Broussard, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 9,382 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: +59.7%
Males: 4,461  (47.6%)
Females: 4,921  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70508, 70518, 70592.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,500 (it was $36,676 in 2000)
Broussard:

$52,500
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,907 (it was $18,441 in 2000)

Broussard town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $164,741 (it was $93,000 in 2000)
Broussard:

$164,741
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $165,601; Detached houses: $185,075; Townhouses or other attached units: $134,674; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $140,148; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,790; Mobile homes: $78,948

Median gross rent in 2012: $643.

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  • White alone - 6,089 (74.8%)
  • Black alone - 1,371 (16.8%)
  • Two or more races - 316 (3.9%)
  • Hispanic - 254 (3.1%)
  • Other race alone - 55 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 32 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Broussard: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (24.5%), French Canadian (9.6%), Irish (6.8%), German (6.2%), United States (5.9%), English (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1884

Land area: 11.4 square miles.

Population density: 824 people per square mile   (low).

Broussard,LA real estate house value index trend

Broussard, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Broussard:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Broussard town:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

197 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This town:  2.4%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Broussard, Louisiana as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Broussard to the number of sex offenders is 332 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $737 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $552 (0.5%)

Broussard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (6.3 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (53.8 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (206.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Youngsville, LA (1.8 miles ), Cade, LA (2.3 miles ), Lafayette, LA (2.5 miles ), Milton, LA (2.7 miles ), St. Martinville, LA (2.8 miles ), Parks, LA (3.1 miles ), Maurice, LA (3.1 miles ), Breaux Bridge, LA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 1998: 72 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 1999: 81 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2000: 64 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2002: 78 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2003: 109 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2004: 112 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2005: 201 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2006: 178 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2007: 76 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2008: 67 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2009: 53 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2010: 64 buildings, average cost: $216,300
  • 2011: 86 buildings, average cost: $223,100
  • 2012: 228 buildings, average cost: $212,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.14 N, Longitude: 91.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,020 (+96.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,017 (24.2%)

Area code: 337

Broussard household income distribution Broussard home values distribution

Crime rates in Broussard by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000002201
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.025.124.30.012.0
Rapes 132322551
per 100,000 17.050.931.545.831.225.160.860.412.0
Robberies 1243910913
per 100,000 17.033.963.145.8140.6125.4109.412.135.9
Assaults 154823203128271419
per 100,000 255.6814.7362.7305.4484.2351.2328.2169.2227.5
Burglaries 7026626072172349127115
per 100,000 1192.7441.3977.8916.21124.62157.34242.11535.31377.1
Thefts 181142222221412418316315171
per 100,000 3084.02410.03501.03374.66435.55242.73841.03808.02047.7
Auto thefts 151110272000015
per 100,000 255.6186.7157.7412.3312.40.00.00.0179.6
Arson 0100000N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.017.00.00.00.00.00.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.8) 292.6350.6332.6338.3517.1530.6636.4340.3278.1

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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 Broussard detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.11
Louisiana average:

3.98
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,924 (+48.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Broussard, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Broussard-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the Broussard town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1977, a category F3 tornado 10.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Broussard-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 192.0 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 422.0 miles away from Broussard 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 287.3 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 182.1 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 188.4 miles away from Broussard 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 357.1 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 Lafayette Parish (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Broussard topographic map

Birthplace of: Illinois Jacquet - (born 1922), musician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Broussard:

  • ARBOR MAIN COMMUNITY HOME (506 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • CAMELOT OF BROUSSARD (418 ALBERTSON PARKWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Broussard:

  • SOUTHPARK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • GRAND OAKS REHAB HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • LTAC OF ACADIANA, LLC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF ACADIANA (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • CANE PLACE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • ACADIAN HOMECARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • MEADOWBROOK SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF LAFAYETTE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LAFAYETTE, LA)

Heliports located in Broussard:

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Amtrak stations near Broussard:

  • 7 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.
  • 13 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 Broussard:

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 7 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 14,493)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 8 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 8 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 54 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 54 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 54 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 72 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)

Private high school in Broussard:

  • EPISCOPAL SCHOOL OF ACADIANA (Students: 498; Location: 1557 SMEDE RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Broussard:

Private elementary/middle school in Broussard:

  • ST CECILIA SCHOOL (Students: 496; Location: 302 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Broussard: Zoo of Acadiana (A), Broussard Police Department (B), Camelot of Broussard Adult Care Facility (C), Lafayette Parish Library Broussard Branch (D), Broussard Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Broussard include: Sacred Heart Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Saint Joseph Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Broussard: Main Street Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Bel-Air Motel (815 East Main Street).

Lafayette 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 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.20
U.S.:

9.14

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

CITY OF BROUSSARD PURCHASE WATER SYSTEM (Address: 310 E MAIN ST , Population served: 5,898, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 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), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2013)
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
CITY OF BROUSSARD WATER SYSTEM (Address: 310 E MAIN ST , Population served: 4,269, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2013)
VEGAS STYLE SOUTH (Address: 1050 BAKER HUGHES DRIVE , Population served: 950, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CITY OF BROUSSARD HWY 90 WATER SYSTEM (Address: 310 E MAIN ST , Population served: 396, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • MINNOWS SHELL TRUCK STOP WATER SYSTEM (Address: 1040 BAKER HUGHES RD , Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.0%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 50.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.1%
Whole state:  67.1%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Broussard in 2010:

  • 136 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Broussard, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Broussard compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Broussard (2011 data):

  • Iberiabank: Broussard Branch at 1100 E. Main Street, branch established on 1997/03/21. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Broussard Branch at 1208 Albertson Parkway, branch established on 2000/01/10. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Home Bank: Broussard Branch at 1219 Albertson Parkway, branch established on 2007/06/20. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $953.5 mil, Deposits: $732.8 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • Woodforest National Bank: Broussard Branch at 123 Saint Nazaire Road, branch established on 2008/10/29. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Broussard Branch at 201 St. Nazaire Road, branch established on 2008/12/29. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Broussard Albertsons Branch at 1210 Albertson Parkway, branch established on 2003/07/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Community First Bank: Broussard Branch at 801 Albertson Parkway, branch established on 2004/11/11. Info updated 2008/06/27: Bank assets: $246.3 mil, Deposits: $222.0 mil, headquarters in New Iberia, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of Sunset and Trust Company: Broussard Branch at 400 East Madison Street, branch established on 1997/05/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $111.0 mil, Deposits: $96.2 mil, headquarters in Sunset, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Sunset Bancorp, Inc.
  • St. Martin Bank and Trust Company: Parkway Branch at 100 Albertson Parkway, branch established on 2005/07/25. Info updated 2007/12/05: Bank assets: $351.5 mil, Deposits: $285.3 mil, headquarters in St. Martinville, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Saint Martin Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Broussard travel time to work - commute Broussard mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Utility gas (26%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Broussard town (based on Lafayette Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.20%
Here: 79.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodEpiscopal Church
Adherents81.1%8.2%4.0%1.4%1.1%
Congregations37.0%14.8%6.2%6.2%3.7%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents0.9%0.6%0.5%0.4%1.8%
Congregations1.2%3.7%3.7%1.2%22.2%
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: 51
Lafayette Parish:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Lafayette Parish:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 91
Lafayette Parish:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 154
Here:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lafayette Parish:

25.4%
Louisiana:

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

12.4%
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 14$67,142$57,5500$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$93,046$39,8770$0
Police - Other 4$12,036$36,1080$0
Firefighters 1$2,722$32,6644$5,909
Fire - Other 1$4,066$48,7920$0
Streets and Highways 25$67,707$32,4990$0
Sewerage 7$23,270$39,8910$0
Water Supply 10$31,131$37,3570$0
Totals for Government 90$301,120$40,1494$5,909

Broussard government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $985,000 ($104.99)
    Sewerage: $228,000 ($24.30)
    Water Utilities: $228,000 ($24.30)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($2.66)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $2,259,000 ($240.78)
    Regular Highways: $2,055,000 ($219.04)
    Police Protection: $1,274,000 ($135.79)
    Water Utilities: $806,000 ($85.91)
    Sewerage: $496,000 ($52.87)
    Central Staff Services: $340,000 ($36.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $338,000 ($36.03)
    Financial Administration: $293,000 ($31.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $167,000 ($17.80)
    General Public Buildings: $158,000 ($16.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($4.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $226,000 ($24.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $185,000 ($19.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $130,000 ($13.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,837,000 ($195.80)

Broussard government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $300,000 ($31.98)
    Sewerage: $240,000 ($25.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,279,000 ($242.91)
    All Other: $245,000 ($26.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($0.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $200,000 ($21.32)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.53)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $625,000 ($66.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $165,000 ($17.59)
    All Other: $69,000 ($7.35)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,750,000 ($612.88)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $600,000 ($63.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $356,000 ($37.95)
    Other License: $355,000 ($37.84)

Broussard government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,307,000 ($778.83)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,650,000 ($708.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,323,000 ($460.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,666,000 ($390.75)

Broussard government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,203,000 ($128.22)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,531,000 ($802.71)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $709,000 ($75.57)

6.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,484 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Lafayette Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.64% ($34,600 average AGI)
from St. Martin Parish, LA  0.58% ($31,382)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.55% ($35,643)


6.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($423 average AGI)
Lafayette Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Martin Parish, LA  0.62% ($32,286 average AGI)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.49% ($38,026)
to Vermilion Parish, LA  0.46% ($35,553)

Strongest AM radio stations in Broussard:

  • 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.)
  • KANE (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAFOURCHE, L.L.C.)
  • KROF (960 AM; 1 kW; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • KPEL (1420 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KNIR (1360 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, 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.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Broussard:

  • KFTE (96.5 FM; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPEL-FM (105.1 FM; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Broussard:

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

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

Broussard, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 51
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 89
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 18
  • Fatalities: 60
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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 Broussard fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $440,000
Total average daily traffic: 660
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 831

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Broussard)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 416 E Main St (Lat: 30.146583 Lon: -91.960111), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WNUY605
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.220 MHz, 154.280 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/2005, Expiration Date: 12/10/2015
    Registrant: Apco International Inc Licensing Services 120909, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 501 First St (Lat: 30.146861 Lon: -91.960944), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WNUY609
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.220 MHz, 154.280 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/2005, Expiration Date: 12/10/2015
    Registrant: Apco International Inc Licensing Services 120909, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 1.4 Mi Ne (Lat: 30.157972 Lon: -91.941778), Call Sign: WSH36, Licensee ID: L00008706
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.425 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/2003, Expiration Date: 08/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2005, Certifier: Marc Coventry
    Registrant: Chevron Usa Inc, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Broussard HBD, Bnsf Ls1281 Mp138.9 - Hbd (Lat: 30.156028 Lon: -91.967556), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: KNIZ593
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.290 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 04/24/2014, Certifier: W A Miller
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave., Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 420 Albertson Parkway (Lat: 30.137917 Lon: -91.979333), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQMQ594
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2010, Expiration Date: 10/22/2020, Certifier: Marlene Lucas
    Registrant: Cals Communications Service, Inc., 259 Mecca Drive, Lafayette, LA 70508, Phone: (337) 232-1582, Fax: (337) 234-2291, Email:
  • Lat: 30.093361 Lon: -91.944889, Call Sign: WQQR884
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.825 MHz, 457.525 MHz, 457.550 MHz, 457.575 MHz, 457.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/20/2023, Certifier: Dawna Waterbury
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Broussard)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

233 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Broussard)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED58$159,65348$148,498148$162,66325$36,93813$112,3418$37,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$106,9033$94,41013$138,4723$29,0700$04$39,898
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$155,54817$107,95238$156,57310$21,3773$68,14010$43,919
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$159,6135$196,14828$166,8621$136,9601$87,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$194,9334$204,95018$145,2471$26,2400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0014.05 , 0014.09

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$218,61610$190,372
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$217,3151$89,290
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$253,2100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$230,5400$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0014.05 , 0014.09

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 46

Incident types - Broussard

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Broussard, LA
Most common first names in Broussard, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph3671.0 years
John2473.9 years
Charles1972.6 years
Marie1582.1 years
Robert1568.5 years
William1568.4 years
James1465.3 years
George1277.1 years
Thomas1268.8 years
Mary1273.3 years
Most common last names in Broussard, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Girouard3679.2 years
Broussard3372.6 years
Bernard2984.8 years
Landry2678.9 years
Romero2675.4 years
Hebert1875.8 years
Bourque1672.3 years
Smith1671.8 years
Malagarie1476.2 years
Williams1466.2 years
Businesses in Broussard, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Albertsons1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Burger King1Popeyes2
CVS1Quiznos1
Circle K2SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx3U-Haul1
GNC1UPS1
GameStop1Waffle House1
Goodwill1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's1
La Quinta1
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Rusty Lamb (3)
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