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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2021: 39,595 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 41,481 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,521
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,604
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,968
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,307 (it was 3,768 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 832 sq. mi.

Water area: 33.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 48 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Avoyelles Parish: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.7%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 23%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Avoyelles Parish, LA (2021)
    • 25,06662.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,41426.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,8237.1%Two or more races
    • 8512.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3931.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2260.6%Asian alone
    • 1330.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 520.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Louisiana median age:

38.0 years
Males: 19,964  (50.4%)
Females: 19,631  (49.6%)
Average household size:
Avoyelles Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $36,853 ($23,851 in 1999)
This county:

$36,853
Louisiana:

$52,087

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $460 (lower quartile is $362, upper quartile is $634)
This county:

$460
State:

$753


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $117,120 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Avoyelles:

$117,120
Louisiana:

$192,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,220 - $208,904

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $167,313
Here:

$167,313
State:

$248,872

Townhouses or other attached units: $177,520
Here:

$177,520
State:

$234,815

Mobile homes: $64,737
Here:

$64,737
State:

$82,669

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $946
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $321

Institutionalized population: 3,248

Crime in 2019 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 110
  • Burglaries: 82
  • Thefts: 188
  • Auto thefts: 24

Crime in 2018 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 189
  • Burglaries: 135
  • Thefts: 231
  • Auto thefts: 29
Avoyelles Parish, LA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 13 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 2020: 228 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 2019: 63 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2018: 58 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2017: 57 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2016: 50 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2015: 39 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2014: 66 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2013: 76 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2012: 59 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2008: 60 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2006: 219 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2005: 127 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2004: 110 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2003: 134 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2002: 145 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2001: 135 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2000: 208 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 1999: 173 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 1998: 143 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 1997: 130 buildings, average cost: $79,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Avoyelles, LA residents
Average permit cost in Avoyelles, LA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $318 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $224 (0.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Avoyelles, LA in 2021
Distribution of house value in Avoyelles, LA in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Avoyelles, LA in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 27.7%
Avoyelles Parish:

27.7%
Louisiana:

19.6%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.9% for Black residents, 25.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.7% for American Indian residents, 38.8% for other race residents, 57.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 39.8 years old
(Males: 37.3 years old, Females: 42.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.8 years old, Black residents: 35.4 years old, American Indian residents: 46.1 years old, Asian residents: 36.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 41.0 years old, Other race residents: 42.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Avoyelles Parish is $371 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $573 a month.

Cities in this county include: Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport, Simmesport, Mansura, Moreauville, Fifth Ward, Hessmer, Bordelonville, Center Point.

Avoyelles Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Ben Hill County, Georgia , Brooks County, Georgia , Franklin County, Mississippi , Glynn County, Georgia , Grady County, Georgia , Walthall County, Mississippi .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

3.8%
Louisiana:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Avoyelles, LA
County total employment by year in Avoyelles, LA
County average yearly wages by year in Avoyelles, LA

Current college students: 1,013
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 405 (51.9% naturalized citizens)

Avoyelles Parish:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1912010 or later
  • 1512000 to 2009
  • 451990 to 1999
  • 421980 to 1989
  • 721970 to 1979
  • 80Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.6%

Avoyelles Parish marital status for males Avoyelles Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,594
  • One, attached: 150
  • Two: 639
  • 3 or 4: 381
  • 5 to 9: 82
  • 10 to 19: 97
  • 20 to 49: 63
  • 50 or more: 125
  • Mobile homes: 3,250
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in Avoyelles Parish with a mortgage: 4,557 (111 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 83 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14

Here:

22.2% with mortgage
State:

98.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Avoyelles Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,40022
Evangelical Protestant4,05029
Mainline Protestant4467
Black Protestant3702
Other1763
None18,631-
Avoyelles Parish Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Avoyelles Parish:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Avoyelles Parish:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Avoyelles Parish:

10.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Avoyelles Parish:

30.9%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Avoyelles Parish:

Average size of farms: 305 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $58,941
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $291.78
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.13%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $56,919
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 60.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.35%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $75,538
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.48%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.47
Corn for grain: 11611 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4831 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 20036 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 58343 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 252 acres

Earthquake activity:

Avoyelles Parish-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 180% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.0 miles away from Avoyelles Parish center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 151.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 412.1 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 283.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 158.5 miles away from Avoyelles Parish center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Hurricane Delta, Incident Period: October 6, 2020 - October 10, 2020, FEMA Id: 4570, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Laura, Incident Period: August 22, 2020 - August 27, 2020, FEMA Id: 4559, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4484-LA: March 24, 2020, FEMA Id: 4484, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 11, 2016 to August 31, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4277: August 14, 2016, FEMA Id: 4277, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2016 to April 08, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4263: March 13, 2016, FEMA Id: 4263, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to July 07, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3322: May 06, 2011, FEMA Id: 3322, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Louisiana Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to July 07, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4015: August 18, 2011, FEMA Id: 4015, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3289: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3289, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1607: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Avoyelles Parish (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Avoyelles

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,481 (81.4%)
  • Carpooled: 653 (6.3%)
  • Bus: 10 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 239 (2.3%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 247 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 749 (7.2%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (27%)
  • Philippines (20%)
  • Honduras (14%)
  • Taiwan (9%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Micronesia (5%)
  • Romania (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Avoyelles Parish


  • French (except Basque) (21%)
  • American (17%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Cajun (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • French Canadian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 1,563 people in state prisons
  • 1,122 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 563 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 42 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 38 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 1,738 people in state prisons
  • 728 people in nursing homes
  • 581 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 11 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 11 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $49,351.

4.16% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($36,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Louisiana average:

6.53%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.26% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($27,848 average AGI)
0.90% relocated from other states ($8,666 average AGI)
Avoyelles Parish:

0.90%
Louisiana average:

2.12%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Rapides Parish, LA  1.12% ($42,529 average AGI)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.41% ($28,321)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.24% ($38,273)
from Harris County, TX  0.15% ($32,500)


4.59% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($38,240 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Louisiana average:

7.33%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.53% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($28,510 average AGI)
1.06% relocated to other states ($9,731 average AGI)
Avoyelles Parish:

1.06%
Louisiana average:

2.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Rapides Parish, LA  1.39% ($35,974 average AGI)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.30% ($39,634)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.24% ($39,121)
to Harris County, TX  0.17% ($19,043)
to Pointe Coupee Parish, LA  0.16% ($27,682)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.16% ($34,000)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Avoyelles Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Avoyelles Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Avoyelles Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Avoyelles Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Avoyelles Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Avoyelles Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Avoyelles Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,658 (5,678 aged, 1,980 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,562 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,005)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (819)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (673)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (473)
  • Congestive heart failure (380)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (350)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (308)
  • Unspecified dementia (215)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (195)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (151)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,229
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 172
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,356

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,489
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,185

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 48

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 165.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 130.6
  • Other - 34.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 39,595
  • Male householders: 6,133 (1,812 living alone), Female householders: 8,631 (3,005 living alone)
  • 5,720 spouses (5,672 opposite-sex spouses), 1,024 unmarried partners, (993 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 11,329 children (10,634 natural, 239 adopted, 449 stepchildren), 1,622 grandchildren, 322 brothers or sisters, 281 parents, 0 foster children, 415 other relatives, 695 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,514

Size of family households: 4,551 2-persons, 2,179 3-persons, 1,563 4-persons, 550 5-persons, 165 6-persons, 258 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,810 1-person, 564 2-persons, 85 4-persons, 17 5-persons.

3,667 married couples with children.
4,044 single-parent households (601 men, 3,443 women).

91.2% of residents of Avoyelles speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (92% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
6.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (87% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $288,534,000 ($6,873 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,625,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $97,191,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $68,337,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,521,000
Federal grants: $99,501,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,669,000 ($709,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,315,000 ($2,737,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $10,752,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,117,000
Federal Government insurance: $54,045,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,437
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,506
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -274
Here -7 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Avoyelles Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.49 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
  • 292020 or later
  • 1,1322010 to 2019
  • 2,3682000 to 2009
  • 2,7561990 to 1999
  • 2,1901980 to 1989
  • 3,4021970 to 1979
  • 1,9241960 to 1969
  • 2,1031950 to 1959
  • 9221940 to 1949
  • 1,1811939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
  • 801 room
  • 142 rooms
  • 3193 rooms
  • 1,4274 rooms
  • 2,2025 rooms
  • 2,7496 rooms
  • 1,5237 rooms
  • 1,1738 rooms
  • 1,0559+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
  • 811 room
  • 1082 rooms
  • 5533 rooms
  • 1,0724 rooms
  • 1,5065 rooms
  • 5176 rooms
  • 2237 rooms
  • 578 rooms
  • 649+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
  • 88no bedroom
  • 1141 bedroom
  • 1,7372 bedrooms
  • 6,8083 bedrooms
  • 1,5624 bedrooms
  • 1815+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
  • 81no bedroom
  • 6211 bedroom
  • 1,4542 bedrooms
  • 1,9183 bedrooms
  • 1274 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Avoyelles Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Avoyelles Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 440no vehicle
  • 3,3071 vehicle
  • 4,3442 vehicles
  • 1,5253 vehicles
  • 7524 vehicles
  • 1725+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Avoyelles Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Avoyelles Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 927no vehicle
  • 1,9631 vehicle
  • 1,0932 vehicles
  • 1473 vehicles
  • 914 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.6% of Avoyelles Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Louisiana.

Avoyelles Parish:

87.6%
State average:

87.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 35,700
  • Other state: 3,423
  • Northeast: 309
  • Midwest: 435
  • South: 2,220
  • West: 444
Year householders moved into unit in Avoyelles Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Avoyelles Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.6%Electricity
  • 40.0%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.7%Electricity
  • 44.1%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 909
Here:

20.9%
Louisiana:

19.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 451
Here:

18.2%
Louisiana:

17.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 274
Here:

19.0%
Louisiana:

18.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Avoyelles Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $25,314,000
    Other: $8,898,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,304,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $60,000
    Regular Highways: $30,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $10,951,000
    Police Protection: $10,032,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,161,000
    Financial Administration: $1,384,000
    Water Utilities: $753,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $628,000
    Regular Highways: $618,000
    Libraries: $290,000
    General - Other: $114,000
    Central Staff Services: $87,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $142,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $258,000
    Other: $204,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,633,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,984,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $649,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $396,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $337,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $59,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $737,000
    Special Assessments: $378,000
    General Revenue - Other: $229,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $73,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,389,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $834,000
    Transit Utilities: $177,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,229,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $491,000
    Highways: $467,000
    General Local Government Support: $199,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,131,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $573,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $236,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,926,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000

Avoyelles Parish government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $25,314,000
    Other: $8,898,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,304,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $60,000
    Regular Highways: $30,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $10,951,000
    Police Protection: $10,032,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,161,000
    Financial Administration: $1,384,000
    Water Utilities: $753,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $628,000
    Regular Highways: $618,000
    Libraries: $290,000
    General - Other: $114,000
    Central Staff Services: $87,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $142,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $258,000
    Other: $204,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,633,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,984,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $649,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $396,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $337,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $59,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $737,000
    Special Assessments: $378,000
    General Revenue - Other: $229,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $73,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,389,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $834,000
    Transit Utilities: $177,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,229,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $491,000
    Highways: $467,000
    General Local Government Support: $199,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,131,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $573,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $236,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,926,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000

Avoyelles Parish government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $25,314,000
    Other: $8,898,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,304,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $60,000
    Regular Highways: $30,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $10,951,000
    Police Protection: $10,032,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,161,000
    Financial Administration: $1,384,000
    Water Utilities: $753,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $628,000
    Regular Highways: $618,000
    Libraries: $290,000
    General - Other: $114,000
    Central Staff Services: $87,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $142,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $258,000
    Other: $204,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,633,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,984,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $649,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $396,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $337,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $59,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $737,000
    Special Assessments: $378,000
    General Revenue - Other: $229,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $73,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,389,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $834,000
    Transit Utilities: $177,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,229,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $491,000
    Highways: $467,000
    General Local Government Support: $199,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,131,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $573,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $236,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,926,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000

Avoyelles Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $25,314,000
    Other: $8,898,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,304,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $60,000
    Regular Highways: $30,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $10,951,000
    Police Protection: $10,032,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,161,000
    Financial Administration: $1,384,000
    Water Utilities: $753,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $628,000
    Regular Highways: $618,000
    Libraries: $290,000
    General - Other: $114,000
    Central Staff Services: $87,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $142,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $258,000
    Other: $204,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,633,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,984,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $649,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $396,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $337,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $59,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $737,000
    Special Assessments: $378,000
    General Revenue - Other: $229,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $73,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,389,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $834,000
    Transit Utilities: $177,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,229,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $491,000
    Highways: $467,000
    General Local Government Support: $199,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,131,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $573,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $236,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,926,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,948
  • Number of aged recipients: 398
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,550
  • Number of recipients under 18: 451
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,672
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 825
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,200
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,174
Most common first names in Avoyelles Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21077.7 years
Joseph19972.6 years
James17371.5 years
John16869.9 years
Willie10272.0 years
George9976.1 years
William9177.7 years
Louis8976.0 years
Robert8968.2 years
Marie8782.0 years
Most common last names in Avoyelles Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bordelon55476.6 years
Ducote35275.7 years
Lemoine32675.0 years
Mayeux23178.4 years
Laborde20675.7 years
Juneau19377.5 years
Gauthier18075.9 years
Dauzat17673.2 years
Guillory16978.9 years
Guillot15877.1 years
Businesses in Avoyelles Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T5Nike1
Ace Hardware2Pizza Hut2
AutoZone2Popeyes1
Blockbuster1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Sears1
CVS1Subway4
Chevrolet1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul4
H&R Block2UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's2

Avoyelles Parish on our top lists:

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