Welsh, Louisiana

Submit your own pictures of this town and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 3,230 (82% urban, 18% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 
Males: 1,576  (48.8%)
Females: 1,654  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70591.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,284 (it was $26,838 in 2000)
Welsh:

$32,284
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,997 (it was $13,538 in 2000)

Welsh town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,481 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Welsh:

$116,481
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $121,029; detached houses: $133,872; mobile homes: $60,761

Median gross rent in 2017: $678.

March 2019 cost of living index in Welsh: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.6%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.3% for Black residents, 35.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Welsh, LA (2010)
    • 2,47276.6%White alone
    • 65420.3%Black alone
    • 441.4%Two or more races
    • 451.4%Hispanic
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone
    • 20.06%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Welsh, Louisiana as of February 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Welsh is 216 to 1.


Crime rates in Welsh by year

Type

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.9)
2
(61.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(31.0)
4
(123.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
45
(1,395)
53
(1,640)
47
(1,455)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(1,333)
33
(1,021)
18
(557.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
71
(2,201)
69
(2,135)
76
(2,353)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(62.0)
3
(92.8)
6
(185.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)474.6578.9550.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Welsh, LA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.64
Louisiana average:

3.01
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Welsh, LA forum
Recent posts about Welsh, Louisiana on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Welsh is mentioned 42 times on our forum:
Making a move to Oakdale  (4 replies)
Considering Relocation to LA  (21 replies)
why are houma or lake charles rentals expensive compared to the median price of a home?  (15 replies)
Move to Louisana  (8 replies)
Reasons why I don't do Mardi Gras and wish it would go away  (17 replies)
Lake Charles--rentals and schools?  (24 replies)

Latest news from Welsh, LA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: French (17.7%), French Canadian (10.3%), American (10.2%), Irish (9.8%), Italian (6.4%), Cajun (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 19 feet

Land area: 6.22 square miles.

Population density: 519 people per square mile   (low).

Welsh, Louisiana map

19 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $234 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $255 (0.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 30.24 N, Longitude: 92.82 W

Area code: 337

Distribution of median household income in Welsh, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Welsh, LA in 2017
Welsh satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Welsh, LA residents
Average permit cost in Welsh, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Welsh, LA
Historical housing units in Welsh, LA

Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+3.1%).
Most common industries in Welsh, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.1%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (3.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Welsh, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Carpenters (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)

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

Welsh, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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 Welsh 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 (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, 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

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: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Welsh:

See full list of schools located in Welsh

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear town borders

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

Birthplace of: Clarence Garlow - R&B.

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Welsh:

Marital status in Welsh, LA
  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 34.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Welsh:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Welsh
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,10011
Evangelical Protestant6,07823
Mainline Protestant1,38411
Black Protestant4413
Other2302
None7,361-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Here:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Jefferson Davis Parish:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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
This county:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Jefferson Davis Parish:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

11.4%
State:

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Welsh:

48.2%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Welsh:

43.8%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Welsh:

22.8%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.6%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Welsh:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.8%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

53.7%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Welsh:

77.4%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Welsh, LA Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 8$14,338$21,5073$977
Electric Power 6$20,387$40,7741$250
Financial Administration 5$13,386$32,1260$0
Water Supply 2$5,601$33,6060$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,125$25,5002$734
Other and Unallocable 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,353$28,2361$642
Sewerage 1$2,657$31,8840$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,568$30,8160$0
Health 1$1,638$19,6560$0
Police - Other 0$0 5$6,576
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$500
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,000
Firefighters 0$0 3$1,400
Totals for Government 27$66,824$29,70022$13,079

Welsh government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $130,000 ($40.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000 ($10.53)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($10.22)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($1.24)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,848,000 ($881.73)
    Police Protection: $649,000 ($200.93)
    General - Other: $500,000 ($154.80)
    Water Utilities: $258,000 ($79.88)
    Sewerage: $223,000 ($69.04)
    Regular Highways: $179,000 ($55.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $156,000 ($48.30)
    Central Staff Services: $137,000 ($42.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000 ($37.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000 ($33.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $89,000 ($27.55)
    Financial Administration: $68,000 ($21.05)
    General Public Buildings: $64,000 ($19.81)
    Health - Other: $27,000 ($8.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($6.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $11,000 ($3.41)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($0.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($6.81)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $27,000 ($8.36)
    Other - General - Other: $5,000 ($1.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $73,000 ($22.60)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($14.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($8.36)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($7.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,153,000 ($356.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.93)

Welsh government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $283,000 ($87.62)
    Sewerage: $256,000 ($79.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $78,000 ($24.15)
    Other: $38,000 ($11.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($9.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($2.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $93,000 ($28.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000 ($2.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($1.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $227,000 ($70.28)
    General Revenue - Other: $79,000 ($24.46)
    Royalties: $60,000 ($18.58)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.93)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,986,000 ($924.46)
    Water Utilities: $329,000 ($101.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $99,000 ($30.65)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($6.81)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($2.79)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $762,000 ($235.91)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $126,000 ($39.01)
    Property: $90,000 ($27.86)
    Public Utilities Sales: $34,000 ($10.53)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $7,000 ($2.17)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.93)

Welsh government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,066,000 ($330.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $886,000 ($274.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000 ($55.73)

Welsh government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,823,000 ($564.40)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $799,000 ($247.37)

5.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  2.03% ($47,423 average AGI)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.60% ($48,000)
from Allen Parish, LA  0.42% ($35,065)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  1.84% ($35,543 average AGI)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.92% ($33,586)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.34% ($44,757)

Businesses in Welsh, LA

  • Dairy Queen: 1

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.)
Welsh fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Welsh fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 269ft / 81.7mTotal length
  • $4,579,000Total costs
  • 296,090Total average daily traffic
  • 28,422Total average daily truck traffic
  • 91,452Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Welsh, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Welsh, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HO03MR107, Beaufont Street East Side City (Lat: 30.238833 Lon: -92.799861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.3 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQSW445,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 11/26/2013, Expiration Date: 11/26/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • LACASSINE, 16017 Oilfield Rd (Lat: 30.261250 Lon: -92.880167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQTG790,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2014, Expiration Date: 01/30/2024, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2016, 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:

14 (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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Welsh, LA
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 42.6%Utility gas
  • 3.7%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Welsh, LA
  • 63.7%Electricity
  • 34.4%Utility gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used


Welsh compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Denise Pitrucha (1)
  • John A. Lemke (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.