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Assumption County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 338.7 square miles
Population Density 69.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 23,187
Population change -1%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 22.9%
65 and over 14.9%
Females 51%
White 68.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.3
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 29.8%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 71%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 9.7%
Veterans 1,560
Households and Housing
Households 8,571
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.4%
Median household income $46,116
The per capita income $21,743
Live below the poverty line. 18.7%
housing units 10,390
Multi-unit structures 3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $98,100
Residents owning their homes. 82%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,750
Women-owned firms 31.4%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 15.2%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $100,015
Retail sales per capita $4,331
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0