Broussard Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

Broussard: Suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette and St. Martin parishes, Louisiana, United States

About

Broussard is a city located in the county of Avoyelles Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,197 and a population density of 472 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,076 inhabitants.

The city was created 138 years ago in 1883.

Broussard Quick Facts

Population : 13,076 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Avoyelles Parish
Postal code : 70518
Phone Area Codes : 337
Area : 17.37 km2
Altitude : 33 feet / 10 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1884 (138 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 14:01:20 (28th May 2022)
Density : 753 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 37.31% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Broussard is located at 30°53'36"N 91°56'36"W (30.8932500, -91.9434500).

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Demographics

The population of Broussard increased by 37.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,197 - census
2011 8,593 4.61% estimation process
2012 8,829 2.67% estimation process
2013 9,421 6.28% estimation process
2014 10,351 8.98% estimation process
2015 11,235 7.87% estimation process
2016 11,443 1.82% estimation process
2017 11,916 3.97% estimation process
2018 12,322 3.29% estimation process
2019 12,700 2.98% estimation process
2020 13,076 2.88% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,321
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,099
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -7.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,270
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,051
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.5%
People over 65 (%) : 18.8%
Female persons, % : 48.4%
White only, percent : 93.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 759
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.9%

Broussard zip code is 70518. County name: Lafayette, County fips: 22055

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $81,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $883
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $429
2015-2019 median gross rent : $709
2015-2019 Households : 4,326
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.26
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,128
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 80,934
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,264,849
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 187,674
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,032
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,694
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,320
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 641
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 274
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 215
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 570
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 56
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 517
2010 population per square mile : 1,164.2
2010 land area in square miles : 9.49
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $152,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,483
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $538
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,161
2015-2019 Households : 2,793
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.95
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,997
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,583
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,297
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 101,520
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,175
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $65,727
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,202
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 618
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 317
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 234
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 84
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 518
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 595
2010 population per square mile : 635.3
2010 land area in square miles : 10.89

People born in Broussard (2)

People born in Broussard, including jazz tenor saxophonist, songwriter Illinois Jacquet, softball coach Yvette Girouard, .

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Schools in Broussard

College & universities near Broussard, LA

Code Name City ZIP
159601 Opelousas School of Cosmetology Opelousas (LA) 70570

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Broussard, LA

Code Name Address Type
LFT Lafayette 133 East Grant St. RAIL
BTR Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1253 Florida St. BUS
NIB New Iberia West Washington St. RAIL

Post offices near Broussard

Post Office Name City ZIP
Dupon Post Office Dupont (LA) 71329

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Broussard , Louisiana suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette and St. Martin parishes, Louisiana, United States with a population of 11,303 people.

Other cities in Avoyelles Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Avoyelles Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Marksville 5,271 City in Louisiana
Bunkie 3,826 City in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, United States
Simmesport 2,032 Town in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, United States
Cottonport 1,867 Town in the United States
Mansura 1,342 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Moreauville 849 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Hessmer 749 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Plaucheville 228 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Broussard distances to largest Louisiana cities