Rayville, Louisiana Population 2021

3,402
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Rayville is a city located in Richland Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,402, it is the 81st largest city in Louisiana and the 5843rd largest city in the United States . Rayville is currently declining at a rate of -1.05% annually and its population has decreased by -7.93% 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 1,473 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rayville is $33,080 with a poverty rate of 49.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $646 per month, and the median house value is $71,000. The median age in Rayville is 31.3 years, 31.3 years for males, and 31.2 years for females.

Rayville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 74.24%
  • White: 20.92%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Asian: 2.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Rayville, Louisiana is 3,402 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,510.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,695.

Rayville, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,64074.24%
White74420.92%
Two or More Races942.64%
Asian782.19%
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Rayville Population by Race

Rayville Population Pyramid $2021

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Rayville Median Age

31.3


Total

31.3


Male

31.2


Female

Rayville Adults

There are 2,410 adults, (423 of whom are seniors) in Rayville.

Rayville Age Dependency

79

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rayville Sex Ratio

Female

1,943

54.64%

Male

1,613

45.36%

Rayville Population by Age

Rayville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rayville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.5%32.5%
All33.2%66.8%
Non Family32.3%67.7%
Female27.7%72.3%
Male18.2%81.8%

33.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rayville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2482.7533.2
Female5783.6627.7
Non Family3561.0932.3
Married1662.7267.5
Male1483.2318.2

3.25

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Rayville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1034.99%
9th to 12th Grade29114.09%
High School Graduate96546.71%
Some College56127.15%
Associates Degree341.65%
Bachelors Degree653.15%
Graduate Degree472.27%
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Rayville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rayville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,4021,11358
White53844654
Asian7878
2+ Races4835
Hispanic2411

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 10.04%.

Rayville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,796$27,439$15,437
Less Than 9th Grade$$53,371$12,188
High School Graduate$16,280$19,291$15,482
Some College$27,188$41,842$20,670
Bachelors Degree$13,963$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,796

Average Earnings

$27,439

Average Male

$15,437

Average Female

Rayville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rayville Language by Age

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Rayville Language

94.55% of Rayville residents speak only English, while 5.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.40% of the population.

Rayville Language

Rayville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,5821,37653.29%
White66530946.47%
Hispanic692536.23%

49.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

51.86%

Male Poverty Rate

47.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rayville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rayville is Black, with 53.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rayville is Hispanic, with 36.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 62.41%.

Rayville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School43.94%
Some College35.16%
Less Than 9th Grade32.41%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Rayville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed30.23%
Male Employed16.07%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rayville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rayville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$19,950$33,080
Families$19,634$31,735
Married Families$79,706-
Non Families$17,206$28,834
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Income by Household Type

Rayville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

17.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.4%

Male Marriage Rate

12.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rayville Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Rayville Marital Status

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56

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
First Gulf War17
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Rayville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7427
35 to 5417
75+12
55 to 64
18 to 34

Rayville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White417.51%
Black150.87%

Rayville Veterans by Race

Rayville Veterans by Education

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38.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rayville Veterans by Education

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47.2%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Rayville Employment by Age

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Rayville Employment by Race

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Rayville 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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89.62%

Born in Rayville

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Rayville residents were born in the United States, with 89.62% having been born in Louisiana. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rayville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,402-36-1.05%
20203,438-36-1.04%
20193,474-36-1.03%
20183,510-58-1.63%
20173,568-32-0.89%
20163,600-39-1.07%
20153,639-60-1.62%
20143,699-40-1.07%
20133,739-14-0.37%
20123,753-7-0.19%
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%

Rayville Population by Year