We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Louisiana Avoyelles Parish.
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1. Library System AVOYELLES PARISH LIBRARY
Street Address: 104 North Washington Street, Marksville, LA 71351 (318) 253-7559 Avoyelles 86,343 46,582
2. Central Library AVOYELLES PARISH LIBRARY
Street Address: 101 North Washington Street, Marksville, LA 71351 (318) 253-7559 Avoyelles N/A N/A
3. Branch Library BUNKIE BRANCH
Street Address: 107 West Oak Street, Bunkie, LA 71322
Phone Number: (318) 346-6122 Avoyelles N/A N/A
4. Branch Library COTTONPORT BRANCH
Street Address: 209 Cottonport Avenue, Cottonport, LA 71327
Phone Number: (318) 876-3411 Avoyelles N/A N/A
5. Branch Library MOREAUVILLE BRANCH
Street Address: 343 Tassin Street, Moreauville, LA 71355
Phone Number: (318) 985-2767 Avoyelles N/A N/A
6. Branch Library OUTREACH BRANCH
Street Address: 2111 Cleco Road, Mansura, LA 71350
Phone Number: (318) 964-2118 Avoyelles N/A N/A
7. Branch Library PLAUCHEVILLE BRANCH
Street Address: 146 Gin Street, Plaucheville, LA 71362
Phone Number: (318) 359-1016 Avoyelles N/A N/A
8. Branch Library SIMMESPORT BRANCH
Street Address: 461 Main Street, Simmesport, LA 71369
Phone Number: (318) 941-2822 Avoyelles N/A N/A
Overview of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
Avoyelles Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Marksville and as of 2000, the population is 41,481. The parish is named for the Avoyel Indian tribe.
The parish has a total area of 2,242 km2 (866 mi2). 2,156 km2 (832 mi2) of it is land and 86 km2 (33 mi2) of it is water. The total area is 3.84% water.
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As of the census of 2000, there are 41,481 people, 14,736 households, and 10,580 families residing in the parish. The population density is 19/km2 (50/mi2). There are 16,576 housing units at an average density of 8/km2 (20/mi2). The racial makeup of the parish is 68.47% White, 29.49% Black or African American, 1.01% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 0.97% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 14,736 households out of which 36.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.70% are married couples living together, 15.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% are non-families. 25.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.11.
In the parish the population is spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 21.30% from 45 to 64, and 13.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 96.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.90 males.
The median income for a household in the parish is $23,851, and the median income for a family is $29,389. Males have a median income of $27,122 versus $18,250 for females. The per capita income for the parish is $12,146. 25.90% of the population and 21.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 32.50% of those under the age of 18 and 25.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities and towns
According to countryaah, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana has the following cities and towns: