Arnaudville is a town in St. Landry and St. Martin parishes in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The population was 1,057 at the 2010 census.
Arnaudville is on the Bayou Teche where the Teche crosses from St. Landry Parish into St. Martin Parish. The town is called “La Jonction” by its French-speaking citizens since Arnaudville is located at the junction of Bayou Teche and Bayou Fuselier.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.7 square mile (1.9 km²), all land.
Of the population over the age of 5, 65.1% spoke English and 34.9% spoke French (including Cajun).
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 1,057 people residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 90.2% white, 7.9% black, 0.2% Native American and 0.9% from two or more races. 0.9% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,398 people, 502 households, and 346 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,945.7 people per square mile (749.7/km²). There were 556 housing units at an average density of 773.8 per square mile (298.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 88.63% White, 10.73% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.07% Asian, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.57% of the population.
There were 502 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the town, the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 28.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $21,600, and the median income for a family was $26,583. Males had a median income of $28,365 versus $20,221 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,380. About 22.9% of families and 25.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.3% of those under age 18 and 24.4% of those age 65 or over.
Arnaudville Louisiana neighborhoods include: Arnaudville, Cecilia, Don Guilbeau, Pecaniere