.72)
    Public Utilities Sales: $463,000 ($67.92)
    Other License: $463,000 ($67.92)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $391,000 ($57.36)
    Public Utility License: $59,000 ($8.65)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $24,000 ($3.52)

Leesville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,590,000 ($1406.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,985,000 ($1318.03)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $605,000 ($88.75)

Leesville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,704,000 ($543.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $576,000 ($84.49)

14.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.92%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

1.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,466 average AGI)
Vernon Parish:

1.18%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Beauregard Parish, LA  0.78% ($35,492 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.39% ($22,061)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.34% ($47,224)


19.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

19.21%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

1.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,910 average AGI)
Vernon Parish:

1.12%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pierce County, WA  1.62% ($33,212 average AGI)
to Beauregard Parish, LA  0.94% ($33,323)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.34% ($34,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leesville:

  • KLLA (1570 AM; 1 kW; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: PENE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KDLA (1010 AM; 1 kW; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leesville:

  • KJAE (93.5 FM; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: PENE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUMX (106.7 FM; NORTH FORT POLK, LA; Owner: WEST CENTRAL BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KROK (95.7 FM; SOUTH FORT POLK, LA; Owner: WEST CENTRAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVVP (105.7 FM; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: STANNARD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNUF (92.1 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAVK (89.3 FM; MANY, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Leesville:

  • K51FO (Channel 51; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT B/CING. OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K61GO (Channel 61; HICKS, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT B/CING. OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)

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

Leesville, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 32
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 46
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 34
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 76
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
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 Leesville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 32 meters (105ft)
Total costs: $996,000
Total average daily traffic: 54,830
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,341

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Leesville, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leesville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 127 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Leesville, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leesville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Leesville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 66
  • Hazardous Condition: 48
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Leesville


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

Most common first names in Leesville, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15971.3 years
John14374.6 years
William12973.0 years
Mary9975.7 years
Robert6570.4 years
George5675.7 years
Willie5572.2 years
Charles4968.0 years
Henry4372.0 years
Thomas4071.3 years
Most common last names in Leesville, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9371.9 years
Johnson8871.9 years
Williams8673.7 years
Brown5169.2 years
Jones4871.1 years
Davis4573.3 years
Martin4373.1 years
Stephens4075.4 years
Jackson3668.5 years
Burns3475.8 years
Businesses in Leesville, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster2Payless1
Budget Car Rental1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Popeyes1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx1Subway3
GameStop1Taco Bell2
H&R Block2U-Haul9
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Leesville, LA


Leesville on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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