Bayou Cane, Louisiana Population 2024

21,977

Bayou Cane is a city located in Lafourche Parish and Terrebonne Parish Louisiana. Bayou Cane has a 2024 population of 21,977. Bayou Cane is currently growing at a rate of 1.94% annually and its population has increased by 8.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,307 in 2020.

The average household income in Bayou Cane is $83,436 with a poverty rate of 16.18%. The median age in Bayou Cane is 34.9 years: 33.7 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

Bayou Cane Demographics

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

  • White: 61.76%
  • Black or African American: 19%
  • Two or more races: 9.44%
  • Native American: 5.87%
  • Asian: 2.01%
  • Other race: 1.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,886.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.22% (1,670)
The current population of Bayou Cane, Louisiana is 21,977 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,307.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,05761.76%
Black or African American4,01819%
Two or more races1,9959.44%
Native American1,2405.87%
Asian4262.01%
Other race4061.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bayou Cane Population by Race

Bayou Cane Population Pyramid 2024

Bayou Cane Median Age

34.9

Total

33.7

Male

35.4

Female

Bayou Cane Adults

There are 16,030 adults, (2,821 of whom are seniors) in Bayou Cane.

Bayou Cane Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bayou Cane Sex Ratio

Female10,31948.81%
Male10,82351.19%

Bayou Cane Population by Age

Bayou Cane Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,9532.6157.842.2
Married3,3123.277723
Non Family2,7291.4543.356.7
Female1,3273.3638.761.3
Male5852.6160.339.7

3.06

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bayou Cane Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,1738.55%
Associates Degree5744.18%
Bachelors Degree2,00814.64%
Graduate Degree6424.68%
High School Graduate5,71541.66%
Less Than 9th Grade5303.86%
Some College3,07622.42%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bayou Cane Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bayou Cane Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,1197,9961,627
Black2,5232,182513
2+ Races89874887
Hispanic75959943
Native American60957861
Asian376336332
Other Race16014830

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 94.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 88.3%.

Bayou Cane Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$45,998$33,460$46,713
Graduate Degree$59,375$0$47,174
High School Graduate$56,554$59,036$31,554
Less Than 9th Grade$27,342$38,333$25,329
Overall$46,785$58,538$35,241
Some College$43,820$70,193$24,828

$46,785

Average Earnings

$58,538

Average Male

$35,241

Average Female

Bayou Cane Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bayou Cane Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bayou Cane Language

88.46% of Bayou Cane residents speak only English, while 11.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.94% of the population.

Bayou Cane Language

Bayou Cane Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,6891,47711.64%
Black3,95888922.46%
Multiple1,98761931.15%
Hispanic2,00534517.21%
Native1,24031425.32%
Other3975914.86%

16.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.84%

Male Poverty Rate

17.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bayou Cane

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bayou Cane is Multiple, with 31.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bayou Cane is White, with 11.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.46%.

Bayou Cane Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.07%
Some College13.41%
High School11.83%
Bachelors or Greater6.08%

Bayou Cane Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed83.89%
Male Unemployed16.83%
Female Employed9.79%
Male Employed7.73%

Bayou Cane Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bayou Cane Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$79,779$92,510
Households$71,965$83,436
Married Families$87,481$-999,999,999
Non Families$59,301$58,387

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bayou Cane Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bayou Cane Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bayou Cane 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 35-44.

Bayou Cane Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bayou Cane Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,089

Number of Veterans

992

Male Veterans

97

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam315
First Gulf War308
Second Gulf War247
Korea109
World War II53

Bayou Cane Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+396
35 to 54341
65 to 74184
18 to 34115
55 to 6453

Bayou Cane Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8328%
Black2448.04%
2+ Races121.13%
Native American10.15%

Bayou Cane Veterans by Race

Bayou Cane Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bayou Cane Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bayou Cane Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bayou Cane Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bayou Cane 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

77.91%

Born in Bayou Cane

96.48%

Native Born

3.52%

Foreign Born

2.49%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.48% of Bayou Cane residents were born in the United States, with 77.91% having been born in Louisiana. 2.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bayou Cane Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202421,9774181.94%
202321,5594171.97%
202221,142-557-2.57%
202121,6991,3926.85%
202020,3072141.07%
201920,093-736-3.53%
201820,829-344-1.62%
201721,1737283.56%
201620,445-622-2.95%
201521,0674402.13%
201420,627-47-0.23%
201320,6741690.82%
201220,5059995.12%
201119,5061510.78%
201019,35500%

Bayou Cane Population by Year