Breaux Bridge up, data not up to date for St. Martinville
According to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau Thursday, Breaux Bridge gained 563 new residents as of July 1, 2008, and since the 2000 national census.
St. Martinville did not furnish data for the 2008 estimate. The latest population number for St. Martinville, 7,053, is from 2006.
Estimated populations as of July 1, 2008, are 8,165 for Breaux Bridge and 1,584 for Henderson. That's a 7.4 percent increase since 2000 for Breaux Bridge and 3.5 percent for Henderson.
The estimate for Parks is only up to 2005, when the village had 559 residents.