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Bayou Cane, Louisiana
Bayou Cane, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Bayou Cane, Louisiana
Bayou Cane, Louisiana
Location in Louisiana
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Terrebonne
 • Total 7.61 sq mi (19.72 km2)
 • Land 7.61 sq mi (19.72 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
7 ft (2 m)
 • Total 19,770
 • Density 2,596.87/sq mi (1,002.71/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 985
FIPS code 22-05210

Bayou Cane is a census-designated place (CDP) in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is located just north of Houma and had a population of 17,046 at the 2000 census.

Bayou Cane is the principal city of the Houma–Bayou Cane–Thibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes.


Bayou Cane is located at 29°37′35″N 90°44′54″W / 29.62639°N 90.74833°W / 29.62639; -90.74833 (29.626285, -90.748396).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.6 square miles (20 km2), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 19,770
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Bayou Cane racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 12,992 65.72%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 3,520 17.8%
Native American 689 3.49%
Asian 296 1.5%
Pacific Islander 13 0.07%
Other/Mixed 973 4.92%
Hispanic or Latino 1,287 6.51%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 19,770 people, 7,500 households, and 4,761 families residing in the CDP.


Bayou Cane is in the Terrebonne Parish School Board district.

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