Assumption Parish LA Information


Assumption Parish Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,326
Daytime Population: Workers 3,552
Daytime Population: Residents 15,586
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,138
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 24,127
Population in Familes 20,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density2 72
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $45,297
Average Household Income $61,041
Per Capita Income $23,053


Total Housing Units 10,875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,160 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,001 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,714 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $115,295
Average Home Value $143,383


Total Households 9,161
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 6,631
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 0.52% 0.4%
Households 0.66% 0.48%
Families 0.44% 0.34%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.69%


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, 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 # 40 39th
Population Density # 28 58th
Diversity Index # 42 34th
Median Household Income # 20 70th
Per Capita Income # 29 56th

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