Port Sulphur, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 1,760.
Population change since 2000: -43.5%
Males: 755  (42.9%)
Females: 1,005  (57.1%)
Median resident age:

33.1 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70083.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $30,651 (it was $30,188 in 2000)
Port Sulphur:

$30,651
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $13,366 (it was $13,553 in 2000)

Port Sulphur CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,772 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Port Sulphur:

$79,772
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $86,879; detached houses: $110,245; mobile homes: $86,336

Median gross rent in 2019: $864.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port Sulphur: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 42.1%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.8% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Port Sulphur, LA (2019)
    • 1,34375.3%Black alone
    • 24613.8%Two or more races
    • 1428.0%White alone
    • 311.7%American Indian alone
    • 150.8%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Port Sulphur, Louisiana as of October 05, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Sulphur is 187 to 1.


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Ancestries: French (3.5%), American (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 6.06 square miles.

Population density: 290 people per square mile   (very low).

Port Sulphur, Louisiana map

15 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.8%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $220 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $252 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Orleans, LA (39.1 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (341.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Pointe a la Hache, LA (2.7 miles),
Empire, LA (3.0 miles ),
Buras, LA (3.9 miles ),
Buras-Triumph, LA (3.9 miles ),
Triumph, LA (4.2 miles ),
Boothville, LA (4.5 miles ),
Boothville-Venice, LA (4.8 miles ),
Grand Isle, LA (5.1 miles )

Latitude: 29.49 N, Longitude: 89.71 W

Area code: 985

Distribution of median household income in Port Sulphur, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Port Sulphur, LA in 2019
Port Sulphur satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.0%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Historical population in Port Sulphur, LA
Historical housing units in Port Sulphur, LA
Most common industries in Port Sulphur, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.8%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (15.7%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.2%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Utilities (6.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.7%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Port Sulphur, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (10.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Plant and system operators (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (14.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.5%)

Average climate in Port Sulphur, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Port Sulphur-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.2 miles away from the Port Sulphur place center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/30/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the place center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Sulphur-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 293.0 miles away from Port Sulphur 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 184.2 miles away from Port Sulphur center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 128.6 miles away from Port Sulphur center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 113.1 miles away from Port Sulphur center
On 9/27/1992 at 17:02:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 119.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 306.9 miles away from Port Sulphur 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 Plaquemines Parish (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 19, Tropical Storms: 6, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Sulphur topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Port Sulphur:

  • PLAQUEMINES PARISH GENERAL HOSPITAL (RT 2 BOX 105)
  • PORT SULPHUR COMMUNITY HOME (27143 HWY SOUTH 23)
  • TENDER CARE HLTH SVCS INC (27104 HWY 23 SUITE C)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Port Sulphur:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Sulphur:

  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 40 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 40 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 41 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 42 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 43 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Nicholls State University (about 69 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 84 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Public elementary/middle school in Port Sulphur:

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Notable locations in Port Sulphur: Port Sulphur Wastewater Treatment Faciity (A), Port Sulphur Golf Club (B), Port Sulphur Police Department (C), Plaquemines Parish Library Port Sulphur Branch (D), Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office (E), Plaquemines Parish Fire District 3 Port Sulphur Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Port Sulphur include: Port Sulphur Baptist Church (A), Saint Patrick Church (B), Saint Jude Church (C), Our Lady of Lourdes Church (D), City Price Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ancal Cemetery (1), Saint Patrick Cemetery (2), Mange Cemetery (3), Johnson Fisher Cemetery (4), Feets Cemetery (5), Saint Paulinus Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Port Sulphur: Prea Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Plaquemines Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


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

People in group quarters in Port Sulphur in 2000:

  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in crews of maritime vessels

Banks with branches in Port Sulphur (2011 data):

  • Mississippi River Bank: Buras /port Sulphur Branch at 27104 Highway 23, branch established on 1982/02/01. Info updated 2008/04/02: Bank assets: $157.5 mil, Deposits: $134.3 mil, headquarters in Belle Chasse, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Port Sulphur Branch at 28526 Highway 26, branch established on 2009/01/20. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Port Sulphur:

Marital status in Port Sulphur, LA
  • Never married: 38.8%
  • Now married: 38.3%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Port Sulphur:

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Port Sulphur
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Port Sulphur, LA (based on Plaquemines Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,7909
Evangelical Protestant3,85917
Mainline Protestant4092
Other19-
None9,965-
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: 4
This county:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Plaquemines Parish:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
Louisiana:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.6%
Louisiana:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Port Sulphur:

42.3%
Louisiana:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Port Sulphur:

30.5
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Port Sulphur:

21.9%
Louisiana:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Port Sulphur:

14.7%
Louisiana:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Port Sulphur:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.4%
Louisiana:

34.5%

General health condition:
Port Sulphur:

50.6%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.4%
Louisiana:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Sulphur, LA Residents

9.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.02%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson Parish, LA  2.58% ($61,868 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.94% ($43,870)
from San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($62,522)


10.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.42%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson Parish, LA  2.82% ($41,404 average AGI)
to Orleans Parish, LA  1.20% ($78,960)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.42% ($50,943)

Businesses in Port Sulphur, LA

  • H&R Block: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Sulphur:

  • KAGY (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: SPOTLIGHT BROADCASTING OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN MEADOW, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Sulphur:

  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNOU (104.5 FM; EMPIRE, LA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • KMRL (91.9 FM; BURAS, LA; Owner: WHITE DOVE FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Sulphur:

  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
Port Sulphur fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Port Sulphur fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.9mTotal length
  • $757,000Total costs
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 170Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Port Sulphur)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Port Sulphur, LA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K5EOI, Grant Date: 11/26/1997, Expiration Date: 11/26/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/28/2009, Registrant: Oliver G Salinovich, 28573 Hwy 23, Port Sulphur, LA 70083
  • Call Sign: KA0TGU, Grant Date: 08/11/1992, Expiration Date: 08/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2004, Registrant: Dan E Marshall, Route 2 Box 118, Port Sulphur, LA 70083
  • Call Sign: KB8PYN, Grant Date: 01/30/1996, Expiration Date: 09/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2005, Registrant: Jeremy E Lucas, Rt 2 Box 339, Port Sulphur, LA 70083
  • Call Sign: KC5IDT, Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 07/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006, Registrant: Paula B Marshall, Rt 2 Box 118, Port Sulphur, LA 70083
  • Call Sign: N5CDH, Licensee ID: L01007759, Grant Date: 03/06/2015, Expiration Date: 04/13/2025, Certifier: Maxie R Salinovich, Registrant: Maxie R Salinovich, 28573 Hwy 23, Port Sulphur, LA 70083-2857
  • Call Sign: KG5GTM, Licensee ID: L01933601, Grant Date: 04/01/2015, Expiration Date: 04/01/2025, Certifier: Rowdy D Treadway, Registrant: Rowdy D Treadway, 129 Holiday Dr, Port Sulphur, LA 70083

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of fire incidents - 34 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Port Sulphur, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (62.3%), and Structure Fires (19.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Port Sulphur, LA
    • 12762.3%Outside Fires
    • 4019.6%Structure Fires
    • 3316.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Port Sulphur, LA
Most common first names in Port Sulphur, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph3275.5 years
John2273.1 years
George1672.1 years
Charles1271.3 years
Robert1268.4 years
Mary1274.8 years
James1167.7 years
Edward1173.9 years
Thomas958.0 years
Louise978.3 years
Most common last names in Port Sulphur, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sylve3772.5 years
Ancar2675.6 years
Williams2367.9 years
Bartholomew2266.7 years
Turner2162.0 years
Barthelemy2077.8 years
Parker1772.5 years
Phillips1566.2 years
Lafrance1567.7 years
Treadway1577.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port Sulphur, LA
  • 97.5%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Sulphur, LA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Port Sulphur compared to Louisiana state average:

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

Port Sulphur on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in crews of maritime vessels (population 1,000+)"
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