Rayne, Acadia Parish, Louisiana

Rayne: City in Louisiana, United States

About

Rayne is a city located in the county of Acadia Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,953 and a population density of 807 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,983 inhabitants.

The city was created 139 years ago in 1882.

Quick Facts about Rayne

Population : 7,983 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Acadia Parish
Phone Area Codes : 337
Area : 9.86 km2
Altitude : 36 feet / 11 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1883 (139 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:15:19 (2nd July 2022)
Postal code : 70578
Density : 810 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.38% (2010-2020)
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Location of Rayne on Louisiana map.
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Geography

Rayne is located at 30°14'6"N 92°16'6"W (30.2349300, -92.2684600).

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Demographics

The population of Rayne increased by 0.38% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,953 - census
2011 7,907 -0.58% estimation process
2012 8,001 1.17% estimation process
2013 8,003 0.02% estimation process
2014 8,019 0.2% estimation process
2015 7,979 -0.5% estimation process
2016 8,086 1.32% estimation process
2017 8,098 0.15% estimation process
2018 8,021 -0.96% estimation process
2019 7,992 -0.36% estimation process
2020 7,983 -0.11% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,244
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,301
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,373
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,298
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.5%
People over 65 (%) : 13.6%
Female persons, % : 52.3%
White only, percent : 75.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 4.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 48.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 41.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 276
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 30.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.5%

Rayne zip code is 70578. County name: Acadia, County fips: 22001

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $93,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,043
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $467
2015-2019 median gross rent : $663
2015-2019 Households : 2,790
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.78
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 67.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,283
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 64,581
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 149,625
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,840
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,190
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,124
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 483
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 196
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 147
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 56
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 388
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 382
2010 population per square mile : 1,268.1
2010 land area in square miles : 6.54

People born in Rayne (19)

People born in Rayne, including rock musician and pioneer of the swamp pop musical genre Johnnie Allan, Cajun musician Belton Richard, musicologist and ethnomusicologist Irene Whitfield Holmes, .

List

  • Jo-El Sonnier (American singer) he was born in 02/10/1946
  • Keith Moffatt (American high jumper) he was born in 14/10/1984
  • David Lawrence (American basketball coach and basketball player) he was born in 05/05/1959
  • Donnie Meche (American jockey) he was born in 10/10/1974
  • Ed Zaunbrecher (American football coach) he was born in 01/03/1950
  • Elvis J. Perrodin (American horse racing jockey) he was born in 14/12/1956
  • Gerard Melancon (American jockey) he was born in 19/05/1967
  • Josh Reed (American football player, wide receiver) he was born in 01/05/1980
  • Shawn Sonnier he was born in 05/07/1976
  • Dave Petitjean (American actor (1928-2013)) he was born in 11/01/1928
  • Francis Dugas (Louisiana lawyer and politician) he was born in 09/06/1919
  • Margaret Rose Henry (American politician) she was born in 20/06/1944
  • Mike Heinen (professional golfer) he was born in 17/01/1967
  • Leroy Leblanc (American musician) he was born in 30/01/1915
  • Joe Werner (Cajun musician from the United States) he was born in 20/09/1909
  • Barry Milligan

Schools in Rayne

College & universities near Rayne, LA

Code Name City ZIP
407142 Cosmetology Training Center Lafayette (LA) 70503

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rayne, LA

Code Name Address Type
LFT Lafayette 133 East Grant St. RAIL
NIB New Iberia West Washington St. RAIL
LCH Lake Charles 100 Ryan Street RAIL
BTR Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1253 Florida St. BUS

Post offices near Rayne

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rayn Post Office Rayne (LA) 70578

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Acadia Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Acadia Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Crowley 12,520 City in Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United States
Church Point 4,367 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Iota 1,428 Town in Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United States
Estherwood 1,081 Village in Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United States of America
Morse 803 Community in Louisiana, USA
Mermentau 621 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Rayne distances to largest Louisiana cities