Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Ascension Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 130,096 with a growth rate of 1.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ascension Parish, Louisiana is the 14th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 107,890 and has seen a growth of 20.58% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021130,0961,7461.36%
2020128,3501,7461.38%
2019126,6041,7461.40%
2018124,8581,6811.36%
2017123,1771,6191.33%
2016121,5582,1841.83%
2015119,3742,0921.78%
2014117,2822,6462.31%
2013114,6362,4182.15%
2012112,2182,1431.95%
2011110,0752,1852.03%
2010107,89049,67685.33%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
1.36%
County Website
Founded
1807
County Seat
2010 Population
107,890
Growth Since 2010
20.58%
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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88,83372.16%
Black or African American26,77921.75%
Two or More Races3,8373.12%
Some Other Race2,2291.81%
Asian1,2971.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native960.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander430.03%
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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Median Age

35.7


Total

34.4


Male

36.8


Female

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 89,882 adults, (14,010 of whom are seniors) in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

62,286

50.59%

Male

60,828

49.41%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
All81.5%18.5%
Non Family73%27%
Male67.9%32.1%
Female62.3%37.7%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,0322.8481.5
Married24,6293.3690.5
Non Family11,2831.2373
Female5,2723.7162.3
Male1,8483.3467.9

3.36

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7473.44%
9th to 12th Grade6,3187.92%
High School Graduate25,79432.33%
Some College17,03721.36%
Associates Degree6,7788.50%
Bachelors Degree14,48918.16%
Graduate Degree6,6108.29%
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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White56,82852,45916,580
Black16,86013,8893,416
Hispanic3,7552,352411
Other Race1,40585077
2+ Races1,3801,186183
Asian883834472
Native American474724

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 53.45%.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,237$64,529$38,628
Less Than 9th Grade$26,716$38,218$18,207
High School Graduate$42,847$61,222$26,004
Some College$47,532$69,867$33,902
Bachelors Degree$63,270$91,929$52,426
Graduate Degree$62,667$73,914$57,132

$50,237

Average Earnings

$64,529

Average Male

$38,628

Average Female

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language

93.91% of Ascension Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 6.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.31% of the population.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black26,4165,84222.12%
White83,7065,3036.34%
Hispanic6,84795713.98%
Multiple3,79383622.04%
Other2,20261427.88%
Islander4343100.00%
Native783241.03%

10.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.58%

Male Poverty Rate

12.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ascension Parish, Louisiana is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ascension Parish, Louisiana is White, with 6.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.58%.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.99%
High School9.84%
Some College8.17%
Bachelors or Greater2.33%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed53.48%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed5.46%
Male Employed1.88%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,527$94,664
Families$92,889$106,214
Married Families$107,603-
Non Families$42,042$59,453
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Income by Household Type

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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5,018

Number of Veterans

4,809

Male Veterans

209

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,545
Vietnam1,367
Second Gulf War1,113
Korea315
World War II179

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,958
65 to 741,184
75+907
18 to 34540
55 to 64429

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2626.46%
Black6213.18%
Hispanic1072.40%
2+ Races664.13%
Other Race462.92%
Asian141.31%
Native American912.16%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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4.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.75%

Born in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

2.15%

Non Citizen

1.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.85% of Ascension Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.75% having been born in Louisiana. 2.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

  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

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