Avoyelles Parish , Louisiana

Avoyelles Parish: Parish in Louisiana, United States

About

Avoyelles Parish is a county located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 42,073 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 39,966 inhabitants. Its county seat is Marksville. The county was created 215 years ago in 1807.

Avoyelles Parish Quick Facts

Population : 39,966 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
Area : 2242 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.8%
Land as percent of area : 96.2%
Named for : Avoyel
Altitude : 43 feet / 13 meters
Capital : Marksville
Establishment : March 03, 1807
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:00:09 (28th May 2022)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.27% (2010-2020)
Avoyelles Parish locator map
Location of Avoyelles Parish on Louisiana map.
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Geography

Avoyelles Parish is located at 31°4'34"N 92°0'5"W (31.0762400, -92.0013800). It has 8 neighbors: Catahoula Parish, Concordia Parish, Evangeline Parish, La Salle Parish, Pointe Coupee Parish, Rapides Parish, Saint Landry Parish and West Feliciana Parish.

Avoyelles Parish map

Avoyelles Parish Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Avoyelles Parish.

City Name Population Title
Broussard 13,076 Suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette and St.
Marksville 5,271 City in Louisiana
Bunkie 3,826 City in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, United States
Simmesport 2,032 Town in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, United States
Cottonport 1,867 Town in the United States
Mansura 1,342 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Moreauville 849 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Hessmer 749 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Plaucheville 228 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America

Avoyelles Parish has 8 neighbours.

  • Marksville

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Avoyelles Parish decreased by 5.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 42,073 - census
2011 41,795 -0.67% estimation process
2012 41,572 -0.54% estimation process
2013 41,275 -0.72% estimation process
2014 41,088 -0.46% estimation process
2015 40,979 -0.27% estimation process
2016 40,983 0.01% estimation process
2017 40,836 -0.36% estimation process
2018 40,402 -1.07% estimation process
2019 40,144 -0.64% estimation process
2020 39,966 -0.45% estimation process

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