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Allen Parish

Population in 2012: 1,746 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.8%
 

Males: 842  (48.2%)
Females: 904  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  41.6 years
Louisiana median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 70655.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $34,160 (it was $23,333 in 2000)
Oberlin:

$34,160
Louisiana:

$41,734
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $16,228

Oberlin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $64,964 (it was $43,500 in 2000)
Oberlin:

$64,964
Louisiana:

$139,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $77,970; Detached houses: $92,078; Mobile homes: $36,159

Median gross rent in 2011: $533.

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  • White alone - 1,135 (52.0%)
  • Black alone - 913 (41.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 64 (2.9%)
  • Hispanic - 44 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 25 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oberlin: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (27.6%), United States (9.2%), German (5.5%), English (4.8%), Irish (2.8%), Italian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 3.08 square miles.

Population density: 567 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Oberlin:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oberlin town:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.2%
Louisiana:  3.1%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Oberlin, Louisiana as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Oberlin to the number of sex offenders is 273 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $199 (0.3%)

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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 ), Mamou, 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
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 30.62 N, Longitude: 92.76 W

Area code: 337

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+3.5%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (19%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Oberlin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 143% 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.

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).
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Birthplace of: Hoyle Granger - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Oberlin:

  • ALLEN PARISH HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; KINDER, LA)
  • OAKDALE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; OAKDALE, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in Oberlin, LA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oberlin:

  • McNeese State University (about 41 miles; Lake Charles, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,406)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 53 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 13,419)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 81 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 5,626)
  • Lamar University (about 88 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 7,661)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 95 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 96 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 25,838)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 98 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 4,414)

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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

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

EAST ALLEN PARISH WATER WORKS (Population served: 2748, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-13-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-10-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2000)
GREATER OBERLIN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 700, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.4%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 50.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oberlin, LA

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 compared to Louisiana state average:

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


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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

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Oberlin travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Oberlin (based on Allen Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.77%
Here49.8%
USA50.2%

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.
State:

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

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.
Louisiana:

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

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Allen Parish:

31.2%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
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
Financial Administration 3$5,971$23,8840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,701
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$826
Police Protection - Officers 4$8,265$24,7955$2,123
Streets and Highways 2$2,515$15,0900$0
Health 0$0 2$73
Solid Waste Management 2$3,815$22,8900$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 3$6,398
Water Supply 2$3,815$22,8900$0
Gas Supply 2$3,817$22,9020$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$472
Totals for Government 15$28,198$22,55820$12,593

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,098,000 ($1201.60)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $432,000 ($247.42)
    Police Protection: $389,000 ($222.79)
    Central Staff Services: $172,000 ($98.51)
    Regular Highways: $158,000 ($90.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $146,000 ($83.62)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($73.88)
    Sewerage: $128,000 ($73.31)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000 ($48.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $40,000 ($22.91)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($5.73)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($1.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $453,000 ($259.45)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $199,000 ($113.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000 ($15.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,818,000 ($1041.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $105,000 ($60.14)
    All Other: $25,000 ($14.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $266,000 ($152.35)
    Fines and Forfeits: $217,000 ($124.28)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($2.29)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $441,000 ($252.58)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($114.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($10.31)
    Highways: $4,000 ($2.29)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $192,000 ($109.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $67,000 ($38.37)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $44,000 ($25.20)
    Property: $19,000 ($10.88)
    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 ($1103.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,688,000 ($966.78)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000 ($160.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,000 ($24.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $684,000 ($391.75)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,000 ($24.63)

7.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,320 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  1.34% ($55,806 average AGI)
from Rapides Parish, LA  0.79% ($29,745)
from Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.55% ($25,342)


6.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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 Calcasieu Parish, LA  1.69% ($27,436 average AGI)
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.62% ($30,605)
to Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.32% ($38,318)

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 count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 116
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 172
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 126
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 303
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20
See more detailed statistics of Oberlin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total average daily traffic: 15,200
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 9,120

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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