Patterson, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 5,982 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.6%
Males: 3,049  (51.0%)
Females: 2,933  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70392.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,124 (it was $23,725 in 2000)
Patterson:

$45,124
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,595 (it was $12,038 in 2000)

Patterson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,810 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Patterson:

$106,810
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $158,777; detached houses: $183,144; mobile homes: $43,698

Median gross rent in 2017: $821.

March 2019 cost of living index in Patterson: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.1%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.2% for Black residents, 42.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.0% for other race residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Patterson, LA (2017)
    • 3,09450.8%White alone
    • 2,33238.3%Black alone
    • 3696.1%Two or more races
    • 2173.6%Hispanic
    • 420.7%Asian alone
    • 380.6%Other race alone
    • 150.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Patterson, Louisiana as of July 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Patterson is 198 to 1.


Crime rates in Patterson by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(16.4)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(83.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(278.7)
9
(148.1)
1
(16.4)
8
(131.0)
1
(16.4)
32
(528.7)
21
(352.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(16.4)
6
(98.7)
6
(98.2)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(117.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(377.1)
88
(1,448)
61
(998.2)
77
(1,261)
99
(1,622)
165
(2,726)
147
(2,465)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.8)
2
(32.8)
1
(16.5)
3
(50.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)109.7130.063.285.370.8216.1206.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.19
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: French (17.5%), American (16.4%), Italian (2.7%), French Canadian (2.0%), German (1.6%), English (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 2.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,428 people per square mile   (low).

Patterson, Louisiana map

150 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

2.5%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $471 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $278 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (53.9 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (244.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Bayou Vista, LA (1.5 miles ),
Berwick, LA (2.2 miles ),
Morgan City, LA (2.6 miles ),
Siracusaville, LA (3.1 miles ),
Amelia, LA (3.5 miles ),
Franklin, LA (3.7 miles ),
Bayou L'Ourse, LA (3.9 miles ),
Baldwin, LA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 29.69 N, Longitude: 91.31 W

Area code: 985

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $41,300
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $46,100
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 2007: 56 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2015: 25 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2016: 30 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Patterson, LA residents
Average permit cost in Patterson, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Patterson, LA
Historical housing units in Patterson, LA
Most common industries in Patterson, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (16.4%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (13.9%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Patterson, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.5%)

Average climate in Patterson, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Patterson, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 79.3. This is about average.

City:

79.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Patterson-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Patterson city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/25/1969, a category F3 tornado 30.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Patterson-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% 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 145.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 371.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.2 miles away from Patterson 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 260.2 miles away from Patterson center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 141.0 miles away from Patterson 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 350.6 miles away from Patterson 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 St. Mary Parish (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Patterson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Patterson:

  • MARIE STREET COMMUNITY HOME (517 MARIE STREET)
  • PATTERSON HEALTHCARE CENTER (910 LIA ST)
  • QC II NURSING CARE CENTER OF PATTERSON (910 LIA)

Airports located in Patterson:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Patterson:

  • Nicholls State University (about 32 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 54 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 56 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 58 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 58 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 58 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 60 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)

Public high school in Patterson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Patterson:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Patterson: Patterson City Hall (A), Patterson Police Department (B), Saint Mary Parish Library Patterson Branch (C), Patterson City Fire Meeting Room (D), Patterson Volunteer Fire Department (E), Patterson Healthcare Center (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Place Norman Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Patterson include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Good Hope Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Church of God of Prophecy (D), Deep Waters Ministries (E), Bethlehem Church of God in Christ (F), Bethel Pentecostal Fellowship Church (G), Zion Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Word of Life Family Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau (118 Main Street), Cajun Jacks Swamp Tours (Tours & Charters; 118 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Ike Hilliard - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Apr 5, 1976), Joseph Wenger - Deputy Director of the NSA and Navy admiral, Jehu V. Chase - Admiral.

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

2.6 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.0%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
23 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Patterson (2011 data):

  • Patterson State Bank: at 1130 Highway 90 West, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $208.3 mil, Deposits: $181.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Patterson Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Patterson:

Marital status in Patterson, LA
  • Never married: 45.0%
  • Now married: 36.9%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in Patterson:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Louisiana average:

11.7

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

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Religion statistics for Patterson, LA (based on St. Mary Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic17,83418
Evangelical Protestant7,76238
Black Protestant2,12310
Mainline Protestant1,92615
Other3435
None24,662-
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
St. Mary Parish:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
St. Mary Parish:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
St. Mary Parish:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
St. Mary Parish:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

12.3%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Mary Parish:

33.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.9%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Patterson:

12.0%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Patterson:

36.0%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Patterson:

53.2%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.0%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Patterson, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$18,726$18,7262$439
Financial Administration 9$9,724$12,9654$2,048
Streets and Highways 8$11,550$17,3252$1,386
Police - Other 7$8,244$14,1330$0
Water Supply 7$14,809$25,3870$0
Other Government Administration 6$2,038$4,0760$0
Correction 5$5,233$12,5591$322
Gas Supply 4$10,476$31,4280$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,706$20,4720$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,047$36,5640$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$340
Totals for Government 60$85,553$17,11110$4,535

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $185,000 ($30.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $117,000 ($19.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($2.84)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,821,000 ($304.41)
    Gas Utilities: $958,000 ($160.15)
    Water Utilities: $830,000 ($138.75)
    Regular Highways: $687,000 ($114.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $576,000 ($96.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $531,000 ($88.77)
    Sewerage: $455,000 ($76.06)
    General - Other: $319,000 ($53.33)
    Central Staff Services: $301,000 ($50.32)
    Financial Administration: $150,000 ($25.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $112,000 ($18.72)
    Health - Other: $65,000 ($10.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $59,000 ($9.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($3.18)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($1.34)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($1.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($7.19)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($3.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $172,000 ($28.75)
    Regular Highways: $108,000 ($18.05)
    General - Other: $57,000 ($9.53)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($7.86)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($7.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000 ($3.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($3.68)
    Gas Utilities: $17,000 ($2.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,829,000 ($305.75)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $467,000 ($78.07)
    Sewerage: $405,000 ($67.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $270,000 ($45.14)
    Other: $200,000 ($33.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $386,000 ($64.53)
    Other: $25,000 ($4.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $49,000 ($8.19)
    General Local Government Support: $34,000 ($5.68)
    Highways: $7,000 ($1.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $453,000 ($75.73)
    General Revenue - Other: $116,000 ($19.39)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $825,000 ($137.91)
    Gas Utilities: $714,000 ($119.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $107,000 ($17.89)
    General Local Government Support: $97,000 ($16.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000 ($5.52)
    Highways: $6,000 ($1.00)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,211,000 ($369.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $457,000 ($76.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $223,000 ($37.28)
    Property: $203,000 ($33.94)
    Other: $23,000 ($3.84)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000 ($1.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $666,000 ($111.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $543,000 ($90.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,000 ($20.56)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,793,000 ($1804.25)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $976,000 ($163.16)

4.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
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 Iberia Parish, LA  0.70% ($33,023 average AGI)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.44% ($41,963)
from Terrebonne Parish, LA  0.42% ($31,620)


5.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,459 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
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 Iberia Parish, LA  1.05% ($43,313 average AGI)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.53% ($38,327)
to Terrebonne Parish, LA  0.34% ($38,409)
Businesses in Patterson, LA
NameCountNameCount
Church's Chicken1SAS Shoes1
MasterBrand Cabinets1SONIC Drive-In1
Pizza Hut1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Patterson:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KMRC (1430 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: SPOTLIGHT BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Patterson:

  • KQKI-FM (95.3 FM; BAYOU VISTA, LA; Owner: TECHE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBZE (105.9 FM; BERWICK, LA; Owner: HUBCAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KFMV (105.5 FM; FRANKLIN, LA; Owner: FM RADIO, L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Patterson:

  • KJUN-CA (Channel 7; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KWBJ-LP (Channel 39; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: PRICE MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Patterson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Patterson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 315ft / 96.1mTotal length
  • $1,366,000Total costs
  • 111,900Total average daily traffic
  • 20,199Total average daily truck traffic
  • 215,934Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Patterson, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 101960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Patterson, LA

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 16. The highest number of fires - 32 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Patterson, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.4%), and Outside Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Patterson, LA
    • 11542.4%Structure Fires
    • 8431.0%Outside Fires
    • 4717.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 259.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Patterson, LA
Most common first names in Patterson, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3476.6 years
Joseph3071.1 years
John2477.6 years
James2369.4 years
William1870.1 years
Willie1773.9 years
Charles1665.9 years
Robert1471.4 years
Albert1471.1 years
George1469.1 years
Most common last names in Patterson, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2270.7 years
Johnson2072.2 years
Broussard1873.8 years
Smith1773.6 years
Lipari1781.3 years
Jones1568.1 years
Thomas1469.9 years
Washington1368.3 years
Brown1368.2 years
Triggs1279.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Patterson, LA
  • 82.5%Electricity
  • 17.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Patterson, LA
  • 87.2%Electricity
  • 12.1%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Patterson compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Patterson on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes) (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 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+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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