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Population (year 2000): 8,323
Males: 4,056 (48.7%), Females: 4,267 (51.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 29.7 years
Median household income: $23,002 (year 2000)
Median house value: $58,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Bridge City:

  • Black (47.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.6%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Vietnamese (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

Ancestries: French (11.4%), United States (11.2%), French Canadian (3.4%), Italian (3.3%), Irish (3.3%), German (3.3%).

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Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 4.4 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Bridge City

  • High school or higher: 57.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bridge City CDP

  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

4.5% Foreign born (2.5% Asia, 2.0% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: LA (5.2 miles Metairie, pop. 146,136).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Orleans, LA New (8.1 miles pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (358.6 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (2.1 miles Westwego, LA (2.6 miles Elmwood, LA (2.7 miles Harahan, LA (2.8 miles Jefferson, LA (2.9 miles Avondale, Ridge, LA River (4.4 miles LA (4.4 miles Waggaman, LA (4.7 miles Marrero,

Latitude: 29.92 N, Longitude: 90.17 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.0%), Manufacturing (12.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.1%), Retail trade (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,356 (-16.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 151 (5.9%)

Average climate in Bridge City, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bridge City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Bridge City city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category 4 tornado 26.4 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Bridge City:
  • OCHSNER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA)
  • RIVER OAKS CHILD & ADOLESCENT HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; HARAHAN, LA)
  • RIVER OAKS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; HARAHAN, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bridge City:
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 8 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: MSY)
  • LAKEFRONT (about 13 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NEW)
  • STENNIS INTL (about 59 miles; BAY ST LOUIS, MS; ID: HSA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bridge City:
  • NEW ORLEANS DOWNTOWN (about 8 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: 7N0)
  • NEW ORLEANS NAS JRB/ALVIN CALLENDER FIELD/ (about 12 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; ID: NBG)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH (about 30 miles; RESERVE, LA; ID: 1L0)

Amtrak station near Bridge City:
  • 7 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridge City:
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 4 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 4 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 5 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,659)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 8,193)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 7 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 10 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 12,442)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 12 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 3,217)
Public primary/middle schools in Bridge City:
  • BRIDGE CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 484; Location: 1805 BRIDGE CITY AVENUE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • RIVERSIDE ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: 3225 RIVER ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • RIVERSIDE ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 42; Location: 3225 RIVER ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)

Churches in Bridge City include: Apostolic Gospel Church (A), Second Salvation Baptist Church (B), Good Shepherd Convent (C), Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Bridge City Baptist Church (E), Third Emanuel Baptist Church (F).

Westwego Swamp (A).  

Bridge City 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Bridge City:
  • 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.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bridge City:
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Bridge City:
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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