Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population 2022

Ascension Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 131,842 with a growth rate of 1.34% 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 22.20% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18102,2190.00%
18203,7281,50968.00%
18305,4261,69845.55%
18406,9511,52528.11%
185010,7523,80154.68%
186011,4847326.81%
187011,577930.81%
188016,8955,31845.94%
189019,5452,65015.69%
190024,1424,59723.52%
191023,887-255-1.06%
192022,155-1,732-7.25%
193018,438-3,717-16.78%
194021,2152,77715.06%
195022,3871,1725.52%
196027,9275,54024.75%
197037,0869,15932.80%
198050,06812,98235.01%
199058,2148,14616.27%
2010107,89049,67685.33%
2011110,0752,1852.03%
2012112,2182,1431.95%
2013114,6362,4182.15%
2014117,2822,6462.31%
2015119,3742,0921.78%
2016121,5582,1841.83%
2017123,1771,6191.33%
2018124,8581,6811.36%
2019126,6041,7461.40%
2020128,3501,7461.38%
2021130,0961,7461.36%
2022131,8421,7461.34%
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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88,79971.00%
Black or African American28,08222.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native880.07%
Asian1,5641.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.03%
Some Other Race2,2981.84%
Two or More Races4,1973.36%
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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2022

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36


Total

35


Male

37.2


Female

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 91,510 adults, (14,775 of whom are seniors) in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

63,361

50.66%

Male

61,700

49.34%

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
Married91.9%8.1%
All82.5%17.5%
Male76.5%23.5%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
Female65%35%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All44,0292.8282.5
Married25,2793.3291.9
Male2,1642.8876.5
Female5,6983.5965
Non Family10,8881.2470.7

3.28

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8763.53%
9th to 12th Grade5,5946.87%
High School Graduate24,22629.77%
Some College18,56522.82%
Associates Degree7,6679.42%
Bachelors Degree15,79719.41%
Graduate Degree6,6458.17%
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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
Native American383832
Asian982962616
White57,50153,38617,168
2+ Races1,6961,319404
Black17,50814,7913,669
Hispanic3,9622,657697
Other Race1,39777396

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 84.21%.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,270$65,814$40,417
Less Than 9th Grade$26,883$39,077$16,346
High School Graduate$43,264$61,022$23,392
Some College$48,626$64,002$33,095
Bachelors Degree$73,183$101,698$54,674
Graduate Degree$65,843$76,667$59,908

$52,270

Average Earnings

$65,814

Average Male

$40,417

Average Female

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language

93.72% of Ascension Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 6.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.06% of the population.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander3333100.00%
Black27,5876,08722.06%
Native791518.99%
Hispanic7,1761,19716.68%
Multiple4,1453949.51%
White84,1574,6805.56%
Asian1,56410.06%
Other601NaN%

9.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.44%

Male Poverty Rate

12.41%

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 Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.37%.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.77%
High School11.74%
Some College6.70%
Bachelors or Greater1.91%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.51%
Male Unemployed21.42%
Female Employed5.84%
Female Unemployed48.50%

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$82,594$98,298
Families$94,552$110,182
Married Families$112,667-
Non Families$45,049$59,240
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Income by Household Type

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

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 55-64.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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5,444

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,420
First Gulf War1,822
Vietnam1,372
Korea314
World War II140

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34553
35 to 541,723
55 to 64961
65 to 741,225
75+982

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,4276.67%
Black8654.30%
Asian10.08%
Other Race915.82%
2+ Races602.87%
Hispanic701.50%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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4.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

6%

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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81.71%

Born in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

96.53%

Native Born

3.47%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.53% of Ascension Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 81.71% having been born in Louisiana. 2.12% 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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