New Roads, Louisiana

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Population in 2019: 4,480 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 2,332  (52.1%)
Females: 2,148  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70760.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,813 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
New Roads:

$35,813
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,719 (it was $14,840 in 2000)

New Roads city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $138,651 (it was $67,800 in 2000)
New Roads:

$138,651
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $192,981; detached houses: $193,971; townhouses or other attached units: $196,951

Median gross rent in 2019: $738.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Roads: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 28.1%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.5% for Black residents)

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  • Races in New Roads, LA (2019)
    • 2,81461.8%Black alone
    • 1,67836.8%White alone
    • 310.7%Asian alone
    • 170.4%Two or more races
    • 140.3%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in New Roads, Louisiana as of February 08, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Roads is 264 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
Louisiana average:

3.80
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Ancestries: American (9.2%), French (9.2%), French Canadian (2.5%), Italian (1.6%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 32 feet

Land area: 4.55 square miles.

Population density: 985 people per square mile   (low).

New Roads, Louisiana map

30 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $523 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $293 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (24.2 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (244.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Ventress, LA (1.4 miles ),
St. Francisville, LA (2.7 miles ),
Morganza, LA (3.1 miles ),
Livonia, LA (3.4 miles ),
Erwinville, LA (3.4 miles ),
Fordoche, LA (3.5 miles ),
Maringouin, LA (3.9 miles ),
Jackson, LA (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 30.70 N, Longitude: 91.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,072 (+23.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 647 (38.0%)

Area code: 225

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $75,900
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $75,900
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $222,100
Number of permits per 10,000 New Roads, LA residents
Average permit cost in New Roads, LA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.5%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Historical population in New Roads, LA
Historical housing units in New Roads, LA
Most common industries in New Roads, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Utilities (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.4%)
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in New Roads, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)

Average climate in New Roads, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Roads, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.204. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.204
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.572. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.572
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

New Roads-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/15/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the New Roads city center killed one person and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/29/1972, a category F3 tornado 12.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Roads-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 192.9 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 424.2 miles away from New Roads 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 249.0 miles away from New Roads center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 195.5 miles away from New Roads center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 256.8 miles away from New Roads 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 308.6 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 Pointe Coupee Parish (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Roads topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in New Roads:

  • POINT COUPEE HOSPICE (350 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • POINTE COUPEE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 2202 FALSE RIVER DRIVE)
  • LAKEVIEW MANOR NURSING HOME (400 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • LAKEVIEW MANOR NURSING HOME INC (400 HOSPITAL RD P O DRAWER 320)
  • POINTE COUPEE HEALTHCARE (1820 FALSE RIVER ROAD)
  • FMCNA - NEW ROADS (107 FAIRFIELD AVE)
  • POINTE COUPEE HOMEBOUND HEALTH (350 HOSPITAL ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in New Roads:

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Operable nuclear power plant near New Roads:

  • 8 miles: River Bend in St. Francisville, LA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Roads:

  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 18 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; Full-time enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 19 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 25 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 49 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 50 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 50 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 60 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Private high schools in New Roads:

  • FALSE RIVER ACADEMY (Students: 547, Location: 201 MAJOR PKWY, Grades: PK-12)
  • CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL OF POINTE COUPEE (Students: 315, Location: 504 4TH ST W, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in New Roads:

Private elementary/middle school in New Roads:

  • CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY OF POINTE COUPEE (Students: 380, Location: 304 NAPOLEON ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in New Roads

Library in New Roads:

  • POINTE COUPEE PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,187,457; Location: 201 CLAIBORNE STREET; 196,607 books; 3,045 e-books; 6,735 audio materials; 11,627 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 392 print serial subscriptions; 30 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in New Roads: Majors (A), Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office - Civil (B), Pointe Coupee Parish Office (C), Point Coupee Parish Main Office (D), Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury (E), Point Coupee Parish Health Unit (F), New Roads Police Department (G), Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office (H), Lakeview Manor Nursing Home (I), Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office (J), Pointe Coupee Parish Library (K), Scott Civic Center (L), Pointe Coupee Parish Courthouse (M), Pointe Coupee Health Care Center (N), New Roads Fire Department (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Acadian Village Shopping Center (1), New Roads Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Roads include: Jerusalem Full Gospel Church (A), Holy Church of God (B), Greater Saint Peter Baptist Church (C), Disciples of Christ Worship Center (D), First Baptist Church (E), New Roads Charismatic Hall (F), New Roads Methodist Church (G), Saint Marys Catholic Church (H), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in New Roads: False River Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Pointe Coupee Historical Society (Museums; 500 West Main Street), Pointe Coupee Museum (8348 False River Road), False River Connection (124 Richey Street), Pointe Coupee Fire District Number 5 (211 West Main Street), Pointe Coupee Parish Tourist Commission (160 East Main Street), Chapel of PT Coupee (Tours & Charters; 10364 Pointe Coupee Road), False River Regional Airport (Tours & Charters; 8662 Airport Spur).

Hotels: Morel's Inn (221 West Main Street), Neal's Cypress Inn (675 Hospital Road), Point Breeze Motel & Kitchenette Apartments (2111 False River Drive).

Court: Pointe Coupee Parish - Clerk Of Ct Court House (Court House).

Birthplace of: DeLesseps Story Morrison - Politician, Nauman Scott - Louisiana lawyer and federal judge, Clark Gaudin - Politician, Don Cazayoux - Politician, Jacob Haight Morrison - Non-fiction writer.

Pointe Coupee 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 New Roads and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF NEW ROADS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 8,817, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FALSE RIVER WATER COMPANY (Address: 105 Gisele Street , Population served: 4,014, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-26-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-03-2013 to NOV-15-2013), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.5%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
224 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in New Roads (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Hospital Road Branch, New Roads Rdt Branch, New Roads Main Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • State Bank & Trust Company: New Roads Branch at 2600 False River Drive, branch established on 2005/05/02. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $921.1 mil, Deposits: $738.4 mil, headquarters in Greenwood, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank & Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Peoples Bank and Trust Company of Pointe Coupee Parish: Peoples Bank And Trust Company Of Po at 805 Hospital Road, branch established on 1980/03/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $165.8 mil, Deposits: $134.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancshares Of Pointe Coupee Parish, Inc.
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company: Guaranty Bank And Trust Company at 175 New Roads Street, branch established on 1957/06/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $130.1 mil, Deposits: $113.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Great Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.
  • Cottonport Bank: New Roads Branch at 420 Hospital Road, branch established on 1998/06/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $336.7 mil, Deposits: $298.0 mil, headquarters in Cottonport, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Mansura Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in New Roads:

Marital status in New Roads, LA
  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 34.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

For population 25 years and over in New Roads:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Louisiana average:

11.7

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

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Religion statistics for New Roads, LA (based on Pointe Coupee Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,8085
Evangelical Protestant1,58010
Black Protestant6113
Mainline Protestant5078
Other11
None9,295-
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: 18
Here:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Pointe Coupee Parish:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Pointe Coupee Parish:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

12.8%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.7%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pointe Coupee Parish:

11.3%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Louisiana:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
New Roads:

44.8%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
New Roads:

29.9
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
New Roads:

20.2%
Louisiana:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.0%
Louisiana:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
New Roads:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
New Roads:

37.2%
Louisiana:

34.5%

General health condition:
Here:

52.9%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
New Roads:

79.8%
State:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Roads, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$62,982$44,4583$863
Solid Waste Management 11$24,834$27,0920$0
Electric Power 5$19,084$45,8020$0
Other Government Administration 5$17,149$41,1585$5,915
Financial Administration 4$14,379$43,1370$0
Other and Unallocable 4$13,721$41,1635$8,307
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$11,614$46,4561$332
Water Supply 2$5,045$30,2700$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,321$39,8520$0
Police - Other 1$4,358$52,2961$340
Parks and Recreation 1$2,651$31,8120$0
Totals for Government 54$179,138$39,80815$15,757

New Roads government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $840,000 ($187.50)
    Regular Highways: $219,000 ($48.88)
    Electric Utilities: $159,000 ($35.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $128,000 ($28.57)
    Water Utilities: $92,000 ($20.54)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($10.49)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,608,000 ($805.36)
    Police Protection: $1,358,000 ($303.13)
    Central Staff Services: $1,180,000 ($263.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $930,000 ($207.59)
    Gas Utilities: $822,000 ($183.48)
    Financial Administration: $787,000 ($175.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $626,000 ($139.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $623,000 ($139.06)
    Water Utilities: $419,000 ($93.53)
    Regular Highways: $291,000 ($64.96)
    Sewerage: $214,000 ($47.77)
    General - Other: $127,000 ($28.35)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $55,000 ($12.28)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $254,000 ($56.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $35,000 ($7.81)
    Electric Utilities: $4,000 ($0.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.67)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.67)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,363,000 ($304.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($2.23)

New Roads government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $470,000 ($104.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000 ($93.75)
    Other: $382,000 ($85.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $322,000 ($71.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $163,000 ($36.38)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($1.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $493,000 ($110.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,171,000 ($261.38)
    Fines and Forfeits: $38,000 ($8.48)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($6.92)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,476,000 ($999.11)
    Gas Utilities: $1,234,000 ($275.45)
    Water Utilities: $581,000 ($129.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $309,000 ($68.97)
    General Local Government Support: $165,000 ($36.83)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,510,000 ($337.05)
    Property: $294,000 ($65.63)
    Other License: $257,000 ($57.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $13,000 ($2.90)

New Roads government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,732,000 ($1279.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,402,000 ($1205.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $330,000 ($73.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,315,000 ($293.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,193,000 ($266.29)

4.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
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  1.56% ($42,880 average AGI)
to West Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.75% ($54,300)
Businesses in New Roads, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1RadioShack1
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Strongest AM radio stations in New Roads:

  • KCLF (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: NEW WORLD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: VICTORY & POWER MINISTRIES,INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Roads:

  • WNXX (104.5 FM; JACKSON, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KQXL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNH (107.3 FM; BAKER, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING CO. OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • WQCK (92.7 FM; CLINTON, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPAE (91.5 FM; ERWINVILLE, LA; Owner: PORT ALLEN EDUC B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WBRH (90.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • K220EU (91.9 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRVE (96.1 FM; BRUSLY, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around New Roads:

  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WBXH-CA (Channel 46; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • KBTR-CA (Channel 65; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPBN-LP (Channel 11; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PELICAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • K07WE (Channel 7; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K13VE (Channel 13; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
New Roads fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of New Roads fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 951ft / 290mTotal length
  • 26,860Total average daily traffic
  • 3,506Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,902Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Roads)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in New Roads, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Roads)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in New Roads)

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 fire incidents per year is 25. The highest number of fires - 58 took place in 2011, and the least - 3 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in New Roads, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.7%), and Outside Fires (27.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Roads, LA
    • 21851.7%Structure Fires
    • 11727.7%Outside Fires
    • 6114.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 266.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Roads, LA
Most common first names in New Roads, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph9771.8 years
Mary7275.3 years
John5573.9 years
James4169.1 years
George3478.3 years
Marie2682.7 years
Willie2370.2 years
Albert2274.8 years
William2273.4 years
Lawrence2177.2 years
Most common last names in New Roads, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jarreau6575.5 years
Johnson5872.5 years
Langlois4178.9 years
David4078.9 years
Davis3574.6 years
Smith3574.0 years
Jackson3377.9 years
Martin3371.5 years
Guidroz2879.4 years
Jones2774.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Roads, LA
  • 62.5%Utility gas
  • 36.8%Electricity
  • 0.7%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Roads, LA
  • 59.8%Electricity
  • 40.2%Utility gas


New Roads compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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