Buras, Louisiana Population 2024

921

Buras is a city located in Plaquemines Parish Louisiana. Buras has a 2024 population of 921. Buras is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 2.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 896 in 2020.

The average household income in Buras is $68,230 with a poverty rate of 34.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buras is 36.2 years, 46.2 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Buras Demographics

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

  • Asian: 46.04%
  • White: 45.17%
  • Two or more races: 8.79%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
400.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.79% (25)
The current population of Buras, Louisiana is 921 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 896.

Buras, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian42446.04%
White41645.17%
Two or more races818.79%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Asian

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Buras Population by Race

Buras Population Pyramid 2024

Buras Median Age

36.2

Total

46.2

Male

32.8

Female

Buras Adults

There are 687 adults, (82 of whom are seniors) in Buras.

Buras Age Dependency

52.2

Age Dependency Ratio

13.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Buras Sex Ratio

Female49553.75%
Male42646.25%

Buras Population by Age

Buras Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3392.7298.51.5
Married1533.341000
Non Family921.3894.65.4
Female882.731000
Male67.171000
showing: 5 rows

3.21

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

98.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buras 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

Buras Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buras Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of .

Buras Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,583

Average Earnings

$59,667

Average Male

$31,504

Average Female

Buras Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buras Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buras Language

65.01% of Buras residents speak only English, while 34.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 34.99% of the population.

Buras Language

Buras Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian42415536.56%
White41614935.82%
Multiple811720.99%
showing: 3 rows

34.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.38%

Male Poverty Rate

33.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buras

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buras is Asian, with 36.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buras is Multiple, with 20.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.03%.

Buras Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.85%
High School14.2%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Buras Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed15.54%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed12.43%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Buras Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buras Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buras Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Buras Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buras Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Buras Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buras Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Buras Veterans by War

count

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Buras Veterans by Age

count

Buras Veterans by Race

Buras Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Buras Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Buras Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buras Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buras 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

52.12%

Born in Buras

67.1%

Native Born

32.9%

Foreign Born

8.03%

Non Citizen

24.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.1% of Buras residents were born in the United States, with 52.12% having been born in Louisiana. 8.03% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024921
2023921
20229219411.37%
2021827-69-7.7%
202089610713.56%
2019789-118-13.01%
2018907303.42%
2017877-126-12.56%
20161,00320.2%
20151,00114116.4%
2014860283.37%
2013832577.35%
201277512519.23%
2011650-295-31.22%
2010945
showing: 15 rows

Buras Population by Year