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Lake Providence is in East Carroll Parish.
It is the parish seat.
The community was named in gratitude by boatmen who had escaped pirates and dangerous currents
The latitude of Lake Providence is 32.804N. The longitude is -91.17W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 105 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,751.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lake Providence demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the East Carroll Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 71254 ZIP code.
2% of Lake Providence residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Providence ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Providence was $8,447, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Lake Providence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lake Providence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $146. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $531.
Libraries in Lake Providence include East Carroll Parish Library ... View libraries
East Carroll Parish supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Providence political report.
The average commute time for Lake Providence workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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