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Avoyelles County Statistics

Facts

Land area832.4 square miles
Population Density50.5 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)41,299
Population change-1.8%
Under 5 years of age6.7%
Under 1823.8%
65 and over15.3%
Females50%
White67.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.7
Asian0.5%
Two or more races1.6%
Black or African American29.5%
Native American1.3%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school70%
Had a bachelor degree or higher9.7%
Veterans2,836

Households and Housing

Households15,332
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more86.2%
Median household income$33,942
The Per capita income$18,006
Live below the poverty line22.6%
Housing units18,059
Multi-unit structures8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$86,600
Residents owning their homes70.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms2,686
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$310,858
Retail sales per capita$7,367
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$171,288
Source US Census Data