Ventress, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 890.
Males: 419  (47.2%)
Females: 471  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

60.7 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70783.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,825
Ventress:

$42,825
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,926

Ventress CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $150,469
Ventress:

$150,469
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $188,983; detached houses: $265,931; mobile homes: $72,392

Median gross rent in 2019: $797.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ventress: 89.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.9%
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According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ventress, Louisiana as of May 16, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ventress is 346 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: French (29.7%), American (26.1%), French Canadian (7.7%), European (6.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (22.2 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (245.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

New Roads, LA (1.4 miles ),
St. Francisville, LA (2.7 miles ),
Erwinville, LA (3.2 miles ),
Morganza, LA (3.4 miles ),
Livonia, LA (3.5 miles ),
Fordoche, LA (3.7 miles ),
Maringouin, LA (3.8 miles ),
Zachary, LA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 30.68 N, Longitude: 91.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 225

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

7.5%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.204. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.204
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.572. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.572
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Ventress-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/15/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Ventress place center killed one person and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/29/1972, a category F3 tornado 10.6 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ventress-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 41% smaller 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 195.0 miles away from Ventress center
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 422.2 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) earthquake occurred 247.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 197.6 miles away from Ventress center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 254.8 miles away from Ventress 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 307.8 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 Pointe Coupee Parish (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Ventress:

  • POINTE COUPEE GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; NEW ROADS, LA)
  • POINTE COUPEE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEW ROADS, LA)
  • POINTE COUPEE HOMEBOUND HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; NEW ROADS, LA)
  • POINT COUPEE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; NEW ROADS, LA)
  • LAKEVIEW MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEW ROADS, LA)
  • FMCNA - NEW ROADS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; NEW ROADS, LA)
  • WEST FELICIANA PARISH HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SAINT FRANCISVILLE, LA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Ventress:

  • 8 miles: River Bend in St. Francisville, LA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ventress:

  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 16 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; Full-time enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 17 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 23 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 49 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 50 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 51 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 58 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Points of interest:

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Patin Dyke Slough (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pointe Coupee 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:

2.3 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Ventress:

Marital status in Ventress, LA
  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Ventress:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ventress, LA (based on Pointe Coupee Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,8085
Evangelical Protestant1,58010
Black Protestant6113
Mainline Protestant5078
Other11
None9,295-
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: 18
This county:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Pointe Coupee Parish:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Pointe Coupee Parish:

30.7%
Louisiana:

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

11.3%
Louisiana:

13.7%

4.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
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 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  1.56% ($42,880 average AGI)
to West Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.75% ($54,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ventress:

  • KCLF (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: NEW WORLD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: VICTORY & POWER MINISTRIES,INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WNDC (910 AM; 1 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CHURCH POINT MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ventress:

  • WNXX (104.5 FM; JACKSON, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KQXL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNH (107.3 FM; BAKER, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING CO. OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WQCK (92.7 FM; CLINTON, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KPAE (91.5 FM; ERWINVILLE, LA; Owner: PORT ALLEN EDUC B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K220EU (91.9 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBRH (90.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • KRVE (96.1 FM; BRUSLY, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Ventress:

  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WBXH-CA (Channel 46; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KZUP-CA (Channel 19; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBRL-CA (Channel 21; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBTR-CA (Channel 65; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPBN-LP (Channel 11; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PELICAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • K07WE (Channel 7; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K13VE (Channel 13; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • WLFT-CA (Channel 52; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)

Ventress fatal accident list:

May 20, 2017 06:40 PM, Sr-415 Patin Dyke Rd, Lat: 30.682939, Lon: -91.386089, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 26, 2015 04:10 PM, Sr-413, Lat: 30.625119, Lon: -91.470150, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 3, 2011 02:31 AM, Sr-413, Lat: 30.681372, Lon: -91.417719, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.7mTotal length
  • $312,000Total costs
  • 4,280Total average daily traffic
  • 342Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,280Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • NEW ROADS, 1241 Lynelle Ln (Lat: 30.718694 Lon: -91.399556), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 127.1 m, Call Sign: WMR716,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6718.75 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2010, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, Email:
  • VENTRESS, 13887 Pain Dyke Road (Lat: 30.682750 Lon: -91.375917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 79.5 m, Call Sign: WQUP348,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 09/02/2014, Expiration Date: 09/02/2024, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ventress)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PALERMO ROBERT L CHALLENGER 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 266RP, N266RP, N-266RP, Serial Number: CH1289Y0489, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 10/22/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 11/13/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond S Jr Schexnayder, 7614 Cooks Landing Dr, Ventress, LA 70783
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCAA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8739, N8739, N-8739, Serial Number: 256-73, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 08/20/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Zachary Warren Pourciau, 7251 Dabadie Rd, Ventress, LA 70783

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ventress, LA
  • 61.7%Electricity
  • 32.2%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ventress, LA
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 47.5%Utility gas


Ventress compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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