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Population (year 2000): 13,365. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,964 (-3.0% change)
Males: 6,049 (45.3%), Females: 7,316 (54.7%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $19,261 (year 2000)
Median house value: $44,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Bogalusa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (56.7%)
  • Black (41.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (15.5%), Irish (7.2%), English (5.3%), German (4.0%), French (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).Louisiana

Elevation: 101 feet

Land area: 9.5 square miles

Bogalusa,

For population 25 years and over in Bogalusa

  • High school or higher: 65.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bogalusa city

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -964 (-6.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orleans, LA New (57.4 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (385.7 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (8.2 miles Varnado, LA Sun, (9.4 miles LA (13.2 miles Angie, LA Franklinton, (20.2 miles MS Picayune, (21.5 miles MS Poplarville, (23.0 miles Springs, LA Abita (24.1 miles LA Folsom, (24.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 10 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $55,200
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $76,000

Latitude: 30.78 N, Longitude: 89.86 W

Area code: 985


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.8%), Manufacturing (14.6%), Retail trade (11.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,743 (+13.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,236 (57.2%)


 

Crime in Bogalusa by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 2 0 1 2 1
    per 100,000 15.0 15.0 0.0 7.5 15.0 7.5
Rapes 14 14 16 7 7 8
    per 100,000 104.8 104.8 119.7 52.4 52.4 59.9
Robberies 31 24 23 36 39 23
    per 100,000 231.9 179.6 172.1 269.4 291.8 172.1
Assaults 131 167 135 110 96 91
    per 100,000 980.2 1249.5 1010.1 823.0 718.3 680.9
Burglaries 277 243 318 308 317 306
    per 100,000 2072.6 1818.2 2379.3 2304.5 2371.9 2289.6
Thefts 768 649 662 629 619 559
    per 100,000 5746.4 4856.0 4953.2 4706.3 4631.5 4182.6
Auto thefts 50 49 54 61 44 72
    per 100,000 374.1 366.6 404.0 456.4 329.2 538.7
727.3 711.5 698.5 659.9 644.7 589.9

Average climate in Bogalusa, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bogalusa,

Bogalusa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Bogalusa city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/10/1971, a category 3 tornado 35.5 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Kenderick Allen - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Sep 14, 1978), Ronald Fields - 2005 NFL player (San Francisco 49ers, born: Sep 13, 1981).


Hospitals/medical centers in Bogalusa:
  • BOGALUSA COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (433 PLAZA)
  • BOGALUSA COMMUNITY REHAB HOSPITAL (433 PLAZA)
  • WASHINGTON ST TAMMANY REG MED CENTER (400 MEMPHIS STREET)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bogalusa:
  • STENNIS INTL (about 41 miles; BAY ST LOUIS, MS; ID: HSA)
  • LAKEFRONT (about 53 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • HATTIESBURG-LAUREL REGIONAL (about 60 miles; HATTIESBURG/LAUREL, MS; ID: PIB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bogalusa:
  • GEORGE R CARR MEMORIAL AIR FLD (about 2 miles; BOGALUSA, LA; ID: BXA)
  • FRANKLINTON (about 17 miles; FRANKLINTON, LA; ID: 2R7)
  • POPLARVILLE-PEARL RIVER COUNTY (about 26 miles; POPLARVILLE, MS; ID: M13)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 21 $34,852 $19,915 0 $0
Other Government Administration 8 $7,786 $11,679 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $6,428 $12,856 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 40 $72,710 $21,813 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $12,030 $18,045 11 $1,231
Firefighters 37 $68,894 $22,344 0 $0
Correction 9 $12,412 $16,549 0 $0
Streets and Highways 0 $0   38 $27,096
Water Transport and Terminals 9 $7,710 $10,280 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 0 $0   1 $369
Sewerage 8 $8,748 $13,122 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   1 $291
Water Supply 2 $2,206 $13,236 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 11 $19,020 $20,749 0 $0
Totals for Government 159 $252,796 $19,078 51 $28,987
College/University in Bogalusa:
  • LOUISIANA TECHNICAL COLLEGE-SULLIVIAN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 506; Location: 1710 SULLIVAN DR; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bogalusa:
  • PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; POPLARVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; HAMMOND, LA; FT enrollment: 12,549)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI (about 48 miles; HATTIESBURG, MS; FT enrollment: 12,541)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 54 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
  • MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; PERKINSTON, MS; FT enrollment: 6,329)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 54 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,217)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
Public high schools in Bogalusa:
  • BOGALUSA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 783; Location: 100 M.J. ISRAEL DRIVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • LONG AVENUE SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 1100 LONG AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Bogalusa:
  • BENS FORD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 59253 MT PLEASANT RD 2; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bogalusa:
  • BOGALUSA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 458; Location: 1403 NORTH AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • PLEASANT HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 373; Location: 725 AVENUE C; Grades: 03 - 04)
  • TERRACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 298; Location: 510 DERBIGNEY STREET; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • BYRD AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 1600 BYRD AVENUE; Grades: KG - KG)
  • SUPERIOR AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 226; Location: 625 SUPERIOR AVENUE; Grades: 01 - 01)
  • NORTHSIDE SCHOOL (Students: 216; Location: 517 MISSISSIPPI AVENUE; Grades: 02 - 02)
  • COLUMBIA STREET SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 1010 COLUMBIA STREET; Grades: 03 - 06)
  • DENHAMTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 1101 AVENUE M; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle school in Bogalusa:
  • ANNUNCIATION CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 264; Location: 511 AVENUE C; Grades: PK - 8)

Notable locations in Bogalusa: Bogalusa City Hall (A), Bogalusa Public Library (B), Rest Haven Nursing Home (C).

Churches in Bogalusa include: Superior Avenue Baptist Church (A), Annunciation Catholic Church (B), Antioch Holiness Church of Christ (C), Memorial Baptist Church (D), Metropolitan Baptist Church (E), Monroe Street Baptist Church (F), Shiloh Faithway Missionary Baptist Church (G), Bethlehem Baptist Church (H).

Cemetery: Ponemah Cemetery (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Adams Creek (A), Ice Water Branch (B).

Parks in Bogalusa include: Lake Vista Nature Preserve (1), Lumberjack Stadium (2), Avenue B Baseball Park (3), Cassidy Park (4), Goodyear Park (5).

Post office: (A).  


Bogalusa compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Bogalusa:
  • WIKC (1490 AM; 1 kW; BOGALUSA, LA; Owner: TIMBERLANDS BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WBOX (920 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BOGALUSA, LA; Owner: BEST COUNTRY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Bogalusa:
  • WBOX-FM (92.9 FM; VARNADO, LA; Owner: BEST COUNTRY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKSY (106.1 FM; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WJSH (104.7 FM; FOLSOM, LA; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOPR (94.7 FM; LACOMBE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUUU (98.9 FM; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
TV broadcast stations around Bogalusa:
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

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