Ascension Parish LA Information


Ascension Parish Subdivisions

Ascension Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 124,274
Daytime Population: Workers 41,710
Daytime Population: Residents 65,176
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 106,886
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 123,484
Population in Familes 107,101
Population in Group Qrtrs 790
Population Density2 429
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $69,762
Average Household Income $85,508
Per Capita Income $30,504


Total Housing Units 47,280 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34,087 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,932 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,261 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $204,510
Average Home Value $235,204


Total Households 44,019
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 33,267
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 2.06% 2.06%
Households 2.13% 2.11%
Families 1.93% 1.98%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.71%


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, 2017 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 # 39 41st
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 97th

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