Plaucheville, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 243 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.5%
 
Males: 97  (40.1%)
Females: 146  (59.9%)
Median resident age:  47.5 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71362.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,024 (it was $20,833 in 2000)
Plaucheville:

$18,024
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,538 (it was $14,934 in 2000)

Plaucheville village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $128,458 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Plaucheville:

$128,458
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $153,910; Detached houses: $153,910

Median gross rent in 2012: $325.

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Plaucheville races chart
  • White alone - 228 (91.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Plaucheville: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (41.5%), Irish (10.4%), French Canadian (6.6%), United States (4.3%), German (1.4%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 46 feet

Land area: 1.58 square miles.

Population density: 154 people per square mile   (very low).

Plaucheville,LA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Plaucheville:

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plaucheville village:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.7%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Plaucheville, Louisiana as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Plaucheville to the number of sex offenders is 27 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.1%)

Plaucheville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (52.0 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (61.1 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (219.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Cottonport, LA (2.1 miles ), Moreauville, LA (2.3 miles ), Evergreen, LA (2.8 miles ), Mansura, LA (2.8 miles ), Simmesport, LA (3.2 miles ), Hessmer, LA (3.2 miles ), Bordelonville, LA (3.3 miles ), Bunkie, LA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Latitude: 30.96 N, Longitude: 91.98 W

Area code: 318

Plaucheville household income distribution Plaucheville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+72.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Educational services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Registered nurses (12%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Legal support workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Plaucheville, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Plaucheville-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the Plaucheville village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 1/31/1983, a category F3 tornado 8.3 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plaucheville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 83% 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 241.8 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 279.3 miles away from Plaucheville 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 460.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 337.0 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 291.2 miles away from Plaucheville 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 293.6 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 Avoyelles Parish (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plaucheville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Plaucheville:

  • LEDOUX PROVOSTY SR MEMORIAL HO (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HESSMER, LA)
  • FMCNA - BUNKIE (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; BUNKIE, LA)
  • BUNKIE GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BUNKIE, LA)
  • BAYOU VISTA COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BUNKIE, LA)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF AVOYELLES PARISH (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MARKSVILLE, LA)
  • COLONIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARKSVILLE, LA)
  • MEDISTAR HOME HEALTH OF MARKSVILLE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MARKSVILLE, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plaucheville:

  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 52 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 52 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 52 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 55 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 57 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 62 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Alcorn State University (about 81 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)

Public elementary/middle school in Plaucheville:

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Notable location: Plaucheville Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Plaucheville: Mater Doloresa Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Avoyelles Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.1%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Plaucheville compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Plaucheville (2011 data):

  • Cottonport Bank: Plaucheville Branch at Highway 107, branch established on 1974/01/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $336.7 mil, Deposits: $298.0 mil, headquarters in Cottonport, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Mansura Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Plaucheville village (based on Avoyelles Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.40%
Here: 58.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents79.6%16.1%2.8%0.5%1.0%
Congregations44.9%28.6%16.3%2.0%8.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Avoyelles Parish:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Avoyelles Parish:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Avoyelles Parish:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Avoyelles Parish:

30.9%
Louisiana:

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

15.9%
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 0$0 4$1,729
Police Protection - Officers 3$5,102$20,4087$1,320
Totals for Government 3$5,102$20,40811$3,049

3.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.58%
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 Rapides Parish, LA  0.91% ($31,476 average AGI)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.26% ($29,750)
from Pointe Coupee Parish, LA  0.18% ($24,708)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,134 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
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 Rapides Parish, LA  1.12% ($27,545 average AGI)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.33% ($23,326)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.30% ($28,341)

Strongest AM radio stations in Plaucheville:

  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KEEL (710 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.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plaucheville:

  • KZLG (95.9 FM; MANSURA, LA; Owner: AMY M COCO)
  • KLIL (92.1 FM; MOREAUVILLE, LA; Owner: CAJUN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEZP (104.3 FM; BUNKIE, LA; Owner: OWENSVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAPB-FM (97.7 FM; MARKSVILLE, LA; Owner: THREE RIVERS RADIO COMPANY)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Plaucheville:

  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K67GL (Channel 67; BUNKIE, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT B/CING. OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • K60GE (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Plaucheville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DETEL PLAUCH, 146 Gin St (Lat: 30.961889 Lon: -91.979806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQJH939
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 17840.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/2008, Expiration Date: 09/16/2018, Certifier: Josh Roy
    Registrant: Detel Wireless LLC, 2028 Hwy. 115, Mansura, LA 71350, Phone: (318) 597-0303, Fax: (318) 597-3707, Email:
  • PLAUCHEVILLE, 3723 Hwy 107 S. (Lat: 30.962722 Lon: -91.974306), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96.9 m, Call Sign: WQPX434
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/10/2012, Expiration Date: 09/10/2022, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-401 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 10103 , Serial Number: 401-0709, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 02/21/1989
    Registrant (Individual): 10103, 136 Guillory Rd, Plaucheville, LA 71362
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 181TT , Serial Number: 17252385, Year manufactured: 1964
    Registrant (Individual): Troy A Tassin, 2964 Highway 1179, Plaucheville, LA 71362
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-602 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-65AG (1300 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 411GR , Serial Number: 602-0642, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): M & J Equipment Co LLC, 1320 Levi Gremillion Rd, Plaucheville, LA 71362
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 9134A , Serial Number: 502B-0624, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/2001
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dustin P Anderson, 136 Guillory Rd, Plaucheville, LA 71362, Other Owners: Hollie H Anderson
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 9184Q , Serial Number: 502-0209, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 02/23/1993
    Registrant (Corporation): M & J Equipment LLC, 1320 Levi Gremillion Rd, Plaucheville, LA 71362

Most common first names in Plaucheville, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1377.4 years
James1171.7 years
Mary1074.6 years
Henry882.8 years
Joseph775.2 years
Louis778.2 years
Albert676.1 years
Annie674.0 years
Allen667.0 years
Anita683.2 years
Most common last names in Plaucheville, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lemoine4677.9 years
Guillory3779.6 years
Ducote3575.2 years
Bordelon3374.5 years
Rabalais3377.5 years
Mayeux2979.0 years
Firmin2176.9 years
Gremillion2078.2 years
Dufour1972.6 years
Gauthier1875.1 years
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