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Broussard, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Broussard had a population of 11,403 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Broussard is located at latitude 30.1471 and longitude -91.9612 in Lafayette Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Broussard encompass a land area of 16.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Lafayette Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 33 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Broussard are located in Lafayette Parish, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and St. Martin Parish.

The City of Broussard (GNIS ID: 2403937) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Broussard is located within Parish Governing Authority District G, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafayette Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Broussard: Broussardville, Cote Gelee.

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Broussard, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,403
Population in Households 11,308
Population in Familes 9,442
Population in Group Qrtrs 95
Population Density2 672
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $64,331
Average Household Income $89,595
Per Capita Income $34,051


Total Housing Units 4,611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,370 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 984 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $197,922
Average Home Value $250,378


Total Households 4,353
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 3,079
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 3.48% 2.23%
Households 3.45% 2.23%
Families 3.45% 2.02%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Broussard, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broussard to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 52 89th
Population Density # 214 55th
Diversity Index # 286 40th
Median Household Income # 31 94th
Per Capita Income # 20 96th

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