Provencal, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 607 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 256  (42.2%)
Females: 351  (57.8%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 71468.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,855 (it was $31,196 in 2000)
Provencal:

$31,855
LA:

$45,146

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,960 (it was $14,842 in 2000)

Provencal village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $97,059 (it was $41,100 in 2000)
Provencal:

$97,059
LA:

$158,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $95,284; Detached houses: $138,329; Mobile homes: $54,151

Median gross rent in 2016: $621.

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  • Races in Provencal, LA (2010)

    Provencal races chart
    • 57594.1%White alone
    • 172.8%Two or more races
    • 122.0%Black alone
    • 50.8%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Provencal: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (33.3%), English (21.9%), Irish (8.4%), German (6.1%), Italian (5.4%), American (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 210 feet

Land area: 2.46 square miles.

Population density: 246 people per square mile   (very low).

Provencal,LA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Provencal:

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Provencal village:

  • Never married: 39.3%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Louisiana:

2.6%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Provencal, Louisiana as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Provencal to the number of sex offenders is 576 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $239 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $243 (0.3%)

Provencal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shreveport, LA (65.5 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (184.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Robeline, LA (2.6 miles) , Natchez, LA (3.0 miles ), Natchitoches, LA (3.1 miles ), Vienna Bend, LA (3.3 miles ), Point Place, LA (3.3 miles ), Fort Jesup, LA (3.5 miles ), Powhatan, LA (3.9 miles) , Clarence, LA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 31.65 N, Longitude: 93.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Provencal household income distribution Provencal home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.8%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +199 (+39.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (32%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (29%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (2%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

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

Average climate in Provencal, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

Provencal-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/11/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Provencal village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1983, a category F3 tornado 11.2 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Provencal-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 82% 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 319.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 249.8 miles away from Provencal 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 252.4 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 321.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 279.8 miles away from Provencal 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) earthquake occurred 352.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Natchitoches Parish (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Freezes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Provencal topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Provencal:

  • HARMONY HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; NATCHITOCHES, LA)
  • NATCHITOCHES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; NATCHITOCHES, LA)
  • NATCHITOCHES PARISH HOSP-LTC UNIT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NATCHITOCHES, LA)
  • FMCNA - NATCHITOCHES DX (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; NATCHITOCHES, LA)
  • COURTYARD OF NATCHITOCHES (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NATCHITOCHES, LA)
  • NATCHITOCHES COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NATCHITOCHES, LA)
  • NATCHITOCHES NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LL (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NATCHITOCHES, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Provencal:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 10 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 62 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Grambling State University (about 67 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 67 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 69 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 72 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 82 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)

Public elementary/middle school in Provencal:

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Foster Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Natchitoches 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 2016: 29.5%
(29.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.5%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Louisiana average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Provencal village (based on Natchitoches Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,74776
Catholic4,60215
Mainline Protestant1,74212
Black Protestant1,0697
Other4023
None20,004-
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: 7
Natchitoches Parish:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Natchitoches Parish:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Natchitoches Parish:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

5.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Natchitoches Parish:

30.8%
Louisiana:

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

13.3%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Provencal:

52.0%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Provencal:

51.1%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Provencal:

28.6
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Provencal:

24.1%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Provencal:

15.3%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Provencal:

36.4%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Provencal:

57.9%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Provencal:

80.2%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Provencal, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$2,826
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,884
Water Supply 3$9,537$38,1480$0
Totals for Government 3$9,537$38,1487$4,710

5.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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  0.48% ($28,600 average AGI)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.36% ($27,133)
from Sabine Parish, LA  0.32% ($40,200)


6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
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 Caddo Parish, LA  0.75% ($31,708 average AGI)
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.60% ($27,623)
to Sabine Parish, LA  0.31% ($43,051)

Strongest AM radio stations in Provencal:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNOC (1450 AM; 1 kW; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: NORTH FACE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLAD (800 AM; 1 kW; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWLA (1400 AM; 1 kW; MANY, LA; Owner: WLV-TV INCORPORATED)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Provencal:

  • KSBH (94.9 FM; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: KSBH, L.L.C.)
  • KDBH-FM (97.3 FM; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAVK (89.3 FM; MANY, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLSA (90.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPV OF LA ST U & A&M COLLEGE)
  • KWLV (107.1 FM; MANY, LA; Owner: WLV-TV, INC.)
  • KZBL (100.7 FM; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K220FQ (91.9 FM; MANY, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAYT (88.1 FM; JENA, LA; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • K204DL (88.7 FM; PROVENCAL, LA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Provencal:

  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAX-TV (Channel 31; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATIONS CO., INC)
  • KAIN-LP (Channel 55; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: MARY GILL LEE)
  • KNTS-LP (Channel 17; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: RICHARD GILL)
  • KLPA-TV (Channel 25; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KNYS-LP (Channel 27; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: MARY GILL LEE)

Provencal fatal accident list:

Jan 30, 1994 09:08 PM, 117, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • $151,000Total costs
  • 4,320Total average daily traffic
  • 664Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,109Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Provencal Tower, Lat: 31.658861 Lon: -93.203667, Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.4 m, Call Sign: WQMB286
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/17/2010, Expiration Date: 06/17/2020, Certifier: Stephen HydeRegistrant: Bluebird Wireless, 1325 Barksdale Blvd Suite 200, Bossier City, LA 71111, Phone: (318) 918-1116, Fax: (318) 908-9994, Email:
  • PROVENCAL, 132 Cherry St (Lat: 31.654778 Lon: -93.202806), Type: Upole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQRP764
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/2013, Expiration Date: 07/02/2023, Certifier: Josh A RoyRegistrant: Detel Wireless, 2028 Hwy 115, Mansura, LA 71350, Phone: (318) 597-0303, Fax: (318) 597-3707, Email:
  • JERRY BOYLES, Off Of Fs 354 (Lat: 31.431694 Lon: -93.182139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WQVY719, Licensee ID: L01590244
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/17/2015, Expiration Date: 06/17/2025, Certifier: Neka HicksRegistrant: Central Louisiana License Co, LLC, 1170 Devon Park Dr., Ste 104, Wayne, PA 19087, Phone: (610) 535-6900, Fax: (610) 688-5209, Email:

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

BELLWOOD WATER SYSTEM (Address: 135 BELLWOOD CHURCH ROAD , Population served: 981, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2008)
Most common first names in Provencal, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John977.1 years
James867.8 years
Oscar775.4 years
George683.7 years
Robert671.5 years
Emma585.6 years
Alice477.5 years
Charles464.3 years
William491.3 years
Thomas481.7 years
Most common last names in Provencal, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1077.3 years
Norsworthy979.2 years
Dowden779.5 years
Holland772.9 years
Dale677.8 years
Bolton668.2 years
Montgomery686.5 years
Haley582.8 years
Bates575.4 years
Cook564.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Wood (2%)

Provencal compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age below state average.
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