Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Ascension Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its parish seat is Donaldsonville. The parish was created in 1807. Ascension Parish is part of the Baton Rouge metropolitan statistical area.

Population & More

Population: 126,604

Median Household Income: $ 80,527

Persons in poverty: 9.6 %

High school graduate: 88.6 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.4 %

Persons without health insurance: 7.3 %

Households: 43,032

Number of Companies: 8,748

Men owned firms: 4,597

Women owned firms: 3,012

Veterans: 5,018

Cities & Zip Codes: Donaldsonville, 70346 - Maurepas, 70449 - Darrow, 70725 - Geismar, 70734 - Gonzales, 70737 - Prairieville, 70769 - Saint Amant, 70774 - Sorrento, 70778 - Gonzales, 70707 - Brittany, 70718 - Duplessis, 70728 - Burnside, 70738.