Iota, Louisiana

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Population in 2019: 1,433 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 
Males: 624  (43.6%)
Females: 809  (56.4%)
Median resident age:

31.6 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70543.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,069 (it was $24,107 in 2000)
Iota:

$45,069
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,094 (it was $11,916 in 2000)

Iota town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $138,756 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Iota:

$138,756
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $127,539; detached houses: $153,008; mobile homes: $41,637

Median gross rent in 2019: $526.

March 2019 cost of living index in Iota: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.8%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.7% for Black residents, 89.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Iota, LA (2019)
    • 1,52884.1%White alone
    • 1106.1%Hispanic
    • 764.2%Two or more races
    • 693.8%Black alone
    • 160.9%Asian alone
    • 90.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Iota, Louisiana as of March 08, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Iota is 194 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Louisiana average:

3.79
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Ancestries: French (42.0%), French Canadian (8.0%), Irish (5.1%), American (5.0%), Cajun (5.0%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 26 feet

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,129 people per square mile   (low).

Iota, Louisiana map

52 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America).

This town:

2.9%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $284 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $263 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (28.8 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (81.2 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (177.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Egan, LA (2.5 miles ),
Estherwood, LA (3.2 miles ),
Crowley, LA (3.3 miles ),
Mermentau, LA (3.3 miles ),
Jennings, LA (3.5 miles ),
Eunice, LA (3.5 miles ),
Basile, LA (3.5 miles ),
Branch, LA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 30.33 N, Longitude: 92.49 W

Area code: 337

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $30,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $48,300
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $116,100
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $248,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Iota, LA residents
Average permit cost in Iota, LA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.0%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +142 (+11.5%).
Most common industries in Iota, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (12.4%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (20.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.2%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.2%)
  • Health care (22.8%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Iota, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (14.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.4%)

Average climate in Iota, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Iota, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Iota-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Iota town center killed 2 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1952, a category F3 tornado 11.9 miles away from the town center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Iota-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 156.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 158.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 454.9 miles away from Iota center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 165.2 miles away from Iota center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 149.8 miles away from Iota 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 315.2 miles away from Iota 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 Acadia Parish (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iota topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Iota:

  • SOUTHWEST LA DEVELOPMENTAL CEN (224 GREMILLION CIRCLE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Iota:

  • SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA WAR VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JENNINGS, LA)
  • PROFESSIONAL HHS OF SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CROWLEY, LA)
  • COMPASS BEHAVIORAL CENTER OF CROWLEY (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CROWLEY, LA)
  • LA BONNE MAISON NURSING AND REHA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CROWLEY, LA)
  • DCI - CROWLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CROWLEY, LA)
  • CHRISTIAN VILLA (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CROWLEY, LA)
  • SUMMERWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CROWLEY, LA)

Airports and heliports located in Iota:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iota:

  • South Louisiana Community College (about 28 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 28 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 30 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 41 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • McNeese State University (about 45 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 79 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 79 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)

Public high school in Iota:

  • IOTA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 556, Location: 456 SOUTH FIFTH STREET, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Iota:

  • IOTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 638, Location: 470 WEST KENNEDY STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • IOTA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 426 SOUTH FIFTH STREET, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Iota:

  • ST FRANCIS SCHOOL (Students: 189, Location: 490 ST JOSEPH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Iota

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Iota: Acadia Parish Police Jury (A), Acadia Parish Library Iota Branch (B), Iota Police Department (C), Iota Volunteer Fire Department (D), Iota Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Iota include: Saint Joseph Church (A), Saint John Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Acadia Parish Of (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Iota Branch Library).

Birthplace of: Brent Pousson - Football player, Buford Jordan - Football player.

Acadia 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 Iota and their reported violations in the past:

ARC OF ACADIANA (Address: 225 GREMILLION CIRCLE , Population served: 154, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-03-2014 to SEP-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-03-2014 to SEP-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-03-2014 to SEP-22-2014)
  • One other older monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.5%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.6%
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: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Iota (2011 data):

  • The Bank: Iota Branch at 413 St. Joseph Avenue, branch established on 2006/12/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.7 mil, Deposits: $136.2 mil, headquarters in Jennings, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Bancshares, Inc., The
  • Bank of Commerce & Trust Co.: Iota Branch at 207 Duson Avenue, branch established on 1926/09/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $335.6 mil, Deposits: $284.0 mil, headquarters in Crowley, LA, positive income, 5 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Iota:

Marital status in Iota, LA
  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Iota:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Iota, LA (based on Acadia Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic29,70123
Evangelical Protestant6,46041
Black Protestant1,0025
Mainline Protestant9049
Other31
None23,703-
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:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Here:

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Acadia Parish:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Acadia Parish:

30.0%
State:

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

16.6%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Iota:

43.1%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Iota:

30.3
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.9%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.6%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Iota:

36.7%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Iota:

51.7%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.8%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Iota, 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
Police Protection - Officers 4$19,154$57,4621$1,594
Gas Supply 3$8,135$32,5400$0
Financial Administration 1$4,867$58,4040$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,304$39,6480$0
Sewerage 1$4,530$54,3600$0
Water Supply 1$3,118$37,4160$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$288
Totals for Government 11$43,108$47,0272$1,882

Iota government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $131,000 ($91.42)
    Water Utilities: $99,000 ($69.09)
    Sewerage: $75,000 ($52.34)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($19.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($5.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($14.65)

Iota government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $160,000 ($111.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($21.63)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $218,000 ($152.13)
    Gas Utilities: $131,000 ($91.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($12.56)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $231,000 ($161.20)
    Property: $124,000 ($86.53)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000 ($9.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.70)

Iota government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $527,000 ($367.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $513,000 ($357.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000 ($10.47)

Iota government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $235,000 ($163.99)

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
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 Lafayette Parish, LA  1.64% ($42,813 average AGI)
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.83% ($37,835)
from Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.48% ($33,586)


5.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
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 Lafayette Parish, LA  1.81% ($41,747 average AGI)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.81% ($41,161)
to Vermilion Parish, LA  0.46% ($33,663)

Businesses in Iota, LA

  • Lane Furniture: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Iota:

  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSIG (1450 AM; 1 kW; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: ACADIA BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • KEUN (1490 AM; 1 kW; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJEF (1290 AM; 1 kW; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iota:

  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEB-FM (106.7 FM; RAYNE, LA; Owner: BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201FO (88.1 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJJB (105.5 FM; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBON (101.1 FM; MAMOU, LA; Owner: ROSE ANN MARX)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KHLA (92.9 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVEE (107.5 FM; LAKE ARTHUR, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOJO (91.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Iota:

  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • K45DI (Channel 45; MERMENTAU, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLAF-LP (Channel 62; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • KJEF-CA (Channel 13; JENNINGS, ETC., LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Iota fatal accident list:

Dec 20, 2017 03:21 PM, Cr-1200 Saint Jules, Lat: 30.319631, Lon: -92.592950, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Oct 2, 2001 06:50 PM, Sr-91, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 14, 1986 04:00 PM, Howardst, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.8mTotal length
  • $1,387,000Total costs
  • 13,540Total average daily traffic
  • 1,462Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,052Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Iota, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Iota, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Iota)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi Se (Lat: 30.299639 Lon: -92.472361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPKI723,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.512 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/1997, Expiration Date: 03/05/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2001, Certifier: Steven D Jacoby, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Rd Ste 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Fax: (301) 596-1121

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 30.320000 Lon: -92.579722, Call Sign: WPHU845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.840 MHz, 159.945 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2015, Expiration Date: 07/18/2025, Certifier: Wayne T Garber, Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (844) 272-2070, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • David Hebert, Lat: 30.341778 Lon: -92.567972, Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQHV761,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2017, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Certifier: Karen G Mcbride, Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc., 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (844) 272-2070, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 2 Mi Se (Lat: 30.299639 Lon: -92.472333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: KPD734,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2002, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • 2 Miles Se Of (Lat: 30.299722 Lon: -92.471667), Call Sign: KKO352,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.100 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2001, Certifier: John B Branscome, Registrant: Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer & Quinn, 2300 N Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Iota)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$41,4302$63,9601$9,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9604.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Iota, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Iota, LA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 43 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Iota, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.3%), and Structure Fires (36.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Iota, LA
    • 7540.3%Outside Fires
    • 6736.0%Structure Fires
    • 3719.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 73.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Iota, LA
Most common first names in Iota, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph2471.2 years
John1772.1 years
Marie1282.2 years
James1069.3 years
William972.2 years
Mary880.8 years
Albert775.7 years
Ida780.6 years
Raymond668.3 years
Bernice678.3 years
Most common last names in Iota, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller8073.0 years
Lejeune4573.9 years
Leger2676.4 years
Pousson2480.3 years
Cart2172.4 years
Fontenot2063.9 years
Reed1969.9 years
Hebert1873.9 years
Gatte1766.8 years
Roy1677.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Iota, LA
  • 59.0%Electricity
  • 41.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Iota, LA
  • 83.5%Electricity
  • 16.5%Utility gas


Iota compared to Louisiana state average:

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