Bayou Blue, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 12,352.
Males: 5,947  (48.1%)
Females: 6,405  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  34.4 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 70301, 70359, 70364.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,772
Bayou Blue:

$51,772
LA:

$45,146

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,017

Bayou Blue CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $153,700
Bayou Blue:

$153,700
LA:

$158,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $167,520; Detached houses: $187,743; Townhouses or other attached units: $215,020; In 2-unit structures: $41,662; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,069; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $235,869; Mobile homes: $71,177; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $99,084

Median gross rent in 2016: $809.

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  • Races in Bayou Blue, LA (2016)

    Bayou Blue races chart
    • 9,97780.3%White alone
    • 1,0918.8%Black alone
    • 5964.8%Hispanic
    • 4293.5%American Indian alone
    • 2201.8%Two or more races
    • 740.6%Asian alone
    • 80.06%Other race alone

Races in Bayou Blue detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bayou Blue: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (31.3%), American (12.3%), French Canadian (11.1%), German (3.8%), Irish (3.6%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Bayou Blue,LA real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Bayou Blue:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bayou Blue CDP:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

217 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.7%
Louisiana:

4.0%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bayou Blue, Louisiana as of August 21, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Bayou Blue to the number of sex offenders is 12,428 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $851 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $659 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (36.2 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (43.5 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (283.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Houma, LA (2.1 miles ), Bayou Cane, LA (2.2 miles ), Presquille, LA (2.2 miles ), Bourg, LA (2.6 miles ), Raceland, LA (2.7 miles ), Crescent, LA (2.7 miles ), Lockport Heights, LA (2.7 miles ), Gray, LA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 29.63 N, Longitude: 90.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 985

Bayou Blue household income distribution Bayou Blue home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Bayou Blue: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Bayou Blue-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Bayou Blue place center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 tornado 31.5 miles away from the place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bayou Blue-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 127.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 340.0 miles away from Bayou Blue center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 227.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from Bayou Blue center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 329.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lafourche Parish (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 6, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bayou Blue:

  • BAYOU OAKS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • RELIANT RENAL CARE LOUISIANA, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • TERREBONNE GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • DIXIE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • JANE AVENUE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • SOUTH LOUISIANA HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • FMCNA - HOUMA (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; HOUMA, LA)

Amtrak station near Bayou Blue:

  • 12 miles: SCHRIEVER (SCHRIVER, S. RTE. 20 & RTE. 24) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bayou Blue:

  • Nicholls State University (about 14 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 40 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 40 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 41 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 42 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 46 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 63 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

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Notable locations in Bayou Blue: Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office (A), Lafourche Parish Library Bayou Blue Branch (B), Bayou Blue Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bayou Blue include: The Methodist Church (A), Galilean Baptist Church (B), Bayou Blue United Methodist Church (C), Bayou Blue Assembly of God Church (D), Bayou Blue Chapel (E), Bayou Blue Church (F), Saint Louis Chapel (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Matherne Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Little Coteau (A), Bayou Croix (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lafourche Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.3. This is about average.

City:

69.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.14. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.14
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.4%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 29.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.3% for other race residents, 41.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Louisiana average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bayou Blue CDP (based on Lafourche Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic55,45019
Evangelical Protestant6,15234
Mainline Protestant1,5899
Black Protestant5304
Other1405
None32,457-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Lafourche Parish:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Lafourche Parish:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Lafourche Parish:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lafourche Parish:

29.4%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

24.9%
State:

13.7%

4.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Terrebonne Parish, LA  1.76% ($37,122 average AGI)
from Assumption Parish, LA  0.30% ($41,786)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.27% ($34,523)


4.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($512 average AGI)
Lafourche Parish:

0.08%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Terrebonne Parish, LA  1.60% ($34,386 average AGI)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.34% ($32,321)
to Assumption Parish, LA  0.20% ($28,515)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bayou Blue:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KJIN (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • KLEB (1600 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN MEADOW, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bayou Blue:

  • KXOR-FM (106.3 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • KTLN (90.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: BD OF SV OF LSU & AGRIC. & MECH COLL)
  • WTIX-FM (94.3 FM; GALLIANO, LA; Owner: FLEUR DE LIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNSU (91.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K249DI (97.7 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bayou Blue:

  • KFOL-CA (Channel 30; HOUMA, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 222m728ftTotal length
  • 88,630Total average daily traffic
  • 5,478Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bayou Blue, LA

Bayou Blue compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Bayou Blue on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 (70364) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #66 (70359) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries"
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