Buras, Louisiana Population 2022

789
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Buras is a city located in Plaquemines Parish Louisiana. Buras has a 2020 population of 789. Buras is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -16.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 945 in 2010.

The average household income in Buras is $54,785 with a poverty rate of 34.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $45,200. The median age in Buras is 37 years, 42.1 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.

Buras Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Buraswas:

  • Asian: 50.00%
  • White: 46.09%
  • Two or more races: 3.91%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Buras, Louisiana is 789 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 789.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 945.

Buras, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41346.09%
Asian44850.00%
Two or More Races353.91%
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Buras Population by Race

Buras Population Pyramid 2022

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Buras Median Age

38.1


Total

45.7


Male

32.9


Female

Buras Adults

There are 643 adults, (43 of whom are seniors) in Buras.

Buras Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

7.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Buras Sex Ratio

Female

444

49.55%

Male

452

50.45%

Buras Population by Age

Buras Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buras Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
All93.7%6.3%
Non Family84.3%15.7%

93.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buras Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3952.2793.7
Married1462.9100
Male64.5100
Female842.63100
Non Family1591.4184.3

2.85

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Buras Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade15827.24%
9th to 12th Grade8614.83%
High School Graduate17530.17%
Some College12621.72%
Associates Degree193.28%
Bachelors Degree91.55%
Graduate Degree71.21%
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Buras Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buras Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24018716
2+ Races3535
Asian305114

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.67%.

Buras Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,179$58,214$31,182
Less Than 9th Grade$31,047$26,250$
High School Graduate$75,833$76,123$
Some College$26,773$46,429$26,310
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$45,179

Average Earnings

$58,214

Average Male

$31,182

Average Female

Buras Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buras Language by Age

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Buras Language

64.07% of Buras residents speak only English, while 35.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 34.87% of the population.

Buras Language

Buras Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian44817037.95%
White41313933.66%
OtherNaN%

34.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.73%

Male Poverty Rate

34.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buras

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buras is Asian, with 37.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buras is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.03%.

Buras Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.41%
High School5.14%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Buras Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed22.22%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Buras Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buras Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,050$61,472
Families$30,214$58,883
Married Families--
Non Families$75,272$65,315
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Income by Household Type

Buras Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Buras Married by Age and Sex

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Buras 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 45-54.

Buras Marital Status by Race

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Buras Marital Status

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15

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam4
Korea11
World War II

Buras Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 744
75+11

Buras Veterans by Age

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Buras Veterans by Race

Buras Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buras Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Buras Employment by Age

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Buras Employment by Race

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Buras Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.35%

Born in Buras

62.28%

Native Born

37.72%

Foreign Born

14.62%

Non Citizen

23.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

62.28% of Buras residents were born in the United States, with 54.35% having been born in Louisiana. 14.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Buras Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20109450.00%
2011650-295-31.22%
201277512519.23%
2013832577.35%
2014860283.37%
20151,00114116.40%
20161,00320.20%
2017877-126-12.56%
2018907303.42%
2019789-118-13.01%
20207890.00%
20217890.00%
20227890.00%

Buras Population by Year