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Rayville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Rayville had a population of 3,439 as of July 1, 2019. Rayville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rayville is located at latitude 32.4774 and longitude -91.7548 in Richland Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rayville encompass a land area of 2.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Richland Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Town of Rayville (GNIS ID: 2407181) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Rayville is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Richland Parish.


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Rayville, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Rayville, LA Housing Affordability Index is 131
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Rayville, LA Wealth Index is 26
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,439
Population in Households 3,321
Population in Familes 2,684
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density 1,489
Diversity Index1 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $21,179
Average Household Income $34,131
Per Capita Income $13,036
Wealth Index3 26

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 559 (35.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 754 (47.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 260 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $89,268
Housing Affordability Index2 131
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,313
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 837
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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 race 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.77% -0.89%
Households -0.75% -0.9%
Families -0.77% -1.12%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.03%

Rayville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rayville to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 148 69th
Population Density # 90 81st
Diversity Index # 209 56th
Median Household Income # 459 3rd
Per Capita Income # 454 4th

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