Buras is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Buras Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Plaquemines Parish at latitude 29.3519 and longitude -89.5242. Plaquemines Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 0 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Buras Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 1.05 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Buras: Buras Settlement.Photos of the local Buras, LA area
Also See: Buras, LA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||1,103|
|Population in Familes||910|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.76|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||505 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||327 (64.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||72 (14.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||106 (21.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$77,632|
|Average Home Value||$109,832|
|Median Household Income||$41,899|
|Average Household Income||$50,400|
|Per Capita Income||$18,621|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.07%|
|Per Capita Income||1.47%|
The table below compares Buras to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 270||43rd|
|Population Density1||# 277||42nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 27||94th|
|Median Household Income||# 193||59th|
|Per Capita Income||# 322||32nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.