Bridge City, Louisiana Population 2024

6,916

Bridge City is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. Bridge City has a 2024 population of 6,916. Bridge City is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 7.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,409 in 2020.

The average household income in Bridge City is $58,415 with a poverty rate of 28.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bridge City is 32.7 years, 32.3 years for males, and 33.2 years for females.

Bridge City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bridge City was:

  • Black or African American: 47.56%
  • White: 33%
  • Other race: 16.22%
  • Two or more races: 3.15%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,654.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.91% (507)
The current population of Bridge City, Louisiana is 6,916 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,409.

Bridge City, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American3,28947.56%
White2,28233%
Other race1,12216.22%
Two or more races2183.15%
Native American50.07%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bridge City Population by Race

Bridge City Population Pyramid 2024

Bridge City Median Age

32.7

Total

32.3

Male

33.2

Female

Bridge City Adults

There are 4,727 adults, (862 of whom are seniors) in Bridge City.

Bridge City Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bridge City Sex Ratio

Female3,28547.5%
Male3,63152.5%

Bridge City Population by Age

Bridge City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5822.6460.539.5
Non Family1,0401.1367.132.9
Married7532.8771.328.7
Female5765.0136.363.7
Male2132.7455.944.1
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3.42

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bridge City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bridge City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bridge City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.58%.

Bridge City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,707

Average Earnings

$49,787

Average Male

$32,865

Average Female

Bridge City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bridge City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bridge City Language

74.85% of Bridge City residents speak only English, while 25.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.82% of the population.

Bridge City Language

Bridge City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,19898130.68%
Hispanic1,83577242.07%
Other1,12268460.96%
White1,76823213.12%
Multiple218104.59%
Native55100%
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28.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.64%

Male Poverty Rate

39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bridge City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bridge City is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bridge City is Multiple, with 4.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.47%.

Bridge City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.06%
Some College22.49%
High School11.54%
Bachelors or Greater10.63%
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Bridge City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed32.73%
Female Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed15.53%
Male Employed6.05%
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Bridge City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bridge City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bridge City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bridge City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bridge City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bridge City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bridge City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

213

Number of Veterans

147

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

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Bridge City Veterans by War

count

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Bridge City Veterans by Age

count

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Bridge City Veterans by Race

Bridge City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bridge City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bridge City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bridge City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bridge City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.1%

Born in Bridge City

83.63%

Native Born

16.37%

Foreign Born

13.46%

Non Citizen

2.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.63% of Bridge City residents were born in the United States, with 75.1% having been born in Louisiana. 13.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bridge City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,916
20236,916
20226,916-626-8.3%
20217,5421,13317.68%
20206,409-193-2.92%
20196,602-292-4.24%
20186,894-63-0.91%
20176,9572944.41%
20166,663-364-5.18%
20157,027-136-1.9%
20147,163-226-3.06%
20137,389-589-7.38%
20127,978-817-9.29%
20118,7951,08914.13%
20107,706
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Bridge City Population by Year