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Bridge City, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Bridge City Census Designated Place had a population of 7,800 as of July 1, 2019. Bridge City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Bridge City is located at latitude 29.9333 and longitude -90.1701 in Jefferson Parish. The formal boundaries for the Bridge City Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.18 sq. miles and a water area of 1.07 sq. miles. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Bridge City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402715) 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 Bridge City Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Parish.


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Bridge City, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bridge City, LA Housing Affordability Index is 180
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Bridge City, LA Wealth Index is 41
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 7,800
Population in Households 7,673
Population in Familes 6,285
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density 1,866
Diversity Index1 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,960
Average Household Income $48,452
Per Capita Income $17,517
Wealth Index3 41

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,664 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,124 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 426 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $100,371
Housing Affordability Index2 180
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,789
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 1,920
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.13% -0.02%
Households 0.28% 0.05%
Families -0.03% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Bridge City, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridge City to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 80 83rd
Population Density # 63 87th
Diversity Index # 15 97th
Median Household Income # 324 32nd
Per Capita Income # 372 22nd

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