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Population (year 2000): 10,535
Males: 5,158 (49.0%), Females: 5,377 (51.0%)

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Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $47,319 (year 2000)
Median house value: $109,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Moss Bluff:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.0%)
  • Black (5.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (20.7%), French (15.5%), Irish (10.8%), English (9.1%), German (8.6%), French Canadian (6.6%).

New! Bluff, Louisiana forum

Elevation: 24 feet

Land area: 15.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Moss Bluff

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moss Bluff CDP

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

0.9% Foreign born



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charles, LA Lake (6.6 miles pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (142.2 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (154.4 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (5.7 miles Westlake, Charles, LA Lake (6.6 miles LA (10.5 miles Prien, LA (12.1 miles Sulphur, LA (14.0 miles Iowa, LA (14.2 miles Carlyss, LA (18.2 miles Reeves, LA DeQuincy, (18.6 miles

Latitude: 30.31 N, Longitude: 93.20 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.5%), Manufacturing (15.6%), Construction (10.7%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,121 (-29.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 620 (12.8%)

Average climate in Moss Bluff, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Moss Bluff-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/12/1971, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Moss Bluff city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1973, a category 3 tornado 4.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Paul Thomas - College football player (McNeese State Cowboys).


Hospitals/medical centers near Moss Bluff:
  • CHRISTUS ST PATRICK HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA)
  • DUBUIS HOSPITAL OF LAKE CHARLES (about 6 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA)
  • EXTENDED CARE OF SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (about 6 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Moss Bluff:
  • CHENNAULT INTL (about 10 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: CWF)
  • LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL (about 14 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: LCH)
  • POLK AAF (about 50 miles; FORT POLK, LA; ID: POE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Moss Bluff:
  • SOUTHLAND FIELD (about 18 miles; SULPHUR, LA; ID: L75)
  • DE QUINCY INDUSTRIAL AIRPARK (about 20 miles; DE QUINCY, LA; ID: 5R8)
  • WELSH (about 28 miles; WELSH, LA; ID: 6R1)

Amtrak station near Moss Bluff:
  • 5 miles: LAKE CHARLES (433 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moss Bluff:
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,460)
  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 67 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; FT enrollment: 8,888)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE (about 81 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; FT enrollment: 13,673)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 100 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; FT enrollment: 7,710)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 127 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; FT enrollment: 3,099)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 129 miles; LUFKIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,773)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 137 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; FT enrollment: 10,217)

Notable location: Perkins Ferry (A).

Churches in Moss Bluff include: First Baptist Church of Moss Bluff (A), Williams Chapel (B).

Cemeteries: Ritchie Cemetery (1), West Fork Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Moss Gully (A), Indian Bayou (B).


Moss Bluff compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Moss Bluff:
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXZZ (1580 AM; 1 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAOK (1400 AM; 1 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCAST SERVICES,LLC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEZM (1310 AM; 1 kW; SULPHUR, LA)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moss Bluff:
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKGB (101.3 FM; SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHLA (92.9 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVEE (107.5 FM; LAKE ARTHUR, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQLK (97.9 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC)
  • KOJO (91.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KZWA (104.9 FM; MOSS BLUFF, LA; Owner: B & C BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KYLC (90.3 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K215AO (90.9 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KBAN (91.1 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W252AQ (98.3 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Moss Bluff:
  • K51EC (Channel 51; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KFAM-LP (Channel 58; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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