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The City of Breaux Bridge had a population of 8,374 as of July 1, 2021. Breaux Bridge ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Breaux Bridge is located at latitude 30.2735 and longitude -91.8993 in St. Martin Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Breaux Bridge encompass a land area of 7.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. St. Martin Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Breaux Bridge 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 Breaux Bridge is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Martin Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Breaux Bridge: Breaux, La Pointe, Pont Breaux.

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Breaux Bridge, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 8,374 (100%)
Population in Households 8,080 (96.5%)
Population in Families 6,645 (79.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 294 ( 3.5%)
Population Density 1,085
Diversity Index2 56


Median Household Income $44,980
Average Household Income $69,341
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $25,288
Wealth Index5 61


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,348 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,971 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,020 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 357 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $163,827
Average Home Value $226,802
Housing Affordability Index3 170


Total Households 2,991
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 2,019
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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.25% 0.42%
Households 0.27% 0.46%
Families -0.03% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
Owner Occupied HU   0.91%

Breaux Bridge, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Breaux Bridge to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 72 85th
Population Density # 132 72nd
Median Household Income # 212 55th
Housing Affordability Index # 140 30th
Per Capita Income # 189 60th
Diversity Index # 89 81st

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