Rapides Parish, LA

Population 132,373

Rapides Parish, LA Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 14.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.2%

Registered Offenders

98.57% Lower than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

629 Found nearby

Unemployment

Moderate 5.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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52 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 52 K-12 public schools in Rapides Parish, LA and 9 private schools. Homefacts rates Rapides Parish's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

3 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$175,000 compared to August 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    17%
  • Rented
    33.2%
  • Owned
    49.8%

282 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Rapides Parish, LA issued 282 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 282 permits, 270 were issued for single family homes and 12 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Rapides Parish, LA issued 347 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 347 permits, 285 were issued for single family homes and 62 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Rapides Parish , LA
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $517
  • 1 Bedroom: $640
  • 2 Bedrooms: $794
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,044
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,184

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Environmental Hazards

629 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Rapides Parish, LA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Rapides Parish, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.7 Average
    Rapides Parish, LA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 49.7°
  • February 52.18°
  • March 60.1°
  • April 67.94°
  • May 75.31°
  • June 82.34°
  • July 83.63°
  • August 84.32°
  • September 78.13°
  • October 65.73°
  • November 57.9°
  • December 51.32°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Rapides Parish, LA

Earthquakes
Rapides Parish, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Rapides Parish, LA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Rapides Parish, LA has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Rapides Parish, LA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Rapides Parish, LA: $42,582

Unemployment

Unemployment in Rapides Parish is 5.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 7.4% and 5.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 45.81%
White Collar - 54.19%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

Neighborhood Info

8 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

172 FCC Towers view all