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Buras, LA Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Buras is 860. The Buras population density is 256.89 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 87.84 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Buras is white, which represent 83.26% of the total population. The average Buras education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 860. #308

Population Growth Since 2006-2010, see rank

Buras, LA

*The Buras, LA population growth rate is since 2006-2010. The Louisiana and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.

Population Density, #349

Buras, LA
256.89 per square mile
87.84 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:716 (83.26%, #154)
Black:0 (0.00%, #419)
Hispanic:0 (0.00%, #339)
Asian:85 (9.88%, #4)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):11 (1.28%, #80)
One Race, Other:22 (2.56%, see rank)
Two or More Races:26 (3.02%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:28 (32.94%, see rank)
Chinese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Filipino:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Vietnamese:32 (37.65%, see rank)
Asian, Other:25 (29.41%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

842 (97.91%) out of the total population of 860 reported first ancestry.

 Buras, LA% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.38%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.12%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.10%0.42%
Dutch40.47%, see rank0.55%1.40%
English121.40%, see rank6.04%8.02%
French637.33%, see rank15.95%3.34%
German182.09%, see rank7.86%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish40.47%, see rank7.64%10.80%
Italian273.14%, see rank4.79%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.26%1.42%
Polish00.00%, see rank0.47%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.92%
Scotch-Irish00.00%, see rank0.82%0.99%
Scottish00.00%, see rank1.01%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.78%0.95%
Swedish00.00%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.05%0.31%
American50158.26%, see rank9.99%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.25%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 425 (49.42%, see rank)
Females: 435 (50.58%, see rank)

Buras, LA
Male: 49.42%
Female: 50.58%
Male: 48.91%
Female: 51.09%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Buras, LA
36.40 years old
36.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Buras, LA
38.80 years old
34.80 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Buras, LA
34.90 years old
37.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Buras, LA% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Under 5 years768.84%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years435.00%, see rank6.76%6.51%
10 to 14 years687.91%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years556.40%, see rank6.75%6.85%
20 to 24 years364.19%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years13315.47%, see rank14.11%13.47%
35 to 44 years809.30%, see rank12.32%12.96%
45 to 54 years17220.00%, see rank13.77%14.09%
55 to 64 years13315.47%, see rank12.34%12.29%
65 to 74 years475.47%, see rank7.39%7.64%
75 to 84 171.98%, see rank3.99%4.25%
85 years and over00.00%, see rank1.52%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Buras, LALouisianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population582, 100%3,010,828209,056,129
Less Than High School146, 25.09%, see rank17.15%13.67%
High School Graduate218, 37.46%, see rank33.95%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree131, 22.51%, see rank26.77%29.09%
Bachelor Degree43, 7.39%, see rank14.67%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree44, 7.56%, see rank7.45%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.27, see rank12.9613.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Buras, LA LouisianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten25100.00%0.00%71.34%28.66%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)76100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank83.17%16.83%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)74100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank82.53%17.47%90.60%9.40%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Buras, LALouisianaU.S.
Total Households386, 100%1,718,876116,211,092
Average Household Size2.23, see rank2.602.63
1 Person Households198, 51.30%, see rank28.75%27.57%
2 or More Person Households188, 48.70%, see rank71.25%72.43%
Family Households (Families)177, 45.85%, see rank65.93%66.22%
Average Family Size3.62, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family142, 36.79%, see rank43.93%48.42%
Nonfamily Households209, 54.15%, see rank34.07%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Buras, LA%LouisianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total673see rank3,670,053252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over345100%, see rank1,775,744123,281,364
Never Married10630.72%, see rank37.38%35.77%
Married15946.09%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed195.51%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced6117.68%, see rank10.76%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over328100%, see rank1,894,309129,692,771
Never Married6921.04%, see rank31.45%29.48%
Married17653.66%, see rank45.30%49.19%
Widowed3510.67%, see rank10.15%9.16%
Divorced4814.63%, see rank13.09%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Buras, LA%LouisianaU.S.
Native79992.91%, see rank96.05%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence69480.70%, see rank78.10%58.73%
Born in Different State10512.21%, see rank17.32%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
00.00%, see rank0.63%1.42%
Foreign Born617.09%, see rank3.95%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship80.93%, see rank1.57%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship536.16%, see rank2.38%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.35%1.53%
Born In Asia617.09%, see rank1.28%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.14%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank2.10%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.06%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Buras, LA%LouisianaU.S.
English31681.87%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish00.00%, see rank4.04%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages133.37%, see rank5.91%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages5714.77%, see rank1.26%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.30%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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