Oakdale, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 7,691 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 5,007  (65.1%)
Females: 2,684  (34.9%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71463.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,891 (it was $22,826 in 2000)
Oakdale:

$28,891
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,270 (it was $10,288 in 2000)

Oakdale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,624 (it was $45,500 in 2000)
Oakdale:

$71,624
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $70,510; Detached houses: $76,982; Townhouses or other attached units: $16,084; In 2-unit structures: $28,952; Mobile homes: $20,995

Median gross rent in 2012: $471.

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  • White alone - 4,345 (54.9%)
  • Black alone - 2,173 (27.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1,039 (13.1%)
  • Two or more races - 176 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 123 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 76 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oakdale: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (10.3%), French (9.7%), English (5.8%), United States (5.7%), German (4.8%), French Canadian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,516 people per square mile   (low).

Oakdale,LA real estate house value index trend

Oakdale, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Oakdale:

  • High school or higher: 70.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakdale city:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

1,152 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America).

This city:  14.6%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Oakdale, Louisiana as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Oakdale to the number of sex offenders is 308 to 1.


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

Oakdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lake Charles, LA (52.7 miles , pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (93.8 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (178.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Elizabeth, LA (3.0 miles ), Glenmora, LA (3.5 miles ), McNary, LA (3.6 miles ), Pine Prairie, LA (3.8 miles ), Oberlin, LA (3.8 miles ), Turkey Creek, LA (3.9 miles ), Reddell, LA (4.1 miles ), Forest Hill, LA (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $42,200
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.81 N, Longitude: 92.66 W

Area code: 318

Oakdale household income distribution Oakdale home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Louisiana average:

3.98
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,297 (+19.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Oakdale, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oakdale-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Oakdale city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakdale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 84% 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 253.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 320.3 miles away from Oakdale center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 483.5 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) earthquake occurred 302.5 miles away from the city 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 305.0 miles away from Oakdale center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 359.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allen Parish (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakdale topographic map

Birthplace of: R. C. Slocum - College football coach, Joe N. Ballard - Lieutenant General in the Army, Curtis Buckley - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Oakdale:

  • OAKDALE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 130 N HOSPITAL DR)
  • CYPRESS HOME HEALTH (807 E 7TH AVE SUITE 3)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE 2000- OAKDALE (211 N 16TH STREET)
  • TRI-PARISH COMMUNITY HOMECARE, (134 N 10TH STREET)
  • ALLEN OAKS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (909 EAST 6TH AVENUE)

Airports located in Oakdale:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakdale:

  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 51 miles; Lake Charles, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • McNeese State University (about 55 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 55 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 55 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 57 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 70 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 89 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)

Public high school in Oakdale:

Public elementary/middle schools in Oakdale:

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Notable locations in Oakdale: Oakdale Water Treatment Plant (A), Leatherwood Museums (B), Allen Parish Library Oakdale Branch (C), Allen Oaks Nursing Home (D), Oakdale Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Oakdale include: Mount Olive Baptist Church (A), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (B), Rising Star Baptist Church (C), New Hope in Christ Ministries (D), Israelite Baptist Church (E), Goodwill Baptist Church (F), First United Pentecostal Church (G), Greater Hayes Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Oakwood Inn (657 Highway 165 North).

Courts: United States Government - Immigration & Naturalization Service- Court (1010 East Whatley Road), Oakdale City - Clerk Of Court- City Judge (333 East 6th Avenue).

Allen 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 Oakdale and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF OAKDALE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 6,453, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-11-2013)
ALLEN PARISH WW DISTRICT NO 1 (Population served: 1,314, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-20-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.2%
(25.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.1% for Black residents, 77.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.4% for American Indian residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.3%
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: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Oakdale in 2010:

  • 2,430 people in federal prisons
  • 69 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Oakdale in 2000:

  • 2,346 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 65 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Oakdale, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Oakdale compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Oakdale (2011 data):

  • First Federal Bank of Louisiana: First Fs & La Of Allen Parish Branch at 222 South 10th St, branch established on 1962/10/02. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $749.5 mil, Deposits: $588.2 mil, headquarters in Lake Charles, LA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • Iberiabank: Oakdale Branch at 300 East 7th Street, branch established on 1998/09/21. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Sabine State Bank and Trust Company: Oakdale Branch at 401 East Fifth Avenue, branch established on 1992/03/31. 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.
  • Capital One, National Association: Oakdale Branch at 115 North 11th Street, branch established on 1934/10/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oakdale city (based on Allen Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.77%
Here: 49.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents54.8%34.3%4.2%2.0%4.8%
Congregations41.5%17.1%12.2%2.4%26.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Allen Parish:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Allen Parish:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Allen Parish:

31.2%
Louisiana:

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

9.7%
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
Other Government Administration 13$27,328$25,2260$0
Judicial and Legal 6$9,799$19,5980$0
Police Protection - Officers 43$59,329$16,5570$0
Firefighters 7$12,172$20,8660$0
Streets and Highways 21$26,092$14,9100$0
Parks and Recreation 6$6,999$13,9980$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10$24,082$28,8981$1,131
Water Supply 1$3,819$45,8280$0
Totals for Government 107$169,620$19,0231$1,131

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $768,000 ($99.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $585,000 ($76.06)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $905,000 ($117.67)
    Police Protection: $764,000 ($99.34)
    Financial Administration: $522,000 ($67.87)
    Sewerage: $505,000 ($65.66)
    Regular Highways: $396,000 ($51.49)
    Water Utilities: $254,000 ($33.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $198,000 ($25.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $191,000 ($24.83)
    General - Other: $155,000 ($20.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $147,000 ($19.11)
    Central Staff Services: $81,000 ($10.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($15.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $34,000 ($4.42)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($4.29)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($2.73)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($2.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,356,000 ($176.31)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $527,000 ($68.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $215,000 ($27.95)
    All Other: $18,000 ($2.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,133,000 ($147.32)
    All Other: $172,000 ($22.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($0.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $395,000 ($51.36)
    Rents: $94,000 ($12.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $57,000 ($7.41)
    Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($5.07)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $619,000 ($80.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $761,000 ($98.95)
    All Other: $231,000 ($30.04)
    Highways: $8,000 ($1.04)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,107,000 ($143.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $337,000 ($43.82)
    Property: $268,000 ($34.85)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $177,000 ($23.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $26,000 ($3.38)
    Other License: $25,000 ($3.25)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $11,000 ($1.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,050,000 ($396.57)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,025,000 ($393.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($32.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000 ($29.25)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $128,000 ($16.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $743,000 ($96.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $232,000 ($30.17)

5.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  1.22% ($28,057 average AGI)
from Rapides Parish, LA  0.47% ($22,206)
from Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.42% ($35,833)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,236 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  1.26% ($31,516 average AGI)
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.65% ($31,298)
to Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.42% ($26,567)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakdale:

  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakdale:

  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, 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)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KYLC (90.3 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJJB (105.5 FM; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KBAN (91.1 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Oakdale:

  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K60GE (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KLAF-LP (Channel 62; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)

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

Oakdale, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 40
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 176
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 34
  • Fatalities: 129
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 309
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21
See more detailed statistics of Oakdale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 54
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 7,890
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oakdale)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Oakdale, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oakdale)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Oakdale)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 88
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakdale, LA
Most common first names in Oakdale, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7771.2 years
Mary7079.2 years
James6073.6 years
William5473.7 years
Robert4970.9 years
Willie4574.0 years
Joseph3271.6 years
George3174.7 years
Charles2872.7 years
Annie2682.4 years
Most common last names in Oakdale, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson16575.5 years
Willis6969.6 years
Strother5972.0 years
Fontenot5275.8 years
Jones4874.0 years
Smith4571.8 years
Doyle4467.5 years
Perkins3971.0 years
Williams3576.6 years
Welch3172.3 years
Businesses in Oakdale, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Oakdale on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #87 (71463) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Syrian first ancestries"
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