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City of Rayne Population

Year Population Source
1940
4,974
U.S. Census
1950
6,485
U.S. Census
1960
8,634
U.S. Census
1970
9,510
U.S. Census
1980
9,066
U.S. Census
1990
8,502
U.S. Census
2000
8,552
U.S. Census

 

Population Breakdown by Age

All Persons Number Percent
Under 5
707
8.3
5 to 9
681
8.0
10 to 14
710
8.3
15 to 19
695
8.1
20 to 24
521
6.1
25 to 34
1101
12.9
35 to 44
1208
14.1
45 to 54
1005
11.8
55 to 59
407
4.8
60 to 64
355
4.2
65 to 74
609
7.1
75 to 84
388
4.5
85 and over
165
1.9

 

Taxing Body Rate
City of Rayne 2.0%
Acadia Parish School Board 1.5%
Acadia Parish Police Jury 1.0%
Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Dept .5%
State of Louisiana 4.0%
Total Sales Tax--City of Rayne 9.0%

 

Institution
Assets As of January, 2007
Bank of Commerce & Trust Company
$250,997,000
First Louisiana National Bank
$105,771,000
Iberia Bank
$3,100,673
Rayne Building & Loan Association
$48,000,000
Rayne State Bank & Trust Company
$190,489,000
St. Joseph Parish Credit Union
$20,839,959


Educational Profile, City of Raynee

School Enrollment From 2000 Census
Total Persons 3 years and over in school
2069
Nursery school, preschool
174
Kindergarten
114
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
1164
High school (grades 9-12)
435
College or graduate school
182

Note: Acadia Parish has 28 public schools and 8 private schools.


Educational Attainment

Total Persons 25 years and over 5319
Less than 9th grade 1176
9th to 12 grade, no diploma 911
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1935
Some college, no degree 760
Associate degree 126
Bachelor’s degree or higher 231
Graduate or professional degree 180
Percent high school graduate or higher 60.8%
Percent bachelor’s degree or higher 7.7%


Educational Instutitions

(Within 100 miles of Acadia Parish)

4-year Colleges & Universities
Enrollment
University of Louisiana, Lafayette
16,303
McNeese State University, Lake Charles
8,992
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
30,564
Southern University, Baton Rouge
9,488
Louisiana College, Pineville
987

 

2-year Colleges
Enrollment
Louisiana State University, Alexandria 3,061
Louisiana State University, Eunice 2,833

 

Technical Colleges
LTC Acadian Campus,
Acadia Parish
Charles B. Coreil Campus,
Evangeline Parish
T.H. Harris Campus,
St. Landry Parish
LTC Lafayette Campus,
Lafayette Parish
Gulf Area Campus,
Vermilion Parish
Morgan Smith Campus,
Jefferson Davis Parish


Market Access

Airports

Motor Freight

Navigable Waterways/Ports
Highways
Freight Rail
Interstate 10 Union Pacific Railroad
US Highways 90 and 190 Southern Pacific Railroad
LA Highways 13, 35, 91, 92, 95, 97, 98
Lafayette Regional Airport
9 major freight lines Average number of flights per day -- 29
Terminal facilities available Runway lengths -- 7,651 ft., 4,009 ft., 5,201 ft.
LeGros Memorial

Mermentau River Harbor

(Local)
Terminal Facility Runway lengths- 4,300 ft., 4,000 ft.
(Local) Barge depth Eunice Airport

Port of Lake Charles

(Local)
(52 miles) 40 feet deep Northern edge of parish

Port of Iberia

(48 miles) 13 feet deep

Location

The City of Rayne is located in Acadia Parish at Exit 87 on the East-West Interstate 10. It is 15 miles west of Lafayette and the intersection of Interstate 10 with the North-South Interstate 49. Distances in miles to other major cities include:

Atlanta 611
Birmingham 489
Cincinnati 956
Chicago 1000
Dallas 378
Denver 1262
Houston 193
Memphis 467
Minneapolis 1374
New Orleans 171
Nashville 677
St. Louis 760
Last Updated on Monday, 01 February 2010 12:06