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Ascension County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 290.0 square miles
Population Density 369.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 114,393
Population change 6.7%
Under 5 years of age 7.3%
Under 18 27.9%
65 and over 9.9%
Females 50.6%
White 74.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5
Asian 1.2%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 22.8%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 24.9%
Veterans 6,653
Households and Housing
Households 38,287
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.2%
Median household income $69,070
The per capita income $28,178
Live below the poverty line. 12.3%
housing units 42,976
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $167,400
Residents owning their homes. 81.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 8,540
Women-owned firms 31.8%
Asian-owned firms 1.4%
Hispanic-owned firms 3.1%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,317,978
Retail sales per capita $13,219
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $664,953