Wallace, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 671. Population change since 2000: +17.7%
Males: 366  (54.7%)
Females: 305  (45.3%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70090.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,038 (it was $19,118 in 2000)
Wallace:

$21,038
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,689 (it was $6,625 in 2000)

Wallace CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,971 (it was $38,700 in 2000)
Wallace:

$82,971
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $85,016; Detached houses: $115,577; Mobile homes: $21,399

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,180.

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Wallace races chart
  • Black alone - 607 (90.5%)
  • White alone - 47 (7.0%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wallace: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (7.7%), German (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.51 square miles.

Population density: 103 people per square mile   (very low).

Wallace,LA real estate house value index trend

Wallace, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Wallace:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 22.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wallace CDP:

  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 13.4%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

13 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia).

This place:  2.3%
Louisiana:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $250 (0.2%)

Wallace satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (25.0 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (36.7 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (283.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Gramercy, LA (1.3 miles ), Lutcher, LA (1.4 miles ), Paulina, LA (1.7 miles ), Garyville, LA (1.8 miles ), North Vacherie, LA (2.1 miles ), Grand Point, LA (2.3 miles ), Edgard, LA (2.6 miles ), Reserve, LA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 30.04 N, Longitude: 90.67 W

Wallace household income distribution Wallace home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (57%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Retail trade (42%)
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (34%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (16%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (15%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (74%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (26%)

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

Average climate in Wallace, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wallace-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Wallace place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/25/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wallace-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 155.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 359.6 miles away from Wallace 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 215.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 142.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 150.2 miles away from Wallace 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 307.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Wallace topographic map

Birthplace of: Ernest "Doc" Paulin - Centenarian.

Hospitals and medical centers near Wallace:

  • CHATEAU ST. JAMES REHAB AND RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LUTCHER, LA)
  • ST JAMES BEHAVIORAL HEALTH HOSPITAL, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LUTCHER, LA)
  • OCHSNER HOME HEALTH OF LUTCHER (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; LUTCHER, LA)
  • ST JAMES PARISH HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; LUTCHER, LA)
  • INSPIRATION HOUSE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GARYVILLE, LA)
  • SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA WAR VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RESERVE, LA)
  • CAPITAL HLTH SVCS OF SO LA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; RESERVE, LA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Wallace:

  • 14 miles: Waterford 3 in Taft, LA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallace:

  • Nicholls State University (about 19 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 34 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 34 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 34 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 34 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 35 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • University of New Orleans (about 36 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)

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Notable locations in Wallace: Norma Landing (A), Whitney Landing (B), Normal Landing (C), Evergreen Plantation (D), West Saint John Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Wallace: The Greater Woodville Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

St. John the Baptist 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 95.7. This is worse than average.

City:

95.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.75
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.5%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Wallace compared to Louisiana state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Utility gas (24%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wallace CDP (based on St. John the Baptist Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.86%
Here: 56.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents88.0%7.6%1.4%1.0%2.0%
Congregations37.5%12.5%6.3%6.3%37.5%
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: 8
St. John the Baptist Parish:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
St. John the Baptist Parish:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
St. John the Baptist Parish:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. John the Baptist Parish:

35.2%
Louisiana:

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

15.1%
State:

13.7%

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,954 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson Parish, LA  1.44% ($34,393 average AGI)
from St. Charles Parish, LA  0.71% ($31,284)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.47% ($28,831)


7.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,084 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson Parish, LA  1.97% ($27,465 average AGI)
to St. Charles Parish, LA  0.87% ($34,077)
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.65% ($28,673)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wallace:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCKW (1010 AM; 1 kW; GARYVILLE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallace:

  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KNXX (104.9 FM; DONALDSONVILLE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wallace:

  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WTNO-LP (Channel 36; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • KFOL-CA (Channel 30; HOUMA, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
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
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$83,9101$59,4001$205,8401$30,8400$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$60,5001$146,0201$12,1701$26,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
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