Rayne, Louisiana Population 2024

6,860

Rayne is a city located in Acadia Parish, Lafayette Parish, and Vermilion Parish Louisiana. Rayne has a 2024 population of 6,860. Rayne is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -4.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,220 in 2020.

The average household income in Rayne is $50,378 with a poverty rate of 28.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rayne is 35.4 years, 35.6 years for males, and 34.1 years for females.

Rayne Demographics

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

  • White: 49.43%
  • Black or African American: 44.5%
  • Two or more races: 4.44%
  • Other race: 1.44%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,809.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.99% (-360)
The current population of Rayne, Louisiana is 6,860 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,220.

Rayne, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,57049.43%
Black or African American3,21444.5%
Two or more races3214.44%
Other race1041.44%
Native American130.18%
Asian10.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rayne Population by Race

Rayne Population Pyramid 2024

Rayne Median Age

35.4

Total

35.6

Male

34.1

Female

Rayne Adults

There are 5,258 adults, (1,199 of whom are seniors) in Rayne.

Rayne Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rayne Sex Ratio

Female3,63550.33%
Male3,58849.67%

Rayne Population by Age

Rayne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8652.4655.644.4
Non Family1,2791.2156.143.9
Married9893.4769.230.8
Female4933.4133.566.5
Male1043.8226.973.1

3.39

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rayne Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3797.92%
9th to 12th Grade76215.91%
High School Graduate2,24146.8%
Some College58412.2%
Associates Degree4168.69%
Bachelors Degree2695.62%
Graduate Degree1372.86%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rayne Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rayne Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,8132,155282
Black1,7271,32176
2+ Races16811847
Hispanic1119711
Other Race66520
Native American1300
Asian111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Rayne Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$37,439$42,564$22,259
Less Than 9th Grade$0$36,685$13,993
High School Graduate$38,120$42,621$20,817
Some College$36,468$38,774$28,553
Bachelors Degree$61,200$0$45,667
Graduate Degree$36,389$250,001$36,319

$37,439

Average Earnings

$42,564

Average Male

$22,259

Average Female

Rayne Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rayne Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rayne Language

91.37% of Rayne residents speak only English, while 8.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.7% of the population.

Rayne Language

Rayne Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,1651,24739.4%
White3,45373821.37%
Multiple321309.35%

28.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.81%

Male Poverty Rate

32.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rayne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rayne is Black, with 39.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rayne is Multiple, with 9.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.7%.

Rayne Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.06%
Some College20.7%
High School18.3%
Bachelors or Greater1.97%

Rayne Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed67.23%
Female Unemployed50.45%
Female Employed18.63%
Male Employed3.39%

Rayne Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rayne Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$34,725$50,378
Families$41,724$60,461
Married Families$61,784$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,988$36,082

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rayne Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Rayne Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rayne 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.

Rayne Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rayne Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

251

Number of Veterans

233

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam93
First Gulf War54
Second Gulf War30
Korea0
World War II0

Rayne Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+103
65 to 7461
55 to 6439
35 to 5428
18 to 3420

Rayne Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1705.73%
Black814.02%

Rayne Veterans by Race

Rayne Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rayne Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Rayne Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rayne Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rayne 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

89.63%

Born in Rayne

99.79%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.79% of Rayne residents were born in the United States, with 89.63% having been born in Louisiana. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rayne Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,410-90-1.38%
20286,500-90-1.37%
20276,590-90-1.35%
20266,680-90-1.33%
20256,770-90-1.31%
20246,860-90-1.29%
20236,950-90-1.28%
20227,040-110-1.54%
20217,150-70-0.97%
20207,220-809-10.08%
20198,029-19-0.24%
20188,048-64-0.79%
20178,112120.15%
20168,1001141.43%
20157,986-38-0.47%
20148,024180.22%
20138,00630.04%
20128,003981.24%
20117,905-38-0.48%
20107,943-609-7.12%
20008,552500.59%
19908,502-564-6.22%
19809,066-444-4.67%
19709,51087610.15%
19608,6342,14933.14%
19506,4851,51130.38%
19404,9741,26434.07%
19303,71099036.4%
19202,72000%
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Rayne Population by Year