Basic information about the Avoyelles Parish
The Avoyelles Parish is located in the state of Louisiana. This county occupies 867 square miles, with 34 square miles being water areas. There are 42.073 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Avoyelles Parish citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (67%), followed by Black or African American (29.47%) and Two or More races (1.62%). There are 15.432 households in the county, while 68,55% of them are family households and 31,45% represent non family households. There are 12 cities and towns in Avoyelles Parish. The most populated city is Marksville city and the smallest town or village is Plaucheville village.