Broussard, Louisiana Population 2021

13,456
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Broussard is a city located in Lafayette Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 13,456, it is the 24th largest city in Louisiana and the 2493rd largest city in the United States . Broussard is currently growing at a rate of 2.89% annually and its population has increased by 64.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,197 in 2010. Broussard reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 18 miles, Broussard has a population density of 767 people per square mile.

The average household income in Broussard is $94,279 with a poverty rate of 13.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,210 per month, and the median house value is $214,400. The median age in Broussard is 35.1 years, 36.5 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Broussard Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Broussardwas:

  • White: 82.58%
  • Black or African American: 14.67%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.22%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Broussard, Louisiana is 13,456 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,700.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,197.

Broussard, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,83882.58%
Black or African American1,74814.67%
Asian1521.28%
Two or More Races1451.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.25%
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Broussard Population by Race

Broussard Population Pyramid $2021

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Broussard Median Age

35.1


Total

36.5


Male

34.2


Female

Broussard Adults

There are 8,912 adults, (1,176 of whom are seniors) in Broussard.

Broussard Age Dependency

54

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Broussard Sex Ratio

Female

6,067

50.93%

Male

5,846

49.07%

Broussard Population by Age

Broussard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Broussard Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Male67.6%32.4%
All77.6%22.4%
Married85.4%14.6%
Female86.3%13.7%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Broussard Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3702.6977.6
Married2,2373.3185.4
Non Family1,4891.466.4
Male3523.1867.6
Female2923.9186.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Broussard Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2793.33%
9th to 12th Grade4114.91%
High School Graduate2,51630.07%
Some College1,62719.45%
Associates Degree4154.96%
Bachelors Degree2,13925.57%
Graduate Degree97911.70%
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Broussard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Broussard Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,8526,5502,653
Black1,013820248
Hispanic313133133
Asian11311324
2+ Races453030
Native American303030

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Broussard Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,028$60,475$31,348
Less Than 9th Grade$15,357$16,620$
High School Graduate$34,338$46,364$16,287
Some College$47,370$63,163$23,598
Bachelors Degree$52,796$83,244$32,366
Graduate Degree$64,032$72,273$63,226

$46,028

Average Earnings

$60,475

Average Male

$31,348

Average Female

Broussard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Broussard Language by Age

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Broussard Language

91.09% of Broussard residents speak only English, while 8.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.38% of the population.

Broussard Language

Broussard Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,0838078.88%
Hispanic55434562.27%
Black1,70733419.57%
Multiple1453020.69%
Asian1521711.18%
Native301653.33%

13.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.38%

Male Poverty Rate

18.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Broussard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Broussard is Hispanic, with 62.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Broussard is White, with 8.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.28%.

Broussard Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.66%
High School11.49%
Bachelors or Greater11.19%
Some College7.95%

Broussard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.65%
Male Unemployed27.87%
Female Employed20.53%
Male Employed4.75%

Broussard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Broussard Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,677$94,279
Families$88,645$106,380
Married Families$109,583-
Non Families$52,109$69,081
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Income by Household Type

Broussard Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Broussard Married by Age and Sex

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Broussard Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Broussard Marital Status by Race

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Broussard Marital Status

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479

Number of Veterans

436

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War205
Second Gulf War104
Vietnam99
Korea14
World War II

Broussard Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54189
55 to 64167
65 to 7459
75+34
18 to 3430

Broussard Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4135.44%
Black373.33%
Asian1511.72%
Native American1446.67%

Broussard Veterans by Race

Broussard Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Broussard Veterans by Education

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74%

Labor Force Participation

70.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Broussard Employment by Age

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Broussard Employment by Race

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Broussard Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.81%

Born in Broussard

94.87%

Native Born

5.13%

Foreign Born

3.62%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.87% of Broussard residents were born in the United States, with 77.81% having been born in Louisiana. 3.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Broussard Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,4563782.89%
202013,0783782.98%
201912,7003783.07%
201812,3224063.41%
201711,9164734.13%
201611,4432081.85%
201511,2358848.54%
201410,3519309.87%
20139,4215926.71%
20128,8292362.75%
20118,5931802.14%
20108,4132,5393.66%
20005,8742,6616.22%
19903,2132900.95%
19802,9230.00%

Broussard Population by Year