Oberlin, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 1,743 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 814  (46.7%)
Females: 929  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70655.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,125 (it was $23,333 in 2000)
Oberlin:

$41,125
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,047 (it was $12,050 in 2000)

Oberlin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,029 (it was $43,500 in 2000)
Oberlin:

$83,029
LA:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $539.

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  • Races in Oberlin, LA (2013)

    Oberlin races chart
    • 1,26660.6%White alone
    • 63630.4%Black alone
    • 612.9%American Indian alone
    • 462.2%Two or more races
    • 452.2%Hispanic
    • 160.8%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Oberlin: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (24.8%), United States (9.9%), German (5.3%), French Canadian (4.8%), English (3.4%), Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 3.08 square miles.

Population density: 566 people per square mile   (low).

Oberlin,LA real estate house value index trend

Oberlin, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Oberlin:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oberlin town:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

13 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Oberlin, Louisiana as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Oberlin to the number of sex offenders is 291 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $208 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $236 (0.3%)

Oberlin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lake Charles, LA (38.6 miles , pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (97.4 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (167.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Elton, LA (3.2 miles ), Kinder, LA (3.2 miles ), Basile, LA (3.7 miles ), Oakdale, LA (3.8 miles ), Elizabeth, LA (4.2 miles ), Reeves, LA (4.3 miles ), Fenton, LA (4.5 miles ), Reddell, LA (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $25,200
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $62,600
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $57,600
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $20,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.62 N, Longitude: 92.76 W

Area code: 337

Oberlin household income distribution Oberlin home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 12 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.23
Louisiana average:

3.79
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+3.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (23%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Oberlin, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oberlin-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Oberlin town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.5 miles away from the town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oberlin-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 92% 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 247.1 miles away from the city 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 480.0 miles away from Oberlin 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 327.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 237.9 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 316.4 miles away from Oberlin 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 318.9 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).
Oberlin topographic map

Birthplace of: Hoyle Granger - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Oberlin:

  • BRIGHTON BRIDGE (616 COURT STREET)
  • THIRTEENTH STREET COMMUNITY HO (121 THIRTEENTH STREET)
  • ST FRANCES NSG AND REHAB CENTER (417 INDUSTRIAL DRIVE)
  • ST FRANCIS NURSING HOME (417 INDUSTRIAL DRIVE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oberlin:

  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 37 miles; Lake Charles, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • McNeese State University (about 41 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 51 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 51 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 53 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 81 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)
  • Lamar University (about 88 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)

Public high school in Oberlin:

Public elementary/middle school in Oberlin:

See full list of schools located in Oberlin

Library in Oberlin:

  • ALLEN PARISH LIBRARIES (Operating income: $870,585; Location: 320 SOUTH SIXTH ST.; 91,324 books; 2,171 audio materials; 3,758 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 186 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Oberlin: Allen Parish Police Jury (A), Allen Parish Office (B), Allen Parish Library (C), Oberlin Police Department (D), Allen Parish Sheriff's Office (E), Saint Frances Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (F), Oberlin Volunteer Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oberlin include: New Beginnings Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), True Faith Pentecostal Church (C), Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church (D), Oberlin Covenant Church (E), Oberlin Baptist Church (F), Progress Church of God in Christ (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Oberlin Inn (119 East 6th Avenue).

Allen Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 80.0. This is about average.

City:

80.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oberlin and their reported violations in the past:

EAST ALLEN PARISH WATER WORKS (Address: 4033 Hwy. 26 , Population served: 2,799, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2014)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.9%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.3% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.9%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
47 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Oberlin in 2000:

  • 98 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Oberlin, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Oberlin compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Oberlin (2011 data):

  • Iberiabank: Oberlin Branch at 8838 Highway 165, branch established on 1977/12/05. 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
  • First Federal Bank of Louisiana: 110 N Fifth Street Branch at 110 N Fifth Street, branch established on 2004/11/01. 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
  • Capital One, National Association: Oberlin Branch at 118 West 6th Avenue, branch established on 1950/01/02. 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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oberlin town (based on Allen Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,74940
Catholic4,6504
Black Protestant5766
Mainline Protestant3456
Other1832
None13,261-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
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
Financial Administration 3$7,840$31,3600$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,700
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$825
Police Protection - Officers 5$11,294$27,1063$2,108
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,975
Sewerage 5$12,950$31,0800$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 3$7,427
Totals for Government 13$32,084$29,61616$15,035

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,098,000 ($1203.67)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $432,000 ($247.85)
    Police Protection: $389,000 ($223.18)
    Central Staff Services: $172,000 ($98.68)
    Regular Highways: $158,000 ($90.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $146,000 ($83.76)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($74.01)
    Sewerage: $128,000 ($73.44)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000 ($48.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $40,000 ($22.95)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($5.74)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($1.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $453,000 ($259.90)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $199,000 ($114.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000 ($15.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,818,000 ($1043.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $105,000 ($60.24)
    All Other: $25,000 ($14.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $266,000 ($152.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $217,000 ($124.50)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($2.29)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $441,000 ($253.01)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($114.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($10.33)
    Highways: $4,000 ($2.29)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $192,000 ($110.15)
    Public Utilities Sales: $67,000 ($38.44)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $44,000 ($25.24)
    Property: $19,000 ($10.90)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000 ($2.29)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,926,000 ($1104.99)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,688,000 ($968.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000 ($160.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,000 ($24.10)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $684,000 ($392.43)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,000 ($24.67)

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 Oberlin:

  • 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.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oberlin:

  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYLC (90.3 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBAN (91.1 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJJB (105.5 FM; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQLK (97.9 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC)
  • KHLA (92.9 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201FO (88.1 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oberlin:

  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KLAF-LP (Channel 62; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • Oberlin, Louisiana
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:3
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents32
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count124
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents185
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons37
  • Fatalities135
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents328
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents22
See more detailed statistics of Oberlin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 17m56ftTotal length
  • 21,400Total average daily traffic
  • 12,840Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oberlin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1.8 Mi N (Lat: 30.661028 Lon: -92.770694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WPJY217
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.462 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/28/2006, Expiration Date: 12/10/2016, Certifier: Perry D Vincent
    Registrant: Louisiana Radio Communications, 701 Martin Luther King Hwy, Lake Charles, LA 70602, Phone: (337) 436-7573, Fax: (337) 310-2399, Email:
  • 1.8 Mi N (Lat: 30.661111 Lon: -92.770833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WPRZ504, Licensee ID: L00127121
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2001, Expiration Date: 03/17/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2010, Certifier: Mary E Julius
    Registrant: Nextel Wip License Corp., 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4142, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • On State Hwy 26 1.0 Mi E Of (Lat: 30.614083 Lon: -92.746528), Call Sign: KVV907, Licensee ID: L00009917
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2800 MHz, 47.3200 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2001, Expiration Date: 09/27/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2002
    Registrant: State Of Louisiana, 7686 Tom Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70806, Phone: (504) 925-5719
  • Hwy 17 9km W (Lat: 30.589639 Lon: -92.862639), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KKB902
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.235 MHz, 151.250 MHz, 151.250 MHz, 151.325 MHz, 151.445 MHz, 159.345 MHz, 159.345 MHz, 159.435 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2011, Expiration Date: 01/15/2022, Certifier: Kenneth R Goodwin
    Registrant: Lousisana Department Of Ag And Forestry, 515 Forestry Rd., Woodworth, LA 71485, Phone: (318) 487-5867, Email:
  • 1.8 Mi N (Lat: 30.661028 Lon: -92.770694), Structure height: 122 m, Call Sign: WNPM971, Licensee ID: L00003547
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8400 MHz, 47.9800 MHz, 48.0400 MHz, 48.4000 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2004, Expiration Date: 05/25/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2009, Certifier: Mark H Segura
    Registrant: Cleco Power, LLC, 2030 Donahue Ferry Road, Pineville, LA 71360, Phone: (318) 484-7400

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • ALLEN BOE, 1111 W 7th Ave. (Lat: 30.621472 Lon: -92.778500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQHF427
    Assigned Frequencies: 23085.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2007, Expiration Date: 07/17/2017, Certifier: Scott Kirby
    Registrant: Trillion Partners, Inc., Under Receivership, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd., Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • TECH OFFICE, 417 Court St. (Lat: 30.620583 Lon: -92.768583), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQHF435
    Assigned Frequencies: 23185.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2007, Expiration Date: 07/17/2017, Certifier: Scott Kirby
    Registrant: Trillion Partners, Inc., Under Receivership, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd., Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • Wilder, 175 Gum Street (Lat: 30.601639 Lon: -92.776889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 105.2 m, Overall height: 108.2 m, Call Sign: WQQT976
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2013, Expiration Date: 03/01/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: W5IZF
    Grant Date: 02/22/1996, Expiration Date: 02/22/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2008
    Registrant: Gerald D Bourg, Box 12, Oberlin, LA 70655
  • Call Sign: KE5KVL, Licensee ID: L01153906
    Grant Date: 10/13/2006, Expiration Date: 10/13/2016, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2006, Certifier: Earl L Morrow
    Registrant: Earl L Morrow, 410 East 9th Ave, Oberlin, LA 70655
  • Call Sign: W5ELM, Previous Call Sign: KE5KVL, Licensee ID: L01153906
    Grant Date: 12/01/2006, Expiration Date: 12/01/2016, Certifier: Earl L Morrow
    Registrant: Earl L Morrow, 412 East Ninth Ave, Oberlin, LA 70655
  • Call Sign: KE5YXS, Licensee ID: L01462125
    Grant Date: 01/27/2009, Expiration Date: 01/27/2019, Certifier: Earl L Morrow Ii
    Registrant: Earl L Morrow Ii, 410 East Ninth Avenue, Oberlin, LA 70655
  • Call Sign: KE5YXX, Licensee ID: L01462130
    Grant Date: 01/27/2009, Expiration Date: 01/27/2019, Certifier: Shella J Phenice
    Registrant: Shella J Phenice, 311 South Sixth St, Oberlin, LA 70655

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: HOWLAND AERO DESIGNS H-3 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1210G , Serial Number: 9008
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 919, Oberlin, LA 70655

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
Most common first names in Oberlin, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph2767.2 years
Mary2174.2 years
John1770.2 years
James1568.1 years
Robert1264.3 years
Henry1074.2 years
Rose977.1 years
Marie979.5 years
William872.0 years
Bertha779.9 years
Most common last names in Oberlin, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fontenot5975.8 years
Manuel4873.1 years
Guillory3576.1 years
Sonnier2676.9 years
Rider2371.6 years
Vizena1976.4 years
Smith1671.1 years
Darbonne1678.6 years
Taylor1572.3 years
Reeves1565.5 years
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