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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ascension Parish, Louisiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 4,629

5 to 9 years : 4,431

10 to 14 years : 4,890

15 to 17 years : 2,587

18 and 19 years : 1,348

20 years : 378

21 years : 1,106

22 to 24 years : 1,851

25 to 29 years : 3,731

30 to 34 years : 3,881

35 to 39 years : 4,711

40 to 44 years : 3,656

45 to 49 years : 3,952

50 to 54 years : 3,839

55 to 59 years : 3,022

60 and 61 years : 1,104

62 to 64 years : 1,664

65 and 66 years : 817

67 to 69 years : 1,234

70 to 74 years : 1,154

75 to 79 years : 1,002

80 to 84 years : 367

85 years and over : 180

Female:

Under 5 years : 3,989

5 to 9 years : 4,435

10 to 14 years : 4,458

15 to 17 years : 2,443

18 and 19 years : 1,417

20 years : 782

21 years : 767

22 to 24 years : 1,573

25 to 29 years : 3,805

30 to 34 years : 4,265

35 to 39 years : 3,852

40 to 44 years : 4,618

45 to 49 years : 4,188

50 to 54 years : 3,918

55 to 59 years : 3,421

60 and 61 years : 1,301

62 to 64 years : 1,463

65 and 66 years : 1,070

67 to 69 years : 888

70 to 74 years : 1,577

75 to 79 years : 1,203

80 to 84 years : 700

85 years and over : 520


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 107,949

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 434

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 1,321

Not a U.S. citizen : 2,483


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 8,221

5 to 17 years : 20,398

18 to 24 years : 7,301

25 to 34 years : 12,036

35 to 44 years : 12,381

45 to 54 years : 11,732

55 to 59 years : 4,758

60 and 61 years : 1,847

62 to 64 years : 2,595

65 to 74 years : 4,960

75 years and over : 3,159

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 318

5 to 17 years : 2,634

18 to 24 years : 1,570

25 to 34 years : 2,602

35 to 44 years : 3,468

45 to 54 years : 3,207

55 to 59 years : 1,685

60 and 61 years : 381

62 to 64 years : 464

65 to 74 years : 1,631

75 years and over : 601

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 84

25 to 34 years : 93

35 to 44 years : 23

45 to 54 years : 169

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 32

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 79

5 to 17 years : 212

18 to 24 years : 267

25 to 34 years : 951

35 to 44 years : 965

45 to 54 years : 789

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 144

62 to 64 years : 36

65 to 74 years : 149

75 years and over : 212


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 19,157

Now married, except separated : 34,790

Divorced : 6,800

Separated : 1,478

Widowed : 2,873

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 3,625

Now married, except separated : 9,594

Divorced : 1,944

Separated : 448

Widowed : 656

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 84

Now married, except separated : 270

Divorced : 80

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 721

Now married, except separated : 2,121

Divorced : 352

Separated : 213

Widowed : 149


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 8,800

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 9,956

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5,637

$15,000 to $24,999 : 7,306

$25,000 to $34,999 : 6,946

$35,000 to $49,999 : 8,243

$50,000 to $64,999 : 6,326

$65,000 to $74,999 : 2,705

$75,000 or more : 9,179

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 2,571

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 1,956

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,005

$15,000 to $24,999 : 1,916

$25,000 to $34,999 : 1,191

$35,000 to $49,999 : 2,359

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,629

$65,000 to $74,999 : 809

$75,000 or more : 2,831

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 23

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 27

$10,000 to $14,999 : 59

$15,000 to $24,999 : 118

$25,000 to $34,999 : 89

$35,000 to $49,999 : 19

$50,000 to $64,999 : 21

$65,000 to $74,999 : 66

$75,000 or more : 12

Foreign born:

No income : 455

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 1,064

$10,000 to $14,999 : 308

$15,000 to $24,999 : 395

$25,000 to $34,999 : 243

$35,000 to $49,999 : 493

$50,000 to $64,999 : 190

$65,000 to $74,999 : 91

$75,000 or more : 317


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 32,072

Born in other state of the United States : 40,359

Native; born outside the United States : 25,052

Foreign born : 20,389


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Under 3 years : 4,952

3 and 4 years : 3,666

5 years : 2,134

6 to 8 years : 4,819

9 to 11 years : 5,599

12 to 14 years : 5,662

15 to 17 years : 5,030


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 1,863

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,965

$15,000 to $19,999 : 1,875

$20,000 to $24,999 : 1,442

$25,000 to $29,999 : 1,391

$30,000 to $34,999 : 1,686

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1,840

$40,000 to $44,999 : 1,525

$45,000 to $49,999 : 1,244

$50,000 to $59,999 : 2,551

$60,000 to $74,999 : 4,374

$75,000 to $99,999 : 5,599

$100,000 to $124,999 : 4,965

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2,929

$150,000 to $199,999 : 2,705

$200,000 or more : 1,252


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Ascension Parish, Louisiana is 112,187



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Ascension Parish, Louisiana: 55,534
Female Population in Ascension Parish, Louisiana: 56,653


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ascension Parish, Louisiana: 33.7
Median Female Resident Age in Ascension Parish, Louisiana: 35.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ascension Parish, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

36.1

Male

35.5

Female

36.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

30.7

Male

28.4

Female

32.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

28.7

Male

28.5

Female

28.8

Asian


Both sexes

32.8

Male

30.4

Female

33.9

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

24.2

Male

22.5

Female

24.5

Other


Both sexes

25.1

Male

25.5

Female

23.9

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.7

Male

16.0

Female

19.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.3

Male

26.7

Female

25.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

36.4

Male

35.9

Female

36.9


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,538

No health insurance coverage : 164

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 10,240

No health insurance coverage : 595

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,750

No health insurance coverage : 853

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,236

No health insurance coverage : 2,169

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 7,074

No health insurance coverage : 1,185

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,475

No health insurance coverage : 1,269

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,022

No health insurance coverage : 712

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,182

No health insurance coverage : 23

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,533

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,957

No health insurance coverage : 93

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 9,512

No health insurance coverage : 763

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,557

No health insurance coverage : 982

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,512

No health insurance coverage : 1,525

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,886

No health insurance coverage : 1,561

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,723

No health insurance coverage : 1,383

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,337

No health insurance coverage : 826

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,519

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 2,265

No health insurance coverage : 11


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,596

No employer-based health insurance : 2,106

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 6,518

No employer-based health insurance : 4,317

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,913

No employer-based health insurance : 1,690

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,637

No employer-based health insurance : 2,768

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 6,142

No employer-based health insurance : 2,117

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 5,534

No employer-based health insurance : 2,210

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,250

No employer-based health insurance : 1,484

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,135

No employer-based health insurance : 2,070

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 626

No employer-based health insurance : 907

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,922

No employer-based health insurance : 2,128

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 6,184

No employer-based health insurance : 4,091

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,902

No employer-based health insurance : 2,637

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 5,353

No employer-based health insurance : 2,684

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 5,810

No employer-based health insurance : 2,637

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 6,197

No employer-based health insurance : 1,909

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,366

No employer-based health insurance : 1,797

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,332

No employer-based health insurance : 2,187

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 793

No employer-based health insurance : 1,483


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 89,388

Born in other state in the United States : 18,561

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 0

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 434

Foreign born : 3,804


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 95,828

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 4,697

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 1,481

German or other West Germanic languages : 349

Slavic languages : 28

Other Indo-European languages : 655

Korean : 0

Chinese : 29

Vietnamese : 287

Tagalog : 0

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 134

Other and unspecified languages : 81


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 0

No Medicare coverage : 16,537

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,208

No Medicare coverage : 32,537

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 4,603

No Medicare coverage : 135

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 0

No Medicare coverage : 15,325

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 718

No Medicare coverage : 34,574

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 5,582

No Medicare coverage : 213


(updated 2013)



Races in Ascension Parish, Louisiana


  • White: 83,797
  • African American: 24,942
  • American Indian: 442
  • Asian: 1,119
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 492
  • Two or More Races: 1,395



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Ascension Parish, Louisiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 229   (1.03%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 97   (0.44%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 401   (1.8%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 788   (3.54%)
  • 9th Grade: 595   (2.67%)
  • 10th Grade: 822   (3.69%)
  • 11th Grade: 793   (3.56%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 733   (3.29%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 9,248   (41.5%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,470   (6.6%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 3,083   (13.84%)
  • Associate Degree: 637   (2.86%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,540   (11.4%)
  • Master's Degree: 509   (2.28%)
  • Professional School Degree: 251   (1.13%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 86   (0.39%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 189   (0.79%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 158   (0.66%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 373   (1.56%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 1,030   (4.3%)
  • 9th Grade: 650   (2.71%)
  • 10th Grade: 941   (3.92%)
  • 11th Grade: 878   (3.66%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 762   (3.18%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 10,051   (41.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,920   (8.01%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,853   (11.9%)
  • Associate Degree: 848   (3.54%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,321   (9.68%)
  • Master's Degree: 837   (3.49%)
  • Professional School Degree: 134   (0.56%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 31   (0.13%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 892

5 to 9 years : 6,905

10 to 14 years : 8,134

15 to 17 years : 4,123

18 and 19 years : 1,535

20 to 24 years : 1,825

25 to 34 years : 1,116

35 years and over : 536

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 783

5 to 9 years : 1,508

10 to 14 years : 1,110

15 to 17 years : 711

18 and 19 years : 531

20 to 24 years : 902

25 to 34 years : 190

35 years and over : 295

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 1,991

5 to 9 years : 453

10 to 14 years : 104

15 to 17 years : 196

18 and 19 years : 699

20 to 24 years : 3,730

25 to 34 years : 14,376

35 years and over : 54,590


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

  • Ascension Parish School Board


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 189, Donaldsonville, LA 70346, Phone: (225) 473-7981, Students: 17,944 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

  • Lake Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 14185 Highway 431, Saint Amant, LA 70774, Phone: (225) 621-2470, Students: 1,059 )

  • Central Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 14101 Roddy Road, Gonzales, LA 70737, Phone: (225) 621-2500, Students: 1,046 )

  • Dutchtown Primary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 13046 Highway 73, Geismar, LA 70734, Phone: (225) 621-2380, Students: 998 )

  • Duplessis Primary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 38101 Highway 621, Gonzales, LA 70737, Phone: (225) 621-8100, Students: 958 )

  • Oak Grove Primary School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: 17550 Old Jefferson Highway, Prairieville, LA 70769, Phone: (225) 621-2360, Students: 944 )

  • Dutchtown Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 13078 Highway 73, Geismar, LA 70734, Phone: (225) 621-2355, Students: 938 )

  • St. Amant Primary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 44365 Highway 429, Saint Amant, LA 70774, Phone: (225) 621-2626, Students: 770 )

  • Galvez Middle School


    ( Grades: 4-8, Location: 42018 Highway 933, Prairieville, LA 70769, Phone: (225) 621-2424, Students: 753 )

  • Gonzales Primary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 521 North Burnside Avenue, Gonzales, LA 70737, Phone: (225) 621-2660, Students: 726 )

  • Galvez Primary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 16093 Henderson Bayou Road, Prairieville, LA 70769, Phone: (225) 621-2444, Students: 723 )

  • Prairieville Middle School


    ( Grades: 4-8, Location: 16200 Highway 930, Prairieville, LA 70769, Phone: (225) 621-2340, Students: 669 )

  • Gonzales Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1502 West Orice Roth Street, Gonzales, LA 70737, Phone: (225) 621-2505, Students: 660 )

  • Donaldsonville Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 38210 Highway 3089, Donaldsonville, LA 70346, Phone: (225) 474-2720, Students: 649 )

  • G. W. Carver Primary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 518 West Oak Street, Gonzales, LA 70737, Phone: (225) 621-2550, Students: 628 )

  • St. Amant Middle School


    ( Grades: 4-8, Location: 44317 Highway 429, Saint Amant, LA 70774, Phone: (225) 621-2600, Students: 621 )

  • West Ascension Elementary School


    ( Grades: 3-4, Location: 2389 Highway 1 South, Donaldsonville, LA 70346, Phone: (225) 474-2780, Students: 331 )

  • Lowery Middle School


    ( Grades: 4-6, Location: 2389 Highway 1 South, Donaldsonville, LA 70346, Phone: (225) 474-2760, Students: 328 )

  • Ascension Parish Alternative School


    ( Grades: 3-12, Location: 38608 Highway 22, Darrow, LA 70725, Phone: (225) 474-2770, Students: 267 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

  • Dutchtown High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 13165 Highway 73, Geismar, LA 70734, Phone: (225) 621-2328, Students: 1,495 )

  • St. Amant High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 12035 Highway 431, Saint Amant, LA 70774, Phone: (225) 621-2565, Students: 1,469 )

  • East Ascension High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 612 East Worthey Road, Gonzales, LA 70737, Phone: (225) 621-2400, Students: 1,105 )

  • Donaldsonville High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 100 Tiger Drive, Donaldsonville, LA 70346, Phone: (225) 474-2730, Students: 707 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

  • River Parishes Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 1,163; Location: 384 John Leblanc Blvd, Sorrento, LA 70778, Web: http://www.rpcc.edu )

  • Louisiana Technical College-ascension Campus


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 336; Location: 697 Airline Hwy, Sorrento, LA 70778, Web: http://www.ltc.edu )

  • Ascension College


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 186; Location: 20 E Ascension St, Gonzales, LA 70737, Web: http://www.ascensioncollege.org )

  • Ray's Faith Academy Of Beauty Education


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 14; Location: 064 E Worthy, Gonzales, LA 70737, Web: http://rfaob.com )

Largest Schools (Private) In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

  • St Theresa Of Avila School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 212 E New River Street, Gonzales, LA 70737, Phone: (225) 647-2803, Students: 663 )

  • Ascension Catholic Interparochial School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 386, Donaldsonville, LA 70346, Phone: (225) 473-9227, Students: 602 )

  • Ascension Catholic Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 618 Iberville Street, Donaldsonville, LA 70346, Phone: (225) 473-8540, Students: 413 )

  • Faith Academy


    ( Grades: K-10, Location: 10469 Airline Highway, Gonzales, LA 70737, Phone: (225) 644-3110, Students: 291 )

Academic Libraries In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

  • Ascension Parish Library


    708 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, LA 70737

  • Dutchtown


    13278 Hwy 73, Geismar, LA 70734

  • Galvez Branch


    40300 Highway 42, Prairieville, LA 70769

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

  • Donaldsonville Branch


    500 Mississippi Street, Donaldsonville, LA 70346

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Ascension Parish, Louisiana


  • Historic Donaldsonville Museum


    318 Mississippi St, Donaldsonville, LA 70346

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Ascension Parish, Louisiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

Area Features of Ascension Parish, Louisiana


Airport


(1) Air Farm Landing Strip   (2) Cal Mire Field   (3) Capozzoli Airport   (4) Don Babin Airport Historical   (5) Double H Ranch Airport   (6) Evan Airport   (7) Louisiana Regional Airport   (8) Prevost Memorial Hospital Heliport   (9) Riverview Medical Center Heliport   (10) Union Texas Petroleum Heliport  

Building


(1) Acy Fire Station Historical   (2) Ascension Care Center   (3) Ascension Gonzales Rehabilitation Hospital   (4) Ascension Parish Chamber Of Commerce   (5) Ascension Parish Council On Aging   (6) Ascension Parish Court House   (7) Ascension Parish Fire Protection District 1 Headquarters   (8) Ascension Parish Fire Protection District 7   (9) Ascension Parish Library   (10) Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville Branch   (11) Ascension Parish Library Galvez Branch   (12) Ascension Parish Office   (13) Ascension Parish Police Jury   (14) Ascension Parish Sheriff S Office   (15) Ascension Parish Sheriff S Office - Tax Department   (16) Ascension Parish Sheriff S Office Jail   (17) Azalea Estates Of Gonzales   (18) D Ville House   (19) Donaldsonville Courthouse   (20) Donaldsonville Fire Department   (21) Galvez - Lake Fire Department Station 1   (22) Geismar Volunteer Fire Department   (23) Gonzales Tee Joe Museum   (24) Gonzales City Hall   (25) Gonzales Fire Department Station 10   (26) Gonzales Fire Department Station 11   (27) Gonzales Healthcare Center   (28) Gonzales Police Department   (29) Hermitage   (30) Hillaryville Fire Department   (31) Modeste Fire Department   (32) Palo Alto Fire Department   (33) Prairieville Fire Department Station 31   (34) Prairieville Fire Department Station 32   (35) Prairieville Volunteer Fire Department Station 30   (36) River Road African American Museum   (37) Saint Amant Fire Department   (38) Sorrento Police Department   (39) Sorrento Town Hall   (40) Sorrento Volunteer Fire Department   (41) Sunshine Fire Department   (42) Tee Joe Gonzales Museum   (43) Wade Hampton Post Light  

Canal


(1) Amite River Diversion Canal   (2) Anderson Canal   (3) Babin Canal   (4) Crowley Ditch   (5) Hackett Canal   (6) Laurel Ridge Canal   (7) New River Canal   (8) Panama Canal   (9) Rocky Canal   (10) Saveiro Canal  

Cape


(1) Bringier Point   (2) Eightyone Mile Point   (3) Point Houmas  

Cemetery


(1) Ascension Catholic Cemetery   (2) Buena Vista Cemetery   (3) Burnside Cemetery   (4) Cornerview Cemetery   (5) Ebenezer   (6) Emanuel Cemetery   (7) Faithful Cemetery   (8) Ficklin Cemetery   (9) Hope Haven Mausoleum And Cemetery   (10) Little Zion Baptist Cemetery   (11) Lusk Cemetery   (12) Monroe Cemetery   (13) Mount Calvary Cemetery   (14) Mount Pelgrim Cemetery   (15) Mount Zion Cemeteries   (16) Mount Zion Cemetery   (17) Myford Cemetery   (18) New Saint John Baptist Cemetery   (19) Orange Grove Cemetery   (20) Richardson Cemetery   (21) Saint Landry Cemetery   (22) Saint Marys Cemetery   (23) Saint Paul Cemetery   (24) Saint Peter Cemetery   (25) Saint Phillip Cemetery   (26) Saint Theresa Of Avila Catholic Cemetery   (27) Shiloh Cemetery  

Census


(1) Lemannville Census Designated Place   (2) Prairieville Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Ascension Baptist Church   (2) Ascension Christian Assembly   (3) Ascension Church   (4) Assembly Of God Church   (5) Broussard Grove Baptist Church   (6) Broussard Grove Church   (7) Buena Vista Baptist Church   (8) Calvary Outreach Tabernacle   (9) Carpenter Chapel   (10) Carpenter Church   (11) Central Baptist Church   (12) Church Of God   (13) Church Of The Ascension Of Our Lord Jesus Christ   (14) Counsel Of God Ministries   (15) Doright Baptist Church   (16) Dream Center Church   (17) Dutchtown Baptist Church   (18) Ebenezer Baptist Church   (19) Ebenezer Pentecostal Church   (20) Emanuel Baptist Church   (21) Faith Christian Center   (22) Faith Tabernacle   (23) Faithful Church   (24) Fellowship Church   (25) First Assembly Of God Church   (26) First Baptist Church   (27) First Baptist Church Of Smoke Bend   (28) First Emmanuel Church   (29) First Mount Olive Church   (30) First United Methodist Church   (31) First United Pentecostal Church   (32) Full Gospel Christian Assembly Church   (33) Galvez Baptist Church   (34) Galvez Pentecostal Church   (35) Gonzales Baptist Temple   (36) Gonzales United Methodist Church   (37) Gospel Lighthouse Church   (38) Greater Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church   (39) Holy Rosary Catholic Church   (40) Holy Sanctified Church   (41) Hopeful Baptist Church   (42) Hopeful Triumph Baptist Church   (43) Jehovahs Witnesses Church   (44) Jeremiah Baptist Church   (45) Little Prairie Baptist Church   (46) Little Zion Baptist Church   (47) Meadows Chapel Methodist Church   (48) Monterrey Goal Place Church   (49) Mount Bethel Baptist Church   (50) Mount Calvary Church   (51) Mount Gillion Church   (52) Mount Moriah Baptist Church   (53) Mount Pilgrim Church   (54) Mount Salem Baptist Church   (55) Mount Triumph Baptist Church   (56) Mount Zion Baptist Church   (57) Mount Zion Church   (58) Nazarene Baptist Church   (59) New Mount Calvary Church   (60) New River Church   (61) New Saint John Baptist Church   (62) New Saint Peter S Baptist Church   (63) Oak Grove Baptist Church   (64) Progress Church   (65) River Community Church   (66) Sacred Heart Of Mary Spiritual Church Of Christ   (67) Saint Amant Baptist Church   (68) Saint Ann Chapel   (69) Saint Catherine Catholic Church   (70) Saint Francis Of Assisi Catholic Church   (71) Saint Gregorys Episcopal Church   (72) Saint James Lutheran Church   (73) Saint John The Evangelist Church   (74) Saint Joseph Church   (75) Saint Landry United Methodist Church   (76) Saint Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church   (77) Saint Mark Catholic Church   (78) Saint Mary Church   (79) Saint Matthews Missionary Baptist Church   (80) Saint Paul Baptist Church   (81) Saint Paul Church   (82) Saint Peter Baptist Church   (83) Saint Peters Methodist Church   (84) Saint Phillip Baptist Church   (85) Saint Theresa Of Avila Catholic Church   (86) Second Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church   (87) Second Mount Olive Baptist Church   (88) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (89) Shiloh Church   (90) Sorrento Baptist Church   (91) South Side Church Of Christ   (92) Southside Church Of Christ   (93) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (94) Truelight Baptist Church   (95) Truelight Church   (96) Universal Church   (97) Word Of Faith Outreach   (98) Word Of Life Christian Center   (99) Word Of Life Church  

Civil


(1) Ascension Parish   (2) City Of Donaldsonville   (3) City Of Gonzales   (4) Parish Governing Authority District 1   (5) Parish Governing Authority District 10   (6) Parish Governing Authority District 11   (7) Parish Governing Authority District 2   (8) Parish Governing Authority District 3   (9) Parish Governing Authority District 4   (10) Parish Governing Authority District 5   (11) Parish Governing Authority District 6   (12) Parish Governing Authority District 7   (13) Parish Governing Authority District 8   (14) Town Of Sorrento   (15) Ward Eight   (16) Ward Five   (17) Ward Four   (18) Ward Nine   (19) Ward One   (20) Ward Seven   (21) Ward Six   (22) Ward Ten   (23) Ward Three   (24) Ward Two  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 173   (2) Interchange 177   (3) Interchange 187  

Flat


(1) Seles Point  

Gut


(1) Bayou Millett  

Hospital


(1) Ascension Parish Mental Health And Addictive Disorders Clinic   (2) Donaldson Mental Health Clinic   (3) Ochsner Health Center Prairieville   (4) Prevost Memorial Hospital   (5) Promise Hospital Baton Rouge   (6) Saint Elizabeth Hospital   (7) Seaside Health System Gonzales   (8) Vencor Hospital  

Island


(1) Claiborne Island  

Lake


(1) Horseshoe Lake   (2) Littles Lake   (3) Sportsman Lake  

Levee


(1) Aben Revetment   (2) Burnside Revetment   (3) Marchand Revetment   (4) Philadelphia Point Revetment   (5) Saint Elmo Revetment   (6) Smoke Bend Revetment  

Locale


(1) Ascension Parish Comprehensive Wastewater Treatment Facility   (2) Ascension Wastewater Treatment Facility At Villa Galvez   (3) Babbin Landing   (4) Bagatelle Plantation Historical   (5) Barrin Landing   (6) Bayou Plaza Shopping Center   (7) Belle Helene Landing   (8) Belle Helene Plantation   (9) Belle Helene Station Historical   (10) Bfi Colonial Landfill   (11) Bruly Plantation Historical   (12) Burnside Landing   (13) Chatham Landing   (14) Clarke Plantation Historical   (15) Conway Plantation   (16) Cottage Farm   (17) Donaldson Plantation   (18) Donaldsonville Landing   (19) Dreyfus Landing   (20) Dugas Plantation   (21) Eastbank Shopping Center   (22) Elsie Landing   (23) Evan Hall Landing   (24) Evan Hall Plantation   (25) Geismar Landing   (26) Germania Landing   (27) Gonzales Country Club   (28) Hermitage Landing   (29) Hoo Shoo Too Club Historical   (30) Houmas Plantation Historical   (31) Louisiana State University Agcenter Ascension Parish Office   (32) Mandesir Plantation   (33) May Plantation Historical   (34) Modeste Plantation   (35) Monroe Plantation   (36) Mulberry Grove Plantation   (37) New Hope Plantation   (38) New River Shopping Center   (39) Orange Grove Plantation   (40) Pelican Point Golf And Country Club   (41) Philadelphia Point Landing   (42) Pleasant Point Plantation Historical   (43) Point Houmas Landing   (44) Point Houmas Plantation Historical   (45) Riverdale Country Club   (46) Riverton Plantation   (47) Southwood Village Wastewater Treatment Facility   (48) Stella Landing   (49) The Mall On Burnside Shopping Center   (50) Union Plantation   (51) Willow Grove Landing   (52) Woodstock Landing  

Oilfield


(1) Darrow Oil Field   (2) Gonzales Oil Field   (3) Little Prairie Gas Field   (4) Sorrento Gas And Oil Field  

Park


(1) Burnside Park   (2) Cornerview Park   (3) Dixie Youth Park   (4) Donaldsonville Historic District   (5) George Washington Carver Park   (6) Gonzales Municipal Park   (7) Hillaryville Parish Park   (8) Jackie Robinson Memorial Park   (9) Louisiana Square   (10) Modeste Park   (11) Paula Park   (12) Prairieville Park   (13) Southwood Park   (14) Spartan Stadium   (15) Stevens Park  

Populated Place


(1) Aben   (2) Acy   (3) Barmen   (4) Barton   (5) Belle Helene   (6) Bowden   (7) Brignac   (8) Brittany   (9) Bruly Mccall   (10) Bullion   (11) Burnside   (12) Cobb S Manufactured Home Park   (13) Cofield   (14) Comeaux Mobile Park   (15) Cornerview   (16) Darrow   (17) Donaldsonville   (18) Duckroost   (19) Duplessis   (20) Dutch Town   (21) Galvez   (22) Galvez Town   (23) Geary Historical   (24) Geismar   (25) Gonzales   (26) Hillaryville   (27) Hobart   (28) Hohen Solms   (29) Humphries Historical   (30) Lakeland Estates Mobile Home Park   (31) Landry S Mobile Home Park   (32) Lemannville   (33) Little Prairie   (34) Louisville Historical   (35) Marchand   (36) Mccall   (37) Miles   (38) Modeste   (39) Mount Houmas   (40) Noel   (41) Oak Grove   (42) Palo Alto   (43) Philadelphia Point   (44) Pine Mobile Home Park   (45) Prairieville   (46) Raybons Village Mobile Home Park   (47) Rearwood Historical   (48) S And H Mobile Home Park   (49) Saint Amant   (50) Saint Elmo   (51) Shady Oaks Mobile Home Park   (52) Smoke Bend   (53) Sorrento   (54) Southern Mobile Home Park   (55) Southwood   (56) Twin Lakes Mobile Estates   (57) Twin Oaks Mobile Home Park   (58) Vesta Mobile Home Park   (59) Weber City  

Post Office


(1) Brittany Post Office   (2) Burnside Post Office   (3) Darrow Post Office   (4) Donaldsonville Post Office   (5) Duplessis Post Office   (6) Geismar Post Office   (7) Gonzales Post Office   (8) Modeste Post Office   (9) Prairieville Post Office   (10) Saint Amant Post Office  

Ridge


(1) Junction Ridge   (2) Lake Ridge   (3) Laurel Ridge   (4) Mcelroy Ridge  

School


(1) A Child S World Day Care And Learning Center   (2) A Tale Of Two Sisters Day Care Center   (3) Angels Playland Educational Child Care Center   (4) Ascension Catholic Elementary School   (5) Ascension Catholic High School   (6) Ascension Christian Academy Historical   (7) Ascension College   (8) Ascension Parish Alternative School   (9) Ascension Parish Head Start Donaldsonville School   (10) Ascension Parish Head Start Geismer School   (11) Ascension Parish Head Start Gonzales School   (12) Ascension Parish Head Start Prairieville School   (13) Bayou Lafourche Academy   (14) Central Elementary School   (15) Donaldsonville High School   (16) Donaldsonville Marine Institute School   (17) Donaldsonville Primary School   (18) Duplessis Primary School   (19) Dutch Town School Historical   (20) Dutchtown High School   (21) Dutchtown Middle School   (22) Dutchtown Primary School   (23) East Ascension High School   (24) Elsie School Historical   (25) Faith Academy School   (26) G W Carver Primary School   (27) Galvez Middle School   (28) Galvez Primary School   (29) Gonzales Middle School   (30) Gonzales Primary School   (31) Gonzales School   (32) Grace Learning Center   (33) Lake Elementary School   (34) Le Chateau Des Jeunes   (35) Leblanc Special Services School   (36) Little Zion School Historical   (37) Louisiana Technical College Ascension Campus   (38) Lowery Elementary School   (39) Lowery Intermediate School   (40) Oak Grove Primary School   (41) Pecan Grove Primary School   (42) Prairieville Middle School   (43) Prairieville Primary School   (44) River Parishes Community College   (45) Saint Amant Head Start Number 4   (46) Saint Amant High School   (47) Saint Amant Middle School   (48) Saint Amant Primary School   (49) Saint Catherine School   (50) Saint James Parish Youth Center Alternative School   (51) Saint John The Evangelist School   (52) Saint Theresa Of Avila School   (53) Willis Country School  

Stream


(1) Bayou Antoine   (2) Bayou Conway   (3) Bayou Francois   (4) Bayou Manchac   (5) Bayou Narcisse   (6) Bayou Pierre   (7) Bayou Vicknair   (8) Black Bayou   (9) Boudreau Bayou   (10) Boyle Bayou   (11) Cotton Bayou   (12) Duckroost Bayou   (13) Grand Goudine Bayou   (14) Heath Bayou   (15) Jim Bayou   (16) Johnson Bayou   (17) Mccall Bayou   (18) Muddy Creek   (19) New River   (20) Pierre Bayou   (21) Roddy Bayou   (22) Sides Bayou   (23) Smith Bayou  

Swamp


(1) Bluff Swamp  

Tower


(1) Kkay-fm Donaldsonville   (2) Wslg Radio Towers   (3) Wslg-am Gonzales  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

70737 (pop. 28,474) 70769 (pop. 24,023) 70346 (pop. 10,809)
70774 (pop. 7,491) 70734 (pop. 3,053) 70778 (pop. 1,632)
70725 (pop. 1,082)    


Counties Nearby Ascension Parish, Louisiana

St. James Parish, LA  (pop. 21,773) 16.5 Miles
Assumption Parish, LA  (pop. 23,160) 20.3 Miles
Livingston Parish, LA  (pop. 132,025) 20.4 Miles
Iberville Parish, LA  (pop. 33,341) 21.2 Miles
East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  (pop. 443,675) 21.9 Miles
West Baton Rouge Parish, LA  (pop. 24,253) 25.8 Miles
St. John The Baptist Parish, LA  (pop. 44,559) 26.3 Miles
St. Charles Parish, LA  (pop. 52,520) 37.2 Miles
Tangipahoa Parish, LA  (pop. 123,918) 39.9 Miles
St. Mary Parish, LA  (pop. 53,754) 40.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

225



Elevation in Ascension Parish, Louisiana is 46.0 ft. (14.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Lat: 30.203822 N        Long: -90.940966 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Ascension Parish, Louisiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Louisiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 2,257   (6.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 2,187   (6.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 2,538   (7.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 4,132   (12.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 4,776   (14.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 5,790   (17.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 3,876   (11.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 2,471   (7.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 943   (2.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 1,013   (3.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 443   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 167   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 1,476   (4.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 1,893   (5.6%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,034

1 vehicle available : 5,480

2 vehicles available : 1,275

3 vehicles available : 251

4 or more vehicles available : 3

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 217

1 vehicle available : 3,093

2 vehicles available : 7,077

3 vehicles available : 1,321

4 or more vehicles available : 259

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 185

1 vehicle available : 1,344

2 vehicles available : 3,994

3 vehicles available : 2,485

4 or more vehicles available : 342

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 238

1 vehicle available : 1,329

2 vehicles available : 5,619

3 vehicles available : 2,423

4 or more vehicles available : 1,237


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

1-person household:

No workers : 3,609

1 worker : 4,434

2-person household:

No workers : 3,373

1 worker : 4,372

2 workers : 4,222

3-person household:

No workers : 856

1 worker : 2,448

2 workers : 4,005

3 workers : 1,041

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 597

1 worker : 3,007

2 workers : 5,860

3 or more workers : 1,382


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 45,901

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 3,230

In 3-person carpool : 531

In 4-person carpool : 118

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 151

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 103

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 120

Bicycle : 217

Walked : 670

Other means : 244

Worked at home : 1,459


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,089

5 to 9 minutes : 4,284

10 to 14 minutes : 4,430

15 to 19 minutes : 6,559

20 to 24 minutes : 6,228

25 to 29 minutes : 3,025

30 to 34 minutes : 8,218

35 to 39 minutes : 2,010

40 to 44 minutes : 2,452

45 to 59 minutes : 6,896

60 to 89 minutes : 4,560

90 or more minutes : 1,534


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4,368  (22.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,518  (7.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 2,990  (15.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 108  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5,473  (27.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4,876  (31.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 2,874  (18.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 6,815  (43.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 229  (1.5%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Employed: 44,708
Unemployed: 1,651



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Ascension Parish, Louisiana

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 2.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 26.4%
  • Other: 71.6%



Water Usage In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Ground Water

 
Fresh 13.16 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 13.16 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 203.88 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 203.88 Mgal/d





There are 485 Farms In Ascension Parish, Louisiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

United Community Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $745.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 151

Regions Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $471.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Whitney Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $76.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 213

Capital One, National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $718.7m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 885

First American Bank And Trust - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 24

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Bancorpsouth Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $12.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 259

Iberville Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $235.7k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 11

Investar Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $728.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 10

Red River Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 20

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Ascension Parish, Louisiana

  • Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field


    (about 25.9 miles in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Airport Code: BTR)

  • Hammond Northshore Regional


    (about 38.1 miles in Hammond, Louisiana; Airport Code: LA2)

  • Harry P Williams Memorial


    (about 41.7 miles in Patterson, Louisiana; Airport Code: PTN)

  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International


    (about 43.8 miles in Kenner, Louisiana; Airport Code: MSY)

  • Houma Terrebonne


    (about 47.1 miles in Bourg, Louisiana; Airport Code: HUM)

  • Lakefront


    (about 55.8 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NEW)

  • Acadiana Reg


    (about 57.5 miles in Cade, Louisiana; Airport Code: ARA)

  • Acadiana Regional


    (about 57.5 miles in Cade, Louisiana; Airport Code: ARA)

  • Southern Seaplane


    (about 59.7 miles in Gretna, Louisiana; Airport Code: BCS)

  • New Orleans NAS


    (about 60.2 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NBG)

  • New Orleans NAS JRB


    (about 60.6 miles in New Orleans, Louisiana; Airport Code: NBG)

  • Lafayette Regional


    (about 62.5 miles in Lafayette, Louisiana; Airport Code: LFT)

  • McComb/Pike County/John E. Lewis Field


    (about 72.9 miles in Fernwood, Mississippi; Airport Code: MCB)

  • Picayune Municipal


    (about 79.4 miles in Nicholson, Mississippi; Airport Code: MS2)

  • Stennis International


    (about 89.4 miles in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi; Airport Code: UXP)

  • Hardy-Anders Field Natchez-Adams County


    (about 99.7 miles in Washington, Mississippi; Airport Code: HEZ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.00%

Carpooled

10.16%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.08%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.02%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.02%

Bicycle

0.21%

Walked

1.70%

Other Means

0.87%

Worked At Home

1.94%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Ascension Parish, Louisiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 20,276

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,901

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,273

Renter-occupied housing units : 489

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,414

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,307

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6,662

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,884


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 4,586

Householder 35 to 44 years : 6,102

Householder 45 to 54 years : 5,144

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,769

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,501

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,375

Householder 75 years and over : 407

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 743

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,083

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,285

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,280

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,356

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,292

Householder 75 years and over : 1,702


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Less than 10.0 percent : 364

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 674

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 833

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 584

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 483

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 717

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 646

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 438

50.0 percent or more : 2,041

Not computed : 801


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ascension Parish, Louisiana)

Built 2010 or later : $232,300

Built 2000 to 2009 : $211,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $181,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $136,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $149,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $124,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $100,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $103,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $125,100


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Ascension Parish, Louisiana: 76.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 1,087 1,087 $89,621,402
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $360,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1,089 1,095 $89,981,402
2000        
  Single Family 793 793 $73,004,953
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $302,310
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

794 797 $73,307,263
2001        
  Single Family 947 947 $83,688,043
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 5 20 $1,640,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

952 967 $85,328,043
2002        
  Single Family 1,027 1,027 $111,924,099
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1,027 1,027 $111,924,099
2003        
  Single Family 1,177 1,177 $110,718,894
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1,177 1,177 $110,718,894
2004        
  Single Family 1,244 1,244 $121,283,880
  Two Family 1 2 $30,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 27 252 $9,867,908
  Total

1,272 1,498 $131,181,788
2005        
  Single Family 1,674 1,674 $155,641,210
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1,674 1,674 $155,641,210
2006        
  Single Family 1,901 1,901 $191,303,370
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1,901 1,901 $191,303,370


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Ascension Parish, LA): $44,288
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ascension Parish): $89,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 41.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.4%
Electricity: 56.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 58.23%
  • Juvenile facilities : 3.16%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 33.8%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 4.81%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ascension Parish): $450
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Ascension Parish): $800


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Ascension Parish, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Ascension Parish, Louisiana

United Home Care Services-se,


     Address: 16260 Airline Highway , Suite B, Prairieville, Louisiana 70769
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/8/2002

Healing Hands Home Health Inc


     Address: 3542 Hwy 1 South, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/12/1992

Regional Home Care-southeast


     Address: 826 W Hwy 30, Ste B, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/8/1992

Stat Home Health, Llc


     Address: 2742 La 44, Paulina, Louisiana 70763
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/29/1993

St. James Home Care, Llc


     Address: 2430 Louisiana Ave, Lutcher, Louisiana 70071
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/14/1982

Hospitals Close To Ascension Parish, Louisiana

St Elizabeth Hospital


     Address: 1125 West Highway 30, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St James Parish Hospital


     Address: 2471 Louisiana Avenue, Lutcher, Louisiana 70071
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Assumption Community Hospital


     Address: 135 Highway 402, Napoleonville, Louisiana 70390
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

River West Medical Center


     Address: 59355 River West Drive, Plaquemine, Louisiana 70764
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Womans Hospital


     Address: 9050 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70815
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Gonzales Healthcare Center


     Address: 905 West Cornerview Road, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 110
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Ascension Care Center, Llc


     Address: 711 W. Cornerview Road, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 60%

D'ville House


     Address: 401 Vatican Drive, Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 124
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Riverlands Health Care Center


     Address: 1980 River Road, Lutcher, Louisiana 70071
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Heritage Manor Of Napoleonvill


     Address: 252 Hwy. 402, Napoleonville, Louisiana 70390
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 61%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 55 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 8,780
    Disabled Workers: 3,030
    Widowers Workers: 2,360
    Spouses Workers: 1,515
    Children Workers: 2,305


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Ascension Parish, Louisiana


Charges


Hospital Public: $9,060,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,190,000
Sewerage: $107,000
All Other: $4,951,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $286,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Housing & Community Development: $471,000
All Other: $563,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $1,538,000
Health & Hospitals: $395,000
Highways: $734,000
Public Welfare: $818,000
Sewerage: $1,106,000
All Other: $6,060,000
Water Utilities: $1,394,000


Local Intergovernmental


All Other: $784,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $6,272,000
Financial Administration: $4,449,000
Fire Protection: $1,276,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $3,769,000
Central Staff Services: $3,916,000
General Public Buildings: $646,000
Health Services - Other: $2,740,000
Own Hospitals: $11,416,000
Regular Highways: $3,135,000
Housing & Community Development: $471,000
Libraries: $3,159,000
Natural Resources - Other: $6,959,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,965,000
Police Protection: $8,698,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $830,000
Sewerage: $110,000
General - Other: $2,383,000
Water Utilities: $238,000


Construction


Correctional Institutions: $16,000
Fire Protection: $26,000
Judicial & Legal: $888,000
General Public Buildings: $85,000
Own Hospitals: $203,000
Regular Highways: $6,450,000
Libraries: $26,000
Natural Resources - Other: $203,000
Sewerage: $1,519,000
Water Utilities: $1,397,000


Other Capital Outlay


Correctional Institutions: $586,000
Financial Administration: $253,000
Fire Protection: $241,000
Judicial: $237,000
Central Staff: $205,000
General Public Building: $23,000
Health - Other: $5,000
Own Hospitals: $138,000
Regular Highways: $23,000
Housing & Community Development: $180,000
Libraries: $105,000
Natural Resource - Other: $99,000
Parks & Recreation: $13,000
Police Protection: $963,000
Protective Inspection & Regulation, Nec: $96,000
General - Other: $1,250,000


General


Interest On Debt: $7,309,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $7,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Fire Protection: $420,000


Tax


Property: $20,788,000
Total General Sales: $29,486,000
Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $43,000
Public Utilities: $1,434,000
Other Selective Sales: $176,000
Alcoholic Beverage License: $16,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $1,367,000
Other License: $1,183,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $14,000
Property Sale Other: $209,000
Interest Earnings: $8,879,000
Fines & Forfeits: $431,000
General Revenue, Nec: $526,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $76,621,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $23,076,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $66,032,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $30,875,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,740,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,841,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $40,485,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Industrial Revenue: $88,700,000
Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,586,000


Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed


Industrial Revenue: $15,000,000


Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed


Industrial Revenue: $73,700,000


Short Term Debt Outstanding


Beginning: $29,000
End Of Fiscal Year: $127,000


(updated 2006)



Ascension Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 35.69%
  • Bush & Cheney 63.07%
  • Other 1.24%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Ascension Parish, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to Ascension Parish, LA

11.36 % of Ascension Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $49,283

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

0.04 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $31,308

Louisiana Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Ascension Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • East Baton Rouge Par , LA 3.04 % ($54,540 AGI )
  • Orleans Parish , LA 1.72 % ($39,258 AGI )
  • Jefferson Parish , LA 0.89 % ($56,794 AGI )
  • St Bernard Parish , LA 0.84 % ($48,137 AGI )
  • Livingston Parish , LA 0.63 % ($38,569 AGI )
  • St James Parish , LA 0.25 % ($36,734 AGI )
  • Assumption Parish , LA 0.24 % ($49,720 AGI )
  • St John The Baptist , LA 0.24 % ($49,053 AGI )
  • Iberville Parish , LA 0.19 % ($45,017 AGI )
  • St Tammany Parish , LA 0.14 % ($58,727 AGI )

Relocation away from Ascension Parish, LA

6.74 % of Ascension Parish tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $46,348

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,636

Louisiana Average 0.08 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Ascension Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • East Baton Rouge Par , LA 1.92 % ($42,741 AGI )
  • Livingston Parish , LA 0.76 % ($37,447 AGI )
  • Assumption Parish , LA 0.24 % ($29,986 AGI )
  • Iberville Parish , LA 0.19 % ($36,649 AGI )
  • St James Parish , LA 0.15 % ($30,087 AGI )
  • Harris County , TX 0.12 % ($60,838 AGI )
  • Tangipahoa Parish , LA 0.09 % ($24,923 AGI )
  • Lafourche Parish , LA 0.08 % ($36,400 AGI )
  • West Baton Rouge Par , LA 0.08 % ($40,640 AGI )
  • Calcasieu Parish , LA 0.07 % ($48,800 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Louisiana

Low Bracket: $12,500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $25,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Louisiana

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Ascension Parish, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Ascension Parish, Louisiana


On 11/19/1983, a tornado touched down 2.2 miles from the center of Ascension Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 7 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 05/28/2000, a tornado touched down 2.2 miles from the center of Ascension Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 04/12/1969, a tornado touched down 2.46 miles from the center of Ascension Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 3 . There were 1 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 06/09/2005, a tornado touched down 2.58 miles from the center of Ascension Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/17/2005, a tornado touched down 3.63 miles from the center of Ascension Parish, Louisiana. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
06/07/2001, 01:00 pm 0 0 $250K --
06/06/2001, 02:00 pm 0 0 $250K --
06/17/1997, 11:00 am 0 0 $20K --
         
Lightning        
08/21/2005, 02:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/21/2005, 08:45 pm 0 0 $2K --
04/30/2004, 04:00 am 0 0 $3K --
06/28/1995, 12:15 pm 0 1 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/17/2005, 01:25 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/12/2003, 09:30 am 0 0 $2K --
01/29/2001, 11:31 am 0 0 $18K --
08/20/1995, 04:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
02/12/1984, 11:00 am 0 1 -- --
         



Tornados In Ascension Parish, Louisiana

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1997-05-24 1 20 -- 0 0 $20K --
  1983-05-22 1 50 1 0 0 $25K --
  1971-09-16 7 83 3 0 3 $3M --
  1917-01-01 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Ascension Parish, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Louisiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,591 6,921 7,502 7,937 9,592 7,823 8,346 10,614 8,271 15,960


(updated 2014)



Jails in Ascension Parish, Louisiana


  • Ascension Parish Jail


    2384 Lemonville Cutoff Road, Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    Capacity: 262
    Confined: 277
    Avg. Population: 263
    Year Built: 1989

  • Ascension Parish Jail


    2384 Lemonville Cutoff Road, Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    Capacity: 262
    Confined: 277
    Avg. Population: 263
    Year Built: 1989


(updated 2006)



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