Avoyelles Parish LA Information


Avoyelles Parish Subdivisions

Avoyelles Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 43,493
Daytime Population: Workers 12,074
Daytime Population: Residents 25,718
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,792
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 40,150
Population in Familes 32,940
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,343
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $35,274
Average Household Income $52,352
Per Capita Income $19,480


Total Housing Units 18,712 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,909 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,029 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,774 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $113,269
Average Home Value $137,942


Total Households 15,938
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 10,721
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.46% 0.42%
Households 0.45% 0.42%
Families 0.19% 0.26%
Median Household Income   0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.59%


Avoyelles Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avoyelles Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 27 59th
Population Density # 33 50th
Diversity Index # 44 33rd
Median Household Income # 48 27th
Per Capita Income # 56 14th

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