Leesville, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 6,637 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 
Males: 3,411  (51.4%)
Females: 3,226  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71446.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,878 (it was $23,864 in 2000)
Leesville:

$38,878
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,717 (it was $14,360 in 2000)

Leesville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,099 (it was $56,300 in 2000)
Leesville:

$90,099
LA:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $644.

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  • Races in Leesville, LA (2013)

    Leesville races chart
    • 3,32249.3%White alone
    • 2,54537.8%Black alone
    • 3875.7%Hispanic
    • 2493.7%Two or more races
    • 1742.6%Asian alone
    • 250.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Leesville: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (10.0%), German (8.8%), United States (7.4%), French (4.9%), English (4.6%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/15/1900

Elevation: 254 feet

Land area: 5.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,217 people per square mile   (low).

Leesville,LA real estate house value index trend

Leesville, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Leesville:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leesville city:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

376 residents are foreign born (3.2% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 1.3% Latin America).

This city:

5.6%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 78 registered sex offenders living in Leesville, Louisiana as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Leesville to the number of sex offenders is 87 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $236 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $236 (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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.14 N, Longitude: 93.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,480 (+66.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,526 (56.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Leesville household income distribution Leesville home values distribution

Crime rates in Leesville by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 10120000000
per 100,000 14.80.015.531.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 35636238231
per 100,000 44.573.892.746.495.734.353.6137.530.045.314.6
Robberies 554563621314
per 100,000 74.173.861.877.495.751.4107.1361.045.015.158.2
Assaults 3146533650492840302624
per 100,000 459.4679.1819.0557.3797.4839.2500.0687.6449.6392.6349.4
Burglaries 795350576646412726813
per 100,000 1,170.7782.4772.7882.41,052.6787.8732.1464.2389.7120.8189.3
Thefts 354360331292335294383324288274230
per 100,000 5,246.05,314.45,115.14,520.15,342.95,035.16,839.35,569.94,316.54,137.13,348.4
Auto thefts 677771054637
per 100,000 88.9103.3108.2108.4111.6171.389.368.889.945.3101.9
Arson 2100000N/A20N/A
per 100,000 29.614.80.00.00.00.00.0N/A30.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.6) 435.3448.4505.0441.5510.8437.8461.5561.3304.5270.2231.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,198 (-15.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Leesville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Leesville, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Leesville-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 50% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Leesville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 294.2 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 285.2 miles away from Leesville 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 287.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 354.2 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 355.1 miles away from Leesville center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 304.8 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 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, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 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 in Leesville:

  • BYRD REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 1020 FERTITTA BLVD)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL AT DEER CREEK LLC (Physician, provides emergency services, 815 SOUTH 10TH STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF LEESVILLE (106 EAST LULA STREET)
  • JOHN C HEARD COMMUNITY HOME (309 ALEXANDRIA HIGHWAY)
  • LEESVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, KURTHWOOD RD)
  • LEESVILLE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL LLC (900 SOUTH SIXTH STREET)
  • SOUTH EIGTH STREET GROUP HOME (200 SOUTH EIGTH STREET)
  • TRI PARISH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL LLC (8088 HAWKS RD)
  • VISIONS GROUP HOME (1101 SOUTH 10TH STREET)
  • WHISPERING PINES COMMUNITY HOM (138 WHISPERING PINES LOOP)

Airports and heliports located in Leesville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leesville:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 44 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 65 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • McNeese State University (about 67 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 84 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Angelina College (about 87 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 90 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Lamar University (about 90 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)

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:

CITY OF LEESVILLE WATER SYSTEM (Address: 101 WEST LEE STREET , Population served: 7,923, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-25-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2013)
EMPIRE POINT COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (Address: 1476 OAKRIDGE ROAD , Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2010)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.0%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.4% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.0% for American Indian residents, 6.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.2% 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

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, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Leesville compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Louisiana average:

12.2

Leesville travel time to work - commute Leesville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (32%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,93187
Black Protestant3,5515
Other1,6154
Mainline Protestant8529
Catholic7821
None23,603-
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: 5
Vernon Parish:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Vernon Parish:

31.2%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$11,198$33,5943$2,276
Other Government Administration 4$14,223$42,6693$6,560
Judicial and Legal 6$23,076$46,1520$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$79,978$38,3893$1,641
Police - Other 3$6,147$24,5881$684
Firefighters 13$48,077$44,3790$0
Streets and Highways 19$39,022$24,6450$0
Airports 0$0 2$3,277
Solid Waste Management 2$5,505$33,0300$0
Sewerage 2$6,906$41,4360$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,473$26,8389$8,880
Water Supply 8$18,376$27,5640$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,768$33,2160$0
Totals for Government 89$259,749$35,02221$23,318

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,322,000 ($199.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $381,000 ($57.41)
    General - Other: $341,000 ($51.38)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,242,000 ($337.80)
    Regular Highways: $1,162,000 ($175.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $898,000 ($135.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $888,000 ($133.80)
    Water Utilities: $690,000 ($103.96)
    General - Other: $518,000 ($78.05)
    Sewerage: $478,000 ($72.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $395,000 ($59.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $270,000 ($40.68)
    Central Staff Services: $258,000 ($38.87)
    Air Transportation: $172,000 ($25.92)
    Financial Administration: $78,000 ($11.75)
    Health - Other: $56,000 ($8.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $227,000 ($34.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $325,000 ($48.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $217,000 ($32.70)
    Police Protection: $116,000 ($17.48)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($4.67)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($4.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,308,000 ($498.42)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $483,000 ($72.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $386,000 ($58.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($12.05)
    Air Transportation: $73,000 ($11.00)
    All Other: $25,000 ($3.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $811,000 ($122.19)
    All Other: $38,000 ($5.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $68,000 ($10.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $386,000 ($58.16)
    Interest Earnings: $272,000 ($40.98)
    General Revenue, NEC: $179,000 ($26.97)
    Sale of Property: $25,000 ($3.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,080,000 ($162.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,114,000 ($167.85)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($8.89)
    Highways: $10,000 ($1.51)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,688,000 ($555.67)
    Property: $673,000 ($101.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $463,000 ($69.76)
    Other License: $463,000 ($69.76)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $391,000 ($58.91)
    Public Utility License: $59,000 ($8.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $24,000 ($3.62)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,590,000 ($1444.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,985,000 ($1353.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $605,000 ($91.16)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,704,000 ($558.08)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $576,000 ($86.79)

15.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.46%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

1.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,529 average AGI)
Vernon Parish:

1.10%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Beauregard Parish, LA  0.91% ($34,572 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  0.44% ($43,158)
from Rapides Parish, LA  0.39% ($34,134)


17.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.99%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

1.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,324 average AGI)
Vernon Parish:

1.17%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Beauregard Parish, LA  0.98% ($38,406 average AGI)
to Honolulu County, HI  0.39% ($35,529)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.38% ($43,391)

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.)
Leesville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Leesville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 32m105ftTotal length
  • $996,000Total costs
  • 54,830Total average daily traffic
  • 1,341Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
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&T2Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster2Payless1
Budget Car Rental1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Circle K2SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Suites1Sears1
Curves1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell2
FedEx1Toyota1
Ford1U-Haul9
GameStop1UPS2
H&R Block2Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

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  • #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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