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Population in 2012: 3,201 (83% urban, 17% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.1%
 

Males: 1,489  (46.5%)
Females: 1,712  (53.5%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70668.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,063 (it was $26,556 in 2000)
Vinton:

$35,063
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,623

Vinton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,315 (it was $46,100 in 2000)
Vinton:

$79,315
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $67,228; Detached houses: $77,200; Townhouses or other attached units: $124,889; Mobile homes: $39,274

Median gross rent in 2012: $538.

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  • White alone - 2,343 (72.9%)
  • Black alone - 666 (20.7%)
  • Hispanic - 87 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 81 (2.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vinton: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (14.0%), French Canadian (12.7%), Irish (10.5%), German (9.0%), United States (7.2%), English (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 19 feet

Land area: 4.85 square miles.

Population density: 660 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Vinton:

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vinton town:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

21 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Vinton, Louisiana as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Vinton to the number of sex offenders is 178 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

Vinton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lake Charles, LA (22.3 miles , pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (112.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Starks, LA (3.1 miles ), Orange, TX (3.5 miles ), Carlyss, LA (3.5 miles ), Deweyville, TX (3.5 miles ), West Orange, TX (3.6 miles ), Sulphur, LA (3.7 miles ), Mauriceville, TX (4.2 miles ), Hackberry, LA (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $12,900
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $12,900
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $36,900
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $130,400
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $36,600
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.19 N, Longitude: 93.58 W

Area code: 337

Vinton household income distribution Vinton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Vinton by Year
Type 2001 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0010000
per 100,000 0.00.031.80.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0110100
per 100,000 0.031.931.80.029.50.00.0
Robberies 2110000
per 100,000 60.031.931.80.00.00.00.0
Assaults 20199510100
per 100,000 599.7606.8286.6154.0295.4308.50.0
Burglaries 13382038281925
per 100,000 389.81213.7636.91170.3827.2586.2768.3
Thefts 611488699715050
per 100,000 1829.14726.92738.93049.02097.51542.71536.6
Auto thefts 41416630
per 100,000 119.9447.131.8184.8177.392.60.0
Arson N/A10000N/A
per 100,000 N/A31.90.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.2) 222.8419.0281.0224.2214.5154.4103.6

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Crime rate in Vinton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Louisiana average:

3.98

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Vinton, Louisiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +210 (+6.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Vinton-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Vinton town center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calcasieu Parish (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Vinton:

  • CALCASIEU GROUP HOME #3 (Hospital, 1710 MILL STREET)
  • CALCASIEU GROUP HOME #4 (Hospital, 1101 NONA STREET)
  • CALCASIEU GROUP HOME #5 (Hospital, 1223 FANCHER STREET)
  • CALCASIEU MULTI HANDICAPPED CE (Hospital, 1301 INDUSTRIAL STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Vinton, LA

Local government website: HTTP://cityofvinton.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vinton:

  • McNeese State University (about 22 miles; Lake Charles, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,406)
  • Lamar University (about 32 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 7,661)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 94 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 13,419)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 100 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 9,689)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 101 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,228)
  • Angelina College (about 103 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc (about 111 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,479)

Public high school in Vinton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Vinton:

Private elementary/middle school in Vinton:

  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 56; Location: 1712 WEST ST; Grades: PK - 7)
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Notable locations in Vinton: Vinton Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Calcasieu Parish Library Fontenot Memorial Branch (B), Vinton Police Department (C), Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office Vinton Law Enforcement Center (D), Vinton Volunteer Fire Department Southside Station (E), Vinton Fire Volunteers (F), Calcasieu Multi - Handicapped Center (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Vinton include: Morningstar Baptist Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), First Pentecostal Church (C), Horridge Street Church of God (D), First Baptist Church (E), Vinton United Methodist Church (F), Saint Josephs Church (G), Saint James Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Lucky Peacock Lounge (2267 Old Highway 90), Vinton Motel (1119 Highway 90).

 
Calcasieu Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.7. This is about average.
City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.840
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.75. This is better than average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.75
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.8. This is about average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
City:

27.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.78. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.78
U.S.:

9.59

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

THE LONGHORN TRUCK STOP AND RESTAURANT (Address: 2374 HIGHWAY 109 SOUTH , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-1996), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-1996)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Vinton that have no violations reported:

  • TOOMEY REST AREA - LA TOURIST AREA (Address: P.O. Box 278, Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TEXAS PELICAN COMPLEX (Address: P.O. BOX 384, Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.6%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.6% for Black residents, 47.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Vinton, LA

35 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Vinton in 2000:

  • 43 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Vinton compared to Louisiana state average:

Vinton, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Vinton (2011 data):

  • Iberiabank: Vinton Branch at 1000 Center Street, branch established on 1996/03/11. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Capital One, National Association: Vinton Branch at 1601 Loree Street, branch established on 1934/07/23. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Vinton travel time to work - commute


Vinton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vinton town (based on Calcasieu Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.22%
Here65.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodEpiscopal Church
Adherents50.0%31.0%7.2%3.0%1.5%
Congregations17.2%30.6%10.2%5.7%3.8%
NameChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.4%0.7%0.6%0.6%4.2%
Congregations5.7%1.9%1.9%1.3%21.7%
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: 39
Calcasieu Parish:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 33
This county:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
Calcasieu Parish:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
This county:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Calcasieu Parish:

31.7%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 16$26,165$19,6240$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$22,882$21,1220$0
Firefighters 0$0 13$1,825
Streets and Highways 4$6,261$18,7830$0
Sewerage 1$2,427$29,1240$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,569$42,8280$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,058$42,3481$1,089
Water Supply 1$2,371$28,4520$0
Electric Power 55$107,025$23,3511$1,271
Other and Unallocable 1$1,860$22,3200$0
Totals for Government 94$179,618$22,93015$4,185

Vinton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $968,000 ($302.41)
    Police Protection: $547,000 ($170.88)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($2.50)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,793,000 ($872.54)
    Police Protection: $806,000 ($251.80)
    Central Staff Services: $326,000 ($101.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $319,000 ($99.66)
    Regular Highways: $209,000 ($65.29)
    Water Utilities: $201,000 ($62.79)
    Sewerage: $191,000 ($59.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $151,000 ($47.17)
    Financial Administration: $79,000 ($24.68)
    Correctional Institutions: $22,000 ($6.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($4.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($10.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $29,000 ($9.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,042,000 ($325.52)

Vinton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $188,000 ($58.73)
    All Other: $161,000 ($50.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $122,000 ($38.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $248,000 ($77.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $600,000 ($187.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $368,000 ($114.96)
    Interest Earnings: $118,000 ($36.86)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,746,000 ($857.86)
    Water Utilities: $203,000 ($63.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $244,000 ($76.23)
    All Other: $107,000 ($33.43)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $762,000 ($238.05)
    Amusements Sales: $465,000 ($145.27)
    Other License: $90,000 ($28.12)
    Property: $40,000 ($12.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $27,000 ($8.43)

Vinton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $870,000 ($271.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $860,000 ($268.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($3.12)

Vinton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,036,000 ($1885.66)

5.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Calcasieu Parish:

0.14%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cameron Parish, LA  0.57% ($43,575 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.34% ($27,791)
from Beauregard Parish, LA  0.32% ($28,896)


6.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($178 average AGI)
Calcasieu Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harris County, TX  0.71% ($36,094 average AGI)
to Beauregard Parish, LA  0.39% ($31,724)
to Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.29% ($33,112)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vinton:

  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KOGT (1600 AM; 1 kW; ORANGE, TX; Owner: G-CAP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEZM (1310 AM; 1 kW; SULPHUR, LA)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KAOK (1400 AM; 1 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCAST SERVICES,LLC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vinton:

  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZWA (104.9 FM; MOSS BLUFF, LA; Owner: B & C BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKGB (101.3 FM; SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCOL-FM (92.5 FM; GROVES, TX; Owner: VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHLA (92.9 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215AO (90.9 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Vinton:

  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KFAM-LP (Channel 58; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K51EC (Channel 51; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Vinton, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 43
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 121
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 181
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 132
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 316
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21

See more detailed statistics of Vinton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 62 meters (203ft)
Total costs: $1,328,000
Total average daily traffic: 102,870
Total average daily truck traffic: 19,362

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 11
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Vinton, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vinton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Big Woods Rd 2 Mi N (Lat: 30.211861 Lon: -93.588222), Call Sign: KNAX783
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2006, Expiration Date: 01/17/2016
    Registrant: Air Liquide, 3535 W 12th, Houston, TX 77008, Phone: (713) 438-6326, Fax: (713) 438-6996, Email:
  • Off La 3063 2 Mi W (Lat: 30.205194 Lon: -93.603500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 17 m, Overall height: 19 m, Call Sign: KNGS709
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.2000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 02/17/2023, Certifier: Wayne Conrad
    Registrant: Florida Gas Transmission, 5051 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056, Phone: (713) 989-2193, Fax: (713) 989-1173, Email:
  • 715 West St (Lat: 30.201306 Lon: -93.586833), Call Sign: KTT483, Licensee ID: L00034761
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/28/2003, Expiration Date: 05/05/2013
    Registrant: Bob Wilson Inc, Box 453, Vinton, LA 70668
  • Gsu Mw Site 5 Km N (Lat: 30.227417 Lon: -93.579889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 68 m, Overall height: 69 m, Call Sign: WPOZ603
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.112 MHz, 855.137 MHz, 855.362 MHz, 855.412 MHz, 855.612 MHz, 855.662 MHz, 855.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/1999, Expiration Date: 09/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/29/2004, Certifier: James W Palmer
    Registrant: Mc Dermott Will & Emery, 600 13th St Nw, Washington, DC 20005, Fax: (202) 756-8087
  • Toomey (Lat: 30.155500 Lon: -93.648000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 19.2 m, Call Sign: WQLV867
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.662 MHz, 466.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2010, Expiration Date: 05/06/2020, Certifier: Grant Gremillion
    Registrant: Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, 2000 K Street Nw, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 828-1727, Fax: (202) 857-4837, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vinton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8682H , Serial Number: 1469, Year manufactured: 1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Smith Aviation Inc, Rr 1 Box 845c, Vinton, LA 70668
  • Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL S-2R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8964Q , Serial Number: 2363R, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Smith Aviation Inc, Route 1 Box 845c, Vinton, LA 70668
  • Aircraft: AYRES CORPORATION S-2R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8989Q , Serial Number: 2451R, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1978
    Registrant (Individual): J W Jr Bertrand, Rt 1 Box 845c, Vinton, LA 70668
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 9880U , Serial Number: AA5A0280, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Curtis G Jackson, 1841 La 109 S, Vinton, LA 70668



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$109,0784$85,4509$74,0609$8,2114$22,5632$19,185
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$87,4001$77,4602$85,9852$10,3050$01$84,560
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$34,8202$131,1055$79,30211$16,5372$62,8901$76,740
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$81,3650$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$32,6900$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0035.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$47,610
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0035.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Vinton, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3973.7 years
Joseph3567.5 years
Mary3375.6 years
James3069.2 years
Robert2567.7 years
William2270.1 years
Charles1966.2 years
George1468.6 years
Henry1371.9 years
Walter1371.4 years
Most common last names in Vinton, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Breaux3072.9 years
Granger2578.2 years
Cormier2374.3 years
Broussard2274.7 years
Guidry1876.3 years
Landry1874.9 years
Smith1773.4 years
Richard1672.4 years
Trahan1569.3 years
Leblanc1475.8 years
Businesses in Vinton, LA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Subway2
FedEx1U-Haul1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John O. Mcclelland (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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