Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70517: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

Acceptable Alternative
Butte Larose, LA 70517
Henderson, LA 70517

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 666
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,007
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 225
  • Parish: St. Martin Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.279, Longitude -91.898
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70517 has segments in 2 Parishes (Lafayette, Saint Martin).

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Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,248
Population in Households 28,843
Population in Familes 24,110
Population in Group Qrtrs 405
Population Density1 108
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 10,562
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 7,477
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,077 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,959 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,603 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,515 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $95,153
Average Home Value $133,431


Median Household Income $42,786
Average Household Income $58,959
Per Capita Income $21,791
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 1.0%
Households 0.89% 0.91%
Families 0.64% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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 70517 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70517 to the other 501 ZIP Codes 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 # 43 92nd
Population Density1 # 205 59th
Diversity Index2 # 165 67th
Median Household Income # 212 58th
Per Capita Income # 261 48th

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