Rapides Parish , Louisiana

Rapides Parish: Parish in Louisiana, United States

About

Rapides Parish is a county located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 131,613 and a population density of 37 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 128,567 inhabitants. Its county seat is Alexandria. The county was created 215 years ago in 1806.

Rapides Parish Quick Facts

Population : 128,567 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
Area : 3527 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.2%
Land as percent of area : 96.8%
Altitude : 72 feet / 22 meters
Capital : Alexandria
Establishment : January 01, 1807
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:06:06 (16th May 2022)
Density : 36 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.37% (2010-2020)
Rapides Parish locator map
Location of Rapides Parish on Louisiana map.
Upper view Rapides Parish courthouse  LA image
Upper view Rapides Parish courthouse LA
Upper view Rapides Parish courthouse  LA image

Geography

Rapides Parish is located at 31°11'55"N 92°31'60"W (31.1986200, -92.5332000). It has 7 neighbors: Allen Parish, Avoyelles Parish, Evangeline Parish, Grant Parish, La Salle Parish, Natchitoches Parish and Vernon Parish.

Rapides Parish map

Rapides Parish Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Alexandria 45,573 Largest city and parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States
Pineville 14,111 Suburb city of Alexandria, located in Rapides Parish, Louisiana
Ball 3,906 Suburb town of Alexandria, located in Rapides Parish just north of Pineville, Louisiana, United States
Glenmora 1,301 Town in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States
Lecompte 1,151 Town in Louisiana, United States
Woodworth 1,139 City in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States of America
Boyce 968 Town in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States
Forest Hill 912 Village in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States
Cheneyville 574 Town in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States
McNary 206 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America

Rapides Parish has 7 neighbours.

  • Alexandria

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rapides Parish decreased by 2.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 131,613 - census
2011 132,020 0.31% estimation process
2012 132,012 -0.01% estimation process
2013 132,322 0.23% estimation process
2014 132,202 -0.09% estimation process
2015 131,780 -0.32% estimation process
2016 131,845 0.05% estimation process
2017 131,253 -0.45% estimation process
2018 130,326 -0.71% estimation process
2019 129,648 -0.52% estimation process
2020 128,567 -0.84% estimation process

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People born in Rapides Parish (8)

People born in Rapides Parish, including politician Newton C. Blanchard, philanthropist Joanne Lyles White, Confederate Army general Leroy Augustus Stafford, .

List

  • Sue Eakin (Louisiana historian) she was born in 07/12/1918
  • Lloyd George Teekell (Louisiana lawyer and judge) he was born in 12/03/1922
  • Richmond C. Hathorn (Louisiana state representative) he was born in 25/11/1893
  • Benjamin Milam Teekell (American politician) he was born in 20/10/1867
  • Hampton J. Cheney he was born in 02/06/1836

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