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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C+
Avoyelles Parish is a County in Louisiana with a population of 41,095. Living in Avoyelles Parish offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Avoyelles Parish and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$90,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$638
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Avoyelles Parish Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    707.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    12
    40.7
  • Robbery
    84
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,067.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,610.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    120
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    26%
    13%

Working in Avoyelles Parish

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,763
National
$55,322

Avoyelles Parish Reviews

3 reviews
In this area, I see it getting bigger in the future. More businesses are opening around my area. If I could do it all over again, I would choose not to live here.
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I feel pretty safe. There arent many crimes that i know of.
Even though there isnt much to do i love the people I am around.