Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

20,360

Assumption Parish, Louisiana's estimated 2024 population is 20,360 with a growth rate of -0.6% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Assumption Parish, Louisiana is the 42nd largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 population was 23,332 and has seen a growth of -12.74% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,750-122-0.61%
202819,872-122-0.61%
202719,994-122-0.61%
202620,116-122-0.6%
202520,238-122-0.6%
202420,360-122-0.6%
202320,482-122-0.59%
202220,604-122-0.59%
202120,726-231-1.1%
202020,957-964-4.4%
201921,921-359-1.61%
201822,280-306-1.35%
201722,586-187-0.82%
201622,773-129-0.56%
201522,902-150-0.65%
201423,052-149-0.64%
201323,2011300.56%
201223,071-115-0.5%
201123,186-146-0.63%
201023,332
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%
191024,1282,50811.6%
190021,6201,99110.14%
189019,6292,61915.4%
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%
18102,472-17,278-87.48%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.6% (-122)
County Seat
2010 Population
23,332
Area
339 mi²
Density
60 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-12.74% (-2,972)
Founded
1807

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,83665.68%
Black or African American6,09128.91%
Two or more races9384.45%
Native American980.47%
Asian880.42%
Other race160.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2024

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Median Age

41.9

Total

42

Male

41.9

Female

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 16,644 adults, (4,090 of whom are seniors) in Assumption Parish, Louisiana.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female11,02852.35%
Male10,03947.65%

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,3682.582.917.1
Married4,0963.0497.12.9
Non Family2,8071.1473.726.3
Female1,1663.6963.236.8
Male2993.1551.848.2
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3.15

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

82.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Assumption 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

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

Assumption 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 40.55%.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,171

Average Earnings

$54,042

Average Male

$30,144

Average Female

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Language

90.31% of Assumption Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 9.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.63% of the population.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Language

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,6392,02014.81%
Black6,0261,14118.93%
Hispanic71210715.03%
Multiple936869.19%
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16.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.53%

Male Poverty Rate

18.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Assumption Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Assumption Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 18.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Assumption Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 9.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.3%.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.72%
High School14.29%
Some College13.41%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%
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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.42%
Male Unemployed13.65%
Male Employed9.24%
Female Employed8.14%
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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,001

Number of Veterans

951

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Assumption 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

91.67%

Born in Assumption Parish, Louisiana

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0.5%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.63% of Assumption Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 91.67% having been born in Louisiana. 0.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Assumption Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

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