Assumption Parish

Assumption Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,421. Its parish seat is Napoleonville. Assumption Parish was established in 1807, as one of the original parishes of the Territory of Orleans. Assumption Parish is one of the twenty-two Acadiana parishes. Its major product is sugar cane. In proportion to its area, Assumption Parish produces the most sugar of any parish of Louisiana.

Population & More

Population: 21,891

Median Household Income: $ 43,759

Persons in poverty: 18.8 %

High school graduate: 74.4 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.6 %

Persons without health insurance: 10.1 %

Households: 8,552

Number of Companies: 1,520

Men owned firms: 797

Women owned firms: 463

Veterans: 1,157

Cities & Zip Codes: MORGAN CITY, 70380 - DONALDSONVILLE, 70346 - Napoleonville, 70390 - Pierre Part, 70339 - BELLE ROSE, 70341 - LABADIEVILLE, 73720 - Plattenville, 70393 - Paincourtville, 70391 - Thibodaux, 70301