Ascension Parish, Louisiana (LA)

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County population in 2012: 112,286 (87% urban, 13% rural); it was 76,627 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,695
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,847
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 21,952
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,248 (it was 4,739 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%

Land area: 292 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 377 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ascension Parish: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.8%), Educational, health and social services (17.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Ascension Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (70.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (22.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Louisiana median age:  35.0 years
Males: 52,947  (35.2%)
Females: 54,268  (64.8%)
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Ascension Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Ascension Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $75,308 ($44,288 in 1999)

This county:

$75308
Louisiana:

$44164

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $670 (lower quartile is $402, upper quartile is $895)
This county:

$670
State:

$620


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $172,600 (it was $89,900 in 2000)
Ascension:

$172,600
Louisiana:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,800 - $254,200
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,363
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $281

Institutionalized population: 752

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 997 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2008: 585 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2009: 786 buildings, average cost: $120,600

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,064 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $484 (0.3%)

Ascension Parish household income distribution in 2009 Ascension Parish home values distribution Ascension Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.2%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 22.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.1% for American Indian residents, 7.0% for other race residents, 32.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.2%
Ascension Parish:

10.2%
Louisiana:

19.8%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Black residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.1% for American Indian residents, 9.5% for other race residents, 35.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 34 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 34 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 5 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)

Area name: Baton Rouge, LA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ascension Parish is $624 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $720 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $918 a month.

Cities in this county include: Prairieville, Gonzales, Donaldsonville, Sorrento, Lemannville.

Ascension Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2005 air pollution in Ascension Parish:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.009 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.104 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.078 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Ascension Parish: Cottage Farm (A), Dugas Plantation (B), Riverton Plantation (C), Orange Grove Plantation (D), Ascension Parish Comprehensive Wastewater Treatment Facility (E), Willow Grove Landing (F), Stella Landing (G), New Hope Plantation (H), Mulberry Grove Plantation (I), Monroe Plantation (J), Modeste Plantation (K), Monroe Plantation (L), Mandesir Plantation (M), Hermitage Landing (N), Evan Hall Plantation (O), Elsie Landing (P), Donaldson Plantation (Q), Conway Plantation (R), Belle Helene Landing (S), Barrin Landing (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ascension Parish include: Saint Amant Baptist Church (A), Shiloh Church (B), Mount Moriah Baptist Church (C), Mount Bethel Baptist Church (D), Lake Martin Baptist Church (E), Jeremiah Baptist Church (F), Holy Rosary Catholic Church (G), First Baptist Church of Smoke Bend (H), Ebenezer Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Orange Grove Cemetery (1), Burnside Cemetery (2), Emanuel Cemetery (3), Ficklin Cemetery (4), Mount Calvary Cemetery (5), Mount Pelgrim Cemetery (6), Cornerview Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Lake Martin (A), Littles Lake (B), Flat Lake (C), Lake Villars (D), Saint Amant Swamp (E), Bluff Swamp (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Duckroost Bayou (A), Heath Bayou (B), Boyle Bayou (C), Boudreau Bayou (D), Cocodrie Bayou (E), Grand Goudine Bayou (F), Sides Bayou (G), Black Bayou (H), Bayou Reponds Pas (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ascension Parish include: Hillaryville Parish Park (1), George Washington Carver Park (2), Stevens Park (3), Paula Park (4), Modeste Park (5), Jackie Robinson Memorial Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Assumption Parish , East Baton Rouge Parish , Iberville Parish , Livingston Parish , St. James Parish , St. John the Baptist Parish .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,105
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,403 (34% naturalized citizens)

Ascension Parish:

1.8%
Whole state:

2.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 538
  • 1990 to 1994: 152
  • 1985 to 1989: 163
  • 1980 to 1984: 106
  • 1975 to 1979: 122
  • 1970 to 1974: 108
  • 1970 to 1974: 89
  • 1965 to 1969: 125

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.4%

Ascension Parish marital status for males Ascension Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Ascension Parish with a mortgage: 10,118 (912 second mortgage, 687 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,294

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

59.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ascension Parish

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,4759
Evangelical Protestant11,64347
Mainline Protestant1,84910
Black Protestant1,0496
Other1,0013
None55,198-
Ascension Parish Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Ascension Parish:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Ascension Parish:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ascension Parish:

9.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Ascension Parish:

27.7%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

30.6%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Ascension Parish:

Average size of farms: 151 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $57,325
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $826.57
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.22%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.90%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,070
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.52%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,744
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.41
Land in orchards: 34 acres

Tornado activity:

Ascension Parish historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 2142613.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 15 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 1/25/1976, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ascension Parish-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 170.2 miles away from Ascension Parish center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 379.1 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 227.3 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 157.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 165.2 miles away from Ascension Parish center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 309.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Ascension Parish (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (42%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (4%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Colombia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ascension Parish (%):

  • French (except Basque) (23%)
  • United States or American (13%)
  • French Canadian (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • English (4%)

Ascension Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 29,438 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 3,518 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 28 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 71 (0%)
  • Walked: 590 (2%)
  • Other means: 303 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 671 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Ascension Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 314 people in nursing homes
  • 209 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 25 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 24 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Ascension Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 460 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 267 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,737.

7.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,868 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.60% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($40,091 average AGI)
1.70% relocated from other states ($13,776 average AGI)
Ascension Parish:

1.70%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  2.74% ($58,948 average AGI)
from Livingston Parish, LA  0.66% ($38,486)
from St. James Parish, LA  0.31% ($40,724)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.26% ($42,271)
from Assumption Parish, LA  0.24% ($42,382)
from Iberville Parish, LA  0.21% ($37,925)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.13% ($38,417)


6.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,474 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($346 average AGI)
Ascension Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

4.38% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($28,576 average AGI)
1.88% relocated to other states ($17,552 average AGI)
Ascension Parish:

1.88%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  1.77% ($44,275 average AGI)
to Livingston Parish, LA  0.68% ($37,044)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.25% ($38,413)
to Assumption Parish, LA  0.19% ($30,029)
to Iberville Parish, LA  0.18% ($35,647)
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.17% ($34,286)
to St. James Parish, LA  0.16% ($28,508)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.0

Births per 1000 population in Ascension Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Ascension Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Ascension Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 7,703 (6,223 aged, 1,480 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.15
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3422.280
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 95.22
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 21711.95

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1658.550
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 635.350
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.52

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22.34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66.3

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.63
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 74.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 57.4
  • Other - 16.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 119.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 84.4
  • Other - 35.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 106,425

Size of family households: 10,192 2-persons, 7,286 3-persons, 6,770 4-persons, 3,114 5-persons, 1,051 6-persons, 553 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,137 1-person, 1,396 2-persons, 181 3-persons, 63 4-persons, 31 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

15,670 married couples with children.
5,005 single-parent households (1,074 men, 3,931 women).

94.2% of residents of Ascension Parish speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $278,374,000 ($3194 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,918,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $130,195,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $83,450,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $162,000
Federal grants: $51,753,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,250,000 ($1,094,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,564,000 ($863,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,177,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $51,653,000
Federal Government insurance: $627,307,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 7,355
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,893
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +460
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +9,100
Here +101 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Ascension Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.93 millions of gallons per day (52% from ground, 48% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,467
  • 2000 to 2004: 17,502
  • 1990 to 1999: 8,089
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,900
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,901
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,641
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,869
  • 1940 to 1949: 650
  • 1939 or earlier: 954
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ascension Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 367
  • 3 rooms: 1,311
  • 4 rooms: 2,385
  • 5 rooms: 6,791
  • 6 rooms: 5,606
  • 7 rooms: 3,245
  • 8 rooms: 1,209
  • 9+ rooms: 1,031
  • 1 room: 90
  • 2 rooms: 261
  • 3 rooms: 795
  • 4 rooms: 1,573
  • 5 rooms: 1,278
  • 6 rooms: 403
  • 7 rooms: 183
  • 8 rooms: 119
  • 9+ rooms: 37
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ascension Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 132
  • 1 bedroom: 808
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,027
  • 3 bedrooms: 13,517
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,199
  • 5+ bedrooms: 269
  • no bedroom: 112
  • 1 bedroom: 771
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,306
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,354
  • 4 bedrooms: 159
  • 5+ bedrooms: 37
Cars and other vehicles available in Ascension Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 896
  • 1 vehicle: 5,877
  • 2 vehicles: 10,960
  • 3 vehicles: 3,211
  • 4 vehicles: 777
  • 5+ vehicles: 231
  • no vehicle: 937
  • 1 vehicle: 2,257
  • 2 vehicles: 1,261
  • 3 vehicles: 176
  • 4 vehicles: 72
  • 5+ vehicles: 36

60% of Ascension Parish residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Louisiana.

Ascension Parish:

60.1%
State average:

59.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $108,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ascension Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (56.0%)
  • Utility gas (41.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Electricity (56.0%)
  • Utility gas (40.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,401
Here:

13.4%
Louisiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 556
Here:

10.7%
Louisiana:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 429
Here:

15.8%
Louisiana:

16.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Ascension Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,450,000
    Sewerage: $1,519,000
    Water Utilities: $1,397,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $888,000
    Hospitals: $203,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $203,000
    General Public Buildings: $85,000
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000
    Libraries: $26,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $11,416,000
    Police Protection: $8,698,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,959,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,272,000
    Financial Administration: $4,449,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,916,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,769,000
    Libraries: $3,159,000
    Regular Highways: $3,135,000
    Health - Other: $2,740,000
    General - Other: $2,383,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,965,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,276,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $830,000
    General Public Buildings: $646,000
    Housing and Community Development: $471,000
    Water Utilities: $238,000
    Sewerage: $110,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,309,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Local Fire Protection: $420,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,250,000
    Police Protection: $963,000
    Correctional Institutions: $586,000
    Financial Administration: $253,000
    Local Fire Protection: $241,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $237,000
    Central Staff Services: $205,000
    Housing and Community Development: $180,000
    Hospitals: $138,000
    Libraries: $105,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $99,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $96,000
    General Public Building: $23,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,875,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000

Ascension Parish government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,060,000
    All Other: $4,951,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,190,000
    Sewerage: $107,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $563,000
    Housing and Community Development: $471,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $784,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,879,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $526,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $431,000
    Sale of Property: $209,000
    Special Assessments: $14,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $286,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,060,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,538,000
    Water Utilities: $1,394,000
    Sewerage: $1,106,000
    Public Welfare: $818,000
    Highways: $734,000
    Health and Hospitals: $395,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $29,486,000
    Property: $20,788,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,434,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,367,000
    Other License: $1,183,000
    Other Selective Sales: $176,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $43,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $16,000

Ascension Parish government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $88,700,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $73,700,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,485,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,586,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,740,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,841,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $127,000
    Beginning: $29,000

Ascension Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,076,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,032,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,621,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Ascension Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Ascension Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED825$177,845666$177,2572,146$179,812211$48,2993$1,505,667201$149,289209$61,900
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$150,54851$144,333262$186,92740$47,1500$014$69,28637$60,757
APPLICATIONS DENIED214$178,664144$146,486857$169,859178$53,5173$540,00041$105,732108$63,046
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN86$178,53571$542,352587$182,43322$71,2270$017$144,23520$72,450
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS41$169,19517$216,824198$194,45516$70,3130$03$134,0009$86,111
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED138$251,384118$235,8312$210,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$218,56444$235,0006$192,1670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$268,28621$225,8100$01$72,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$292,8338$205,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$247,0004$285,7500$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Ascension Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph20072.8 years
Mary15376.8 years
John14970.7 years
James11970.9 years
William9271.7 years
Robert8967.9 years
Henry8273.8 years
Charles8070.3 years
George7674.7 years
Willie6973.2 years
Most common last names in Ascension Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Leblanc19074.7 years
Landry14577.1 years
Williams10869.3 years
Johnson10669.2 years
Gautreau10475.7 years
Babin10079.2 years
Smith9073.8 years
Braud7576.6 years
Jones6267.8 years
Melancon5774.4 years
Businesses in Ascension Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2KFC2
Ace Hardware2Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy2
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
Ann Taylor1Lane Furniture1
Ashley Furniture1Levi Strauss & Co.1
AutoZone3Little Caesars Pizza1
Banana Republic1Lowe's1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Bath & Body Works1Maurices1
Best Western2McDonald's6
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Burger King3Nike4
CVS3Nissan1
Casual Male XL1Office Depot1
Charlotte Russe1Old Navy1
Chevrolet1Outback1
Chico's1Outback Steakhouse1
Circle K2Papa John's Pizza2
Clarion1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut2
Curves3Popeyes6
DHL2Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza2RadioShack1
DressBarn1Rite Aid1
Dressbarn1Rue211
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In5
FedEx10Sears1
Ford1Skechers USA1
GNC1Starbucks1
GameStop2Subway9
Gap1T-Mobile3
Goodwill3Taco Bell3
Gymboree1The Room Place1
H&R Block3Toys"R"Us1
Hilton1True Value2
Holiday Inn2U-Haul8
Home Depot1UPS13
IZOD1Verizon Wireless1
Jack In The Box2Waffle House2
Jimmy John's1Walgreens3
Jones New York2Walmart3
Justice1Wendy's3

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