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Population (year 2000): 12,988. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,403 (-4.5% change)
Males: 5,887 (45.3%), Females: 7,101 (54.7%)

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Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $20,418 (year 2000)
Median house value: $39,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Bastrop:

  • Black (64.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (34.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (11.3%), Irish (3.9%), English (3.1%), German (2.6%), French (1.0%).

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Elevation: 126 feet

Land area: 8.4 square miles

Bastrop,

For population 25 years and over in Bastrop

  • High school or higher: 64.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bastrop city

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,027 (-7.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: LA Monroe, (22.3 miles pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: LA Shreveport, (129.3 miles pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (316.6 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (6.8 miles Collinston, Rouge, LA (8.3 miles Mer LA (11.5 miles Sterlington, Oak Ridge, LA (14.4 miles) , LA (15.6 miles Swartz, LA (19.3 miles Bonita, LA Monroe, (22.3 miles LA (23.7 miles Rayville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $38,600
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $52,300
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $42,200
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $25,600
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $63,800

Latitude: 32.78 N, Longitude: 91.91 W

Area code: 318


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.1%), Manufacturing (21.7%), Retail trade (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,944 (+15.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,263 (54.6%)

Average climate in Bastrop, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bastrop,

Bastrop-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Bastrop city center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.1 miles away from the city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Brian Jones - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Aug 23, 1981), Marcus Watson - College basketball player (Grambling Tigers).


Hospitals/medical centers in Bastrop:
  • BASTROP REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (323 WEST WALNUT STREET)
  • MOREHOUSE GENERAL HOSPITAL (323 W WALNUT)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Bastrop:
  • STERLINGTON REHAB HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; STERLINGTON, LA)
  • NORTH MONROE CENTER (about 19 miles; MONROE, LA)
  • SUMMIT HOSPITAL OF N LA AT W MONR,THE (about 19 miles; MONROE, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bastrop:
  • MONROE REGIONAL (about 21 miles; MONROE, LA; ID: MLU)
  • MID DELTA RGNL (about 80 miles; GREENVILLE, MS; ID: GLH)
  • HARDY-ANDERS FIELD NATCHEZ-ADAMS COUNTY (about 92 miles; NATCHEZ, MS; ID: HEZ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bastrop:
  • MOREHOUSE MEMORIAL (about 4 miles; BASTROP, LA; ID: 2F8)
  • JOHN H HOOKS JR MEMORIAL (about 23 miles; RAYVILLE, LA; ID: M79)
  • Z M JACK STELL FIELD (about 27 miles; CROSSETT, AR; ID: CRT)

Colleges/Universities in Bastrop:
  • LOUISIANA TECHNICAL COLLEGE-BASTROP CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 188; Location: 729 KAMMELL ST; Public; Website: www.delta.tec.la.us/bastrop/)
  • BASTROP BEAUTY SCHOOL INC (FT enrollment: 37; Location: 117 S VINE ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bastrop:
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE (about 21 miles; MONROE, LA; Full-time enrollment: 8,116)
  • LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; RUSTON, LA; FT enrollment: 9,013)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO (about 57 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,048)
  • GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; GRAMBLING, LA; FT enrollment: 4,299)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 95 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR; FT enrollment: 2,646)
  • DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 96 miles; CLEVELAND, MS; FT enrollment: 3,288)
Public high school in Bastrop:
  • BASTROP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 925; Location: 402 HIGHLAND AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Bastrop:
  • PRAIRIE VIEW ACADEMY (Students: 463; Location: 9942 EDWIN STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MT ZION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: 14413 OLD BONITA ROAD; Grades: 1 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Bastrop:
  • MOREHOUSE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 497; Location: 1001 WEST MADISON AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • EAST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 115 MCCREIGHT STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SOUTH SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 500 SOUTH VINE STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MOREHOUSE MAGNET SCHOOL (Students: 408; Location: 909 LARCHE LANE; Grades: 01 - 08)
  • CHERRY RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 330; Location: 6281 CHERRY RIDGE ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • HENRY V. ADAMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 804 KAMMELL STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • PINE GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 295; Location: 7261 PINE GROVE LOOP; Grades: PK - 06)
  • OAK HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 630 COLLINSTON ROAD; Grades: PK - 02)
  • BEEKMAN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 15190 A M BAKER ROAD; Grades: PK - 08)
  • CARVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 1510 ELM STREET; Grades: 03 - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Bastrop:
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: 217 HARRINGTON; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Bastrop:
  • MOREHOUSE PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $392,057; Location: 524 EAST MADISON STREET; 62,228 books; 882 audio materials; 793 video materials; 196 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Bastrop: Morehouse Country Club (A), Snyder Memorial Museum (B), Morehouse Parish Courthouse (C), Bastrop Municipal Center (D), Bastrop Public Library (E), Bastrop City Hall (F).

Shopping Center: Washington Square Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Bastrop include: Highland Baptist Church (A), Second Missionary Baptist Church (B), Mount Olive United Methodist Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First Church of God (F), Cherry Ridge Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H).

Parks in Bastrop include: Ralph George Park (1), A P Carter Park (2), Dotson Park (3), East Madison Park (4), Emilea Park (5), Forrest Park (6), G P Griffin Park (7), Welch Street Playground (8), Gladney Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Bastrop compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Bastrop:
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KLIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bastrop:
  • KJMG (97.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA,)
  • KTRY-FM (94.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: JAMIE PATRICK BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • K202DD (88.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KRVV (100.1 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, INC)
  • KXUL (91.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KAXV (91.9 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLIP (105.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KURC-LP (95.7 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: THE UPPER ROOM CHURCH MINISTRIES)
  • KYFL (89.5 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KAGH-FM (104.9 FM; CROSSETT, AR; Owner: ASHLEY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bastrop:
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • K59GI (Channel 59; MONROE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KMCT-TV (Channel 39; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KWMS-LP (Channel 17; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: SONRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMNO-LP (Channel 22; MONROE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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