Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 8,323 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.3%
 
Males: 3,926  (47.2%)
Females: 4,397  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70517.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,299 (it was $25,102 in 2000)
Breaux Bridge:

$36,299
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,439 (it was $12,536 in 2000)

Breaux Bridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $179,930 (it was $62,900 in 2000)
Breaux Bridge:

$179,930
LA:

$162,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $760.

March 2019 cost of living index in Breaux Bridge: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.3%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.9% for Black residents, 54.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Breaux Bridge, LA (2010)
    • 4,01549.3%White alone
    • 3,83647.1%Black alone
    • 1041.3%Hispanic
    • 941.2%Two or more races
    • 500.6%Asian alone
    • 330.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 87 registered sex offenders living in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Breaux Bridge is 96 to 1.


Crime rates in Breaux Bridge by year

Type

2007

2008

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(37.3)
1
(12.4)
1
(12.0)
6
(72.9)
3
(35.8)
9
(106.6)
6
(71.0)
4
(47.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
27
(335.5)
17
(210.9)
15
(180.7)
5
(60.7)
23
(274.7)
18
(213.1)
26
(307.7)
23
(275.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(186.4)
9
(111.7)
32
(385.5)
43
(522.1)
89
(1,063)
92
(1,089)
126
(1,491)
133
(1,593)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(174.0)
13
(161.3)
190
(2,289)
428
(5,197)
550
(6,570)
551
(6,524)
504
(5,964)
439
(5,258)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(24.9)
4
(49.6)
3
(36.1)
10
(121.4)
40
(477.8)
19
(225.0)
4
(47.3)
23
(275.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)120.264.2185.3288.1441.1429.8429.5422.9

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City-data.com crime index in Breaux Bridge, LA

Crime rate in Breaux Bridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 26 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: French (12.9%), French Canadian (12.2%), American (7.5%), Cajun (6.4%), Italian (2.8%), English (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 6.55 square miles.

Population density: 1,271 people per square mile   (low).

Breaux Bridge, Louisiana map

41 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $913 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $219 (0.2%)

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 )

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: +813 (+9.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,067 (32.1%)

Area code: 337

Distribution of median household income in Breaux Bridge, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Breaux Bridge, LA in 2017

Breaux Bridge satellite photo by USGS

Breaux Bridge tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $255,700
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $226,600
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $282,400
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $191,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Breaux Bridge, LA residents
Average permit cost in Breaux Bridge, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Breaux Bridge, LA
Historical housing units in Breaux Bridge, LA

Population change in the 1990s: +375 (+5.4%).
Most common industries in Breaux Bridge, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Apparel (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (14.0%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Apparel (6.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Breaux Bridge, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Breaux Bridge, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.1. This is better than average.

City:

53.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3

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 Breaux Bridge 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 Breaux Bridge 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 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 348.3 miles away from Breaux Bridge 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 St. Martin Parish (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Breaux Bridge topographic map

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)
  • ST AGNES HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (606 LATIOLAIS ROAD)
  • ST AGNES NURSING HOME (606 LATIOLAIS RD)
  • FMCNA - BREAUX BRIDGE (100 CHAMPAGNE BLVD BLDG A)

Airports located in Breaux Bridge:

See details about airports located in Breaux Bridge, LA

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: 116, 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: 463, Location: 251 E BRIDGE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Breaux Bridge

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Breaux Bridge:

Marital status in Breaux Bridge, LA
  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Breaux Bridge:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Louisiana average:

11.7

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

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,81312
Evangelical Protestant1,32213
Other3183
Black Protestant2512
Mainline Protestant1231
None21,333-
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: 20
This county:

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.
State:

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

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
St. Martin Parish:

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%
State:

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

14.4%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.4%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.7%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Breaux Bridge:

28.9
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Breaux Bridge:

10.4%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Breaux Bridge:

6.9
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Breaux Bridge:

33.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

57.9%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.9%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Breaux Bridge, LA Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 21$60,368$34,4962$4,328
Other Government Administration 18$38,766$25,8442$2,285
Judicial and Legal 8$20,427$30,6411$1,251
Gas Supply 7$16,742$28,7010$0
Water Supply 6$12,267$24,5340$0
Police - Other 4$8,310$24,9306$5,371
Sewerage 3$5,939$23,7560$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,063$24,3780$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,783$28,6980$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 71$171,665$29,01411$13,235

Breaux Bridge government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $715,000 ($85.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $172,000 ($20.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $159,000 ($19.10)
    Water Utilities: $134,000 ($16.10)
    Sewerage: $132,000 ($15.86)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,690,000 ($203.05)
    Water Utilities: $1,152,000 ($138.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $762,000 ($91.55)
    Central Staff Services: $729,000 ($87.59)
    Financial Administration: $530,000 ($63.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $507,000 ($60.92)
    Regular Highways: $443,000 ($53.23)
    Gas Utilities: $420,000 ($50.46)
    Sewerage: $318,000 ($38.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $297,000 ($35.68)
    General - Other: $219,000 ($26.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $216,000 ($25.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $75,000 ($9.01)
    Corrections - Other: $5,000 ($0.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $165,000 ($19.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $294,000 ($35.32)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($2.52)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($2.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($0.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,433,000 ($292.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($3.84)

Breaux Bridge government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $762,000 ($91.55)
    Sewerage: $654,000 ($78.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000 ($31.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($3.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $256,000 ($30.76)
    Other: $179,000 ($21.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $298,000 ($35.80)
    General Revenue - Other: $183,000 ($21.99)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,238,000 ($148.74)
    Gas Utilities: $413,000 ($49.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $413,000 ($49.62)
    General Local Government Support: $337,000 ($40.49)
    Sewerage: $240,000 ($28.84)
    Highways: $67,000 ($8.05)
    Other: $52,000 ($6.25)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,830,000 ($340.02)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $468,000 ($56.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $379,000 ($45.54)
    Property: $226,000 ($27.15)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $24,000 ($2.88)

Breaux Bridge government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,336,000 ($641.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,880,000 ($586.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $456,000 ($54.79)

Breaux Bridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $381,000 ($45.78)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,167,000 ($620.81)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $567,000 ($68.12)

6.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
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 Lafayette Parish, LA  2.77% ($40,891 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.85% ($31,061)
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.48% ($44,630)


6.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
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 Lafayette Parish, LA  2.78% ($41,740 average AGI)
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.73% ($30,745)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.45% ($36,534)
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

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.)
Breaux Bridge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Breaux Bridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 341ft / 104mTotal length
  • $5,081,000Total costs
  • 319,905Total average daily traffic
  • 44,139Total average daily truck traffic
  • 159,423Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Breaux Bridge, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Breaux Bridge, LA
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 in Breaux Bridge, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Breaux Bridge, LA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 70. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 185 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Breaux Bridge, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.0%), and Structure Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Breaux Bridge, LA
    • 44640.0%Outside Fires
    • 39935.8%Structure Fires
    • 24722.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 242.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Breaux Bridge, LA

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

  • Super 8, 2088 Rees St #B, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana 70517 , Phone: (337) 332-1114, Fax: (337) 332-1114
  • Microtel Inn and Suites, 2280 Rees Street Ext, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana 70517 , Phone: (337) 332-0432
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Breaux Bridge, LA
  • 75.1%Electricity
  • 22.9%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Breaux Bridge, LA
  • 72.3%Electricity
  • 26.7%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Breaux Bridge on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 (70517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 (70517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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