Rayville is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,514 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Rayville is the 109th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some towns, Rayville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rayville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rayville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Rayville who work in food service (24.31%), sales jobs (10.66%), and office and administrative support (8.10%).
The overall crime rate in Rayville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Being a small town, Rayville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Rayville have a very low rate of college education: just 8.24% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Rayville in 2010 was $13,870, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,480 for a family of four. Rayville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 46.16% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Rayville is an extremely 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 French, English, African, Italian, and Acadian/Cajun.
The most common language spoken in Rayville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.