Bourg, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 2,579.
Males: 1,380  (53.5%)
Females: 1,199  (46.5%)
Median resident age:

32.4 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70343.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,857
Bourg:

$42,857
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,426

Bourg CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $151,100
Bourg:

$151,100
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $165,383; detached houses: $178,433; mobile homes: $56,104

Median gross rent in 2017: $645.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bourg: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.2%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Bourg, LA (2017)
    • 2,32980.9%White alone
    • 30310.5%Black alone
    • 1013.5%American Indian alone
    • 511.8%Two or more races
    • 351.2%Hispanic
    • 270.9%Asian alone

Races in Bourg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Bourg, Louisiana as of November 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bourg is 663 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: French (41.3%), English (14.1%), French Canadian (4.9%), German (2.2%), Cajun (2.0%), Norwegian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 7 feet

42 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.5%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $404 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (38.0 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (43.7 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (287.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Presquille, LA (1.7 miles ),
Montegut, LA (2.5 miles ),
Bayou Blue, LA (2.6 miles ),
Lockport, LA (2.7 miles ),
Houma, LA (2.7 miles ),
Chauvin, LA (2.7 miles ),
Lockport Heights, LA (2.7 miles ),
Mathews, LA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 29.55 N, Longitude: 90.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 985

Distribution of median household income in Bourg, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bourg, LA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.0. This is better than average.

City:

55.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.18. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.18
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bourg-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Bourg place center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bourg-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 121.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 333.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 226.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 331.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Terrebonne Parish (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bourg:

  • DAVITA - HOUMA (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • LEONARD J CHABERT MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • DIXIE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • JANE AVENUE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • RELIANT RENAL CARE LOUISIANA, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • STEVENS HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LOCKPORT, LA)
  • FMCNA - HOUMA (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; HOUMA, LA)

Amtrak station near Bourg:

  • 19 miles: SCHRIEVER (SCHRIVER, S. RTE. 20 & RTE. 24) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bourg:

  • Nicholls State University (about 21 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 40 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 40 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 42 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 43 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 46 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 67 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Public high school in Bourg:

Public elementary/middle school in Bourg:

See full list of schools located in Bourg

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bourg: Terrebonne Parish Library Bourg Branch (A), Bourg Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bourg include: Bourg Baptist Mission Church (A), Saint Ann Church (B), Vision Christian Center (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Ann Cemetery (1), Butler Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Julia's Cajun Country Bed&Breakfast (4021 Benton Drive).

Terrebonne Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

80.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Bourg (2011 data):

  • South Louisiana Bank, Houma, Louisiana: South Terrebonne Branch at 4343 Highway 24, branch established on 1998/12/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $397.5 mil, Deposits: $348.4 mil, headquarters in Houma, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: South Louisiana Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Bourg:

Marital status in Bourg, LA
  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Bourg:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.2%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bourg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bourg, LA (based on Terrebonne Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic54,64017
Evangelical Protestant12,30756
Black Protestant3,6628
Mainline Protestant2,1997
Other8373
None38,215-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Terrebonne Parish:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Terrebonne Parish:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Here:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
This county:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 75
Terrebonne Parish:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Terrebonne Parish:

30.0%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Terrebonne Parish:

18.3%
Louisiana:

13.7%

4.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lafourche Parish, LA  1.82% ($42,053 average AGI)
from St. Mary Parish, LA  0.17% ($38,409)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.16% ($48,862)


6.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lafourche Parish, LA  1.99% ($52,773 average AGI)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.26% ($41,288)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.25% ($47,822)

Businesses in Bourg, LA

  • Lane Furniture: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bourg:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KJIN (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN MEADOW, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bourg:

  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KXOR-FM (106.3 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KTLN (90.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: BD OF SV OF LSU & AGRIC. & MECH COLL)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bourg:

  • KFOL-CA (Channel 30; HOUMA, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
Bourg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bourg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.0mTotal length
  • $255,000Total costs
  • 8,250Total average daily traffic
  • 260Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,920Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bourg)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 4549 Hwy 24 (Lat: 29.550472 Lon: -90.590639), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPNM835,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/1998, Expiration Date: 06/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/29/2003, Registrant: Viacom Inc., 600 New Hampshire Ave, Nw, Ste 1200, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 457-4518, Fax: (202) 457-4615, Email:
  • BOURG BRANCH, 4405 St. Andrew Street (Lat: 29.555583 Lon: -90.601056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 25.9 m, Overall height: 26.8 m, Call Sign: WQHN977,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2007, Expiration Date: 09/24/2017, Cancellation Date: 11/25/2017, Certifier: Mary Cosper-Leboeuf, Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:
  • BOURG, 165 Company Canal Road (Lat: 29.559889 Lon: -90.605806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQPD832, Licensee ID: L01652636,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 04/17/2022, Cancellation Date: 11/01/2013, Certifier: Chris Negron, Registrant: Southern Light, LLC, 156 St. Anthony Street, Mobile, AL 36603, Phone: (251) 662-1170, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Hwy 24 (Lat: 29.554389 Lon: -90.537028), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KCE222,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 157.025 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2000, Expiration Date: 05/11/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2005, Registrant: Acadian Shipyard Inc, Hwy 24, Bourg, LA 70343
  • Bayou Blue Bridge On State Hwy 316 & Intercoastal Waterway 2 Mi S (Lat: 29.651611 Lon: -90.772306), Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KJA544, Licensee ID: L00009917,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2012, Expiration Date: 10/09/2022, Registrant: State Of Louisiana, 7686 Tom Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70895
  • 124 Dry Dock Rd (Lat: 29.575222 Lon: -90.591750), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRV581, Licensee ID: L00121877,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2001, Expiration Date: 07/08/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2011, Registrant: Lebeouf Brothers Towing Co Inc, Houma, LA 70361

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KC5IVB, Previous Call Sign: WB5UUC, Licensee ID: L00177069, Grant Date: 08/01/1994, Expiration Date: 08/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2000, Registrant: Lawrence P Dugas, 4105 Hwy 24, Bourg, LA 70343
  • Call Sign: KD5ZQX, Licensee ID: L00768971, Grant Date: 09/20/2013, Expiration Date: 11/17/2023, Certifier: Claude Lyons Jr, Registrant: Claude Lyons Jr, 286 Lower Country Dr, Bourg, LA 70343
  • Call Sign: KE5UXI, Licensee ID: L01406237, Grant Date: 06/06/2008, Expiration Date: 06/06/2018, Certifier: Danielle M Stringer, Registrant: Danielle M Stringer, 355 Hwy 55, Bourg, LA 70343
  • Call Sign: KI5BNZ, Licensee ID: L02211654, Grant Date: 09/07/2018, Expiration Date: 09/07/2028, Certifier: Bobby J Williams, Registrant: Bobby J Williams, 108 Cactus Dr, Bourg, LA 70343


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bourg)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of fires - 31 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bourg, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (64.0%), and Structure Fires (22.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bourg, LA
    • 17664.0%Outside Fires
    • 6122.2%Structure Fires
    • 3512.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bourg, LA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bourg, LA
  • 57.8%Electricity
  • 42.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bourg, LA
  • 74.7%Electricity
  • 25.3%Utility gas


Bourg compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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  • Kyle Joseph Prestenback (2)
  • Robin Mark Babin (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2020.