Rayville is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,474 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 construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Rayville who work in food service (17.44%), sales jobs (12.71%), and office and administrative support (9.62%).
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.
As is often the case in a small town, Rayville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Rayville ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.42% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Rayville in 2018 was $12,948, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $51,792 for a family of four. Rayville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 49.28% 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 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.