Basic information about the Rapides Parish
The Rapides Parish is located in the state of Louisiana. This county occupies 1363 square miles, with 45 square miles being water areas. There are 131.613 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Rapides Parish citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (63.35%), followed by Black or African American (32%) and Two or More races (1.68%). There are 50.401 households in the county, while 68,32% of them are family households and 31,68% represent non family households. There are 11 cities and towns in Rapides Parish. The most populated city is Alexandria city and the smallest town or village is McNary village.