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Rayne, LA Info


Acadia Parish
Acadia Parish
Rayne is a city in Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 8,552 at the 2000 census. It is nicknamed the "Frog Capital of the World", as well as the "Louisiana City of Murals".

Rayne is part of the Crowley Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Roland Boudreaux, a Democrat, was elected mayor of Rayne in the general election held on December 8, 2012. He defeated his Republican opponent, Chuck Robichaux by a 13-vote margin, 1,355 (50.2 percent) to 1,342 (49.8 percent).

GEOGRAPHY

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.0 km), of which, 3.5 square miles (8.9 km) of it is land and 0.29% is water.

Shops in Breaux Bridge
Downtown Rayne

DEMOGRAPHICS

As of the census of 2000, there were 8,552 people, 3,183 households, and 2,228 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,476.1 people per square mile (957.1/km). There were 3,480 housing units at an average density of 1,007.6 per square mile (389.5/km). The racial makeup of the city was 65.55% White, 33.52% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.19% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.81% of the population.

There were 3,183 households out of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 20.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 85.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,369, and the median income for a family was $27,991. Males had a median income of $27,140 versus $14,980 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,588. About 24.5% of families and 29.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.2% of those under age 18 and 24.7% of those age 65 or over.

Information courtesy of Wikipedia and www.rayne.org