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Population in 2012: 6,166 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.4%
Males: 3,062  (49.7%)
Females: 3,104  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  34.3 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70785.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,244 (it was $38,298 in 2000)
Walker:

$56,244
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,223

Walker town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $150,944 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Walker:

$150,944
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $147,435; Detached houses: $176,912; Mobile homes: $49,955

Median gross rent in 2012: $646.

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  • White alone - 5,162 (84.1%)
  • Black alone - 660 (10.8%)
  • Hispanic - 179 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 74 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 41 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Walker: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (24.4%), United States (13.1%), Irish (13.0%), German (11.3%), French (9.7%), Italian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Land area: 5.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,072 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Walker:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walker town:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

12 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.2%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Walker, Louisiana as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Walker to the number of sex offenders is 199 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $894 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $660 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (16.7 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (275.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Denham Springs, LA (2.3 miles ), Livingston, LA (2.6 miles ), Watson, LA (2.8 miles ), Shenandoah, LA (3.2 miles ), Port Vincent, LA (3.3 miles ), Monticello, LA (3.3 miles ), Old Jefferson, LA (3.4 miles ), French Settlement, LA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 92 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 1998: 113 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 64 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 75 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 44 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2007: 77 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $255,400
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $229,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.49 N, Longitude: 90.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 225

Walker household income distribution Walker home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Walker by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0440
per 100,000 0.060.964.60.0
Robberies 71389
per 100,000 108.9198.0129.2143.3
Assaults 67284235
per 100,000 1042.5426.4678.1557.4
Burglaries 55776154
per 100,000 855.81172.5984.8860.0
Thefts 332285269322
per 100,000 5165.74339.94342.95128.2
Auto thefts 961013
per 100,000 140.091.4161.4207.0
Arson 2310
per 100,000 31.145.716.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 265.8) 540.1475.0501.3454.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Louisiana average:

3.98

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Walker, Louisiana accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +940 (+24.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Walker-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/6/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Walker town center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1971, a category F3 tornado 10.3 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walker-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Livingston Parish (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Chris Hawkins (American football) - National Football League player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Walker:

  • LA TROUVE (Hospital, 30334 MILTON RD)
  • LIVINGSTON HOSPICE ASSOCIATES (Hospital, 9788 FLORIDA BLVD, SUITE B)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Walker:

  • HARVEST MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA)
  • SUMMER HOUSE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA)
  • HERITAGE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LIVINGSTON, LA)

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Amtrak station near Walker:

  • 19 miles: BATON ROUGE (1253 FLORIDA ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.walker.la.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walker:

  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 17 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; Full-time enrollment: 4,414)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 20 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 20 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 25,838)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 24 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 11,652)
  • Nicholls State University (about 49 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus (about 55 miles; Metairie, LA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Delgado Community College (about 58 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 7,981)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Walker:

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Notable locations in Walker: Walker Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Walker Municipal Building (B), Walker Police Department (C), Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 4 Central Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Walker include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Christian Freedom Center (B), Glory Land Church (C), Unity Church of God in Christ (D), Walker United Methodist Church (E), Walker Baptist Church (F), Saint Mark Baptist Church (G), Holy Ghost Crusade for Walker (H), Gloryland Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Palmetto Cemetery (1), Saint Mark Baptist Cemetery (2), Minton Cemetery (3), Walker Baptist Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Single Films & Photo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 29805 Gaylord Road), Denham Springs Bingo (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9075 Florida Boulevard), Eastside Storage (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9075 Florida Boulevard).

 
Livingston Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  CO  SO2 NO2 PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.0. This is about average.
City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.9
U.S.:

28.3
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.221. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.221
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.93. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.93
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.47
U.S.:

9.59

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

HIDDEN PINES M.H.P. (Address: 12444 Winter Ridge Dr , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and MAR-26-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-24-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-24-2000), Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-15-2001)
FOREST RIDGE SUBDIVISION (Address: 38915 Tyler Ballard Road , Population served: 56, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-1999), St Public Notif issued (AUG-02-1999), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and MAR-03-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-18-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-18-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.5%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.4%
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: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Walker, LA

Walker compared to Louisiana state average:

Walker, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Walker (2011 data):

  • Whitney Bank: Walker Branch at 29500 Walker South Road, branch established on 1983/05/05. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Regions Bank: Walker Branch at 10082 Florida Blvd., branch established on 1985/06/03. 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
  • Capital One, National Association: Walker Branch at 29741 Walker Road South, branch established on 1966/02/26. 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
  • First Guaranty Bank: Walker South Road Branch at 29815 Walker South Road, branch established on 2001/06/25. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,353.3 mil, Deposits: $1,208.9 mil, headquarters in Hammond, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Walker travel time to work - commute


Walker mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (35%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Walker town (based on Livingston Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.08%
Here59.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches Independent Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents57.3%24.5%7.3%4.6%1.3%
Congregations50.0%8.8%12.7%1.0%1.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristOther
Adherents1.1%0.8%0.6%0.5%2.0%
Congregations2.0%2.0%3.9%3.9%14.7%
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: 20
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Livingston Parish:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Livingston Parish:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
This county:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Livingston Parish:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Livingston Parish:

12.8%
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
Financial Administration 9$21,666$28,8883$1,853
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$8,050
Judicial and Legal 1$2,179$26,1480$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$44,597$41,1664$2,925
Police - Other 3$6,230$24,9200$0
Streets and Highways 12$25,516$25,5162$306
Sewerage 5$16,140$38,7361$1,103
Parks and Recreation 2$4,534$27,2040$0
Water Supply 4$7,623$22,8690$0
Gas Supply 14$34,793$29,8230$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,045$24,2700$0
Totals for Government 65$167,323$30,89017$14,237


10.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,201 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.67%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($72 average AGI)
Livingston Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  3.74% ($41,314 average AGI)
from St. Bernard Parish, LA  1.00% ($38,377)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.90% ($30,334)


6.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($175 average AGI)
Livingston Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  2.15% ($35,650 average AGI)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.83% ($26,808)
to Ascension Parish, LA  0.57% ($38,569)

Strongest AM radio stations in Walker:

  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGLH (960 AM; 1 kW; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 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)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: VICTORY & POWER MINISTRIES,INC.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walker:

  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVE (96.1 FM; BRUSLY, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYPY (100.7 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)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KQXL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRH (90.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHMD (107.1 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WJFM (88.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQCK (92.7 FM; CLINTON, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • WJNH (107.3 FM; BAKER, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING CO. OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WNXX (104.5 FM; JACKSON, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KNXX (104.9 FM; DONALDSONVILLE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Walker:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WLFT-CA (Channel 52; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • K13VE (Channel 13; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • 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.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBTR-CA (Channel 65; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K07WE (Channel 7; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPBN-LP (Channel 11; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PELICAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WSTY-LP (Channel 23; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: AMERICAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXH-CA (Channel 46; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WTNO-LP (Channel 36; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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

Walker, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 36
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 58
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 38
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 105
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
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 Walker fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $776,000
Total average daily traffic: 30,450
Total average daily truck traffic: 964
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 26,187

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Walker, LA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Walker)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 1130U , Serial Number: 17266859
    Registrant (Corporation): Tc Aviation LLC, Po Box 474, Walker, LA 70785
  • Aircraft: DAVIS JOHN S DAVIS LIGHTING (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JABIRU 3300 (120 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 155LT , Serial Number: 14, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/2007
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Earnest J Fontenot, 33858 Cane Market Rd, Walker, LA 70785, Other Owners: James A Jr Riviere, Cecil W Soileau, Neal A Fulco
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE PC 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 582K , Serial Number: A105POW
    Registrant (Individual): Kendall J Ducote, 30591 Oak Crest Dr, Walker, LA 70785
  • Aircraft: FORTNEY BILL G PREDATOR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 678BF , Serial Number: PC020752W402, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 01/02/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Louis S Rastanis, 33813 Natures Way, Walker, LA 70785
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738GP , Serial Number: 17269968, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Betty S Grimmer, 13172 Pendarvis Lane, Walker, LA 70785
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94380 , Serial Number: 1603, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Darrell D Hodges, 12926 Pendarvis Ln, Walker, LA 70785, Other Owners: Charlotte M Hodges



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 ORIGINATED24$156,81711$122,22844$132,8575$28,0286$106,1077$65,726
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$154,0902$59,5856$161,7350$00$02$78,485
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$189,5646$86,36022$128,9757$26,0471$52,5506$52,132
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$149,3602$70,42012$160,1591$117,3201$90,3602$39,645
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$145,2151$115,9405$106,7220$00$02$35,035

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$166,6502$163,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$208,6001$199,150
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$233,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 169
  • Hazardous Condition: 41
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 29

Incident types - Walker


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Walker, LA

Most common first names in Walker, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5568.2 years
James4366.5 years
William3571.8 years
Robert3366.0 years
Charles2965.6 years
Joseph2768.5 years
Mary2474.3 years
George1973.1 years
Willie1570.4 years
Edward1374.7 years
Most common last names in Walker, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sibley5376.0 years
Graham3476.9 years
Jones2973.8 years
Stafford2776.6 years
Williams2461.8 years
Wascom2174.2 years
Johnson1872.8 years
Covington1771.8 years
Hall1571.5 years
Ballard1476.2 years
Businesses in Walker, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Penske1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Popeyes1
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Jack In The Box1UPS1
La Quinta1Waffle House1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike2Wendy's1
Papa John's Pizza1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Douglas W. Luther (11)
  • Yates W. Hayman (3)
  • Kelly Frederick (2)
  • Johnny Curtis (2)
  • Yates Wesley Hayman (1)
  • Kenneth Don Lafferty (1)
  • Cynthia Lee (1)
  • Daniel C. Allgood (1)
  • John Paul Cox, Jr. (1)
  • William Eugene Rogillio (1)

Total of 23 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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