Rapides Parish, LA has a population of 132,373 people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $42,132. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Rapides Parish, LA grew from 132,225 to 132,373, a 0.11% increase and its median household income grew from $40,734 to $42,132, a 3.43% increase.
The population of Rapides Parish, LA is 61.5% White, 31.8% Black, and 2.92% Hispanic. 5.99% of the people in Rapides Parish, LA speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rapides Parish, LA are Central Louisiana Technical Community College, with 1,412 graduates, Louisiana State University-Alexandria, with 325 graduates, and Louisiana College, with 283 graduates.
The median property value in Rapides Parish, LA is $129,000, and the homeownership rate is 61.7%. Most people in Rapides Parish, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Rapides Parish, LA is 2 cars per household.
Rapides Parish, LA is the 10th most populated county in Louisiana and borders Allen Parish, LA; Avoyelles Parish, LA; Evangeline Parish, LA; Grant Parish, LA; LaSalle Parish, LA; Natchitoches Parish, LA; Vernon Parish, LA& 2 more.