Welsh, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 3,211 (82% urban, 18% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 1,544  (48.1%)
Females: 1,667  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  37.8 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70591.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,148 (it was $26,838 in 2000)
Welsh:

$35,148
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,722 (it was $13,538 in 2000)

Welsh town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $81,350 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Welsh:

$81,350
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $77,039; Detached houses: $85,077; Townhouses or other attached units: $72,015; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $58,921; Mobile homes: $34,489; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,547

Median gross rent in 2012: $559.

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Welsh races chart
  • White alone - 2,472 (76.6%)
  • Black alone - 654 (20.3%)
  • Two or more races - 44 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 45 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Welsh: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (19.6%), United States (14.8%), English (9.3%), French Canadian (8.5%), German (5.3%), Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 19 feet

Land area: 6.22 square miles.

Population density: 516 people per square mile   (low).

Welsh, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Welsh:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Welsh town:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.2%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Welsh, Louisiana as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Welsh to the number of sex offenders is 358 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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%)

Welsh satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lake Charles, LA (23.2 miles , pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (101.5 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (157.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Roanoke, LA (2.1 miles ), Lacassine, LA (2.5 miles ), Jennings, LA (3.1 miles ), Fenton, LA (3.2 miles ), Hayes, LA (3.3 miles ), Iowa, LA (3.4 miles ), Lake Arthur, LA (3.7 miles ), Mermentau, LA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.24 N, Longitude: 92.82 W

Area code: 337

Welsh household income distribution Welsh home values distribution

Crime rates in Welsh by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 010
per 100,000 0.029.50.0
Rapes 100
per 100,000 29.60.00.0
Robberies 010
per 100,000 0.029.50.0
Assaults 514963
per 100,000 1510.21445.41889.1
Burglaries 382326
per 100,000 1125.3678.5779.6
Thefts 7079112
per 100,000 2072.82330.43358.3
Auto thefts 459
per 100,000 118.4147.5269.9
Arson 201
per 100,000 59.20.030.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 327.1) 511.7524.6605.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Welsh detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.27
Louisiana average:

3.67
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+3.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Welsh, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Welsh, Louisiana average temperatures Welsh, Louisiana average precipitation Welsh, Louisiana humidity Welsh, Louisiana wind speed Welsh, Louisiana snowfall Welsh, Louisiana sunshine Welsh, Louisiana clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Welsh-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Welsh town center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category F3 tornado 8.9 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Welsh-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 229.5 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 467.1 miles away from Welsh center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 221.3 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 335.7 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 226.8 miles away from Welsh center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 343.0 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 Jefferson Davis Parish (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Welsh topographic map

Birthplace of: Clarence Garlow - R&B.

Hospitals and medical centers in Welsh:

  • E NICHOLS STREET COMMUNITY HOM (301 E NICHOLS)
  • GOLDEN AGE OF WELSH, LLC (410 SOUTH SIMMONS STREET)
  • WELSH NURSING FACILITY (410 S SIMMONS STREET)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Welsh:

See details about airports and other landing facilities located in Welsh, LA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Welsh:

  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 21 miles; Lake Charles, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • McNeese State University (about 24 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 46 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 47 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 48 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Lamar University (about 77 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 77 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 2,023)

Public high school in Welsh:

  • Welsh High School (Students: 284; Location: 306 East Bourgeois Street; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Welsh:

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Notable locations in Welsh: Welsh Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Jefferson Davis Parish Library McBurney Memorial Branch (B), Welsh Police Department (C), Golden Age Nursing Home of Welsh (D), Welsh Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Welsh include: Jones United Methodist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church of Welsh (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Assembly of God Church (D), Welsh First United Methodist Church (E), Welsh Church of Christ (F), Saint Joseph's Church (G), Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church (H), New Jerusalem Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Jefferson Davis Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

  • JEFF DAVIS CENTRAL WATERWORKS DISTRICT (Address: 20263 HWY 99 , Population served: 2,930, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.4%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Black residents, 1.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 80.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.3%
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: 0.1% of all households
96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Welsh in 2000:

  • 97 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Welsh, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Welsh compared to Louisiana state average:

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

Banks with branches in Welsh (2011 data):

  • Jeff Davis Bank & Trust Company: Welsh Branch at 101 North Adams Street, branch established on 1992/08/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $547.5 mil, Deposits: $475.6 mil, headquarters in Jennings, LA, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Jeff Davis Bancshares, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: Welsh Branch at 112 South Adams, branch established on 1934/11/05. 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
  • St. Martin Bank and Trust Company: Welsh Branch at 102 South Adams Street, branch established on 1966/06/15. Info updated 2007/12/05: Bank assets: $351.5 mil, Deposits: $285.3 mil, headquarters in St. Martinville, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Saint Martin Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Welsh town (based on Jefferson Davis Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.87%
Here: 56.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents72.9%12.0%2.9%2.2%1.4%
Congregations22.7%16.6%8.3%7.2%0.6%
NameMuslim EstimateEpiscopal ChurchJewishLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.1%1.1%1.1%0.8%4.6%
Congregations2.2%3.3%1.1%3.3%34.8%
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: 10
Jefferson Davis Parish:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Jefferson Davis Parish:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Jefferson Davis Parish:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Davis Parish:

32.0%
Louisiana:

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

11.1%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$13,386$32,1260$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,000
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$500
Police Protection - Officers 8$14,338$21,5073$977
Police - Other 0$0 5$6,576
Firefighters 0$0 3$1,400
Streets and Highways 1$2,125$25,5002$734
Health 1$1,638$19,6560$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,568$30,8160$0
Sewerage 1$2,657$31,8840$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,353$28,2361$642
Water Supply 2$5,601$33,6060$0
Electric Power 6$20,387$40,7741$250
Other and Unallocable 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Totals for Government 27$66,824$29,70022$13,079

Welsh government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,055,000 ($639.99)
    Police Protection: $472,000 ($146.99)
    Fire Protection: $290,000 ($90.31)
    Financial Administration: $252,000 ($78.48)
    Sewerage: $208,000 ($64.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000 ($58.55)
    Regular Highways: $171,000 ($53.25)
    Water Utilities: $168,000 ($52.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $156,000 ($48.58)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($12.77)
    Health Services - Other: $19,000 ($5.92)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($25.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($19.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $784,000 ($244.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($8.72)

Welsh government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $269,000 ($83.77)
    All Other: $196,000 ($61.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $162,000 ($50.45)
    Interest Earnings: $133,000 ($41.42)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,011,000 ($626.28)
    Water Utilities: $321,000 ($99.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $193,000 ($60.11)
    General Support: $60,000 ($18.69)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($1.25)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $302,000 ($94.05)
    Total General Sales: $296,000 ($92.18)
    NEC: $96,000 ($29.90)
    Property: $71,000 ($22.11)
    Public Utilities: $49,000 ($15.26)

Welsh government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $1,970,000 ($613.52)
    Water Utilities: $690,000 ($214.89)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,168,000 ($363.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,077,000 ($335.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $1,854,000 ($577.39)
    Water Utilities: $649,000 ($202.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $116,000 ($36.13)
    Other, NEC: $91,000 ($28.34)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($12.46)

Welsh government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $238,000 ($74.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,565,000 ($798.82)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $586,000 ($182.50)

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,844 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
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 Calcasieu Parish, LA  1.62% ($33,627 average AGI)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.78% ($30,210)
from Allen Parish, LA  0.29% ($26,567)


5.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
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 Calcasieu Parish, LA  1.84% ($33,337 average AGI)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.79% ($34,229)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.40% ($33,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Welsh:

  • KJEF (1290 AM; 1 kW; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Welsh:

  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVEE (107.5 FM; LAKE ARTHUR, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOJO (91.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KHLA (92.9 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201FO (88.1 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYLC (90.3 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Welsh:

  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K45DI (Channel 45; MERMENTAU, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJEF-CA (Channel 13; JENNINGS, ETC., LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KFAM-LP (Channel 58; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K51EC (Channel 51; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

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

Welsh, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 49
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 176
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 34
  • Fatalities: 129
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 309
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21
See more detailed statistics of Welsh fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 48 meters (157ft)
Total costs: $3,074,000
Total average daily traffic: 137,070
Total average daily truck traffic: 29,091

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 7
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Welsh, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Welsh)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WELSH, Cor. South & Crowley Sts. (Lat: 30.237139 Lon: -92.820972), Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: KLS40
    Assigned Frequencies: 6189.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/02/1996
    Registrant: Evangeline Telephone Company, Monroe, LA 71203

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Welsh Municipal Airport (Lat: 30.241306 Lon: -92.825694), Call Sign: KIX7, Licensee ID: L00007412
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2006, Expiration Date: 02/07/2016
    Registrant: Lyon Flying Service Inc, Welsh, LA 70591-0726, Phone: (337) 734-2594

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Welsh)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Welsh)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Welsh, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph3970.9 years
John3670.1 years
Mary3477.5 years
Frank1773.2 years
James1678.0 years
Sidney1472.4 years
Alice1377.0 years
Robert1367.5 years
Marie1282.3 years
Eva1275.4 years
Most common last names in Welsh, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hebert2977.4 years
Ardoin2875.8 years
Guillory2873.5 years
Benoit2776.7 years
Fontenot2777.3 years
Broussard2777.0 years
Trahan2673.0 years
Sonnier2374.7 years
Derouen1983.1 years
Hardy1980.3 years

Businesses in Welsh, LA

  • Dairy Queen: 1
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