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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

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Population:

  • Total Population: 41,481
  • Males: 20,378
  • Females: 21,103

Ethnicity:

  • White: 28,134
  • Black/African American: 12,235
  • Hispanic: 328
  • Native American/Eskimo: 293
  • Asian: 167
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 38
  • 2 or more: 286

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (30,575)
  2. French (6,335)
  3. Spanish (820)
  4. Cajun (480)
  5. Arabic (115)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 223

  1. Philippines (38)
  2. Germany (37)
  3. Vietnam (18)
  4. United Kingdom (14)
  5. Other Caribbean (14)
  6. Netherlands (14)
  7. Nicaragua (13)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (19,280)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (3,894)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (679)
  4. Church of the Nazarene (130)
  5. Episcopal Church (75)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 18,077
    • Sensory: 2,210
    • Physical: 4,693
    • Mental: 2,530
    • Self-care: 1,611
    • Go outside home: 3,254
    • Employment: 3,902

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 510

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 14,736
    • Utility gas: 8,325
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,488
    • Electricity: 4,636
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 22
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 205
    • Solar Energy: 9
    • Other fuel: 17
    • No fuel used: 34

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 25,776
    • No vehicle: 2,834
    • 1 or more vehicle: 22,942

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 543
    • No High School: 3,737
    • Some High School: 6,427
    • High School: 9,856
    • Some College: 3,179
    • Associate's Degree: 668
    • College Degree: 1,569
    • Master's Degree: 443
    • Professional Degree: 143
    • Doctoral Degree: 41

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 14,736
    • Owners with phone: 10,494
    • Owners without phone: 474
    • Renters with phone: 3,163
    • Renters without phone: 605

    10 closest counties:

    1. Rapides Parish, Louisiana
    2. Evangeline Parish, Louisiana
    3. St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
    4. Catahoula Parish, Louisiana
    5. Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana
    6. La Salle Parish, Louisiana
    7. West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
    8. Grant Parish, Louisiana
    9. Concordia Parish, Louisiana
    10. Wilkinson County, Mississippi

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    71320, 71322, 71323, 71327, 71329, 71331, 71333, 71339, 71341, 71350, 71351, 71355, 71362, 71369

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KLIL (92.1 FM) MOREAUVILLE, LA
    • KZLG (95.9 FM) MOREAUVILLE, LA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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