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Bayou Blue CDP, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Bayou Blue Census Designated Place had a population of 13,240 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Bayou Blue CDP is located at latitude 29.6341 and longitude -90.6732 in Lafourche Parish. The formal boundaries for the Bayou Blue Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 23.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles.

While the primary coordinates for Bayou Blue Census Designated Place are located in Lafourche Parish, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Terrebonne Parish.

The Bayou Blue Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583527) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bayou Blue Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafourche Parish.


Bayou Blue CDP, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 13,240 (100%)
Population in Households 13,239 (100.0%)
Population in Families 11,298 (85.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 569
Diversity Index2 45


Median Household Income $60,269
Average Household Income $77,562
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $26,735
Wealth Index5 70


Total HU (Housing Units) 4,917 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,691 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 886 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 340 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $176,419
Average Home Value $198,936
Housing Affordability Index3 214


Total Households 4,577
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 3,502
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.68% 0.36%
Households 0.77% 0.43%
Families 0.67% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
Owner Occupied HU   0.42%


Bayou Blue CDP, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bayou Blue CDP to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 37 92nd
Population Density # 242 49th
Median Household Income # 66 86th
Housing Affordability Index # 256 54th
Per Capita Income # 128 73rd
Diversity Index # 260 45th

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