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Assumption Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 249
Napoleonville, LA 70390
Phone: (985) 369-6653
Fax: (985) 369-2032

In southeastern LA, south of Baton Rouge; organized Mar 31, 1807 (prior to statehood) from Lafourche Parish. Name Origin: For the Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary observed by Christians on August 15

Area (sq mi):: 364.55 (land 338.68; water 25.87) Population per square mile: 68.50
Population 2005: 23,196 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 2.80% Population 2000: 23,388 (White 66.60%; Black or African American 31.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,008; median household $31,168; Population below poverty level: 21.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,163-$25,903
Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.20%

Cities with population over 10,000: None

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