Bayou Blue, Louisiana Population 2024

11,624

Bayou Blue is a city located in Lafourche Parish and Terrebonne Parish Louisiana. Bayou Blue has a 2024 population of 11,624. Bayou Blue is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -16.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,997 in 2020.

The average household income in Bayou Blue is $73,309 with a poverty rate of 18.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bayou Blue is 32.9 years, 35.3 years for males, and 32.1 years for females.

Bayou Blue Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bayou Blue was:

  • White: 76.45%
  • Black or African American: 7.99%
  • Two or more races: 7.18%
  • Native American: 6.69%
  • Other race: 1.59%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
23.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
499.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-16.95% (-2,373)
The current population of Bayou Blue, Louisiana is 11,624 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,997.

Bayou Blue, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,88776.45%
Black or African American9297.99%
Two or more races8357.18%
Native American7786.69%
Other race1851.59%
Asian100.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bayou Blue Population by Race

Bayou Blue Population Pyramid 2024

Bayou Blue Median Age

32.9

Total

35.3

Male

32.1

Female

Bayou Blue Adults

There are 8,740 adults, (1,389 of whom are seniors) in Bayou Blue.

Bayou Blue Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bayou Blue Sex Ratio

Female6,23553.64%
Male5,38946.36%

Bayou Blue Population by Age

Bayou Blue Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0322.8884.415.6
Married2,1173.6391.28.8
Non Family1,1911.2363.936.1
Female5693.631000
Male1552.6690.39.7
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3.5

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bayou Blue 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

Bayou Blue Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bayou Blue Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 21.52%.

Bayou Blue Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,288

Average Earnings

$56,627

Average Male

$30,074

Average Female

Bayou Blue Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bayou Blue Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bayou Blue Language

94.02% of Bayou Blue residents speak only English, while 5.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Bayou Blue Language

Bayou Blue Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,3771,33515.94%
Black92942545.75%
Multiple83519823.71%
Native77812516.07%
Hispanic88111012.49%
Other1857942.7%
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18.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.26%

Male Poverty Rate

20.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bayou Blue

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bayou Blue is Black, with 45.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bayou Blue is Hispanic, with 12.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.74%.

Bayou Blue Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.23%
High School15.51%
Bachelors or Greater8.21%
Some College8.09%
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Bayou Blue Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed19.81%
Male Unemployed17.92%
Female Employed8.31%
Male Employed4.83%
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Bayou Blue Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bayou Blue Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bayou Blue Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bayou Blue Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bayou Blue Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bayou Blue Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bayou Blue Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

509

Number of Veterans

423

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

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Bayou Blue Veterans by War

count

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Bayou Blue Veterans by Age

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Bayou Blue Veterans by Race

Bayou Blue Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bayou Blue Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bayou Blue Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bayou Blue Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bayou Blue 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

89.65%

Born in Bayou Blue

97.76%

Native Born

2.24%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.76% of Bayou Blue residents were born in the United States, with 89.65% having been born in Louisiana. 1.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bayou Blue Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202411,624
202311,624
202211,6243953.52%
202111,229-2,768-19.78%
202013,9972,59622.77%
201911,401-281-2.41%
201811,682-752-6.05%
201712,4341010.82%
201612,333-241-1.92%
201512,574-85-0.67%
201412,6592842.29%
201312,3751110.91%
201212,2648627.56%
201111,402-950-7.69%
201012,352
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Bayou Blue Population by Year