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Rayne is in Acadia Parish, in the Crowley metro area.
The community was named for railroad engineer.
The latitude of Rayne is 30.234N. The longitude is -92.268W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 36 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,537.
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4% of Rayne residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rayne ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rayne was $12,588, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Rayne residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Rayne, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $196. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $633.
Libraries in Rayne include Rayne Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Rayne include Rayne Acadian-Tribune
Acadia Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rayne political report.
The average commute time for Rayne workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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