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The City of Broussard had a population of 12,036 as of July 1, 2021.
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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Broussard: Broussardville, Cote Gelee.
|Total Population||12,036 (100%)|
|Population in Households||11,942 (99.2%)|
|Population in Families||9,927 (82.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||94 ( 0.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$75,871|
|Average Household Income||$94,720|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$35,629|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,922 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,613 (73.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||988 (20.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||322 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$228,465|
|Average Home Value||$271,989|
|Housing Affordability Index3||212|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.58%|
|Per Capita Income||2.19%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.97%|
The table below compares Broussard 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.
|Total Population||# 48||90th|
|Population Density||# 208||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 31||94th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 277||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 38||92nd|
|Diversity Index||# 284||40th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.