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Population (year 2000): 7,281. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,902 (+8.5% change)
Males: 3,492 (48.0%), Females: 3,789 (52.0%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 31.8 years
Median household income: $25,102 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Breaux Bridge:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.6%)
  • Black (48.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: French (13.4%), French Canadian (10.0%), United States (7.5%), Irish (2.3%), German (2.0%), Subsaharan African (1.9%).

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Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 6.5 square miles

Breaux

For population 25 years and over in Breaux Bridge

  • High school or higher: 61.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Breaux Bridge city

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +375 (+5.4%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: LA Lafayette, (9.8 miles pop. 110,257).

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (241.9 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (5.6 miles Cecilia, LA (6.5 miles Parks, LA Henderson, (7.9 miles LA (9.0 miles Arnaudville, LA Lafayette, (9.8 miles LA (10.1 miles Carencro, LA (10.2 miles Broussard, Martinville, LA St. (11.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 16 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 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

Latitude: 30.28 N, Longitude: 91.90 W

Area code: 337


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.1%), Manufacturing (14.9%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +167 (+2.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 659 (27.4%)

Crime in Breaux Bridge (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 30 assaults (412.4 per 100,000)
  • 8 burglaries (110.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 thefts (82.5 per 100,000)
  • 7 auto thefts (96.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 101.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Breaux Bridge (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 16 assaults (219.1 per 100,000)
  • 3 burglaries (41.1 per 100,000)
  • 3 thefts (41.1 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (13.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 49.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Breaux

Breaux Bridge-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1977, a category 3 (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 3 tornado 6.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jake Delhomme - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Jan 10, 1975).


Hospital/medical center in Breaux Bridge:
  • ST MARTIN HOSPITAL (210 CHAMPAGNE STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Breaux Bridge:
  • COMMUNITY REHABILITATION OF LAFAYETTE (about 9 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • OASIS REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF LAFAY (about 9 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • VERMILION HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Breaux Bridge:
  • LAFAYETTE REGIONAL (about 8 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; ID: LFT)
  • ACADIANA REGIONAL (about 17 miles; NEW IBERIA, LA; ID: ARA)
  • BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN, RYAN FIELD (about 56 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; ID: BTR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Breaux Bridge:
  • BORDELON AIRPARK (about 3 miles; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; ID: L28)
  • KIBS AIR PARK (about 18 miles; BRISTOL, LA; ID: L89)
  • ST LANDRY PARISH-AHART FIELD (about 23 miles; OPELOUSAS, LA; ID: OPL)

Amtrak stations near Breaux Bridge:
  • 9 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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4 $6,040 $18,120 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $11,991 $35,973 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $9,613 $19,226 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 19 $36,274 $22,909 3 $870
Police - Other 3 $3,892 $15,568 4 $1,348
Correction 1 $2,300 $27,600 0 $0
Streets and Highways 2 $2,263 $13,578 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,342 $28,104 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $4,862 $19,448 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $5,154 $20,616 0 $0
Water Supply 9 $12,551 $16,734 0 $0
Gas Supply 5 $11,167 $26,800 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   4 $3,350
Totals for Government 60 $108,451 $21,690 11 $5,568


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Breaux Bridge:
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE (about 12 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; Full-time enrollment: 13,673)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & AG & MECH & HEBERT LAWS CTR (about 51 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 28,696)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND A & M COLLEGE (about 52 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 8,399)
  • NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; FT enrollment: 6,244)
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 99 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; FT enrollment: 6,460)
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; HAMMOND, LA; FT enrollment: 12,549)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
Public high school in Breaux Bridge:
  • BREAUX BRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 905; Location: 1015 BREAUX BRIDGE HIGH SCH RD; Grades: 08 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Breaux Bridge:
  • BREAUX BRIDGE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 756; Location: 1020 EAST BRIDGE STREET; Grades: PK - 03)
  • TECHE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 558; Location: 2439 MAIN HIGHWAY; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • BREAUX BRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 437; Location: 702 WEST BRIDGE STREET; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • BREAUX BRIDGE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 100 MAIN STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Breaux Bridge:
  • ST BERNARD SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 251 E BRIDGE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)

Notable location: Breaux Bridge Junction (A).

Shopping Center: Breauxbridge Shopping Center (1).


Breaux Bridge compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

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.)
  • KANE (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAFOURCHE, L.L.C.)
  • KNIR (1360 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KROF (960 AM; 1 kW; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

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.)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEK-FM (104.7 FM; WASHINGTON, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • K54FT (Channel 54; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

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