For population 25 years and over in Rayville:
For population 15 years and over in Rayville town:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (19.9 miles , pop. 53,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (117.5 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (285.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Oak Ridge, LA (3.2 miles) , Mangham, LA (3.4 miles ), Baskin, LA (3.9 miles) , Swartz, LA (3.9 miles ), Delhi, LA (3.9 miles ), Collinston, LA (4.0 miles ), Richwood, LA (4.3 miles ), Epps, LA (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.47 N, Longitude: 91.76 W
Area code: 318
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Rayville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -246 (-5.5%).
Work and jobs in Rayville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rayville, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rayville-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 204% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Rayville town center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/1/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rayville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from Rayville center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Richland Parish (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Elvin Hayes - Basketball player, Ernie Ladd - Football League All-Star player, Billy Boles - Politician, William L. Kirk - General, Boogie Woogie Red - Detroit blues, Edgar Jones (tight end) - Football player, Joe Lavender - Football player.
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 43.4%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
253 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000
Rayville compared to Louisiana state average:
Banks with branches in Rayville (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Rayville (based on Richland Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.04%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
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Rayville government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,216 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,034 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Rayville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 750
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 450
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rayville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 132 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Rayville, LA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rayville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rayville)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.