Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 39,628 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 -5.89% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202139,628-258-0.65%
202039,886-258-0.64%
201940,144-258-0.64%
201840,402-434-1.06%
201740,836-147-0.36%
201640,98340.01%
201540,979-109-0.27%
201441,088-187-0.45%
201341,275-297-0.71%
201241,572-223-0.53%
201141,795-311-0.74%
201042,1062,9477.53%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.65%
County Website
Founded
March 31, 1807
County Seat
2010 Population
42,106
Growth Since 2010
-5.89%
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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,96766.31%
Black or African American10,94226.91%
Two or More Races1,9734.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native3620.89%
Asian2140.53%
Some Other Race1300.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander810.20%
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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Median Age

38.2


Total

36.2


Male

41.2


Female

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 31,062 adults, (6,797 of whom are seniors) in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

20,179

49.62%

Male

20,490

50.38%

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
Married88.7%11.3%
All69.5%30.5%
Male66%34%
Non Family58%42%
Female46.8%53.2%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,1632.4369.5
Married6,3563.1288.7
Non Family5,3231.2158
Female2,5443.146.8
Male9402.9466

3.03

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8836.78%
9th to 12th Grade4,55816.42%
High School Graduate10,50037.83%
Some College5,68020.46%
Associates Degree1,7296.23%
Bachelors Degree2,1927.90%
Graduate Degree1,2154.38%
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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
White18,81315,2612,573
Black7,1054,837661
2+ Races88562926
Hispanic5323356
Native American26715954
Asian16110586
Other Race130673
Islander6144

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.42%.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,152$41,584$25,819
Less Than 9th Grade$24,688$31,261$15,401
High School Graduate$33,818$43,804$20,861
Some College$30,854$39,940$26,768
Bachelors Degree$41,268$57,719$40,162
Graduate Degree$45,060$94,792$40,123

$33,152

Average Earnings

$41,584

Average Male

$25,819

Average Female

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Language

89.18% of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 10.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.11% of the population.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Language

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,0563,95915.80%
Black8,7163,63341.68%
Multiple1,8871,04555.38%
Hispanic71321129.59%
Native35314039.66%
Other991111.11%

24.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.82%

Male Poverty Rate

28.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 55.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.02%.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.93%
High School19.71%
Some College14.92%
Bachelors or Greater6.42%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.19%
Male Unemployed38.16%
Female Employed16.13%
Male Employed6.05%

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$38,565$57,201
Families$49,392$68,297
Married Families$68,137$84,423
Non Families$19,224$32,348
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Income by Household Type

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 35-44.

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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2,218

Number of Veterans

2,048

Male Veterans

170

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam925
First Gulf War440
Second Gulf War387
Korea121
World War II42

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74747
35 to 54497
75+394
55 to 64386
18 to 34194

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5697.45%
Black5756.98%
Hispanic6411.74%
Native American4716.73%
Islander1923.46%
2+ Races80.73%

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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10.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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49.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

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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90.72%

Born in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

99.10%

Native Born

0.90%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.10% of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 90.72% having been born in Louisiana. 0.53% 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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