Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 39,370 with a growth rate of -0.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana is the 29th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 42,106 and has seen a growth of -6.50% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18101,2090.00%
18202,2451,03685.69%
18303,4841,23955.19%
18406,6163,13289.90%
18509,3262,71040.96%
186013,1673,84141.19%
187012,926-241-1.83%
188016,7473,82129.56%
189025,1128,36549.95%
190029,7014,58918.27%
191034,1024,40114.82%
192035,3001,1983.51%
193034,926-374-1.06%
194039,2564,33012.40%
195038,031-1,225-3.12%
196037,606-425-1.12%
197037,7511450.39%
198041,3933,6429.65%
199039,159-2,234-5.40%
201042,1062,9477.53%
201141,795-311-0.74%
201241,572-223-0.53%
201341,275-297-0.71%
201441,088-187-0.45%
201540,979-109-0.27%
201640,98340.01%
201740,836-147-0.36%
201840,402-434-1.06%
201940,144-258-0.64%
202039,886-258-0.64%
202139,628-258-0.65%
202239,370-258-0.65%
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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,50965.51%
Black or African American11,10827.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native3580.88%
Asian2260.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander710.18%
Some Other Race820.20%
Two or More Races2,1115.22%
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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Median Age

38.4


Total

35.9


Male

41.4


Female

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 30,941 adults, (6,869 of whom are seniors) in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

20,124

49.73%

Male

20,341

50.27%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All69.7%30.3%
Male57.8%42.2%
Non Family57.6%42.4%
Female51.3%48.7%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2172.4169.7
Married5,9903.1290.9
Male1,1642.5257.8
Female2,5433.3851.3
Non Family5,5201.1857.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6876.09%
9th to 12th Grade4,05414.64%
High School Graduate10,47837.85%
Some College6,36222.98%
Associates Degree1,6976.13%
Bachelors Degree2,3328.42%
Graduate Degree1,0733.88%
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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian182144141
Hispanic529417152
Native American27117267
2+ Races1,121874168
White18,63115,2332,350
Other Race82628
Black7,1775,330671
Islander4929

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.47%.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,113$35,618$26,303
Less Than 9th Grade$25,121$32,008$16,639
High School Graduate$27,247$33,023$20,805
Some College$30,152$31,966$27,235
Bachelors Degree$42,024$60,063$41,449
Graduate Degree$51,856$87,457$42,976

$31,113

Average Earnings

$35,618

Average Male

$26,303

Average Female

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Language

90.47% of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 9.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.75% of the population.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Language

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2,03398648.50%
Native35814941.62%
Black8,9713,07934.32%
Hispanic72514019.31%
White24,7574,36517.63%
Asian22231.35%
Other12NaN%

23.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.07%

Male Poverty Rate

26.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 48.50% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.78%.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.41%
High School21.21%
Some College16.06%
Bachelors or Greater7.89%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.69%
Male Unemployed29.31%
Female Employed16.07%
Female Unemployed68.92%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,530$53,981
Families$44,770$61,826
Married Families$60,000$76,348
Non Families$22,050$36,912
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Income by Household Type

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,837

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War284
First Gulf War484
Vietnam756
Korea110
World War II35

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34139
35 to 54465
55 to 64239
65 to 74664
75+330

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3336.48%
Black4375.24%
Native American4817.20%
Islander1014.08%
2+ Races90.70%
Hispanic10018.08%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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8.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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50.6%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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90.29%

Born in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

99.18%

Native Born

0.82%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.18% of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 90.29% having been born in Louisiana. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

  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

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