Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 40,980 with a growth rate of -0.15% 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
201741,0951150.28%
201740,980-60-0.15%
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
White27,382
Black or African American12,382
Two or More Races632
American Indian and Alaska Native500
Some Other Race92
Asian57
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Median Age

38.1


Total

36.6


Male

40.1


Female

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 31,264 adults, (6,468 of whom are seniors) in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

20,402

49.65%

Male

20,693

50.35%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All69.7%30.3%
Male64.7%35.3%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
Female39.5%60.5%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,9612.569.7
Married6,7733.0785.2
Non Family4,9101.1864.2
Female2,4233.4839.5
Male8552.7564.7

3.09

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

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 Grade2,4248.70%
9th to 12th Grade4,84017.37%
High School Graduate10,95039.30%
Some College5,05218.13%
Associates Degree1,4545.22%
Bachelors Degree2,2197.96%
Graduate Degree9243.32%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,02115,1632,425
Black7,7634,711600
Hispanic49835150
Native American30816325
Multiple Races24417319
Other Race92358
Asian575235
Islander3535

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 61.40%.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,607$42,237$25,344
Less Than High School$20,314$26,949$16,319
High School Grad$32,788$46,695$21,383
Some College$30,460$36,938$27,126
Bachelors Degree$40,397$59,559$38,002
Graduate Degree$57,250$86,923$48,068

$31,607

Average Earnings

$42,237

Average Male

$25,344

Average Female

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Language

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Language

89.17% of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 10.83% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 9.76% of the population.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,4624,30516.91%
Black10,2094,17040.85%
Hispanic66316324.59%
Native49213026.42%
Multiple54810318.80%

23.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.15%

Male Poverty Rate

26.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 40.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana is White, with 16.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.53%.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.69%
High School16.32%
Some College12.36%
Bachelors or Greater7.62%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.73%
Male Unemployed42.12%
Female Employed14.49%
Male Employed5.34%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Income

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,763$53,896
Families$49,396$64,772
Married Families$66,976$78,428
Non Families$18,997$29,900

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

2,664

Number of Veterans

2,461

Male Veterans

203

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,070
First Gulf War448
Second Gulf War411
Korea234
World War II108

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74742
35 to 54599
55 to 64577
75+527
18 to 34219

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8428.63%
Black7558.35%
Hispanic6813.52%
2 or More3310.71%
Indian236.48%
Hawaiian1122.00%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

9.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

7.7%

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