Assumption Parish LA Information


Assumption Parish Subdivisions

Assumption Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,254
Population in Households 24,055
Population in Familes 20,515
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 9,155
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 6,639
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,936 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,132 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,023 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,781 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $115,802
Average Home Value $146,635


Median Household Income $43,076
Average Household Income $58,938
Per Capita Income $22,312
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.5%
Households 0.75% 0.63%
Families 0.53% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Assumption Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Assumption Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 41 38th
Population Density1 # 28 58th
Diversity Index2 # 41 38th
Median Household Income # 22 67th
Per Capita Income # 29 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.