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Avoyelles County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 832.4 square miles
Population Density 50.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 41,299
Population change -1.8%
Under 5 years of age 6.7%
Under 18 23.8%
65 and over 15.3%
Females 50%
White 67.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.7
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 29.5%
Native American 1.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 70%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 9.7%
Veterans 2,836
Households and Housing
Households 15,332
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.2%
Median household income $33,942
The per capita income $18,006
Live below the poverty line. 22.6%
housing units 18,059
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $86,600
Residents owning their homes. 70.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,686
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $310,858
Retail sales per capita $7,367
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $171,288