Bayou Cane, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 19,355. Population change since 2000: +13.5%
Males: 9,378  (48.5%)
Females: 9,977  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  34.7 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 70360.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,736 (it was $40,955 in 2000)
Bayou Cane:

$49,736
LA:

$45,146

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,718 (it was $17,450 in 2000)

Bayou Cane CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $168,451 (it was $80,600 in 2000)
Bayou Cane:

$168,451
LA:

$158,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $163,818; Detached houses: $167,906; Townhouses or other attached units: $239,774; Mobile homes: $48,777

Median gross rent in 2016: $932.

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  • Races in Bayou Cane, LA (2016)

    Bayou Cane races chart
    • 14,32369.5%White alone
    • 2,97214.4%Black alone
    • 1,9349.4%Hispanic
    • 6303.1%American Indian alone
    • 5592.7%Two or more races
    • 1610.8%Asian alone
    • 130.06%Other race alone
    • 110.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bayou Cane: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (25.8%), American (11.2%), French Canadian (5.0%), Irish (3.4%), Italian (2.8%), German (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 7.64 square miles.

Population density: 2,534 people per square mile   (average).

Bayou Cane,LA real estate house value index trend

Bayou Cane, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Bayou Cane:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bayou Cane CDP:

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

1,169 residents are foreign born (4.7% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This place:

5.7%
Louisiana:

4.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $617 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $349 (0.2%)

Bayou Cane satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (39.9 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (47.8 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (278.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Crescent, LA (1.6 miles ), Houma, LA (1.8 miles ), Central, LA (2.0 miles ), Gray, LA (2.1 miles ), Bayou Blue, LA (2.2 miles ), Presquille, LA (2.7 miles ), Schriever, LA (3.0 miles ), Lafourche Crossing, LA (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 29.63 N, Longitude: 90.75 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +707 (+3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,086 (33.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 985

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

5.8%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Bayou Cane, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bayou Cane, Louisiana average temperatures Bayou Cane, Louisiana average precipitation Bayou Cane, Louisiana humidity Bayou Cane, Louisiana wind speed Bayou Cane, Louisiana snowfall Bayou Cane, Louisiana sunshine Bayou Cane, Louisiana clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Bayou Cane-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 22.8 miles away from the Bayou Cane 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 33.6 miles away from the place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bayou Cane-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 128.6 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 343.3 miles away from Bayou Cane 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 231.8 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 116.0 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 123.6 miles away from Bayou Cane 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 332.7 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 Terrebonne Parish (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bayou Cane topographic map

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Hospitals and medical centers near Bayou Cane:

  • ALLIANCE COMMUNITY HOME #6 (Hospital, about 1 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • OAKS OF HOUMA (THE) (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • MAISON DE'VILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • PHYSICIANS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • BAYOU REGION HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • SOUTHDOWN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HOUMA, LA)
  • CHATEAU TERREBONNE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HOUMA, LA)

Amtrak station near Bayou Cane:

  • 10 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 Cane:

  • Nicholls State University (about 12 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 44 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 44 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 46 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 46 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 50 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 62 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)

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Notable locations in Bayou Cane: Colonial Acres Golf Course (A), Chateau Terrebonne Health Care Center (B), Terrebonne Parish Office (C), Maison De Ville Nursing Home of Houma (D), Bayou Cane Volunteer Fire Department (E), Oaks of Houma (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Southland Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bayou Cane include: Maria Immacolata Church (A), Living Gospel Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Grace Church (D), Victory Christian Center (E), Temple of Praise (F), Spirit Filled Life Center (G), Saint Bernadette Church (H), New Rising Sun Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Terrebonne 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 9.6 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 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.14
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.5%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.3% for Black residents, 25.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.8% for American Indian residents, 27.1% for other race residents, 46.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.4%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Bayou Cane in 2010:

  • 340 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
365 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Bayou Cane, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Louisiana average:

12.0

Bayou Cane travel time to work - commute Bayou Cane mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bayou Cane CDP (based on Terrebonne Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic54,64017
Evangelical Protestant12,30756
Black Protestant3,6628
Mainline Protestant2,1997
Other8373
None38,215-
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: 18
Terrebonne Parish:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Terrebonne Parish:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Terrebonne Parish:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 75
Here:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Terrebonne Parish:

30.0%
Louisiana:

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

18.3%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bayou Cane:

43.5%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bayou Cane:

22.0%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bayou Cane:

10.9%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bayou Cane:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.6%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Bayou Cane:

54.7%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Bayou Cane:

78.5%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bayou Cane, LA Residents

4.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($220 average AGI)
Terrebonne Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lafourche Parish, LA  1.38% ($34,386 average AGI)
from St. Mary Parish, LA  0.22% ($38,129)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.22% ($40,333)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($327 average AGI)
Terrebonne Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lafourche Parish, LA  1.50% ($37,122 average AGI)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.26% ($35,706)
to St. Mary Parish, LA  0.19% ($33,384)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bayou Cane:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Bayou Cane:

  • 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)
  • KTLN (90.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: BD OF SV OF LSU & AGRIC. & MECH COLL)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • K249DI (97.7 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNSU (91.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBZE (105.9 FM; BERWICK, LA; Owner: HUBCAST BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bayou Cane:

  • 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.)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bayou Cane fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • 52,900Total average daily traffic
  • 65,596Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED75$147,84562$111,799183$118,00739$30,9595$1,154,08234$106,1679$34,912
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$156,22011$128,25824$154,6612$48,7851$2,431,2604$319,6301$128,840
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$135,17321$99,551113$125,70320$53,1240$03$66,8708$59,726
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$150,0265$112,60860$129,7116$77,3150$02$87,4450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$189,1100$021$129,1222$112,4850$02$117,4400$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0002.02 , 0003.00, 0004.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$151,3542$153,975
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$152,1781$184,690
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$154,7602$116,420
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$127,170

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0002.02 , 0003.00, 0004.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (32%)

Bayou Cane compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Bayou Cane on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 (70360) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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