Brownsfield, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brownsfield, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Brownfields Census Designated Place had a population of 5,451 as of July 1, 2017. 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 30.5434 and longitude -91.1241 in East Baton Rouge Parish. The formal boundaries for the Brownfields Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brownsfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brownsfield: Brownfields.

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Brownsfield, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,451
Daytime Population: Workers 764
Daytime Population: Residents 2,819
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,583
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 5,445
Population in Familes 4,563
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,317
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $56,742
Average Household Income $66,226
Per Capita Income $24,776


Total Housing Units 2,184 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,503 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 506 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $151,858
Average Home Value $172,272


Total Households 2,009
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 1,394
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% 0.18%
Households 0.1% 0.17%
Families -0.36% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

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, 2017 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 # 104 78th
Population Density # 102 79th
Diversity Index # 270 43rd
Median Household Income # 63 87th
Per Capita Income # 141 70th

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