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Population (year 2000): 7,215
Males: 3,528 (48.9%), Females: 3,687 (51.1%)

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Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $53,780 (year 2000)
Median house value: $137,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Prien:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.4%)
  • Black (6.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: French (23.1%), German (12.3%), French Canadian (11.4%), United States (11.3%), English (8.5%), Irish (8.4%).

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Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 6.9 square miles

Prien,

For population 25 years and over in Prien

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prien CDP

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

2.2% Foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.3% Africa, 0.3% Asia).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charles, LA Lake (5.0 miles pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (147.5 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (148.1 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Charles, LA Lake (5.0 miles LA (5.3 miles Westlake, LA (7.5 miles Carlyss, LA (7.6 miles Sulphur, Bluff, LA (10.5 miles Moss LA Hackberry, (15.6 miles LA (18.0 miles Iowa, LA (21.6 miles Vinton,

Latitude: 30.17 N, Longitude: 93.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 337


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.4%), Manufacturing (18.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,773 (-38.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 114 (3.4%)

Average climate in Prien, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Prien-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/12/1971, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Prien city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1973, a category 3 tornado 8.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Prien:
  • W O MOSS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA)
  • WOMEN AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA)
  • CHRISTUS ST PATRICK HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prien:
  • LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL (about 6 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: LCH)
  • CHENNAULT INTL (about 10 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: CWF)
  • SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL (about 55 miles; BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, TX; ID: BPT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prien:
  • SOUTHLAND FIELD (about 8 miles; SULPHUR, LA; ID: L75)
  • DE QUINCY INDUSTRIAL AIRPARK (about 23 miles; DE QUINCY, LA; ID: 5R8)
  • WELSH (about 32 miles; WELSH, LA; ID: 6R1)

Amtrak station near Prien:
  • 6 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 Prien:
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,460)
  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 60 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; FT enrollment: 8,888)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE (about 85 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; FT enrollment: 13,673)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 110 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; FT enrollment: 7,710)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 120 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; FT enrollment: 3,099)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 131 miles; LUFKIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,773)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 134 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,735)
 

Prien compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Prien:
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAOK (1400 AM; 1 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCAST SERVICES,LLC.)
  • KXZZ (1580 AM; 1 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KEZM (1310 AM; 1 kW; SULPHUR, LA)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prien:
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKGB (101.3 FM; SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215AO (90.9 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KHLA (92.9 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZWA (104.9 FM; MOSS BLUFF, LA; Owner: B & C BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVEE (107.5 FM; LAKE ARTHUR, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOJO (91.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • W252AQ (98.3 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KQLK (97.9 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Prien:
  • KFAM-LP (Channel 58; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K51EC (Channel 51; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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