In 2021, Rapides Parish, LA had a population of 130k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $49,639. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Rapides Parish, LA grew from 130,376 to 130,459, a 0.0637% increase and its median household income grew from $48,013 to $49,639, a 3.39% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rapides Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (31.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.72%), White (Hispanic) (1.63%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.24%).
None of the households in Rapides Parish, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.7% of the residents in Rapides Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rapides Parish, LA are Central Louisiana Technical Community College (158088) (1,417 degrees awarded in 2021), Louisiana State University-Alexandria (593 degrees), and Blue Cliff College-Alexandria (261 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Rapides Parish, LA was $153,600, and the homeownership rate was 64.9%.
Most people in Rapides Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Rapides Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.