Rayville, Louisiana Population 2020

3,450

Rayville is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,450, it is the 81st largest city in Louisiana and the 5808th largest city in the United States. Rayville is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -6.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,695 in 2010. Rayville reached it's highest population of 4,610 in 1980. Spanning over 2 miles, Rayville has a population density of 1,494 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rayville is $33,920 with a poverty rate of 46.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $685 per month, and the median house value is $66,100. The median age in Rayville is 31.6 years, 32 years for males, and 30.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.8 males.

Rayville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 66.69%
  • White: 28.65%
  • Asian: 2.85%
  • Two or more races: 1.80%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Rayville, Louisiana is 3,450, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,514.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,695.

Rayville, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,40966.69%
White1,03528.65%
Asian1032.85%
Two or More Races651.80%

Rayville Population Pyramid 2020

Rayville Median Age

31.6


Total

32


Male

30.6


Female

Rayville Adults

There are 2,474 adults, (477 of whom are seniors) in Rayville.

Rayville Age Dependency

80.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57

Child Dependency Ratio

Rayville Sex Ratio

Female

2,031

56.23%

Male

1,581

43.77%

Rayville Households and Families

Rayville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rayville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married55.2%44.8%
Non Family36.9%63.1%
All33.1%66.9%
Female32.1%67.9%
Male6.3%93.7%

33.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3882.5133.1
Female5363.4832.1
Non Family4531.0236.9
Male2053.216.3
Married1942.5755.2

3.1

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rayville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1115.17%
9th to 12th Grade26312.24%
High School Graduate95644.51%
Some College60228.03%
Associates Degree391.82%
Bachelors Degree813.77%
Graduate Degree964.47%

Rayville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,3511,09980
White65854997
Asian103103
Multiple Races3623
Hispanic2613

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.74%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,082$31,335$16,845
Less Than High School$17,232$30,682$12,386
High School Grad$17,801$22,992$15,815
Some College$26,023$52,759$21,782
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$47,672$$47,845

$21,082

Average Earnings

$31,335

Average Male

$16,845

Average Female

Rayville Language

Rayville Language by Age

Rayville Language

94.66% of Rayville residents speak only English, while 5.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.11% of the population.

Rayville Poverty

Rayville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,3471,28154.58%
White95832233.61%
Hispanic621829.03%

46.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.77%

Male Poverty Rate

47.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rayville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rayville is Black, with 54.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rayville is Hispanic, with 29.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 59.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 59.04%.

Name Poverty
High School39.15%
Less Than High School38.46%
Some College26.71%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed31.60%
Male Employed14.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rayville Income

Rayville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,333$33,920
Families$24,676$33,795
Married Families--
Non Families$20,099$31,538

Rayville Marital Status

Rayville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

18.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.9%

Male Marriage Rate

11.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Rayville Married by Age and Sex

Rayville 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 45-54.

Rayville Marital Status by Race

Rayville Veterans

44

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam30
Second Gulf War10
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7420
75+14
18 to 3410
55 to 64
35 to 54
Name Veterans % of Total
White243.57%
Black201.22%

$Rayville Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rayville Employment Status

52.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rayville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

91.97%

Born in Louisiana

99.28%

Native Born

0.72%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.28% of Rayville residents were born in the United States, with 91.97% having been born in Louisiana. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,450-32-0.92%
20193,482-32-0.91%
20183,514-61-1.71%
20173,575-32-0.89%
20163,607-37-1.02%
20153,644-60-1.62%
20143,704-37-0.99%
20133,741-13-0.35%
20123,754-6-0.16%
20113,760621.68%
20103,698-536-1.34%
20004,234-177-0.41%
19904,411-199-0.44%
19804,6106481.53%
19703,962-90-0.22%
19604,0529142.59%
19503,1380.00%