Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 40,980 with a growth rate of -0.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana is the 28th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201740,980-272-0.66%
201641,2522120.52%
201641,040-2-0.00%
201541,042-79-0.19%
201441,121-169-0.41%
201341,290-298-0.72%
201241,588-207-0.50%
201141,795-315-0.75%
201042,1102,9517.54%
199039,159-2,234-5.40%
198041,3933,6429.65%
197037,7511450.39%
196037,606-425-1.12%
195038,031-1,225-3.12%
194039,2564,33012.40%
193034,926-374-1.06%
192035,3001,1983.51%
191034,1024,40114.82%
190029,7014,58918.27%
189025,1128,36549.95%
188016,7473,82129.56%
187012,926-241-1.83%
186013,1673,84141.19%
18509,3262,71040.96%
18406,6163,13289.90%
18303,4841,23955.19%
18202,2451,03685.69%
18101,2090.00%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White27,595
Black or African American12,594
American Indian and Alaska Native505
Two or More Races272
Asian137
Some Other Race119
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Median Age

38.1


Total

36.7


Male

39.7


Female

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 31,393 adults, (6,394 of which are seniors) in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

20,520

49.74%

Male

20,732

50.26%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
Male70.8%29.2%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family62%38%
Female41.7%58.3%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,0162.569.2
Married6,8143.1184
Non Family5,0581.1862
Female2,3773.3941.7
Male7673.0970.8

3.11

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Households

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Education

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6109.35%
9th to 12th Grade4,87717.47%
High School Graduate11,60241.55%
Some College4,59416.45%
Associates Degree1,4105.05%
Bachelors Degree1,9967.15%
Graduate Degree8342.99%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,13915,1672,264
Black7,7734,579448
Hispanic45932043
Native American33119821
Multiple Races145889
Asian847941
Other Race793713
Islander2222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 48.81%.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,612$40,959$24,561
Less Than High School$17,298$20,972$15,671
High School Grad$31,206$43,792$19,965
Some College$31,696$49,375$28,481
Bachelors Degree$38,285$47,167$36,641
Graduate Degree$54,866$85,368$50,958

$30,612

Average Earnings

$40,959

Average Male

$24,561

Average Female

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Language

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Language

88.47% of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 11.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 10.25% of the population.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,6644,18316.30%
Black10,4204,14239.75%
Hispanic62014623.55%
Native48412425.62%
Multiple2198337.90%

23.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.27%

Male Poverty Rate

26.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 39.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana is White, with 16.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.52%.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.91%
High School16.45%
Some College12.72%
Bachelors or Greater6.29%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.53%
Male Unemployed36.63%
Female Employed13.01%
Male Employed5.48%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Income

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,985$51,680
Families$46,410$62,963
Married Families$63,480$76,105
Non Families$18,705$27,866

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

2,604

Number of Veterans

2,448

Male Veterans

156

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam985
First Gulf War474
Second Gulf War445
Korea200
World War II145

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64661
65 to 74658
35 to 54619
75+474
18 to 34192

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8808.74%
Black6857.50%
Hispanic428.90%
Indian226.11%
2 or More179.94%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

12.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

50.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Marksville56925518-174-3.06%
Bunkie41784064-114-2.73%
Simmesport21612120-41-1.90%
Cottonport20061954-52-2.59%
Mansura14591422-37-2.54%
Moreauville929906-23-2.48%
Hessmer802781-21-2.62%
Evergreen310301-9-2.90%
Plaucheville248239-9-3.63%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990