Donaldsonville, Louisiana

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Population in 2019: 8,441 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.0%
 
Males: 3,976  (47.1%)
Females: 4,465  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70346.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $27,105 (it was $24,084 in 2000)
Donaldsonville:

$27,105
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,437 (it was $12,009 in 2000)

Donaldsonville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,971 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
Donaldsonville:

$122,971
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $133,924; detached houses: $154,642; townhouses or other attached units: $166,769; mobile homes: $38,523

Median gross rent in 2019: $624.

March 2019 cost of living index in Donaldsonville: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 38.5%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 99.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Donaldsonville, LA (2019)
    • 6,19875.5%Black alone
    • 1,71920.9%White alone
    • 1571.9%Two or more races
    • 1401.7%Hispanic
    • 140.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Donaldsonville, Louisiana as of October 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Donaldsonville is 266 to 1.


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Ancestries: African (13.3%), French (5.9%), Italian (2.8%), American (2.1%), German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 2.55 square miles.

Population density: 3,315 people per square mile   (average).

Donaldsonville, Louisiana map

91 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $249 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (26.3 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (264.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Lemannville, LA (2.1 miles ),
Union, LA (2.3 miles ),
Belle Rose, LA (2.4 miles ),
Welcome, LA (2.8 miles ),
Paincourtville, LA (2.9 miles ),
Romeville, LA (3.0 miles),
Sorrento, LA (3.1 miles ),
Gonzales, LA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 30.10 N, Longitude: 90.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -402 (-4.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 526 (17.5%)

Area code: 225

Distribution of median household income in Donaldsonville, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Donaldsonville, LA in 2019
Donaldsonville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Donaldsonville, LA residents
Average permit cost in Donaldsonville, LA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Historical population in Donaldsonville, LA
Historical housing units in Donaldsonville, LA
Most common industries in Donaldsonville, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Chemicals (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Chemicals (17.3%)
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.8%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Chemicals (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Donaldsonville, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)

Average climate in Donaldsonville, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Donaldsonville, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.6. This is about average.

City:

83.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.00
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.19
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Donaldsonville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Donaldsonville city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Donaldsonville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 376.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 232.6 miles away from Donaldsonville center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 208.3 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 159.3 miles away from the city 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 317.2 miles away from Donaldsonville 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 Ascension Parish (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Donaldsonville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Donaldsonville:

  • COMPRESIVE HOSPIC CARE INC (206 CLINIC DRIVE)
  • GENTLE CARE HOSPICE INC (ONE GENTLE CARE CTR 309 IBERVILLE ST)
  • MARY MARCOMBE HOME (35231 CAROL DRIVE)
  • CHATEAU D'VILLE REHAB AND RETIREMENT (401 VATICAN DRIVE)
  • DVILLE HOUSE (401 VATICAN DR HWY 945)
  • PREVOST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SNF (301 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • DVA RENAL HEALTHCARE - DONALDSONVILLE DIALYSIS (101 PLIMSOL DR)
  • HEALING HANDS HOME HEALTH INC (3542 HWY 1 SOUTH)
  • PROVIDER OPTIONS HOME CARE (206 CLINIC DRIVE)

Heliports located in Donaldsonville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Donaldsonville:

  • Nicholls State University (about 25 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 26 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 32 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 34 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 43 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 54 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 54 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)

Public high school in Donaldsonville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Donaldsonville:

Private elementary/middle school in Donaldsonville:

  • ASCENSION CATHOLIC DIOCESAN REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 272, Location: 618 IBERVILLE ST, Grades: PK-6)
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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • ACHS is located at 316 st. Vincent Street...

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Donaldsonville: Donaldsonville Landing (A), Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office - Tax Department (B), Ascension Parish Council on Aging (C), Donaldsonville Courthouse (D), Ascension Parish Police Jury (E), River Road African American Museum (F), Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville Branch (G), D'Ville House (H), Donaldsonville Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Donaldsonville include: Mount Triumph Baptist Church (A), Mount Salem Baptist Church (B), Greater Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Faith Christian Center (E), Dream Center Church (F), Counsel of God Ministries (G), Calvary Outreach Tabernacle (H), Church of the Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Donaldsonville include: Louisiana Square (1), Donaldsonville Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Historic Donaldsonville Museum (318 Mississippi Street), River Road African American (Museums; 406 Charles Street), Ascension Parish (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 500 Mississippi Street), Blum George R Community Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1501 Saint Patrick Street).

Hotels: Best Western Plantation Inn (2179 Highway 70), Magnolia Motel (701 West 10th Street).

Court: Ascension Parish - Clerk Of Court (300 Houmas Street).

Birthplace of: Francis T. Nicholls - Confederate Army general, Howard Green - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Jan 12, 1979), Jack P.F. Gremillion - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Robert Cire - Football coach, Joseph Aristide Landry - Politician, Sarah S. Vance - Federal judge, Yvette Kane - Federal judge.

Ascension Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
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: 0.1% of all households
107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Donaldsonville in 2000:

  • 132 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Donaldsonville (2011 data):

  • Whitney Bank: Donaldsonville Branch at 38012 Highway 3089, branch established on 2007/02/05. 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
  • Capital One, National Association: Donaldsonville Branch at 400 Mississippi Street, branch established on 1947/03/15. 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 American Bank and Trust: Donaldsonville Branch at 200 Marchand Drive, branch established on 2000/07/17. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $704.1 mil, Deposits: $612.5 mil, headquarters in Vacherie, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: One American Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Donaldsonville:

Marital status in Donaldsonville, LA
  • Never married: 46.7%
  • Now married: 33.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Donaldsonville:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Donaldsonville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Donaldsonville, LA (based on Ascension Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,4759
Evangelical Protestant11,64347
Mainline Protestant1,84910
Black Protestant1,0496
Other1,0013
None55,198-
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: 23
This county:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
This county:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.7%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

30.6%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Donaldsonville:

48.2%
Louisiana:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.6%
Louisiana:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Donaldsonville:

19.4%
Louisiana:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.5%
Louisiana:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Donaldsonville:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Donaldsonville:

36.6%
State:

34.5%

General health condition:
Donaldsonville:

53.1%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Donaldsonville:

81.2%
State:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Donaldsonville, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 18$44,108$29,4050$0
Streets and Highways 12$34,924$34,9240$0
Financial Administration 7$24,247$41,5660$0
Sewerage 6$13,786$27,5720$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$21,238$42,4762$1,422
Other Government Administration 4$11,436$34,30810$8,167
Gas Supply 4$11,372$34,1160$0
Other and Unallocable 4$10,115$30,3450$0
Health 1$3,329$39,9480$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$10,759
Totals for Government 62$174,555$33,78516$20,348

Donaldsonville government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,306,000 ($154.72)
    Sewerage: $372,000 ($44.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $169,000 ($20.02)
    General - Other: $152,000 ($18.01)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $1,215,000 ($143.94)
    Gas Utilities: $1,096,000 ($129.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,026,000 ($121.55)
    Central Staff Services: $852,000 ($100.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $800,000 ($94.78)
    Sewerage: $715,000 ($84.71)
    Regular Highways: $693,000 ($82.10)
    Financial Administration: $427,000 ($50.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $123,000 ($14.57)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.36)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($4.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $104,000 ($12.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $987,000 ($116.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Gas Utilities: $100,000 ($11.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000 ($2.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,401,000 ($165.98)

Donaldsonville government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,166,000 ($138.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $440,000 ($52.13)
    Other: $425,000 ($50.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $392,000 ($46.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $956,000 ($113.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $306,000 ($36.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $133,000 ($15.76)
    Rents: $19,000 ($2.25)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($1.18)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,251,000 ($148.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $720,000 ($85.30)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,831,000 ($335.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $448,000 ($53.07)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $304,000 ($36.01)
    Property: $297,000 ($35.19)
    Other License: $8,000 ($0.95)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000 ($0.71)

Donaldsonville government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,200,000 ($497.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,450,000 ($408.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $750,000 ($88.85)

Donaldsonville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,161,000 ($137.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,331,000 ($276.15)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,692,000 ($200.45)

7.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
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 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  2.49% ($72,637 average AGI)
from Livingston Parish, LA  0.67% ($55,257)
from St. James Parish, LA  0.26% ($51,861)


6.19% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
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 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  1.75% ($63,077 average AGI)
to Livingston Parish, LA  0.78% ($52,257)
to Iberville Parish, LA  0.21% ($45,898)
Businesses in Donaldsonville, LA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Popeyes1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
GameStop1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Donaldsonville:

  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAY (1590 AM; 1 kW; WHITE CASTLE, LA; Owner: CACTUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 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)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: VICTORY & POWER MINISTRIES,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Donaldsonville:

  • KNXX (104.9 FM; DONALDSONVILLE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KRVE (96.1 FM; BRUSLY, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJFM (88.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WBRH (90.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Donaldsonville:

  • WTNO-LP (Channel 36; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLFT-CA (Channel 52; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K13VE (Channel 13; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • KBTR-CA (Channel 65; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJUN-CA (Channel 7; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
Donaldsonville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Donaldsonville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.4mTotal length
  • $538,000Total costs
  • 81,380Total average daily traffic
  • 10,586Total average daily truck traffic
  • 137,065Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Donaldsonville, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Donaldsonville, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Donaldsonville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB5OXY, Grant Date: 02/19/1991, Expiration Date: 02/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2003, Registrant: Leroy J Sullivan Sr, Donaldsonville, LA 70346
  • Call Sign: N5BAY, Licensee ID: L00763552, Grant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 01/25/2024, Registrant: Gerald J Lasseigne, Donaldsonville, LA 70346
  • Call Sign: N5QQR, Previous Call Sign: KB5IIY, Grant Date: 06/05/1990, Expiration Date: 06/05/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2002, Registrant: Ronald M Rome Jr, Donaldsonville, LA 70346
  • Call Sign: KG5HCV, Licensee ID: L01939774, Grant Date: 04/27/2015, Expiration Date: 04/27/2025, Certifier: Elizabeth R Fiato, Registrant: Elizabeth R Fiato, 516 Iberville St, Donaldsonville, LA 70346
  • Call Sign: KI5HLN, Licensee ID: L02310468, Grant Date: 12/06/2019, Expiration Date: 12/06/2029, Certifier: James J Boyd, Registrant: James J Boyd, 513 W 5th Street, Donaldsonville, LA 70346

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$80,6104$34,9609$58,0604$27,3900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$124,7003$39,7830$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$014$38,0468$53,6284$27,2401$65,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$05$51,4241$9,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$45,7200$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$79,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 45. The highest number of fires - 65 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Donaldsonville, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.6%), and Outside Fires (26.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Donaldsonville, LA
    • 34244.6%Structure Fires
    • 20426.6%Outside Fires
    • 16922.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 516.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Donaldsonville, LA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Donaldsonville, Louisiana:

  • Best Western Plantation Inn, 2179 Hwy 70, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346 , Phone: (225) 746-9050, Fax: (225) 746-1304
  • Comfort Inn, 2275 Hwy 70, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346 , Phone: (225) 264-6006, Fax: (225) 264-6005
  • Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, 2279 Hwy 70, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346 , Phone: (225) 264-6197, Fax: (225) 264-6310
  • Holiday Inn Express Donaldsonville, 2280 Buisness Park Rd, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346 , Phone: (855) 743-7676
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Donaldsonville, Louisiana
Most common first names in Donaldsonville, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph8972.0 years
Mary5577.8 years
John5272.8 years
Henry4171.2 years
James4174.1 years
George3871.8 years
Willie3670.8 years
Edward3371.6 years
Charles3265.2 years
Clarence3167.0 years
Most common last names in Donaldsonville, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Landry9475.6 years
Leblanc7474.6 years
Johnson7170.5 years
Williams4768.4 years
Smith4373.6 years
Joseph3875.2 years
Jones3771.3 years
Blanchard3274.4 years
Rodrigue3078.4 years
Ourso2673.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Donaldsonville, LA
  • 57.5%Electricity
  • 40.4%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Donaldsonville, LA
  • 68.6%Electricity
  • 31.4%Utility gas


Donaldsonville compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Donaldsonville on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 (70346) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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