Bayou Cane, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Bayou Cane, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Bayou Cane Census Designated Place had a population of 20,637 as of July 1, 2018. Bayou Cane 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 Bayou Cane is located at latitude 29.6241 and longitude -90.7512 in Terrebonne Parish. The formal boundaries for the Bayou Cane Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 7.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Terrebonne Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Bayou Cane Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402668) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bayou Cane Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Terrebonne Parish.

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Bayou Cane, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 20,637
Population in Households 20,275
Population in Familes 16,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 362
Population Density2 2,713
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $51,336
Average Household Income $68,551
Per Capita Income $27,273


Total Housing Units 8,613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,461 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,562 (41.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 590 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $166,661
Average Home Value $180,851


Total Households 8,023
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 5,178
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.78% 0.45%
Households 0.83% 0.49%
Families 0.48% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Bayou Cane, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bayou Cane to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 23 95th
Population Density # 27 95th
Diversity Index # 239 50th
Median Household Income # 106 78th
Per Capita Income # 83 83rd

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