Oberlin, Louisiana

Population 2,191

Oberlin is located in Allen Parish, LA. The population is 2,191, making Oberlin the 3rd largest city in Allen Parish.

There are 2 public schools in Oberlin with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Oberlin is moderate , and there are 10 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Oberlin is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Oberlin property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Oberlin include Kinder, Elton and Basile.

Oberlin Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 24.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 9.3%

Crime Rate

42.75% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 251
  • Violent Crimes: 419
  • Robbery: 126
  • Burglary: 503
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

62.47% Higher than national avg.
  • 10 offenders in Oberlin
  • 45.64 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

18 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 18


Very High 7.5%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 7.1%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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2 Public Schools view public schools

There are 2 K-12 public schools in Oberlin, LA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Oberlin's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.
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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Oberlin, LA

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Property Report Overview

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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Oberlin, LA issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Oberlin, LA issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $542
  • 1 Bedroom: $546
  • 2 Bedrooms: $710
  • 3 Bedrooms: $988
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,064

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Environmental Hazards

18 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1554/1594)
    Oberlin, LA has 97.49% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Oberlin, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.75 Average
    Oberlin, LA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 51.83°
  • February 53.53°
  • March 60.38°
  • April 68.55°
  • May 75.3°
  • June 82.78°
  • July 83.45°
  • August 86°
  • September 78.93°
  • October 68.17°
  • November 59.07°
  • December 52.23°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Oberlin, LA

Oberlin, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Oberlin, LA has no risk of hurricanes.
Oberlin, LA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Oberlin, LA has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Oberlin, LA: $33,333


Unemployment in Oberlin is 7.5%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 7.1% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 61.85%
White Collar - 38.15%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

City Representatives

  • John Fleming

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

7 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Oberlin, LA

1 Library view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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