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Ascension Parish

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

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.