Avoyelles Parish, LA Demographics

The total population of Avoyelles Parish is estimated to be 39,529 with 19,774 males (50.02%) and 19,755 females (49.98%). There are 19 less females than males in Avoyelles Parish.
The median household income in Avoyelles Parish was $40,970 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 710(1.76%) from $40,260 in 2020. This income is 54.92% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Avoyelles Parish sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of under 25 years old, at $64,909. Overall, the median household income for the county of Avoyelles Parish stands at $40,970.
In Avoyelles Parish, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $31,218 for males and $20,863 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $46,729 for males and $36,307 for females.
In Avoyelles Parish, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Some Other Race households have the highest median household income at $70,586, while American Indian and Alaska Native households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $12,989.
In 2022, the population of Avoyelles Parish was 38,751, a 1.31% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Avoyelles Parish's population was 39,265, a decline of 0.94% compared to a population of 39,638 in 2020.
The median age in Avoyelles Parish, LA is 39.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.59% were under the age of 15, 18.50% aged 15 to 29, 45.39% aged 30 to 64, 14.48% aged 65 to 84, and 2.04% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Avoyelles Parish population: 65.07% are White, 27.20% are Black or African American, 1.24% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.57% are Asian, 0.19% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.26% are some other race and 5.47% are multiracial.