Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Assumption Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 21,115 with a growth rate of -1.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Assumption Parish, Louisiana is the 44th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 23,333 and has seen a growth of -9.51% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202121,115-388-1.80%
202021,503-388-1.77%
201921,891-388-1.74%
201822,279-289-1.28%
201722,568-188-0.83%
201622,756-142-0.62%
201522,898-149-0.65%
201423,047-152-0.66%
201323,1991270.55%
201223,072-113-0.49%
201123,185-148-0.63%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.80%
Founded
1807
County Seat
2010 Population
23,333
Growth Since 2010
-9.51%
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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,15867.43%
Black or African American6,81930.34%
Two or More Races2411.07%
Some Other Race1500.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native930.41%
Asian170.08%
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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Median Age

40.9


Total

39.3


Male

42


Female

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 17,527 adults, (3,902 of whom are seniors) in Assumption Parish, Louisiana.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,612

51.66%

Male

10,866

48.34%

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
All78.1%21.9%
Male71.2%28.8%
Female70.6%29.4%
Non Family66.7%33.3%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5522.678.1
Married3,7353.1191
Non Family3,0681.1266.7
Female1,2944.4770.6
Male4553.1271.2

3.35

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4339.25%
9th to 12th Grade2,53916.40%
High School Graduate6,97845.06%
Some College2,22814.39%
Associates Degree8235.31%
Bachelors Degree8325.37%
Graduate Degree6534.22%
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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,7868,3381,144
Black4,1052,821310
Hispanic397212
2+ Races12312331
Other Race103
Native American7621
Asian1717

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 2+ races people with a rate of 25.20%.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,998$58,867$28,430
Less Than 9th Grade$35,139$45,625$
High School Graduate$38,732$61,076$20,490
Some College$41,903$77,820$31,174
Bachelors Degree$50,167$100,903$41,738
Graduate Degree$57,679$$57,902

$40,998

Average Earnings

$58,867

Average Male

$28,430

Average Female

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Language

87.41% of Assumption Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 12.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.45% of the population.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Language

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,6032,49417.08%
Black6,6931,48822.23%
Hispanic68114120.70%
Multiple24110242.32%
Native931920.43%
Asian1717100.00%

19.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.56%

Male Poverty Rate

22.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Assumption Parish, Louisiana

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Assumption Parish, Louisiana is White, with 17.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.70%.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.63%
High School17.65%
Some College14.27%
Bachelors or Greater7.73%

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed67.93%
Male Unemployed14.35%
Female Employed8.65%
Male Employed6.68%

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,759$63,643
Families$60,026$77,199
Married Families$79,383-
Non Families$22,206$37,173
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Income by Household Type

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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1,157

Number of Veterans

1,114

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam528
Second Gulf War213
First Gulf War107
Korea65
World War II36

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74400
75+286
35 to 54265
55 to 64148
18 to 3458

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7576.20%
Black4008.05%

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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16.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Assumption 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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92.06%

Born in Assumption Parish, Louisiana

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Assumption Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 92.06% having been born in Louisiana. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Assumption 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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