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Breaux Bridge, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Breaux Bridge had a population of 8,655 as of July 1, 2016. Breaux Bridge ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Breaux Bridge is located at latitude 30.2831 and longitude -91.9059 in St. Martin Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Breaux Bridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. St. Martin Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Breaux Bridge (GNIS ID: 2403915) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Breaux Bridge is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Martin Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Breaux Bridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Breaux Bridge: Breaux, La Pointe, Pont Breaux.

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Breaux Bridge, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,655
Population in Households 8,361
Population in Familes 6,921
Population in Group Qrtrs 294
Population Density1 1,122
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 3,073
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 2,091
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,911 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,162 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 308 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $112,195
Average Home Value $148,562


Median Household Income $38,496
Average Household Income $53,051
Per Capita Income $20,326
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.99% 0.9%
Households 0.93% 0.89%
Families 0.51% 0.73%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Breaux Bridge, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Breaux Bridge to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 70 85th
Population Density1 # 131 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 82 83rd
Median Household Income # 246 48th
Per Capita Income # 281 41st

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