Oberlin, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 1,733 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 
Males: 634  (36.6%)
Females: 1,099  (63.4%)
Median resident age:

37.2 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70655.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,012 (it was $23,333 in 2000)
Oberlin:

$35,012
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,899 (it was $12,050 in 2000)

Oberlin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,110 (it was $43,500 in 2000)
Oberlin:

$83,110
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $95,305; detached houses: $113,148; mobile homes: $35,036

Median gross rent in 2017: $616.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oberlin: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.5%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 47.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oberlin, LA (2010)
    • 95754.1%White alone
    • 71140.2%Black alone
    • 432.4%Two or more races
    • 271.5%Asian alone
    • 171.0%Hispanic
    • 150.8%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Oberlin, Louisiana as of November 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oberlin is 182 to 1.



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

3.46
Louisiana average:

3.79
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Ancestries: French (11.4%), American (3.7%), Italian (3.3%), English (3.0%), Irish (2.7%), Cajun (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 3.08 square miles.

Population density: 563 people per square mile   (low).

Oberlin, Louisiana map

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $211 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $219 (0.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 30.62 N, Longitude: 92.76 W

Area code: 337

Distribution of median household income in Oberlin, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oberlin, LA in 2017
Oberlin satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,400
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Oberlin, LA residents
Average permit cost in Oberlin, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+3.5%).
Most common industries in Oberlin, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (18.2%)
  • Public administration (17.5%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (18.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (16.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (20.3%)
  • Public administration (16.6%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Oberlin, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)

Average climate in Oberlin, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Oberlin, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 68.6. This is about average.

City:

68.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

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.:

33.3

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 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 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 Oberlin 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 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 318.9 miles away from Oberlin 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oberlin topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Hoyle Granger - Football player.

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 (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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Oberlin:

Marital status in Oberlin, LA
  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Oberlin:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Oberlin
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oberlin, LA (based on Allen Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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
This county:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.7%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.0%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.6
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.2%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.3%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.5%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Oberlin:

51.5%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oberlin, LA Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 5$11,294$27,1063$2,108
Sewerage 5$12,950$31,0800$0
Financial Administration 3$7,840$31,3600$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$825
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,700
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,975
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$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 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($1.15)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $462,000 ($266.59)
    Gas Utilities: $323,000 ($186.38)
    Sewerage: $223,000 ($128.68)
    Central Staff Services: $209,000 ($120.60)
    Regular Highways: $154,000 ($88.86)
    Water Utilities: $118,000 ($68.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $98,000 ($56.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $103,000 ($59.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $152,000 ($87.71)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($12.69)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($6.35)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($6.35)
    Gas Utilities: $8,000 ($4.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $554,000 ($319.68)

Oberlin government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $223,000 ($128.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $38,000 ($21.93)
    Other: $9,000 ($5.19)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($1.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $70,000 ($40.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $203,000 ($117.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($4.62)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.58)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $331,000 ($191.00)
    Water Utilities: $308,000 ($177.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $200,000 ($115.41)
    Other: $148,000 ($85.40)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($14.43)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $172,000 ($99.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $68,000 ($39.24)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $54,000 ($31.16)
    Property: $22,000 ($12.69)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,000 ($1.73)

Oberlin government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,355,000 ($1358.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,322,000 ($1339.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000 ($19.04)

Oberlin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $713,000 ($411.43)

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 count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count10386
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15539
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3565
  • Fatalities11609
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26294
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1136
See more detailed statistics of Oberlin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 240ft / 73.3mTotal length
  • $825,000Total costs
  • 81,935Total average daily traffic
  • 7,444Total average daily truck traffic
  • 49,233Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oberlin, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oberlin, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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: 11/29/2016, Expiration Date: 12/10/2026, 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 Broadcast 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:

7
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2015, Certifier: Jeffrey J Youle, Registrant: Affiniti, LLC, 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, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2015, Certifier: Jeffrey J Youle, Registrant: Affiniti, LLC, 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, Cancellation Date: 06/12/2013, 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:
  • MITTIE, 130 Ten Mile Road (Lat: 30.692139 Lon: -92.881778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 105.2 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQRR704,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2013, Expiration Date: 07/15/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S. Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • HO03MR117, Allen Parish (Lat: 30.618889 Lon: -92.761944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.3 m, Call Sign: WQTG971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11625.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2014, Expiration Date: 01/31/2024, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • HO03MR117, Allen Parish (Lat: 30.618889 Lon: -92.761944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.3 m, Call Sign: WQTR869,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11625.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 04/01/2014, Expiration Date: 04/01/2024, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • NO00339A, Allen Parish (Lat: 30.618889 Lon: -92.761944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.3 m, Call Sign: WQVJ503,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2015, Expiration Date: 03/03/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • 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: 10/12/2016, Expiration Date: 12/01/2026, 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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 17. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 42 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Oberlin, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (61.7%), and Structure Fires (21.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oberlin, LA
    • 17961.7%Outside Fires
    • 6121.0%Structure Fires
    • 3813.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 124.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oberlin, LA
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oberlin, LA
  • 76.9%Electricity
  • 20.3%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oberlin, LA
  • 78.7%Electricity
  • 20.3%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Oberlin compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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 below state average.
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