Rayville is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,664 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Rayville is the 109th largest community in Louisiana.
Rayville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rayville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rayville who work in office and administrative support (11.35%), maintenance occupations (10.93%), and food service (10.73%).
One of the benefits of Rayville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.21 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Rayville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Rayville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.48% of adults in Rayville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rayville in 2010 was $13,622, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,488 for a family of four. Rayville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.63% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Rayville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Rayville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rayville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Rayville include English, French , German, and British.
The most common language spoken in Rayville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.