Rayne is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 8,016 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rayne is the 62nd largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rayne is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rayne is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rayne who work in sales jobs (13.04%), office and administrative support (11.46%), and food service (9.70%).
Being a small city, Rayne does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Rayne, just 6.51% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rayne in 2010 was $18,303, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,212 for a family of four.
Rayne is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rayne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rayne residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rayne include French Canadian, Acadian/Cajun, German, and English.
The most common language spoken in Rayne is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Tagalog.