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   (County: Evangeline Parish)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ville Platte City, Louisiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 398

5 to 9 years : 231

10 to 14 years : 541

15 to 17 years : 245

18 and 19 years : 78

20 years : 25

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 240

25 to 29 years : 297

30 to 34 years : 183

35 to 39 years : 121

40 to 44 years : 392

45 to 49 years : 278

50 to 54 years : 173

55 to 59 years : 123

60 and 61 years : 78

62 to 64 years : 114

65 and 66 years : 100

67 to 69 years : 91

70 to 74 years : 111

75 to 79 years : 83

80 to 84 years : 44

85 years and over : 52

Female:

Under 5 years : 382

5 to 9 years : 236

10 to 14 years : 193

15 to 17 years : 221

18 and 19 years : 107

20 years : 52

21 years : 83

22 to 24 years : 275

25 to 29 years : 143

30 to 34 years : 239

35 to 39 years : 154

40 to 44 years : 395

45 to 49 years : 167

50 to 54 years : 295

55 to 59 years : 233

60 and 61 years : 101

62 to 64 years : 144

65 and 66 years : 83

67 to 69 years : 43

70 to 74 years : 137

75 to 79 years : 141

80 to 84 years : 178

85 years and over : 160


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 6,625

Multiple ancestry : 705

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 834


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 8,122

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 11

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 12

Not a U.S. citizen : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 780

5 to 17 years : 1,667

18 to 24 years : 864

25 to 34 years : 862

35 to 44 years : 1,062

45 to 54 years : 913

55 to 59 years : 356

60 and 61 years : 179

62 to 64 years : 258

65 to 74 years : 565

75 years and over : 658

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 780

5 to 17 years : 1,550

18 to 24 years : 834

25 to 34 years : 857

35 to 44 years : 1,051

45 to 54 years : 853

55 to 59 years : 335

60 and 61 years : 179

62 to 64 years : 258

65 to 74 years : 541

75 years and over : 649

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 92

18 to 24 years : 30

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 11

45 to 54 years : 60

55 to 59 years : 21

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 9

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 11

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 14

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 5

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,847

Female : 4,040

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 148

Female : 87

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 11

Foreign born:

Male : 7

Female : 24


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 2,678

Born in other state in the United States : 138

Native: born outside the United States : 11

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,324

Now married, except separated : 2,056

Divorced : 448

Separated : 540

Widowed : 655

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 18

Now married, except separated : 81

Divorced : 11

Separated : 30

Widowed : 3

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 5

Divorced : 12

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 5,438

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 42

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 1,290

Speak English less than "very well" : 364

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 194

Speak English less than "very well" : 26

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Ville Platte City, Louisiana

  • Other Groups: 4,412   (62.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 1,038   (14.7%)
  • United States Or American: 599   (8.5%)
  • French Canadian: 448   (6.4%)
  • Irish: 139   (2.0%)
  • English: 133   (1.9%)
  • German: 129   (1.8%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 62   (0.9%)
  • Subsaharan African: 31   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 14   (0.2%)
  • Italian: 14   (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 11   (0.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 10   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Scottish: 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Ville Platte City, Louisiana is 8,164



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Ville Platte City, Louisiana: 4,002
Female Population in Ville Platte City, Louisiana: 4,162


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ville Platte City, Louisiana: 29.3
Median Female Resident Age in Ville Platte City, Louisiana: 39.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ville Platte City, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

54.4

Male

51.8

Female

56.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

27.2

Male

23.8

Female

29.4

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

45.5

Male

6.5

Female

46.0

Asian


Both sexes

34.2

Male

34.3

Female

34.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

59.0

Male

47.5

Female

74.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

32.5

Male

36.5

Female

26.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.0

Male

32.5

Female

45.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

54.3

Male

51.7

Female

56.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Ville Platte City, Louisiana


  • White: 2,827
  • African American: 5,259
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 19
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 24
  • Two or More Races: 35



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Ville Platte City, Louisiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Ville Platte City, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 132   (6.04%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 114   (5.21%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 95   (4.34%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 272   (12.44%)
  • 9th Grade: 153   (7%)
  • 10th Grade: 97   (4.44%)
  • 11th Grade: 98   (4.48%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 136   (6.22%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 574   (26.25%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 59   (2.7%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 107   (4.89%)
  • Associate Degree: 41   (1.87%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 197   (9.01%)
  • Master's Degree: 85   (3.89%)
  • Professional School Degree: 21   (0.96%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.27%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 148   (5.42%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 108   (3.96%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 120   (4.4%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 341   (12.49%)
  • 9th Grade: 208   (7.62%)
  • 10th Grade: 155   (5.68%)
  • 11th Grade: 166   (6.08%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 126   (4.62%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 735   (26.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 67   (2.45%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 159   (5.82%)
  • Associate Degree: 106   (3.88%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 235   (8.61%)
  • Master's Degree: 39   (1.43%)
  • Professional School Degree: 12   (0.44%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.18%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Ville Platte City, Louisiana

  • Evangeline Parish School Board


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1123 Te Mamou Road, Ville Platte, LA 70586, Phone: (337) 363-6651, Students: 6,142 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Ville Platte City, Louisiana

  • Ville Platte High School


    ( Grades: 5-12, Location: 210 West Cotton Street, Ville Platte, LA 70586, Phone: (337) 363-3387, Students: 838 )

  • Bayou Chicot High School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 4576 Us Highway 167 North, Ville Platte, LA 70586, Phone: (337) 461-2687, Students: 776 )

  • Ville Platte Lower Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 708 High School Drive, Ville Platte, LA 70586, Phone: (337) 363-3068, Students: 718 )

  • Vidrine High School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 5094 Vidrine Road, Ville Platte, LA 70586, Phone: (337) 363-4280, Students: 378 )

  • Evangeline Central School


    ( Grades: 8-9, Location: 4587 Vidrine Road, Ville Platte, LA 70586, Phone: (337) 363-1089, Students: 128 )

  • James Stephens Montessori School


    ( Grades: K-KG, Location: 1500 Martin Luther King Drive, Ville Platte, LA 70586, Phone: (337) 363-4745, Students: 71 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Ville Platte City, Louisiana

  • Louisiana Technical College-charles B Coreil Campus


    ( < 2-year, Public, Student Population: 190; Location: 124 Vocational Dr, Ville Platte, LA 70586, Web: http://www.ltc.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Ville Platte City, Louisiana

  • Sacred Heart School (c)


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 532 E Main Street, Ville Platte, LA 70586, Phone: (337) 363-3322, Students: 770 )

  • Christian Heritage Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 607 Prosper Street, Ville Platte, LA 70586, Phone: (337) 363-7690, Students: 154 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Ville Platte City, Louisiana

  • Turkey Creek Branch


    13951 Veteran's Memorial Highway, Ville Platte, LA 70586

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Ville Platte City, Louisiana

  • Evangeline Parish Library


    242 West Main Street, Ville Platte, LA 70586

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Ville Platte City, Louisiana


  • Friends Of The Louisiana State Arboretum


    Po Box 173, Ville Platte, LA 70586

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Ville Platte City, Louisiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Ville Platte City, Louisiana.

Area Features of Ville Platte City, Louisiana


Airport


(1) Buller S Airstrip Historical   (2) Cen-tex Landing Strip   (3) Humana Hospital Ville Platte Heliport   (4) La Petite Airdrome Historical   (5) Sylvesters Airport Historical   (6) Whiteville Airport  

Building


(1) Bel Aire Cove Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Evangeline Parish Agricultural Youth Facility   (3) Evangeline Parish Courthouse   (4) Evangeline Parish Health Unit   (5) Evangeline Parish Library   (6) Evangeline Parish Office   (7) Evangeline Parish Police Jury   (8) Evangeline Parish Sheriff S Office   (9) Faubourg Volunteer Fire Department   (10) Louisiana State Arboretum   (11) Maison De Sante Nursing Home   (12) Maison Jean - Marie Laran Museum   (13) Northside Community Center   (14) Ville Platte City Hall   (15) Ville Platte City Marshal S Office   (16) Ville Platte Fire Department   (17) Ville Platte Police Department   (18) Ville Platte Volunteer Fire Department District 2  

Cemetery


(1) Deville Cemetery   (2) Evangeline Memorial Park   (3) Fontenot Cemetery   (4) Jules Cemetery   (5) Lafleur Cemetery   (6) Old Grand Prairie Cemetery   (7) Saint Johns Memorial Garden   (8) Soileaus Cemetery   (9) Te Mamou Cemetery   (10) Young Cemetery  

Church


(1) Agape Christian Fellowship Church   (2) Antioch Baptist Church   (3) Christ Cathedral Of Praise   (4) Disciples Baptist Church   (5) First Baptist Church   (6) Greater Mount Pleasant Baptist Church   (7) Macedonia Baptist Church   (8) Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church   (9) Mount Pilgrim Church   (10) Mount Triumph Church   (11) New Hope Missionary Baptist Church   (12) New Life Assembly Of God Church   (13) Ninth Baptist Church   (14) Parkview Plaza Church Of Christ   (15) Queen Of All Saints Church   (16) Refuge Temple Church   (17) Sacred Heart Catholic Church   (18) Sacred Heart Chapel   (19) Saint John Baptist Church   (20) Saint Joseph Catholic Church   (21) Saint Matthew Church   (22) Saint Paul Baptist Church   (23) Ville Platte Church Of Christ  

Civil


(1) City Of Ville Platte   (2) Parish Governing Authority District 10   (3) Parish Governing Authority District 11   (4) Parish Governing Authority District 12   (5) Parish Governing Authority District 13   (6) Parish Governing Authority District 8   (7) Parish Governing Authority District 9   (8) Ward One  

Dam


(1) Cazans Lake Dam   (2) Doctor Charles Aswell Lake Dam   (3) Earl Fontenot Junior Pond Dam  

Hospital


(1) Humana Hospital Ville Platte   (2) Mercy Regional Medical Center   (3) Ville Platte Mental Health Clinic  

Locale


(1) Ebnor Spur Historical   (2) Highland Shopping Center   (3) Parkview Shopping Center   (4) Platte Wastewater Treatment Facility   (5) Ville Platte Golf And Country Club   (6) Ward One Industrial Park  

Oilfield


(1) Bayou Grand Louis Gas Field   (2) Ville Platte Oil And Gas Field  

Park


(1) Henry J Vidrine Memorial Park   (2) Southside City Park  

Populated Place


(1) Barbreck   (2) Belair Cove   (3) Faubourg   (4) Frilot Cove   (5) Saint Louis   (6) Tate Cove   (7) Ville Platte  

Post Office


(1) Ville Platte Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Aswell Lake   (2) Fontenots Pond   (3) Indian Lake   (4) Negro Lake  

School


(1) Angie S Lil Folks Day Care And Pre - Education Center   (2) Beech Street Head Start Center School   (3) Country Day Care And Learning Center   (4) James Stephens Elementary School   (5) Louisiana Technical College Coreil Campus   (6) Sacred Heart Elementary School   (7) Sacred Heart High School   (8) Stephens High School   (9) Ville Platte Elementary School   (10) Ville Platte High School   (11) Whiteville School  

Stream


(1) Bayou Chicot   (2) Bayou Grand Louis   (3) Bayou Petite Passe   (4) Choctaw Bayou   (5) Coulee Teal   (6) Mill Creek  

Swamp


(1) Cazan Lake  

Tower


(1) Kvpi-am Ville Platte   (2) Kvpi-fm Ville Platte  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Ville Platte City, Louisiana

70586 (pop. 21,422)


Cities Nearby Ville Platte City, Louisiana

Chataignier Village, LA  (pop. 292) 8.5 Miles
Mamou Town, LA  (pop. 3,409) 9.2 Miles
Pine Prairie Village, LA  (pop. 1,669) 10.7 Miles
Washington Town, LA  (pop. 753) 14.0 Miles
Turkey Creek Village, LA  (pop. 322) 15.3 Miles
Eunice City, LA  (pop. 11,298) 15.9 Miles
Opelousas City, LA  (pop. 22,920) 16.0 Miles
District 14, LA  (pop. 11,538) 18.6 Miles
District 13, LA  (pop. 11,592) 18.9 Miles
Bunkie City, LA  (pop. 4,453) 19.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ville Platte City, Louisiana

337



Elevation in Ville Platte City, Louisiana is 85.0 ft. (26.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Ville Platte City, Louisiana

Lat: 30.689140 N        Long: -92.277534 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Ville Platte City, Louisiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Louisiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Ville Platte City, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 106   (5.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 46   (2.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 46   (2.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 180   (9.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 335   (17.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 302   (16.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 341   (18.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 140   (7.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 60   (3.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 51   (2.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 30   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 20   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 92   (4.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 125   (6.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,986

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 177

In 3-person carpool : 68

In 4-person carpool : 14

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 17

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 94

Other means : 5

Worked at home : 32


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 272

5 to 9 minutes : 553

10 to 14 minutes : 413

15 to 19 minutes : 180

20 to 24 minutes : 97

25 to 29 minutes : 89

30 to 34 minutes : 235

35 to 39 minutes : 111

40 to 44 minutes : 27

45 to 59 minutes : 248

60 to 89 minutes : 50

90 or more minutes : 86


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

With Social Security income : 1,446

No Social Security income : 1,817


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

With retirement income : 574

No retirement income : 2,689


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 382

$10,000 to $14,999 : 160

$15,000 to $19,999 : 284

$20,000 to $24,999 : 69

$25,000 to $29,999 : 213

$30,000 to $34,999 : 117

$35,000 to $39,999 : 78

$40,000 to $44,999 : 172

$45,000 to $49,999 : 55

$50,000 to $59,999 : 111

$60,000 to $74,999 : 146

$75,000 to $99,999 : 62

$100,000 to $124,999 : 73

$125,000 to $149,999 : 35

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $26,835


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Ville Platte City, Louisiana

  • KVPI (1050 AM; 0.25 kW; Ville Platte, LA; Owner: Ville Platte Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KNEK (1190 AM; 0.25 kW; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Kslo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Kslo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KEUN (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Eunice, LA; Owner: Tri-parish Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Ville Platte City, Louisiana

  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; Forest Hill, LA; Owner: Cenla Broadcasting Licensing Company, Llc)
  • KEZP (104.3 FM; Lecompte, LA; Owner: Opus Broadcasting Alexandria Llc)
  • KNEK-FM (104.7 FM; Cankton, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KEUN-FM (105.5 FM; Eunice, LA; Owner: Tri-parish Broadcasting Incorporated)
  • KFXZ-FM (105.9 FM; Grand Coteau, LA; Owner: Pittman Broadcasting Services, Llc)
  • KBEB-FM (106.7 FM; Branch, LA; Owner: Broadcast Partners, Inc.)
  • KOGM (107.1 FM; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Kslo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KOGM (107.1 FM; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Kslo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; Branch, LA; Owner: The University Of Louisiana At Lafayette)
  • KCKR (91.9 FM; Carencro, LA; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • KVPI-FM (92.5 FM; Ville Platte, LA; Owner: Ville Platte Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; Church Point, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; Church Point, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; Forest Hill, LA; Owner: Cenla Broadcasting Licensing Company, Llc)
  • KAPB-FM (97.7 FM; Mansura, LA; Owner: Three Rivers Radio Company)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; Forest Hill, LA; Owner: Cenla Broadcasting Licensing Company, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Ville Platte City, Louisiana

  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; Branch, LA; Owner: Klfy, L.p.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; Church Point, LA; Owner: Comcorp Of Louisiana License Corp.)
  • KBCA (Channel 41; Glenmora, LA; Owner: Wilderness Communications, Llc)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; Forest Hill, LA; Owner: Media General Communications Holdings, Llc)
  • KLWB (Channel 50; Carencro, LA; Owner: Wilderness Communications, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Ville Platte City, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 228  (24.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 131  (14.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 151  (16.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 37  (4.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 155  (16.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 288  (27.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 301  (29.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 293  (28.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (1.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 355 Farms In Ville Platte City, Louisiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Ville Platte City, Louisiana

The Evangeline Bank And Trust Company - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.6m
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 9

Jd Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 21

Whitney Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $19.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 213

Citizen's Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $246.7k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 3

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Ville Platte City, Louisiana

  • Lafayette Regional


    (about 37.6 miles in Lafayette, Louisiana; Airport Code: LFT)

  • England AFB


    (about 46.7 miles in Alexandria, Louisiana; Airport Code: AEX)

  • Alexandria International


    (about 46.9 miles in Alexandria, Louisiana; Airport Code: AEX)

  • Esler Regional


    (about 48.8 miles in Libuse, Louisiana; Airport Code: ESF)

  • Acadiana Reg


    (about 50.8 miles in Cade, Louisiana; Airport Code: ARA)

  • Acadiana Regional


    (about 50.8 miles in Cade, Louisiana; Airport Code: ARA)

  • Polk AAF


    (about 59.6 miles in Fort Polk, Louisiana; Airport Code: POE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ville Platte City, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.99%

Carpooled

10.76%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.83%

Other Means

2.78%

Worked At Home

1.63%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Ville Platte City, Louisiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 953

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 286

Female householder, no husband present : 733

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,237

Householder not living alone : 54


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 287

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 180

All other households : 2,796


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 758

Renter-occupied housing units : 195

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 33

Renter-occupied housing units : 253

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 118

Renter-occupied housing units : 615

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 481

Renter-occupied housing units : 810


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 945

$10,000 to $14,999 : 307

$15,000 to $19,999 : 332

$20,000 to $24,999 : 284

$25,000 to $29,999 : 182

$30,000 to $34,999 : 132

$35,000 to $39,999 : 87

$40,000 to $44,999 : 212

$45,000 to $49,999 : 144

$50,000 to $59,999 : 144

$60,000 to $74,999 : 189

$75,000 to $99,999 : 182

$100,000 to $124,999 : 73

$125,000 to $149,999 : 35

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Total : 3,735


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Occupied : 3,263

Vacant : 472


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 110

Built 1990 to 1999 : 252

Built 1980 to 1989 : 813

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,028

Built 1960 to 1969 : 474

Built 1950 to 1959 : 508

Built 1940 to 1949 : 251

Built 1939 or earlier : 299


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 1,651

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 1,574

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 7

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 31


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 10

$10,000 to $14,999 : 25

$15,000 to $19,999 : 69

$20,000 to $24,999 : 102

$25,000 to $29,999 : 30

$30,000 to $34,999 : 48

$35,000 to $39,999 : 58

$40,000 to $49,999 : 173

$50,000 to $59,999 : 70

$60,000 to $69,999 : 80

$70,000 to $79,999 : 116

$80,000 to $89,999 : 151

$90,000 to $99,999 : 106

$100,000 to $124,999 : 81

$125,000 to $149,999 : 35

$150,000 to $174,999 : 65

$175,000 to $199,999 : 14

$200,000 to $249,999 : 107

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 24

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 26

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 21

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 6

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 478

Housing units without a mortgage : 885


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ville Platte City, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $314,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $79,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $90,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $81,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $75,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $40,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $36,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $166,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Ville Platte City, Louisiana: 61.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Ville Platte City, Louisiana

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 91.67%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 8.33%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Ville Platte City, Louisiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 3 3 $221,800
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $221,800
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 28 28 $3,471,262
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

28 28 $3,471,262
2005        
  Single Family 40 40 $4,590,444
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

40 40 $4,590,444
2006        
  Single Family 74 74 $9,322,345
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $320,000
  Total

75 82 $9,642,345


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Ville Platte City, LA): $12,917
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ville Platte City): $46,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ville Platte City): $267
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ville Platte City, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 64.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.9%
Electricity: 33.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Ville Platte City, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Ville Platte City, Louisiana

Regional Home Care


     Address: 504 Jack Miller Road Suite 8, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/21/2003

United Home Care Services, Llc


     Address: 1535 W Main St, Ste 4, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/1/1992

Intrepid Usa Healthcare Services


     Address: 143 North Fourth Street, Eunice, Louisiana 70535
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/14/1993

Medsource Home Health


     Address: 105 N Main Street Suite 305, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/8/1980

Bunkie Homecare


     Address: 427 Evergreen Hwy, Bunkie, Louisiana 71322
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/20/1984

Hospitals Close To Ville Platte City, Louisiana

Ville Platte Medical Center


     Address: 800 E Main, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Savoy Medical Center


     Address: 801 Poinciana Avenue, Mamou, Louisiana 70554
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Acadian Medical Center


     Address: 3501 Highway 190, Eunice, Louisiana 70535
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Opelousas General Health System


     Address: 539 East Prudhomme Street, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Doctors Hospital Of Opelousas


     Address: 3983 I 49 South Service Road, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Ville Platte City, Louisiana

Heritage Manor Of Ville Platte


     Address: 220 South Thompson Street, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 49%

Savoy Care Center


     Address: 906 Cherry Street, Mamou, Louisiana 70554
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 86
     Percent Occupied: 72%

Prairie Manor Nursing Home


     Address: 1050 Edwin Elliott Drive, Pine Prairie, Louisiana 70576
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 100
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Eunice Manor


     Address: 3859 Highway 190, Eunice, Louisiana 70535
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 130
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Oak Lane Wellness & Rehabilitative Center


     Address: 1400 W Magnolia, Eunice, Louisiana 70535
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ville Platte City, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 52 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ville Platte City, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 1,745
    Disabled Workers: 950
    Widowers Workers: 530
    Spouses Workers: 380
    Children Workers: 640


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Ville Platte City, Louisiana


Charges


Housing & Community Development: $412,000
Sewerage: $819,000
All Other: $12,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $1,045,000
Gas Utilities: $2,933,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Housing & Community Development: $1,396,000
All Other: $170,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $69,000
Highways: $14,000
All Other: $205,000


Current Operations


Financial Administration: $541,000
Fire Protection: $621,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $260,000
Central Staff Services: $140,000
Regular Highways: $623,000
Housing & Community Development: $1,459,000
Parks & Recreation: $260,000
Police Protection: $1,051,000
Sewerage: $350,000
Water Utilities: $599,000
Gas Utilities: $2,470,000


Construction


General Public Buildings: $1,123,000
Regular Highways: $370,000
Housing & Community Development: $369,000
Parks & Recreation: $40,000
Sewerage: $59,000


Other Capital Outlay


Financial Administration: $3,000
Fire Protection: $21,000
Regular Highways: $17,000
Housing & Community Development: $2,000
Parks & Recreation: $7,000
Police Protection: $146,000


General


Interest On Debt: $279,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $33,000


Gas Utilities


Interest On Debt: $109,000


Tax


Property: $732,000
Total General Sales: $2,414,000
Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $23,000
Public Utilities: $463,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $368,000
Other License: $12,000


Miscellaneous


Property Sale Other: $4,000
Interest Earnings: $73,000
Fines & Forfeits: $73,000
Rents: $99,000
General Revenue, Nec: $182,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $1,632,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $686,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $4,580,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $2,254,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $985,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $8,735,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,720,000


(updated 2006)



Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 41.18%
  • Bush & Cheney 56.86%
  • Other 1.96%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Ville Platte City, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to Evangeline Parish, LA

5.66 % of Evangeline Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $26,531

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Evangeline Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • St Landry Parish , LA 1.03 % ($21,558 AGI )
  • Orleans Parish , LA 0.47 % ($23,979 AGI )
  • Lafayette Parish , LA 0.41 % ($32,452 AGI )

Relocation away from Evangeline Parish, LA

5.18 % of Evangeline Parish tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $26,877

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Evangeline Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • St Landry Parish , LA 1.23 % ($27,379 AGI )
  • Lafayette Parish , LA 0.66 % ($26,791 AGI )
  • Calcasieu Parish , LA 0.39 % ($18,923 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Louisiana

Low Bracket: $12,500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $25,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Louisiana

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Ville Platte City, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.























Hurricanes And Storms In Ville Platte City, Louisiana

  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 60 Knots
  • Tropical Depression: BERYL - August 1988 - Wind Speed: 30 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Ville Platte City, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Louisiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,591 6,921 7,502 7,937 9,592 7,823 8,346 10,614 8,271 15,960


(updated 2014)



Jails in Ville Platte City, Louisiana


  • Evangeline Parish Jail


    Courthouse, 200 Court Street, Ville Platte, LA 70586
    Capacity: 72
    Confined: 72
    Avg. Population: 66
    Year Built: 1979
    Year Renovated: 1989

  • Ville Platte Jail


    100 Block Of S. Coriel, Ville Platte, LA 70586
    Confined: 5


(updated 2006)



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