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Basile is in Evangeline Parish.

The community was named for Basile Fontenot, settler.

The latitude of Basile is 30.485N. The longitude is -92.595W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,660.


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Median household income
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$18,922
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Basile demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.

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3% of Basile residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Basile ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Basile was $10,568, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of Basile residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Basile, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $198.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $529.


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Evangeline Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Basile political report.

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The average commute time for Basile workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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