Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Ascension Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 122,948 with a growth rate of 5.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ascension Parish, Louisiana is the 13th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017122,9485,9395.08%
2016117,009-4,479-3.69%
2016121,4882,1121.77%
2015119,3762,1131.80%
2014117,2632,6912.35%
2013114,5722,3692.11%
2012112,2032,2072.01%
2011109,9962,1261.97%
2010107,87049,65685.30%
199058,2148,14616.27%
198050,06812,98235.01%
197037,0869,15932.80%
196027,9275,54024.75%
195022,3871,1725.52%
194021,2152,77715.06%
193018,438-3,717-16.78%
192022,155-1,732-7.25%
191023,887-255-1.06%
190024,1424,59723.52%
189019,5452,65015.69%
188016,8955,31845.94%
187011,577930.81%
186011,4847326.81%
185010,7523,80154.68%
18406,9511,52528.11%
18305,4261,69845.55%
18203,7281,50968.00%
18102,2190.00%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White86,568
Black or African American25,560
Two or More Races3,229
Asian1,057
Some Other Race527
American Indian and Alaska Native68

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Median Age

35


Total

34


Male

35.9


Female

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 84,598 adults, (12,052 of which are seniors) in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

58,926

50.36%

Male

58,083

49.64%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All80.6%19.4%
Non Family74.5%25.5%
Male72.9%27.1%
Female57.6%42.4%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,6632.8680.6
Married23,0553.3489.4
Non Family9,9941.2174.5
Female5,4503.6457.6
Male2,1643.3772.9

3.33

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Households

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Education

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7103.62%
9th to 12th Grade6,0808.13%
High School Graduate26,06534.85%
Some College14,59019.50%
Associates Degree5,4567.29%
Bachelors Degree14,16418.94%
Graduate Degree5,7377.67%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White54,10849,13415,138
Black15,38512,9103,510
Hispanic3,1772,131475
Multiple Races1,3771,189243
Asian833704513
Other Race33419549
Native American38384

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 61.58%.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,490$61,207$33,255
Less Than High School$22,629$35,558$11,610
High School Grad$40,564$55,164$23,337
Some College$43,696$62,667$31,800
Bachelors Degree$57,471$79,435$46,972
Graduate Degree$64,508$73,355$56,149

$46,490

Average Earnings

$61,207

Average Male

$33,255

Average Female

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language

93.83% of Ascension Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 6.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.79% of the population.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,8586,0257.45%
Black25,2245,64622.38%
Hispanic5,88573412.47%
Multiple3,17164020.18%
Asian1,05726224.79%
Other50211623.11%
Native523363.46%

11.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.89%

Male Poverty Rate

14.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ascension Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 63.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ascension Parish, Louisiana is White, with 7.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.29%.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.97%
High School10.69%
Some College7.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.80%
Male Unemployed22.99%
Female Employed7.37%
Male Employed2.81%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Income

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,752$83,289
Families$80,613$91,972
Married Families$98,928$107,142
Non Families$37,646$52,443

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

5,356

Number of Veterans

5,070

Male Veterans

286

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,758
First Gulf War1,578
Second Gulf War751
Korea376
World War II222

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,961
65 to 741,382
75+894
55 to 64781
18 to 34338

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2216.64%
Black1,0175.70%
Hispanic1824.73%
2 or More764.45%
Other174.09%
Asian172.04%
Indian817.39%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

4.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gonzales978010832105210.76%
Donaldsonville7436821878210.52%
Sorrento1418161519713.89%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990