Bayou Cane, LA

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Population

21,173

3.56% growth

Poverty Rate

14.5%


Median Age

33.4


Median Household Income

$52,901

1.64% growth

Number of Employees

9,718

0.372% growth

Median Property Value

$159,200

2.25% growth

About

In 2017, Bayou Cane, LA had a population of 21.2k people with a median age of 33.4 and a median household income of $52,901. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bayou Cane, LA grew from 20,445 to 21,173, a 3.56% increase and its median household income grew from $52,049 to $52,901, a 1.64% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bayou Cane, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.91%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (4.69%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.1%). N/A% of the people in Bayou Cane, LA speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bayou Cane, LA are Learning Bridge Career Institute (112 degrees awarded in 2017), Unitech Training Academy-Houma (64 degrees), and Omega Institute of Cosmetology (41 degrees).

The median property value in Bayou Cane, LA is $159,200, and the homeownership rate is 58.2%. Most people in Bayou Cane, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Bayou Cane, LA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Bayou Cane, LA employs 9.72k people. The largest industries in Bayou Cane, LA are Retail Trade (1,298 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,022 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (912 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($72,581), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($69,409), and Transportation & Warehousing ($51,154).

Median household income in Bayou Cane, LA is $52,901. Males in Bayou Cane, LA have an average income that is 1.55 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,269. The income inequality in Bayou Cane, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,901

2017 value

± $4,574

1.64%

1 Year Growth

± 10.6%

Households in Bayou Cane, LA have a median annual income of $52,901, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,049 in 2016, which represents a 1.64% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,488

Average Male Salary

± $1,557

$40,269

Average Female Salary

± $1,025

In 2017, full-time male employees in Louisiana made 1.55 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,337 ± $8,658

  2. White

    $51,901 ± $1,178

  3. American Indian

    $39,423 ± $9,186

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Louisiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bayou Cane, LA is from Louisiana.

0.466

2017 Wage GINI

0.465

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4.02

  2. Census Tract 4.01

  3. Census Tract 2.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bayou Cane, LA was Census Tract 4.02 with a value of $62,656, followed by Census Tract 4.01 and Census Tract 2.01, with respective values of $54,236 and $46,312.

The following map shows all of the places in Bayou Cane, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bayou Cane, LA (3.02k out of 20.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,765 ± 382

  2. Black

    815 ± 282

  3. Hispanic

    309 ± 199

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bayou Cane, LA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

9.72k

2017 Value

± 854

0.372%

1 Year growth

± 12.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bayou Cane, LA grew at a rate of 0.372%, from 9.68k employees to 9.72k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bayou Cane, LA, are Management Occupations (1,075 people), Production Occupations (1,060 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,035 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bayou Cane, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bayou Cane, LA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,075 people), Production Occupations (1,060 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,035 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bayou Cane, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.42 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.88 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bayou Cane, LA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($95,875), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($84,091), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($83,068).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.72k

2017 Value

± 854

0.372%

1 Year growth

± 12.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bayou Cane, LA grew at a rate of 0.372%, from 9.68k employees to 9.72k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bayou Cane, LA, are Retail Trade (1,298 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,022 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (912 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bayou Cane, LA, though some of these residents may live in Bayou Cane, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bayou Cane, LA, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,298 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,022 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (912 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bayou Cane, LA has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (19.5 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.5 times), and Construction (1.24 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bayou Cane, LA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($72,581), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($69,409), and Transportation & Warehousing ($51,154).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $79.9B

  2. $78.1B

  3. $43.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $79.9B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($78.1B) and Basic chemicals ($43.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Louisiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$395B

2020 Value

$476B

Projected 2045 Value

20.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Louisiana trade was $395B. This is expected to increase 20.5% to $476B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Louisiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $41.9B

  2. $38.6B

  3. $13.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $41.9B, followed by Mississippi with $38.6B and Florida and $13.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

85.7% of the population of Bayou Cane, LA has health coverage, with 45.4% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 0.686% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Bayou Cane, LA was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Bayou Cane, LA see 2651 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.569% increase from the previous year (2636 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2136 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 690 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.2%). Additionally, Assumption Parish has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,651 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Terrebonne Parish, LA see an average of 2,651 patients per year. This represents a 0.569% increase from the previous year (2,636 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Terrebonne Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,815

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,420

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,281

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,811

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Louisiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.38%, from $7,487 to $7,815.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14.3%

Uninsured

45.4%

Employer Coverage

15.6%

Medicaid

12.3%

Medicare

11.7%

Non-Group

0.686%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bayou Cane, LA declined by 11.4% from 16.1% to 14.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bayou Cane, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 17.2% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 15.6% prevalence

Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana, at 17.2%.

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Diversity

Bayou Cane, LA is home to a population of 21.2k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.57% of Bayou Cane, LA residents were born outside of the country (1.18k people).

In 2017, there were 4.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.5k people) in Bayou Cane, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.27k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.25k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

32

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Bayou Cane, LA was 33.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 32. But people in Bayou Cane, LA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Bayou Cane, LA residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.57%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.18k people

5.52%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.13k people

As of 2017, 5.57% of Bayou Cane, LA residents (1.18k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bayou Cane, LA was 5.52%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    31,305 ± 4,329 people

  2. Honduras

    26,985 ± 4,021 people

  3. Vietnam

    19,764 ± 3,444 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Mexico, the natal country of 31,305 Louisiana residents, followed by Honduras with 26,985 and Vietnam with 19,764.

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Citizenship

96.6%

2017 Citizenship

96.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.6% of Bayou Cane, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Bayou Cane, LA was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bayou Cane, LA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    14.5k ± 999

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    3.27k ± 710

  3. White (Hispanic)

    1.25k ± 547

In 2017, there were 4.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.5k people) in Bayou Cane, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.27k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.25k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Bayou Cane, LA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    273 ± 116

  2. Vietnam

    195 ± 99

  3. Korea

    146 ± 77

Bayou Cane, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Bayou Cane, LA awarded 217 degrees. The student population of Bayou Cane, LA is skewed towards women, with 2 male students and 164 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bayou Cane, LA are White (134 and 61.8%), followed by Black or African American (77 and 35.5%), Hispanic or Latino (2 and 0.922%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (2 and 0.922%).

The largest universities in Bayou Cane, LA by number of degrees awarded are Learning Bridge Career Institute (112 and 51.6%), Unitech Training Academy-Houma (64 and 29.5%), and Omega Institute of Cosmetology (41 and 18.9%).

The most popular majors in Bayou Cane, LA are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (60 and 27.6%), General Cosmetology (31 and 14.3%), and Health Management & Clinical Assistant (29 and 13.4%).

The median tuition costs in Bayou Cane, LA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 60 degrees awarded

  2. 29 degrees awarded

  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Bayou Cane, LA was Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 60 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Bayou Cane, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 112 degrees awarded

  2. 64 degrees awarded

  3. 41 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Bayou Cane, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Learning Bridge Career Institute with 112 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3

Degrees Awarded to Men

214

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 3 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bayou Cane, LA, which is 0.014 times less than the 214 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    134 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    77 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Bayou Cane, LA were to White students. These 134 degrees mean that there were 1.74 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 77 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bayou Cane, LA was $159,200 in 2017, which is 0.693 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $155,700 to $159,200, a 2.25% increase. The homeownership rate in Bayou Cane, LA is 58.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bayou Cane, LA have an average commute time of 19.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bayou Cane, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$159,200

2017 Median

± $3,953

$155,700

2016 Median

± $3,970

In 2017, the median property value in Bayou Cane, LA grew to to $159,200 from the previous year's value of $155,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bayou Cane, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bayou Cane, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$52,901

Median Household Income

± $4,574

7.89k

Number of Households

± 671

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.89k households in Bayou Cane, LA grew to $52,901 from the previous year's value of $52,049.

The following chart displays the households in Bayou Cane, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bayou Cane, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bayou Cane, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

58.2%

2017 Homeownership

58.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 58.2% of the housing units in Bayou Cane, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bayou Cane, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bayou Cane, LA have a shorter commute time (19.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Bayou Cane, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.1%

  2. Carpooled

    13.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.07%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Bayou Cane, LA was Drove Alone (80.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.1%) and those who Worked At Home (4.07%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bayou Cane, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bayou Cane, LA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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