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Berwick, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Berwick had a population of 4,928 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Berwick is located at latitude 29.7005 and longitude -91.2352 in St. Mary Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Berwick (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. St. Mary Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Town of Berwick (GNIS ID: 2405251) 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 Town of Berwick is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Mary Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Berwick population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Berwick: Berwick City.

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Berwick, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,928
Daytime Population: Workers 1,070
Daytime Population: Residents 3,143
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,213
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 4,918
Population in Familes 4,075
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 836
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $42,332
Average Household Income $63,586
Per Capita Income $23,969


Total Housing Units 2,033 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,192 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 662 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $148,148
Average Home Value $179,523


Total Households 1,854
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 1,310
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.05% -0.32%
Households 0.02% -0.3%
Families -0.21% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Berwick, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berwick to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 113 76th
Population Density # 181 62nd
Diversity Index # 304 36th
Median Household Income # 201 58th
Per Capita Income # 163 66th

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