Grand Isle, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 1,464 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 690  (47.2%)
Females: 774  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

53.7 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70358.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,899 (it was $33,548 in 2000)
Grand Isle:

$37,899
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,221 (it was $18,330 in 2000)

Grand Isle town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $182,928 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Grand Isle:

$182,928
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $195,844; detached houses: $232,698; mobile homes: $98,587

Median gross rent in 2017: $656.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grand Isle: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.0%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Grand Isle, LA (2010)
    • 1,17890.9%White alone
    • 513.9%Hispanic
    • 282.2%American Indian alone
    • 251.9%Two or more races
    • 100.8%Black alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Grand Isle, Louisiana as of August 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grand Isle is 271 to 1.


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Ancestries: French Canadian (47.9%), French (23.9%), German (5.4%), American (4.7%), Italian (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 6.14 square miles.

Population density: 239 people per square mile   (very low).

Grand Isle, Louisiana map

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $487 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $225 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Orleans, LA (51.6 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (325.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Golden Meadow, LA (4.4 miles ),
Galliano, LA (4.8 miles ),
Port Sulphur, LA (5.1 miles ),
Empire, LA (5.2 miles ),
Pointe a la Hache, LA (5.2 miles),
Cut Off, LA (5.3 miles ),
Buras, LA (5.5 miles ),
Buras-Triumph, LA (5.6 miles )

Latitude: 29.23 N, Longitude: 90.01 W

Area code: 985

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $57,200
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $67,300
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2007: 66 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2009: 39 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $222,600
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $264,000
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $212,900
  • 2015: 25 buildings, average cost: $263,000
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $244,700
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $258,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Grand Isle, LA residents
Average permit cost in Grand Isle, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +86 (+5.9%).
Most common industries in Grand Isle, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.5%)
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Grand Isle, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (14.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Religious workers (4.5%)
  • Construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)

Average climate in Grand Isle, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Grand Isle, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Grand Isle-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the Grand Isle town center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1993, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 39 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grand Isle-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 94% 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 97.6 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 292.0 miles away from Grand Isle 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 83.6 miles away from Grand Isle 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 209.8 miles away from Grand Isle center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/27/1992 at 17:02:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 120.2 miles away from Grand Isle 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 Parish (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grand Isle topographic map

Heliports and other landing facilities located in Grand Isle:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Isle:

  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 50 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 50 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 52 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 53 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 56 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Nicholls State University (about 62 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 94 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Public high school in Grand Isle:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grand Isle: Grand Isle Police Department (A), Grand Isle Fire Company 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grand Isle include: First Baptist Church of Grand Isle (A), Our Lady of the Isle Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Grand Isle Cemetery (1), Cheniere Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Grand Isle: Grand Isle State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Grand Isle Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2734 Highway 1) (1), Grand Isle Tourism Information (3240 Highway 1) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Cajun Holiday Motel Inc (2002 Highway 1) (1), Gaspard Elnora (Highway 1) (2), Tropical Motel (3244 Highway 1) (3), Bridge Side Cabins Motel Reservations (2012 Highway 1) (4), Cigar's Cajun Riviera (1119 Highway 1) (5), Breakers Motel (2196 Highway 1) (6), Blue Dolphin Inn & Cottages (2504 Highway 1) (7), Ricky's Motel (2476 Highway 1) (8), Daydream'inn (205 Nacarri Lane) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Jefferson 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:

2.3 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.2%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
7 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010

People in group quarters in Grand Isle in 2000:

  • 7 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 3 people in military ships
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Grand Isle:

Marital status in Grand Isle, LA
  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Grand Isle:

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Louisiana average:

11.7

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

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Religion statistics for Grand Isle, LA (based on Jefferson Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic148,82743
Evangelical Protestant57,266160
Mainline Protestant9,90830
Other9,66623
Black Protestant7,39432
Orthodox3001
None199,191-
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: 107
Jefferson Parish:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Jefferson Parish:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 62
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Here:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 334
This county:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.2%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Parish:

28.3%
Louisiana:

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

14.5%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Grand Isle:

43.5%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grand Isle:

18.5%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Grand Isle:

8.3%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grand Isle:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Grand Isle:

28.9%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Grand Isle:

58.1%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.6%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grand Isle, 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 10$25,663$30,7960$0
Police - Other 7$15,206$26,0673$2,570
Streets and Highways 7$20,695$35,4770$0
Gas Supply 6$11,779$23,5580$0
Financial Administration 6$13,592$27,1840$0
Other Government Administration 3$9,826$39,3040$0
Parks and Recreation 3$13,599$54,3960$0
Welfare 3$5,849$23,3960$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,816$45,7920$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 46$120,025$31,3113$2,570

Grand Isle government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $650,000 ($443.99)
    Gas Utilities: $58,000 ($39.62)
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000 ($13.66)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $650,000 ($443.99)
    Central Staff Services: $648,000 ($442.62)
    Police Protection: $627,000 ($428.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $546,000 ($372.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $439,000 ($299.86)
    Financial Administration: $385,000 ($262.98)
    Gas Utilities: $343,000 ($234.29)
    Health - Other: $236,000 ($161.20)
    General - Other: $72,000 ($49.18)
    Natural Resources - Other: $32,000 ($21.86)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($10.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($25.96)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($21.17)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($11.61)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($6.15)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($3.42)
    Gas Utilities: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,305,000 ($891.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $402,000 ($274.59)

Grand Isle government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $560,000 ($382.51)
    Other: $207,000 ($141.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000 ($52.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $627,000 ($428.28)
    Water Utilities: $542,000 ($370.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $75,000 ($51.23)
    General Revenue - Other: $28,000 ($19.13)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($18.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($6.15)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $224,000 ($153.01)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($4.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $655,000 ($447.40)
    Highways: $331,000 ($226.09)
    General Local Government Support: $60,000 ($40.98)
    Gas Utilities: $58,000 ($39.62)
  • Tax - Property: $497,000 ($339.48)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $445,000 ($303.96)
    Amusements Sales: $364,000 ($248.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $89,000 ($60.79)
    Public Utilities Sales: $81,000 ($55.33)
    Other License: $80,000 ($54.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $25,000 ($17.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($4.10)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000 ($3.42)

Grand Isle government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,299,000 ($5668.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,163,000 ($5575.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $140,000 ($95.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($2.05)

Grand Isle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,266,000 ($2230.87)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $285,000 ($194.67)

6.08% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,755 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,300 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.15%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orleans Parish, LA  2.12% ($44,136 average AGI)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.29% ($46,358)
from St. Charles Parish, LA  0.24% ($49,246)


6.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($259 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orleans Parish, LA  1.84% ($46,291 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.59% ($61,399)
to St. Charles Parish, LA  0.30% ($49,038)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Isle:

  • 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.)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN MEADOW, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • KAGY (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: SPOTLIGHT BROADCASTING OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Isle:

  • KNOU (104.5 FM; EMPIRE, LA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • Grand Isle, Louisiana
  • Fatal accident count20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents43
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents7
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count11553
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16884
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3901
  • Fatalities12943
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29618
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1226
See more detailed statistics of Grand Isle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 427ft / 130mTotal length
  • $1,510,000Total costs
  • 37,600Total average daily traffic
  • 3,789Total average daily truck traffic
  • 64,570Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Grand Isle, LA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE5SNJ, Licensee ID: L01364723, Grant Date: 01/19/2018, Expiration Date: 02/01/2028, Certifier: Lee G Mallahan Jr, Registrant: Lee G Mallahan Jr, Grand Isle, LA 70358

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$160,27035$146,32276$129,94714$52,95437$183,57211$56,188
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$77,2606$116,7101$118,3502$63,2853$172,0504$68,628
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$122,62811$67,32126$171,71417$31,18411$156,01211$73,075
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$115,4752$119,99512$149,0381$57,5304$147,1200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$118,3554$115,2732$31,2300$01$75,610

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0279.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$169,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$186,570
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$195,6100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$119,180

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0279.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grand Isle, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grand Isle, LA - Value

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 fires per year is 19. The highest number of fire incidents - 62 took place in 2011, and the least - 4 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Grand Isle, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (72.3%), and Structure Fires (18.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grand Isle, LA
    • 23272.3%Outside Fires
    • 5818.1%Structure Fires
    • 175.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 144.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grand Isle, LA
Most common first names in Grand Isle, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John668.7 years
Roy565.0 years
Edward465.5 years
Earl467.3 years
Louis457.3 years
George479.8 years
Mildred470.5 years
Robert465.5 years
Florence373.4 years
Albert375.0 years
Most common last names in Grand Isle, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Santiny1773.8 years
Cheramie1673.0 years
Crosby1369.1 years
Bradberry978.4 years
Guidry968.7 years
Terrebonne870.8 years
Adam784.4 years
Chighizola782.1 years
Rigaud669.8 years
Collins672.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grand Isle, LA
  • 55.5%Electricity
  • 39.1%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grand Isle, LA
  • 68.7%Electricity
  • 29.6%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Grand Isle compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Grand Isle on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
  • #74 (70358) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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