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Leonville: Leonville High School in the late 50's. The school looked the same until about 1974 when a library and science section was added to the front.
 

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Population in 2012: 1,094 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 

Males: 575  (52.6%)
Females: 519  (47.4%)

Median resident age:  39.2 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70570.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,521 (it was $25,982 in 2000)
Leonville:

$38,521
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,377

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,301 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Leonville:

$80,301
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $94,189; Detached houses: $110,899; Townhouses or other attached units: $20,345; In 2-unit structures: $110,971; Mobile homes: $51,437

Median gross rent in 2012: $533.

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  • White alone - 632 (58.3%)
  • Black alone - 442 (40.8%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leonville: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French Canadian (17.8%), French (11.9%), German (3.3%), United States (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 27 feet

Land area: 2.67 square miles.

Population density: 409 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Leonville:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leonville town:

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.2%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Leonville, Louisiana as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Leonville to the number of sex offenders is 1,094 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $268 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $581 (0.9%)

Leonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (17.9 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (50.2 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (209.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Grand Coteau, LA (2.3 miles ), Arnaudville, LA (2.4 miles ), Port Barre, LA (2.5 miles ), Sunset, LA (2.6 miles ), Opelousas, LA (2.7 miles ), Washington, LA (3.3 miles ), Cankton, LA (3.4 miles ), Carencro, LA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 30.47 N, Longitude: 91.98 W

Area code: 337

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +224 (+28.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Leonville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/15/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Leonville town center killed one person and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1957, a category F3 tornado 8.7 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leonville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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Hospitals/medical centers near Leonville:

  • J. MICHAEL MORROW MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ARNAUDVILLE, LA)
  • OPELOUSAS COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • SENIOR VILLAGE NH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)

Amtrak station near Leonville:

  • 17 miles: LAFAYETTE (133 E. GRANT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leonville:

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 18 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 13,419)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 48 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 49 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 25,838)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 51 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • McNeese State University (about 77 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 6,406)
  • Nicholls State University (about 85 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 91 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 11,652)

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Notable locations in Leonville: Leonville Police Department (A), Leonville Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Leonville include: Saint Leo the Great Church (A), Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
St. Landry Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.43
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.4%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.0%
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: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Leonville, LA

2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Leonville compared to Louisiana state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.


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Banks with branches in Leonville (2011 data):

  • Washington State Bank: Leonville Branch at 3371 Oscar Rivette Street, branch established on 1993/06/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $125.9 mil, Deposits: $109.9 mil, headquarters in Washington, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Washington State Bancshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Leonville travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Leonville town (based on St. Landry Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.39%
Here77.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents86.5%9.4%2.4%0.2%0.2%
Congregations45.5%24.7%11.7%3.9%1.3%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaNorth American Baptist ConferenceEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.5%
Congregations2.6%1.3%2.6%1.3%5.2%
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: 36
This county:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
St. Landry Parish:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
St. Landry Parish:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
This county:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
St. Landry Parish:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Landry Parish:

12.7%
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
Other Government Administration 7$20,657$35,4127$3,978
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,922$35,5320$0
Water Supply 12$20,657$20,6571$1,112
Gas Supply 0$0 4$810
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$88
Totals for Government 21$47,236$26,99213$5,988


6.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($142 average AGI)
St. Landry Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.49% ($36,342 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.87% ($23,739)
from Evangeline Parish, LA  0.46% ($27,379)


5.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
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 Lafayette Parish, LA  1.51% ($28,671 average AGI)
to Evangeline Parish, LA  0.39% ($21,558)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.36% ($27,474)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leonville:

  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: KSLO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPEL (1420 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNEK (1190 AM; daytime; 0 kW; WASHINGTON, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leonville:

  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KNEK-FM (104.7 FM; WASHINGTON, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJJB (105.5 FM; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KFTE (96.5 FM; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Leonville:

  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KDCG-LP (Channel 22; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: ACADIANA CABLE ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Leonville fatal accident list:

Jul 11, 2007 10:00 PM, Sr-347, Sr-31, Lat: 30.470208, Lon: -91.978500, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Aug 14, 1986 03:35 AM, La31, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 26, 1981 12:23 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,940
Total average daily truck traffic: 58
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 2,522


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 31 City Hall (Lat: 30.467139 Lon: -91.977889), Call Sign: WRG909, Licensee ID: L00039485
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/15/2004, Expiration Date: 09/14/2014
    Registrant: Leonville, Village Of, Leonville, LA 70551-0057, Phone: (318) 879-2601

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5632G , Serial Number: 18801121, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 02/05/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): Squires Airmotive Inc Dba, Po Box 165, Leonville, LA 70551
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9230G , Serial Number: 18801429, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): Squires Airmotive Inc Dba, Po Box 165, Leonville, LA 70551


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

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