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Bourg, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Bourg Census Designated Place had a population of 2,722 as of July 1, 2015. Bourg ranks in the lower 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 Bourg is located at latitude 29.5636 and longitude -90.615 in Terrebonne Parish. The formal boundaries for the Bourg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Terrebonne Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Bourg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583530) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bourg Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Terrebonne Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bourg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bourg: Little Pass Des Ilettes.

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Bourg, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,722
Population in Households 2,721
Population in Familes 2,439
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 482
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 953
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 783
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 834 (85.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $145,295
Average Home Value $156,766


Median Household Income $75,926
Average Household Income $83,407
Per Capita Income $29,108
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 0.93%
Households 1.31% 1.03%
Families 1.66% 0.9%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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, 2015 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 # 276 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 415 12th
Median Household Income # 15 97th
Per Capita Income # 46 90th

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