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Population in 2010: 905.
Males: 390  (43.2%)
Females: 515  (56.8%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 71279.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,132
Start:

$35,132
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,639

Start CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $96,971
Start:

$96,971
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $134,479; detached houses: $163,952; mobile homes: $42,450

Median gross rent in 2019: $601.

March 2019 cost of living index in Start: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 26.4%

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  • Races in Start, LA (2019)
    • 1,02796.6%White alone
    • 161.5%Hispanic
    • 121.1%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: American (43.1%), Irish (16.0%), English (3.9%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 74 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (13.9 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (111.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (281.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Rayville, LA (2.5 miles ),
Swartz, LA (3.1 miles ),
Lakeshore, LA (3.2 miles ),
Oak Ridge, LA (3.3 miles),
Richwood, LA (3.6 miles ),
Mangham, LA (3.6 miles ),
Monroe, LA (3.7 miles ),
Collinston, LA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 32.49 N, Longitude: 91.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Distribution of median household income in Start, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Start, LA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.9%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.894
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 10.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Start-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the Start place center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/1/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Start-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 278% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.9 miles away from Start center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 351.3 miles away from Start center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 234.9 miles away from Start center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 186.7 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) earthquake occurred 189.0 miles away from Start center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 194.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richland Parish (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Start:

  • RICHLAND HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; RAYVILLE, LA)
  • RICHLAND PARISH REHABILITATION HOSPITA (Hospital, about 6 miles away; RAYVILLE, LA)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; RAYVILLE, LA)
  • HOSPICE CARE FOUNDATION (Hospital, about 6 miles away; RAYVILLE, LA)
  • RICHARDSON MEDICAL CENTER HOMECARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; RAYVILLE, LA)
  • FAMILYLIFE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; RAYVILLE, LA)
  • COLONIAL MANOR GUEST HOUSE NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RAYVILLE, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Start:

  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 11 miles; Monroe, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 13 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 47 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 51 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Alcorn State University (about 60 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 77 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Hinds Community College (about 86 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)

Public high school in Start:

Public elementary/middle schools in Start:

See full list of schools located in Start

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Start - Girard Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Start: Saint Deed Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lake: Crew Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Richland 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:

2.6 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Start:

Marital status in Start, LA
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Start:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Start, LA (based on Richland Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,63348
Black Protestant1,7069
Mainline Protestant1,00910
Catholic3252
Other11
None8,051-
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
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Richland Parish:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Richland Parish:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

11.8%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland Parish:

33.6%
Louisiana:

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

13.5%
Louisiana:

13.7%

5.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
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 Ouachita Parish, LA  1.99% ($27,794 average AGI)
from Franklin Parish, LA  0.76% ($39,885)

Strongest AM radio stations in Start:

  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Start:

  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KXUL (91.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KLIP (105.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVV (100.1 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, INC)
  • KHLL (100.9 FM; RICHWOOD, LA; Owner: GILLILAND, INC.)
  • KZRZ (98.3 FM; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KYFL (89.5 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGGM (93.5 FM; DELHI, LA; Owner: K.T. ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KMYY (92.3 FM; RAYVILLE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KJMG (97.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA,)
  • KBMQ (88.7 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAXV (91.9 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KMAR-FM (95.9 FM; WINNSBORO, LA; Owner: BOEUF RIVER BROADCASTING CO)
  • KTRY-FM (94.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: JAMIE PATRICK BROADCASTING, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Start:

  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWMS-LP (Channel 17; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: SONRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMCT-TV (Channel 39; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • K26EV (Channel 26; RAYVILLE, LA; Owner: DON RAYBURN, JR.)
  • K24EO (Channel 24; RAYVILLE, LA; Owner: DON RAYBURN, JR.)
  • K59GI (Channel 59; MONROE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMNO-LP (Channel 22; MONROE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Start fatal accident list:

Nov 13, 2019 09:30 AM, I-20, Lat: 32.480375, Lon: -91.883806, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Dec 28, 2019 09:12 AM, Sr-133, Lat: 32.485183, Lon: -91.860731, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 2015 06:50 AM, Us-80, Lat: 32.481897, Lon: -91.811203, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 23, 1984 05:30 AM, I20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 413ft / 126mTotal length
  • $1,570,000Total costs
  • 216,490Total average daily traffic
  • 45,869Total average daily truck traffic
  • 130,008Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Start, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Start, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Start)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Kcs Rr Milepost V54.6, 3.14 Km East Of (Lat: 32.482806 Lon: -91.826222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 1.5 m, Overall height: 2 m, Call Sign: WQFI204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.010 MHz, 161.400 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2016, Expiration Date: 07/20/2026, Certifier: Mark Mchalffey, Registrant: Meridian Speedway LLC, 427 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105, Phone: (816) 983-1953, Fax: (816) 983-1446, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CREW LAKE, 2890 Magnolia Drive (Lat: 32.481694 Lon: -91.863028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 123.8 m, Call Sign: WQQB280,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2012, Expiration Date: 10/12/2022, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2014, 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:
  • Start Water Tower, Lat: 32.486222 Lon: -91.854500, Type: Tank, Structure height: 190 m, Overall height: 195 m, Call Sign: WQRA456,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2013, Expiration Date: 04/04/2023, Certifier: Jeffrey R Strenkowski, Registrant: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 373-6697, Fax: (202) 739-3001, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K5ZGE, Licensee ID: L00301084, Grant Date: 02/18/2015, Expiration Date: 05/11/2025, Certifier: Jerry Smith, Registrant: Jerry Smith, 69 Hogan St, Start, LA 71279
  • Call Sign: WD5GPY, Licensee ID: L00729401, Grant Date: 08/30/2013, Expiration Date: 11/09/2023, Certifier: Paul N Bricker, Registrant: Paul N Bricker, Start, LA 71279
  • Call Sign: KG5CFN, Licensee ID: L01868040, Grant Date: 05/21/2014, Expiration Date: 05/21/2024, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2014, Certifier: Carlos D Ingram, Registrant: Louisiana Delta Radio Club, Start, LA 71279

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of fire incidents - 40 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Start, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (56.3%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (23.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Start, LA
    • 12156.3%Outside Fires
    • 5123.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3918.1%Structure Fires
    • 41.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Start, LA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Start, LA
  • 87.5%Electricity
  • 12.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Start, LA
  • 76.1%Electricity
  • 15.5%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Start compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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