Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

Ascension Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 123,028 with a growth rate of 1.24% 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
2018124,6721,6441.34%
2017123,0281,5081.24%
2016121,5202,1461.80%
2015119,3742,0871.78%
2014117,2872,6492.31%
2013114,6382,4202.16%
2012112,2182,1531.96%
2011110,0652,1792.02%
2010107,88649,67285.33%
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
White87,674
Black or African American26,036
Two or More Races3,335
Asian1,072
Some Other Race965
American Indian and Alaska Native47

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Median Age

35.3


Total

34.4


Male

36


Female

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 86,515 adults, (12,799 of whom are seniors) in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

60,411

50.71%

Male

58,718

49.29%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All80.2%19.8%
Non Family74.5%25.5%
Male68.9%31.1%
Female58.3%41.7%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All41,8842.8280.2
Married23,6003.3188.9
Non Family10,4241.274.5
Female5,5353.658.3
Male2,3253.2968.9

3.3

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1204.07%
9th to 12th Grade5,8077.58%
High School Graduate25,99533.91%
Some College14,80319.31%
Associates Degree5,8127.58%
Bachelors Degree14,76319.26%
Graduate Degree6,3588.29%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White55,28250,30416,123
Black15,85513,2893,822
Hispanic3,4392,350451
Multiple Races1,3851,182232
Asian828717469
Other Race48932143
Native American22224

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 asian people with a rate of 56.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,650$62,932$35,697
Less Than High School$26,854$37,083$13,861
High School Grad$42,151$59,081$25,769
Some College$44,633$63,750$32,084
Bachelors Degree$59,351$88,916$47,979
Graduate Degree$61,138$71,784$55,893

$48,650

Average Earnings

$62,932

Average Male

$35,697

Average Female

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language

93.92% of Ascension Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 6.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.96% of the population.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black25,7166,59925.66%
White82,1115,7477.00%
Hispanic6,21369911.25%
Multiple3,28259017.98%
Asian1,07223221.64%
Other94117318.38%
Native292586.21%

11.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.79%

Male Poverty Rate

14.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ascension Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 86.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ascension Parish, Louisiana is White, with 7.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.77%
High School11.13%
Some College8.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.93%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.62%
Male Unemployed20.92%
Female Employed7.13%
Male Employed2.52%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Income

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,748$87,080
Families$86,570$97,075
Married Families$104,689$112,462
Non Families$37,439$52,410

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans

5,267

Number of Veterans

4,930

Male Veterans

337

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,632
Vietnam1,621
Second Gulf War840
Korea320
World War II291

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2646.58%
Black8884.82%
Hispanic2215.41%
2 or More915.52%
Asian151.76%
Indian929.03%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

4.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gonzales978010832105210.76%
Donaldsonville7436821878210.52%
Sorrento1418161519713.89%
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