Elton, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 1,127 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.6%
 
Males: 496  (44.0%)
Females: 631  (56.0%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70532.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,741 (it was $21,384 in 2000)
Elton:

$32,741
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,986 (it was $10,713 in 2000)

Elton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $68,656 (it was $34,700 in 2000)
Elton:

$68,656
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $90,145; detached houses: $95,910; mobile homes: $60,107

Median gross rent in 2017: $395.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elton: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.3%
(25.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Elton, LA (2017)
    • 68648.3%White alone
    • 57840.7%Black alone
    • 563.9%Asian alone
    • 493.5%Hispanic
    • 453.2%Two or more races
    • 50.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Elton, Louisiana as of January 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elton is 131 to 1.


Crime rates in Elton by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.9)
1
(81.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(159.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(399.0)
8
(639.0)
2
(162.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(558.7)
25
(1,997)
6
(487.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(2,554)
35
(2,796)
22
(1,786)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(159.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.9)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)233.8491.2202.9

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City-data.com crime index in Elton, LA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.15
Louisiana average:

3.77
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Ancestries: French (19.7%), French Canadian (7.3%), German (4.6%), Cajun (2.6%), American (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 1.65 square miles.

Population density: 684 people per square mile   (low).

Elton, Louisiana map

37 residents are foreign born

This town:

2.6%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $211 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $219 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lake Charles, LA (35.7 miles , pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (92.8 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (168.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Basile, LA (2.4 miles ),
Kinder, LA (3.0 miles ),
Oberlin, LA (3.2 miles ),
Fenton, LA (3.9 miles ),
Iota, LA (4.0 miles ),
Eunice, LA (4.1 miles ),
Roanoke, LA (4.1 miles ),
Jennings, LA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 30.48 N, Longitude: 92.70 W

Area code: 337

Distribution of median household income in Elton, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Elton, LA in 2017
Elton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Most common industries in Elton, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (19.2%)
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (28.4%)
  • Educational services (20.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Private households (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Elton, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.1%)
  • Electricians (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.4%)
  • Cashiers (11.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Child care workers (4.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Elton, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elton-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Elton town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category F3 tornado 19.6 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elton-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 92% 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 237.1 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 471.0 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 325.3 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 228.1 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 233.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 325.6 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 (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).
Elton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elton:

  • BASILE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BASILE, LA)
  • ALLEN PARISH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; KINDER, LA)
  • BRIGHTON BRIDGE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; OBERLIN, LA)
  • ACADIAN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; EUNICE, LA)
  • EUNICE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; EUNICE, LA)
  • DCI - EUNICE (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; EUNICE, LA)
  • LIBERTY TWO COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; EUNICE, LA)

Airports located in Elton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elton:

  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 34 miles; Lake Charles, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • McNeese State University (about 38 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 43 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 43 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 45 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Lamar University (about 88 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 88 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 2,023)

Public high school in Elton:

Private high school in Elton:

  • INDIAN BIBLE ACADEMY (Students: 11, Location: 152 INDIAN CHURCH RD, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Elton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Elton: Jefferson Davis Parish Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Jefferson Davis Parish Library Elton Branch (B), Elton Police Department (C), Elton Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elton include: Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church (A), Golden Chain Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Elton (C), United Pentecostal Church (D), Saint Pauls Catholic Church (E), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Empire Inn (1215 Main).

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

2.4 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.5%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Elton (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Elton Branch at 919 Main Street, branch established on 1949/01/03. 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: Elton Branch at Broadway And Highway 190 East, branch established on 1978/03/01. 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 Elton:

Marital status in Elton, LA
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 17.8%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Elton:

  • High school or higher: 68.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elton, 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
Jefferson Davis Parish:

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
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Davis Parish:

32.0%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson Davis Parish:

11.1%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.0%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elton:

23.8%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.5%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elton:

34.4%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

51.1%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Elton:

77.9%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elton, 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 7$15,859$27,1870$0
Police - Other 3$3,656$14,6241$722
Streets and Highways 2$3,434$20,6040$0
Sewerage 1$1,499$17,9881$244
Water Supply 1$1,625$19,5000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$5,911
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$759
Totals for Government 14$26,073$22,34812$7,636

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $143,000 ($126.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $46,000 ($40.82)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($28.39)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $331,000 ($293.70)
    Water Utilities: $228,000 ($202.31)
    Regular Highways: $115,000 ($102.04)
    Sewerage: $112,000 ($99.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000 ($92.28)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($63.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $69,000 ($61.22)
    Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($50.58)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,000 ($49.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($25.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($12.42)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($5.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $51,000 ($45.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $384,000 ($340.73)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($86.07)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($54.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $31,000 ($27.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $478,000 ($424.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $49,000 ($43.48)
    Rents: $4,000 ($3.55)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $151,000 ($133.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $35,000 ($31.06)
    Highways: $15,000 ($13.31)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $163,000 ($144.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000 ($55.01)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $37,000 ($32.83)
    Property: $22,000 ($19.52)
    Amusements Sales: $11,000 ($9.76)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($1.77)
    Public Utility License: $2,000 ($1.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.89)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($44.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($44.37)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,432,000 ($1270.63)

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elton:

  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEUN (1490 AM; 1 kW; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KJEF (1290 AM; 1 kW; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elton:

  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJJB (105.5 FM; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201FO (88.1 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYLC (90.3 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KHLA (92.9 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVEE (107.5 FM; LAKE ARTHUR, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOJO (91.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KBAN (91.1 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBEB-FM (106.7 FM; RAYNE, LA; Owner: BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • KBON (101.1 FM; MAMOU, LA; Owner: ROSE ANN MARX)

TV broadcast stations around Elton:

  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLAF-LP (Channel 62; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, 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.)
  • K45DI (Channel 45; MERMENTAU, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KJEF-CA (Channel 13; JENNINGS, ETC., LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • Elton, Louisiana
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count6509
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9583
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2463
  • Fatalities7269
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16361
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents901
See more detailed statistics of Elton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.5mTotal length
  • $1,199,000Total costs
  • 14,410Total average daily traffic
  • 755Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,604Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elton, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elton, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4 Miles North (Lat: 30.487694 Lon: -92.725139), Type: Bant, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 22 m, Call Sign: WXB840,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.040 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2013, Expiration Date: 05/26/2023, Registrant: Louisiana Radio Communications, Lake Charles, LA 70602-3143, Phone: (337) 436-7573, Fax: (337) 436-6540, Email:
  • Hwy 26 .5 Mi N (Lat: 30.488806 Lon: -92.669583), Call Sign: KQI346, Licensee ID: L00060636,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.725 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/1998, Expiration Date: 03/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2003, Registrant: Harley A Bruchhaus, Rt 1 Box 295, Elton, LA 70532

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • ELTON ELEM, 614 Powell Rd (Lat: 30.487028 Lon: -92.704667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQLI819,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19680.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/03/2010, Expiration Date: 02/03/2020, Certifier: Josh Roy, Registrant: Detel Wireless LLC, 2028 Hwy. 115, Mansura, LA 71350, Phone: (318) 597-0303, Fax: (318) 597-3707, Email:
  • ELTON HIGH, 903 Second St (Lat: 30.479194 Lon: -92.693861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQLI856,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18120.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/03/2010, Expiration Date: 02/03/2020, Certifier: Josh Roy, Registrant: Detel Wireless LLC, 2028 Hwy. 115, Mansura, LA 71350, Phone: (318) 597-0303, Fax: (318) 597-3707, Email:
  • ELTON RESERV, C C Bell Rd (Lat: 30.522833 Lon: -92.716611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQVG302, Licensee ID: L01577765,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2015, Expiration Date: 02/02/2025, Certifier: Brian Fults, Registrant: Fulair, 701 S Martin Luther King Hwy., Lake Charles, LA 70616, Phone: (337) 310-1554, Fax: (337) 436-7182
  • A3L0129A, 616 Powell Road (A3l0129a) (Lat: 30.486778 Lon: -92.702972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQVV757,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2015, Expiration Date: 05/21/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • HO03MR120, 1201 Yoakum St (Lat: 30.482194 Lon: -92.696694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 52.4 m, Call Sign: WQWV402,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2015, Expiration Date: 12/01/2025, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2017, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 472BW , Serial Number: 18258970, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 06/19/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Megan Faith Cernek, 3796 Powell Rd, Elton, LA 70532
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 63556 , Serial Number: 15077393, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 10/07/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 09/29/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Barry N Tietje, 27398 Tietje Rd, Elton, LA 70532
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY HAWKER 800XP (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 15, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-fan
    N-Number: 800PL , Serial Number: 258696, Certificate Issue Date: 02/21/2008
    Registrant (Government): Coushatta Tribe Of Louisiana, Po Box 818, Elton, LA 70532

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of fire incidents - 62 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elton, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (40.5%), and Outside Fires (38.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elton, LA
    • 6440.5%Structure Fires
    • 6138.6%Outside Fires
    • 1710.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1610.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elton, LA
Most common first names in Elton, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1571.9 years
William1270.1 years
James1072.2 years
Mary1075.4 years
Eva981.2 years
Willie970.8 years
Joseph865.2 years
Edward874.5 years
Marie875.5 years
Jessie774.6 years
Most common last names in Elton, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Guillory3177.4 years
Fuselier2779.2 years
Lafleur2573.5 years
Langley2373.4 years
Buller2380.9 years
Manuel2177.0 years
Fontenot2078.7 years
Bertrand1680.8 years
Miller1480.9 years
Lejeune1475.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elton, LA
  • 51.4%Utility gas
  • 48.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elton, LA
  • 62.7%Electricity
  • 35.7%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Elton compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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