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Acadia Parish

Population: 62,045

Median Household Income: $ 43,396

Persons in poverty: 20.3 %

High school graduate: 79.0 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.3 %

Persons without health insurance: 10.1 %

Households: 22,236

Number of Companies: 4,664

Men owned firms: 2,629

Women owned firms: 1,516

Veterans: 2,690

Acadia Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Crowley. The parish was founded from parts of St. Landry Parish in 1886, and later an election was held to determine the parish seat, ending when Crowley beat Rayne and Prairie Hayes. Acadia Parish is included in the Lafayette metropolitan statistical area.

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