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People

Total Population 1,852
Male Share of the Population 56.2%
Female Share of the Population 43.8%
Senior Citizens 9.6%
Employed Population 16+ 527
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 41.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,333
% Above Poverty Level 61.6%
% Below Poverty Level 38.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.9%
Median Gross Rent $574
Median House Value $55,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 55.2%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 2.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Basile Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles NW of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 155 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Evangeline
Standard Zip Codes 70515
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.485
Longitude -92.595

Basile Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EUNICE
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 74 to 94 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 59.9 inches
Station JENNINGS
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 59 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Station CROWLEY 2 NE
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 60 F
Apr Temp 57 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 81 F
Annual Precip 60.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elton 1,278 $40,398
Eunice 10,252 $38,378
Iota 1,707 $48,750
Kinder 2,870 $42,017
Mamou 3,209 $26,295
Oberlin 1,969 $47,083

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Basile High Schools

BASILE HIGH SCHOOL
2835 SECOND STREET
337-432-5012
A Title I School.
Serves 451 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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