Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

134,370

Ascension Parish, Louisiana's estimated 2024 population is 134,370 with a growth rate of 1.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ascension Parish, Louisiana is the 11th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 population was 107,894 and has seen a growth of 24.54% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029144,1501,9561.38%
2028142,1941,9561.39%
2027140,2381,9561.41%
2026138,2821,9561.43%
2025136,3261,9561.46%
2024134,3701,9561.48%
2023132,4141,9561.5%
2022130,4581,9561.52%
2021128,5021,5361.21%
2020126,9661680.13%
2019126,7981,8371.47%
2018124,9611,7241.4%
2017123,2371,5911.31%
2016121,6462,2291.87%
2015119,4172,0991.79%
2014117,3182,6532.31%
2013114,6652,4272.16%
2012112,2382,1541.96%
2011110,0842,1902.03%
2010107,894
199058,2148,14616.27%
198050,06812,98235.01%
197037,0869,15932.8%
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%
18102,219-141,931-98.46%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.48% (1,956)
County Website
Ascension Parish
County Seat
2010 Population
107,894
Area
290 mi²
Density
463 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
24.54% (26,476)
Founded
1807

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White85,41267.27%
Black or African American29,07422.9%
Two or more races5,8814.63%
Other race4,6793.69%
Asian1,5251.2%
Native American3050.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander970.08%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2024

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.2

Total

35.3

Male

37.3

Female

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 93,406 adults, (15,759 of whom are seniors) in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female64,20950.57%
Male62,76449.43%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All46,0402.7483.316.7
Married26,7233.1694.85.2
Non Family11,5921.2264.135.9
Female5,5953.6669.630.4
Male2,1303.3878.321.7
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3.19

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

83.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.24%.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$59,464

Average Earnings

$76,975

Average Male

$42,686

Average Female

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language

93.28% of Ascension Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 6.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.59% of the population.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Language

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black28,7494,88416.99%
White83,4694,7575.7%
Hispanic7,7982,23028.6%
Other4,6711,92741.25%
Multiple5,8395529.45%
Islander9191100%
Asian1,525181.18%
Native305113.61%
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9.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.45%

Male Poverty Rate

11.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ascension Parish, Louisiana is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ascension Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 1.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.79%.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.54%
High School10.75%
Some College5.3%
Bachelors or Greater1.02%
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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.43%
Male Unemployed24.92%
Female Employed5.64%
Male Employed1.98%
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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,573

Number of Veterans

5,065

Male Veterans

508

Female Veterans

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.11%

Born in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

96.28%

Native Born

3.72%

Foreign Born

2.27%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.28% of Ascension Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.11% having been born in Louisiana. 2.27% 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

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