Broussard, LA 70518 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70518: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Broussard, LA 70518

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,326
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,712
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 247
  • Parish: Lafayette Parish Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.139, Longitude -91.957
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 70518 has segments in 3 Parishes (Iberia Parish, Lafayette Parish, St. Martin Parish).

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Broussard, LA 70518 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,354
Population in Households 15,207
Population in Familes 12,751
Population in Group Qrtrs 147
Population Density1 421
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 5,737
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 4,103
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,313 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,424 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 294 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $186,875
Average Home Value $243,438


Median Household Income $62,789
Average Household Income $88,698
Per Capita Income $33,477
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.86% 2.06%
Households 2.83% 2.09%
Families 2.56% 1.91%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Broussard, LA 70518 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70518 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 # 116 77th
Population Density1 # 115 77th
Diversity Index2 # 290 42nd
Median Household Income # 28 95th
Per Capita Income # 31 94th

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