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Bourg, Louisiana - Basic Facts

Bourg is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Bourg Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Terrebonne Parish at latitude 29.5535 and longitude -90.6023. Terrebonne Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Bourg Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bourg: Little Pass Des Ilettes.

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Bourg, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,712
Population in Households 2,712
Population in Familes 2,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 480
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 951
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 781
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 975 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 834 (85.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $140,942
Average Home Value $151,109


Median Household Income $68,467
Average Household Income $83,524
Per Capita Income $29,193
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.19% 0.94%
Households 1.57% 1.11%
Families 2.0% 0.98%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.


Bourg, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bourg to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 168 65th
Population Density1 # 275 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 414 13th
Median Household Income # 19 96th
Per Capita Income # 38 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.