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Ascension County Statistics

Facts

Land area290.0 square miles
Population Density369.7 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)114,393
Population change6.7%
Under 5 years of age7.3%
Under 1827.9%
65 and over9.9%
Females50.6%
White74.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race5
Asian1.2%
Two or more races1.1%
Black or African American22.8%
Native American0.4%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school89%
Had a bachelor degree or higher24.9%
Veterans6,653

Households and Housing

Households38,287
Persons per household2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more88.2%
Median household income$69,070
The Per capita income$28,178
Live below the poverty line12.3%
Housing units42,976
Multi-unit structures7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$167,400
Residents owning their homes81.6%

Business Facts

Total number of firms8,540
Women-owned firms31.8%
Asian-owned firms1.4%
Hispanic-owned firms3.1%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$1,317,978
Retail sales per capita$13,219
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$664,953
Source US Census Data