Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 8,274 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.6%
 
Males: 3,949  (47.7%)
Females: 4,325  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70517.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,014 (it was $25,102 in 2000)
Breaux Bridge:

$35,014
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,302 (it was $12,536 in 2000)

Breaux Bridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,546 (it was $62,900 in 2000)
Breaux Bridge:

$96,546
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $130,448; Detached houses: $145,928; Townhouses or other attached units: $41,817; In 2-unit structures: $75,759; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,099; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $273,573; Mobile homes: $40,985; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $47,700

Median gross rent in 2012: $613.

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Breaux Bridge races chart
  • White alone - 4,015 (49.3%)
  • Black alone - 3,836 (47.1%)
  • Hispanic - 104 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 94 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 50 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Breaux Bridge: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (22.2%), United States (7.8%), French Canadian (4.5%), German (3.2%), Irish (2.2%), English (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 6.55 square miles.

Population density: 1,263 people per square mile   (low).

Breaux Bridge,LA real estate house value index trend

Breaux Bridge, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Breaux Bridge:

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Breaux Bridge city:

  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 39.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

75 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.9%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 97 registered sex offenders living in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana as of July 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Breaux Bridge to the number of sex offenders is 85 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $753 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Breaux Bridge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (8.8 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (47.1 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (211.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Cecilia, LA (2.3 miles ), Parks, LA (2.4 miles ), Henderson, LA (2.6 miles ), Lafayette, LA (3.0 miles ), Arnaudville, LA (3.0 miles ), Carencro, LA (3.0 miles ), Broussard, LA (3.2 miles ), St. Martinville, LA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $59,600
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $150,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.28 N, Longitude: 91.90 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Crayfish Capital of the World or Crawfish Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,710 (+20.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 884 (31.8%)

Area code: 337

Breaux Bridge household income distribution Breaux Bridge home values distribution

Crime rates in Breaux Bridge by Year
Type 2001 2002 2007 2008 2012
Murders 00001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.012.0
Rapes 00200
per 100,000 0.00.024.90.00.0
Robberies 00311
per 100,000 0.00.037.312.412.0
Assaults 3016271715
per 100,000 412.4219.1335.5210.9180.7
Burglaries 8315932
per 100,000 110.041.1186.4111.7385.5
Thefts 631413190
per 100,000 82.541.1174.0161.32288.9
Auto thefts 71243
per 100,000 96.213.724.949.636.1
Arson 000N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.7) 105.051.3124.766.6192.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Breaux Bridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Louisiana average:

4.06

Breaux Bridge tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +375 (+5.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Breaux Bridge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Breaux Bridge-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the Breaux Bridge city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 6.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Breaux Bridge-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 197.8 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 424.9 miles away from Breaux Bridge 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 281.5 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 187.4 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 193.9 miles away from Breaux Bridge 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 348.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Breaux Bridge topographic map

Birthplace of: Ali Landry - Model, Jake Delhomme - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Jan 10, 1975), Sherman Robertson - Blues guitarist, Jim Skipper - Football coach, Paul Guidry - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Breaux Bridge:

  • GENESIS BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL (606 LATIOLAIS ROAD)
  • RUBY DRIVE COMMUNITY HOME (900 RUBY DRIVE)
  • SPECTRUM HOSPITAL OF BREAUX BRIDGE (210 CHAMPAGNE BLVD)
  • ST MARTIN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 210 CHAMPAGNE BOULEVARD)
  • FMCNA - BREAUX BRIDGE (100 CHAMPAGNE BLVD BLDG A)
  • ST AGNES HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (606 LATIOLAIS ROAD)
  • ST AGNES NURSING HOME (606 LATIOLAIS RD)

Airports located in Breaux Bridge:

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Amtrak stations near Breaux Bridge:

  • 8 miles: LAFAYETTE (133 E. GRANT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: NEW IBERIA (WASHINGTON ST. & RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Breaux Bridge:

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 9 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 14,493)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 10 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 11 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 46 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 47 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 48 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Nicholls State University (about 74 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)

Public high school in Breaux Bridge:

Private high school in Breaux Bridge:

  • BREAUX BRIDGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 190; Location: 1545 ANSE BROUSSARD HWY; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Breaux Bridge:

Private elementary/middle school in Breaux Bridge:

  • ST BERNARD SCHOOL (Students: 507; Location: 251 E BRIDGE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Breaux Bridge Christian Academy 200 Students 1545 Anse Broussard Hwy K4-12th grade

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Notable locations in Breaux Bridge: Breaux Bridge Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Breaux Bridge Water Plant (B), Louisiana State University AgCenter Saint Martin Parish Office (C), Breaux Bridge Junction (D), Breaux Bridge Police Department (E), Saint Martin Parish Police Jury (F), Saint Martin Parish Library Breaux Bridge Branch (G), Saint Martin Parish Sheriff's Office (H), Breaux Bridge Volunteer Fire Department Substation (I), Breaux Bridge Volunteer Fire Department (J), Saint Agnes Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Breauxbridge Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Breaux Bridge include: Lighthouse of Living Waters Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), First Baptist Church (C), Saint Bernard Catholic Church of Breaux Bridge (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Iberia Parish - Libraries- Morton Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Court House), Sonalnn (660 Sidney Drive), Atchafalaya Basin Landing and Marina Inc (Tours & Charters; 1377 Henderson Levee Road).

Hotels: Sonalnn (660 Sidney Drive), Holiday Inn Exp Breaux Bridge (3942 H Grand Point Highway), Best Western of Breaux Bridge (2088-B Rees Street), Isabelle Inn (1130 Berard Street), Western Best (3301 Main Highway).

St. Martin Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 45.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.20
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Breaux Bridge and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF BREAUX BRIDGE WATER SYSTEM (Address: 101 BERARD ST , Population served: 8,252, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-27-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-23-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2013)
BELLE PLACE TRAILER PARK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 330, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013)
SURE FIT HEALTH CLUB WATER SYSTEM (Address: 1446 MILLS HWY , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ELM POINT ESTATES WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 147, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2014)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Breaux Bridge that have no violations reported:

  • JACO MOBILE HOME PARK WATER SYSTEM (Address: 1231-A HEBERT AVE , Population served: 204, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCGEES LANDING WATER SYSTEM (Address: 1337 HENDERSON LEVEE RD , Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.4%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Breaux Bridge in 2010:

  • 277 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Breaux Bridge in 2000:

  • 264 people in state prisons
  • 146 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in institutions for the blind
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Breaux Bridge, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Breaux Bridge compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Breaux Bridge (2011 data):

  • Farmers-Merchants Bank & Trust Company: Mobile Branch, Farmers-Merchants Bank & Trust Compa, Wal-Mart Branch, Park Plaza Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $246.0 mil, Deposits: $214.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • MidSouth Bank, National Association: Breaux Bridge Branch at 728 Berard Street, branch established on 1961/10/07; Breaux Bridge Branch at 485 Mills Avenue, branch established on 1983/09/01. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $1,396.1 mil, Deposits: $1,192.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: Midsouth Bancorp, Inc.
  • Teche Federal Bank: First Federal Branch at 601 East Bridge Street, branch established on 1990/05/11. Info updated 2011/08/02: Bank assets: $810.9 mil, Deposits: $605.0 mil, headquarters in New Iberia, LA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Teche Holding Company
  • Teche Bank & Trust Co.: Breaux Bridge Loan Production Office at 445 East Mills Avenue, Suite A101, branch established on 2011/12/08. Info updated 2006/05/10: Bank assets: $87.0 mil, Deposits: $70.6 mil, headquarters in Saint Martinville, LA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Louisiana Community Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana:

  • Super 8, 2088 Rees St #B, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 , Phone: (337) 332-1114, Fax: (337) 332-1114
  • Holiday Inn Exprss-breaux Bridge, 2942 H Grand Point Hwy, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 , Phone: (337) 667-8914
  • Microtel Inns And Suites, 2280 Rees Street Ext, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 , Phone: (337) 298-9120
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Breaux Bridge travel time to work - commute Breaux Bridge mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Breaux Bridge city (based on St. Martin Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 87.22%
Here: 87.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionInterstate and Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents96.8%2.2%0.3%0.3%0.3%
Congregations70.0%10.0%5.0%5.0%10.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
St. Martin Parish:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
St. Martin Parish:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
St. Martin Parish:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Martin Parish:

31.9%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 18$38,766$25,8442$2,285
Judicial and Legal 8$20,427$30,6411$1,251
Police Protection - Officers 21$60,368$34,4962$4,328
Police - Other 4$8,310$24,9306$5,371
Streets and Highways 2$4,063$24,3780$0
Sewerage 3$5,939$23,7560$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,783$28,6980$0
Water Supply 6$12,267$24,5340$0
Gas Supply 7$16,742$28,7010$0
Totals for Government 71$171,665$29,01411$13,235

Breaux Bridge government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $110,000 ($13.29)
    Housing & Community Development: $73,000 ($8.82)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $954,000 ($115.30)
    Water Utilities: $864,000 ($104.42)
    Central Staff Services: $567,000 ($68.53)
    Gas Utilities: $441,000 ($53.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $363,000 ($43.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $315,000 ($38.07)
    Sewerage: $311,000 ($37.59)
    Financial Administration: $298,000 ($36.02)
    Regular Highways: $291,000 ($35.17)
    Housing & Community Development: $233,000 ($28.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $102,000 ($12.33)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($1.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($4.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $87,000 ($10.51)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,418,000 ($171.38)

Breaux Bridge government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $399,000 ($48.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $363,000 ($43.87)
    Housing & Community Development: $198,000 ($23.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $117,000 ($14.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $107,000 ($12.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $107,000 ($12.93)
    Interest Earnings: $100,000 ($12.09)
    Special Assessments: $20,000 ($2.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $737,000 ($89.07)
    Gas Utilities: $432,000 ($52.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $247,000 ($29.85)
    Water Utilities: $90,000 ($10.88)
    All Other: $69,000 ($8.34)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,025,000 ($123.88)
    NEC: $319,000 ($38.55)
    Public Utilities: $232,000 ($28.04)
    Property: $113,000 ($13.66)
    Motor Vehicle License: $35,000 ($4.23)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000 ($3.50)

Breaux Bridge government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $689,000 ($83.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $355,000 ($42.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $205,000 ($24.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $129,000 ($15.59)

Breaux Bridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,294,000 ($760.70)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $69,000 ($8.34)

6.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  2.64% ($32,286 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.79% ($30,123)
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.36% ($30,091)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  2.47% ($31,382 average AGI)
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.65% ($28,108)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.36% ($38,303)

Strongest AM radio stations in Breaux Bridge:

  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPEL (1420 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KANE (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAFOURCHE, L.L.C.)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • KNIR (1360 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Breaux Bridge:

  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFTE (96.5 FM; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Breaux Bridge:

  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • K49DE (Channel 49; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDCG-LP (Channel 22; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: ACADIANA CABLE ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K54FT (Channel 54; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Breaux Bridge, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 34
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 49
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 35
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 94
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 176
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 34
  • Fatalities: 129
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 309
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21
See more detailed statistics of Breaux Bridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 48 meters (157ft)
Total costs: $1,212,000
Total average daily traffic: 112,830
Total average daily truck traffic: 17,710

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Breaux Bridge)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 114 Courthouse St (Lat: 30.272694 Lon: -91.898444), Call Sign: WAB552, Licensee ID: L00544616
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.785 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2003, Expiration Date: 06/20/2013
    Registrant: Saint Martin, Parish Of, Saint Martinville, LA 70582
  • I10 .9 Mi W Of (Lat: 30.286861 Lon: -91.936778), Call Sign: KZV341, Licensee ID: L00009917
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2001, Expiration Date: 10/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2011
    Registrant: State Of Louisiana, 7686 Tom Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70895, Phone: (504) 925-5719
  • 210 Champagne Blvd (Lat: 30.282694 Lon: -91.889556), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: KYL630
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/29/2012, Expiration Date: 03/31/2022
    Registrant: Cals Communications Service, Inc., 259 Mecca Drive, Lafayette, LA 70508, Phone: (337) 232-1582, Fax: (337) 234-2291, Email:
  • 233 Railroad St (Lat: 30.269639 Lon: -91.900389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: KBR405
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8400 MHz, 47.9800 MHz, 48.0400 MHz, 48.4000 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 03/31/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2009, Certifier: Mark H Segura
    Registrant: Cleco Support Group, 403 Wavell St, Bunkie, LA 71322, Phone: (318) 346-5625, Fax: (318) 346-5650, Email:
  • 1.5 Mi Sw (Lat: 30.262694 Lon: -91.944833), Call Sign: KBY303
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.0000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2011, Expiration Date: 10/06/2021, Certifier: Billy Hayes
    Registrant: Williams Energy Services, One Williams Center, Tulsa, OK 74121-2103, Phone: (918) 573-0655, Fax: (918) 573-4980, Email:
  • Dow Chemical Company Plant (Lat: 30.277972 Lon: -91.919000), Call Sign: KZD969
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.140 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/31/2004, Expiration Date: 03/14/2015
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 2112 Rees Street (Lat: 30.293556 Lon: -91.915250), Call Sign: WQGQ588
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.212 MHz, 464.037 MHz, 464.237 MHz, 464.062 MHz, 464.262 MHz, 464.087 MHz, 464.287 MHz, 464.112 MHz, 464.312 MHz, 464.137 MHz, 464.337 MHz, 464.162 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2007, Expiration Date: 03/24/2017, Certifier: David Enkema
    Registrant: Erc Parts, Inc, 4001 Cobb International Blvd, Kennesaw, GA 30152, Phone: (770) 984-0276, Fax: (770) 951-1875, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • HENDERSON, 1265 N. Barn Road (Lat: 30.321667 Lon: -91.808611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WPUH246
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2012, Expiration Date: 03/05/2022, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, 1 Mile West Of Breaux Bridge On La Hwy 31 (Lat: 30.276861 Lon: -91.917889), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WEH588
    Assigned Frequencies: 2135.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/1995, Expiration Date: 12/13/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (504) 389-6134

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Breaux Bridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Breaux Bridge)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$118,8566$120,23723$88,6808$19,4755$97,6165$30,238
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$124,6101$148,6001$12,3700$01$33,040
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$131,9904$82,7486$141,4035$28,7241$48,5504$47,628
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$166,5101$80,8504$149,3881$15,8800$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$110,3901$34,7002$111,2200$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$160,0502$128,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$138,2701$122,940
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$133,100
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Breaux Bridge, LA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Quiznos1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Subway1
Chevrolet1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
McDonald's2Waffle House2
Microtel1Walgreens1
Pizza Hut1Walmart1
Popeyes1Wendy's1

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