Brownfields, Louisiana

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Brownfields is a census-designated place (CDP) in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 5,222 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.7 km²), of which, 4.1 square miles (10.7 km²) of it is land and 0.24% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 5,222 people, 1,884 households, and 1,428 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,265.3 people per square mile (488.2/km²). There were 2,024 housing units at an average density of 490.4/sq mi (189.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 46.80% White, 51.82% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.

There were 1,884 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $38,103, and the median income for a family was $41,943. Males had a median income of $34,135 versus $22,279 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,894. About 11.6% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.

Baker | Baton Rouge | Central City | Zachary

Brownfields | Gardere | Inniswold | Merrydale | Monticello | Oak Hills Place | Old Jefferson | Shenandoah | Village St. George | Westminster

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