Bayou Vista, Louisiana Population 2024

3,829

Bayou Vista is a city located in Assumption Parish, St. Martin Parish, and St. Mary Parish Louisiana. Bayou Vista has a 2024 population of 3,829. Bayou Vista is currently declining at a rate of -1.59% annually and its population has decreased by -11.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,346 in 2020.

The average household income in Bayou Vista is $80,757 with a poverty rate of 17.86%. The median age in Bayou Vista is 37.5 years: 35.8 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Bayou Vista Demographics

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

  • White: 88.95%
  • Two or more races: 6.48%
  • Other race: 2.15%
  • Black or African American: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.96%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,125.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.9% (-517)
The current population of Bayou Vista, Louisiana is 3,829 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,346.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,51688.95%
Two or more races2566.48%
Other race852.15%
Black or African American521.32%
Native American380.96%
Asian60.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bayou Vista Population by Race

Bayou Vista Population Pyramid 2024

Bayou Vista Median Age

37.5

Total

35.8

Male

38.3

Female

Bayou Vista Adults

There are 2,963 adults, (631 of whom are seniors) in Bayou Vista.

Bayou Vista Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bayou Vista Sex Ratio

Female1,83646.45%
Male2,11753.55%

Bayou Vista Population by Age

Bayou Vista Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6372.3976.423.6
Married7343.1286.413.6
Non Family6181.2865.534.5
Female1933.1362.237.8
Male922.371000

2.98

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bayou Vista Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade38714.68%
Associates Degree1515.73%
Bachelors Degree1907.21%
Graduate Degree100.38%
High School Graduate1,13643.08%
Less Than 9th Grade1947.36%
Some College56921.58%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bayou Vista Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bayou Vista Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,2711,848200
2+ Races1661260
Hispanic124500
Other Race7400
Black52370
Native American3890
Asian660

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.81%.

Bayou Vista Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$50,822$51,813$36,641
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$40,990$45,278$34,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$81,324$18,996
Overall$39,286$50,511$27,500
Some College$28,849$51,771$25,714

$39,286

Average Earnings

$50,511

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Bayou Vista Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bayou Vista Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bayou Vista Language

90.12% of Bayou Vista residents speak only English, while 9.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.43% of the population.

Bayou Vista Language

Bayou Vista Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,47670020.14%
Multiple25662.34%

17.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.99%

Male Poverty Rate

23.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bayou Vista

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bayou Vista is White, with 20.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bayou Vista is Multiple, with 2.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.85%.

Bayou Vista Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College24.17%
High School13.82%
Less Than 9th Grade11.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.5%

Bayou Vista Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.7%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed40%
Female Employed13.43%

Bayou Vista Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bayou Vista Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$71,827$106,744
Households$46,399$80,757
Married Families$104,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,760$34,174

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bayou Vista Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bayou Vista Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bayou Vista 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 45-54.

Bayou Vista Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bayou Vista Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

199

Number of Veterans

193

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea66
Vietnam39
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War29
World War II0

Bayou Vista Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+71
65 to 7451
18 to 3435
35 to 5429
55 to 6413

Bayou Vista Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1837.01%
Black1019.23%
Asian6100%

Bayou Vista Veterans by Race

Bayou Vista Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

29.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bayou Vista Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bayou Vista Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bayou Vista Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bayou Vista 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

81.96%

Born in Bayou Vista

95.57%

Native Born

4.43%

Foreign Born

2.91%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.57% of Bayou Vista residents were born in the United States, with 81.96% having been born in Louisiana. 2.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bayou Vista Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,829-62-1.59%
20233,891-62-1.57%
20223,953-62-1.54%
20214,015-331-7.62%
20204,346300.7%
20194,316-251-5.5%
20184,567-593-11.49%
20175,160-4-0.08%
20165,164611.2%
20155,103110.22%
20145,092721.43%
20135,0204058.78%
20124,615-211-4.37%
20114,8261743.74%
20104,65200%

Bayou Vista Population by Year