Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

Assumption Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 22,580 with a growth rate of -0.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Assumption Parish, Louisiana is the 43rd largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201822,300-280-1.24%
201722,580-171-0.75%
201622,751-139-0.61%
201522,890-157-0.68%
201423,047-153-0.66%
201323,2001280.55%
201223,072-111-0.48%
201123,183-150-0.64%
201023,3335802.55%
199022,7536693.03%
198022,0842,43012.36%
197019,6541,6639.24%
196017,9917134.13%
195017,278-1,263-6.81%
194018,5412,55115.95%
193015,990-1,922-10.73%
192017,912-6,216-25.76%
191024,1282,50811.60%
190021,6201,99110.14%
189019,6292,61915.40%
188017,0103,77628.53%
187013,234-2,145-13.95%
186015,3794,84145.94%
185010,5383,39747.57%
18407,1411,47225.97%
18305,6692,09358.53%
18203,5761,10444.66%
18102,4720.00%

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,487
Black or African American6,810
Two or More Races216
Some Other Race161
American Indian and Alaska Native144
Asian63

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.5


Total

37.6


Male

40.7


Female

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 17,710 adults, (3,629 of whom are seniors) in Assumption Parish, Louisiana.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,796

51.55%

Male

11,085

48.45%

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All79.2%20.8%
Male74.8%25.2%
Female70.4%29.6%
Non Family70.1%29.9%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7102.679.2
Married4,0193.2388.9
Non Family2,7961.1570.1
Female1,2633.670.4
Male6323.0474.8

3.21

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5549.98%
9th to 12th Grade2,55116.38%
High School Graduate6,62042.51%
Some College2,50616.09%
Associates Degree7314.69%
Bachelors Degree1,0706.87%
Graduate Degree5403.47%

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,8348,3531,273
Black4,1072,733273
Hispanic40718035
Other Race11736
Multiple Races929212
Native American76537
Asian636310

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 15.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,654$55,642$23,931
Less Than High School$25,968$36,905$9,674
High School Grad$40,449$55,925$21,418
Some College$35,376$71,913$23,684
Bachelors Degree$40,945$57,321$35,400
Graduate Degree$63,438$80,417$63,125

$36,654

Average Earnings

$55,642

Average Male

$23,931

Average Female

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Language

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Language

87.20% of Assumption Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 12.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.71% of the population.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,7061,84827.56%
White14,8621,4549.78%
Hispanic62310917.50%
Multiple2168137.50%
Native1444128.47%
Asian631422.22%

15.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.34%

Male Poverty Rate

17.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Assumption Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Assumption Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Assumption Parish, Louisiana is White, with 9.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.84%
High School14.35%
Some College8.21%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.01%
Female Employed7.53%
Male Unemployed5.10%
Male Employed3.75%

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Income

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,656$66,437
Families$60,968$78,292
Married Families$77,467-
Non Families$22,396$39,837

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Assumption 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 45-54.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans

1,152

Number of Veterans

1,076

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam595
First Gulf War155
Second Gulf War86
Korea56
World War II39

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8166.60%
Black3186.38%
2 or More1416.47%
Indian44.94%

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

17.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Assumption Parish, Louisiana

  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