Basile is a town in Acadia and Evangeline parishes in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The population was 1,821 at the 2010 census.
The Acadia Parish portion of Basile is part of the Crowley Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Basile is located at 30°29′7″N 92°36′2″W (30.485148, -92.600589).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,660 people, 629 households, and 417 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,455.5 people per square mile (562.2/km2). There were 696 housing units at an average density of 610.3 per square mile (235.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 81.08% White, 17.83% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.39% of the population.
There were 629 households, out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.