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Where is Ascension Parish, Louisiana?

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Ascension Parish is a county equivalent area found in Louisiana, USA. The parish government of Ascension is found in the parish seat of Donaldsonville.

With a total 784.23 sq. km of land and water area, Ascension Parish, Louisiana is the 2842nd largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 117,029 people, Ascension Parish has a total 42976 households earning 69070 on average per year.

Ascension Parish, Louisiana - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 22005
Area Codes 225
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Gonzales (population: 40,470), Prairieville (population: 37,790), Donaldsonville (population: 11,441), Saint Amant (population: 10,549), Geismar (population: 7,911), Sorrento (population: 2,399), Darrow (population: 1,912)
Land Area 45,185 sq miles
Water Area 290 sq miles
Household Income $69,070
Housing Units 42,976
Median Home Value $167,400
High School Grads 89% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 25% of population
Retail Spending $13,219 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $116,260 per capita
Universities and Colleges Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus, Ray's Faith Academy of Beauty Education

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.