Ascension Parish LA Information


Ascension Parish Subdivisions

Ascension Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 125,921
Population in Households 125,131
Population in Familes 108,857
Population in Group Qrtrs 790
Population Density2 434
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $66,364
Average Household Income $83,770
Per Capita Income $29,737


Total Housing Units 48,001 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,006 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,373 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,622 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $209,959
Average Home Value $241,553


Total Households 44,379
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 33,481
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.97% 1.92%
Households 1.97% 1.93%
Families 1.77% 1.79%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.06%


Ascension Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ascension Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 13 81st
Population Density # 5 94th
Diversity Index # 41 38th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 97th

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