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Breaux Bridge, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Breaux Bridge had a population of 8,641 as of July 1, 2019. 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 (GNIS ID: 2403915) 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Breaux Bridge, LA Housing Affordability Index is 138
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

Breaux Bridge, LA Wealth Index is 55
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 8,641
Population in Households 8,347
Population in Familes 6,888
Population in Group Qrtrs 294
Population Density 1,120
Diversity Index1 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,770
Average Household Income $59,876
Per Capita Income $21,918
Wealth Index3 55

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,087 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,026 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $157,507
Housing Affordability Index2 138
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,113
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 2,104
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 0.65% 0.49%
Households 0.77% 0.59%
Families 0.41% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

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, 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 # 70 85th
Population Density # 128 73rd
Diversity Index # 81 83rd
Median Household Income # 257 46th
Per Capita Income # 239 50th

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