Deville, Louisiana

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Deville is located in Louisiana
Location of Deville in Louisiana
Coordinates: 31°20′48″N 92°09′29″W / 31.34667°N 92.15806°W / 31.34667; -92.15806Coordinates: 31°20′48″N 92°09′29″W / 31.34667°N 92.15806°W / 31.34667; -92.15806
CountryUnited States
 • Total5.7 sq mi (15 km2)
 • Land5.7 sq mi (15 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
75 ft (23 m)
 • Total1,007
 • Density180/sq mi (68/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)318

Deville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is part of the Alexandria, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,007 at the 2000 census.


Deville is located at 31°20′48″N 92°9′29″W / 31.34667°N 92.15806°W / 31.34667; -92.15806 (31.346772, -92.158035).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.7 square miles (15 km2), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,007 people, 363 households, and 295 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 177.7 people per square mile (68.6/km²). There were 386 housing units at an average density of 68.1 per square mile (26.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.62% White, 0.10% African American, 1.09% Native American, and 1.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.10% of the population.

There were 363 households out of which 44.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.1% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.7% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $21,700, and the median income for a family was $28,398. Males had a median income of $21,708 versus $16,094 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $9,618. About 14.3% of families and 17.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.4% of those under age 18 and 48.6% of those age 65 or over.


Deville is a part of Rapides Parish School District. The town has two elementary schools, Buckeye Elementary and Hayden R. Lawrence Upper Elementary, and one high school, Buckeye High School. There are no K-12, middle schools, or junior high schools.[3]


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Schools". Retrieved 2017-05-11.