Oakdale, Louisiana

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Population in 2022: 6,520 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.9%
 
Males: 4,092  (62.8%)
Females: 2,428  (37.2%)
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Louisiana median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 71463.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $44,303 (it was $22,826 in 2000)
Oakdale:

$44,303
LA:

$55,416

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $20,880 (it was $10,288 in 2000)

Oakdale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $112,143 (it was $45,500 in 2000)
Oakdale:

$112,143
LA:

$209,200

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $107,234; detached houses: $116,246; townhouses or other attached units: $73,907; mobile homes: $80,965

Median gross rent in 2022: $775.

March 2022 cost of living index in Oakdale: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 25.6%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oakdale, LA (2022)
    • 3,44351.9%White alone
    • 1,80627.2%Black alone
    • 1,11916.9%Hispanic
    • 1352.0%Two or more races
    • 891.3%American Indian alone
    • 360.5%Asian alone

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According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Oakdale, Louisiana as of May 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oakdale is 235 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 14 (14 officers - 7 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Louisiana average:

3.44
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Ancestries: French (10.1%), Irish (7.2%), American (4.2%), English (2.5%), Lebanese (1.8%), Syrian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,285 people per square mile   (low).

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1,044 residents are foreign born (13.8% Latin America).

This city:

15.8%
Louisiana:

4.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Oakdale city:

0.4% ($199)
Louisiana:

0.3% ($199)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lake Charles, LA (52.7 miles , pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (93.8 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (178.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Elizabeth, LA (3.0 miles ),
Glenmora, LA (3.5 miles ),
McNary, LA (3.6 miles ),
Pine Prairie, LA (3.8 miles ),
Oberlin, LA (3.8 miles ),
Turkey Creek, LA (3.9 miles ),
Reddell, LA (4.1 miles ),
Forest Hill, LA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 30.81 N, Longitude: 92.66 W

Area code: 318

Distribution of median household income in Oakdale, LA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Oakdale, LA in 2022
Oakdale satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2021: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2020: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $42,200
  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $47,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Oakdale, LA residents
Average permit cost in Oakdale, LA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.3%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Oakdale, LA
Historical housing units in Oakdale, LA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,297 (+19.0%).
Most common industries in Oakdale, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.9%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (15.1%)
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.7%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Wood products (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (14.5%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Oakdale, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.8%)
  • Cashiers (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)

Average climate in Oakdale, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

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

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Oakdale city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakdale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 33% 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 126.9 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 129.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 136.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2012 at 15:15:38, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 4.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from Oakdale 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 320.3 miles away from Oakdale 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 Allen Parish (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakdale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Oakdale:

  • OAKDALE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 130 N HOSPITAL DR)
  • CYPRESS HOME HEALTH (807 E 7TH AVE SUITE 3)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE 2000- OAKDALE (211 N 16TH STREET)
  • TRI-PARISH COMMUNITY HOMECARE, (134 N 10TH STREET)
  • ALLEN OAKS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (909 EAST 6TH AVENUE)

Airports located in Oakdale:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakdale:

  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 51 miles; Lake Charles, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • McNeese State University (about 55 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 55 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 55 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 57 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 70 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 89 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Oakdale:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oakdale: Oakdale Water Treatment Plant (A), Leatherwood Museums (B), Allen Parish Library Oakdale Branch (C), Allen Oaks Nursing Home (D), Oakdale Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Dixie Dandy Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Oakdale include: Mount Olive Baptist Church (A), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (B), Rising Star Baptist Church (C), New Hope in Christ Ministries (D), Israelite Baptist Church (E), Goodwill Baptist Church (F), First United Pentecostal Church (G), Greater Hayes Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Oakwood Inn (657 Highway 165 North).

Courts: United States Government - Immigration & Naturalization Service- Court (1010 East Whatley Road), Oakdale City - Clerk Of Court- City Judge (333 East 6th Avenue).

Birthplace of: R. C. Slocum - College football coach, Joe N. Ballard - Lieutenant General in the Army, Curtis Buckley - Football player.

Allen 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 Oakdale and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF OAKDALE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 6,453, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-11-2013)
ALLEN PARISH WW DISTRICT NO 1 (Population served: 1,314, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-20-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.3%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Oakdale in 2010:

  • 2,430 people in federal prisons
  • 69 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Oakdale in 2000:

  • 2,346 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 65 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Oakdale (2011 data):

  • First Federal Bank of Louisiana: First Fs & La Of Allen Parish Branch at 222 South 10th St, branch established on 1962/10/02. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $749.5 mil, Deposits: $588.2 mil, headquarters in Lake Charles, LA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • Iberiabank: Oakdale Branch at 300 East 7th Street, branch established on 1998/09/21. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Sabine State Bank and Trust Company: Oakdale Branch at 401 East Fifth Avenue, branch established on 1992/03/31. Info updated 2006/09/14: Bank assets: $683.7 mil, Deposits: $592.9 mil, headquarters in Many, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Sabine Bancshares, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: Oakdale Branch at 115 North 11th Street, branch established on 1934/10/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Oakdale:

Marital status in Oakdale, LA
  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 38.9%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Oakdale:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Louisiana average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Oakdale
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oakdale, LA (based on Allen Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,74940
Catholic4,6504
Black Protestant5766
Mainline Protestant3456
Other1832
None13,261-
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: 3
Allen Parish:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Allen Parish:

31.2%
State:

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

9.7%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oakdale:

48.2%
Louisiana:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Oakdale:

29.1
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.5%
Louisiana:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oakdale:

10.8%
Louisiana:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oakdale:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oakdale:

31.1%
State:

34.5%

General health condition:
Here:

55.9%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Oakdale:

81.1%
State:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oakdale, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$40,927$32,7428$16,701
Housing and Community Development (Local) 7$21,245$36,4200$0
Judicial and Legal 5$9,929$23,8300$0
Other Government Administration 4$10,264$30,7928$7,802
Firefighters 4$13,591$40,7732$2,951
Streets and Highways 2$5,341$32,0468$14,153
Sewerage 2$5,697$34,1820$0
Financial Administration 2$12,500$75,0001$631
Fire - Other 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Water Supply 1$3,720$44,6405$8,648
Parks and Recreation 1$3,925$47,1001$1,201
Police - Other 1$4,131$49,5720$0
Totals for Government 45$133,041$35,47833$52,087

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $913,000 ($140.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $287,000 ($44.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,214,000 ($186.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,084,000 ($166.26)
    Financial Administration: $593,000 ($90.95)
    Regular Highways: $588,000 ($90.18)
    Sewerage: $413,000 ($63.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $300,000 ($46.01)
    Water Utilities: $272,000 ($41.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $200,000 ($30.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $197,000 ($30.21)
    Central Staff Services: $130,000 ($19.94)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($1.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $225,000 ($34.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $403,000 ($61.81)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($6.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $38,000 ($5.83)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($1.07)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,479,000 ($226.84)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $894,000 ($137.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $274,000 ($42.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $764,000 ($117.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $435,000 ($66.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $57,000 ($8.74)
    Rents: $40,000 ($6.13)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($0.92)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $590,000 ($90.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($4.91)
    Highways: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,300,000 ($199.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $312,000 ($47.85)
    Property: $223,000 ($34.20)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $196,000 ($30.06)
    Motor Vehicle License: $20,000 ($3.07)
    Other License: $15,000 ($2.30)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $12,000 ($1.84)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,628,000 ($863.19)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,427,000 ($832.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000 ($30.83)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $486,000 ($74.54)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $136,000 ($20.86)
Businesses in Oakdale, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakdale:

  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakdale:

  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KYLC (90.3 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJJB (105.5 FM; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KBAN (91.1 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Oakdale:

  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K60GE (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KLAF-LP (Channel 62; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
Oakdale fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Oakdale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 289ft / 88.1mTotal length
  • $665,000Total costs
  • 95,936Total average daily traffic
  • 14,801Total average daily truck traffic
  • 93,539Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oakdale, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oakdale, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oakdale)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 145 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Oakdale, LA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oakdale)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Oakdale)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 80. The highest number of reported fires - 148 took place in 2002, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Oakdale, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.7%), and Structure Fires (40.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oakdale, LA
    • 62445.7%Outside Fires
    • 55240.4%Structure Fires
    • 15011.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 402.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakdale, LA
Most common first names in Oakdale, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7771.2 years
Mary7079.2 years
James6073.6 years
William5473.7 years
Robert4970.9 years
Willie4574.0 years
Joseph3271.6 years
George3174.7 years
Charles2872.7 years
Annie2682.4 years
Most common last names in Oakdale, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson16575.5 years
Willis6969.6 years
Strother5972.0 years
Fontenot5275.8 years
Jones4874.0 years
Smith4571.8 years
Doyle4467.5 years
Perkins3971.0 years
Williams3576.6 years
Welch3172.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oakdale, LA
  • 71.6%Utility gas
  • 27.9%Electricity
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oakdale, LA
  • 62.1%Electricity
  • 34.8%Utility gas
  • 3.1%No fuel used


Oakdale compared to Louisiana state average:

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

Oakdale on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
There are 13 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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