Brownsfield, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Brownsfield, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Brownfields Census Designated Place had a population of 5,224 as of July 1, 2020. Brownsfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brownsfield is located at latitude 30.5466 and longitude -91.1207 in East Baton Rouge Parish. The formal boundaries for the Brownfields Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. East Baton Rouge Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Brownfields Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402722) 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 Brownfields Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of East Baton Rouge Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brownsfield: Brownfields.


Brownsfield, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 5,224 (100%)
Population in Households 5,218 (99.9%)
Population in Families 4,373 (83.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 1,261
Diversity Index2 42


Median Household Income $53,634
Average Household Income $69,677
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $25,785
Wealth Index5 70


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,493 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 423 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $151,310
Average Home Value $175,318
Housing Affordability Index3 216


Total Households 1,916
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,327
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.32% -0.24%
Households -0.39% -0.3%
Families -0.73% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.3%


Brownsfield, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brownsfield to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 107 78th
Population Density # 110 77th
Median Household Income # 106 78th
Housing Affordability Index # 263 55th
Per Capita Income # 146 69th
Diversity Index # 288 40th

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