11.7% Poverty Rate in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Poverty Rate in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

How does the Poverty Rate in Ascension Parish, Louisiana compare to other counties in Louisiana?

Louisiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Ascension Parish, Louisiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

11.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Ascension Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States is 11.6%.

15.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Ascension Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 15.4%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Ascension Parish, Louisiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Ascension Parish, Louisiana have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 114,706 residents of Ascension Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States, 13,287 (11.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 537 (15.4%) of 3,493 residents of Ascension Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

The Poverty Rate in Ascension Parish is 11.7%.
Ascension Parish is in Louisiana.
Louisiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Donaldsonville 31.5%

7,948

Gonzales 16.0%

10,266

Prairieville 8.0%

30,504

Sorrento 10.4%

1,885

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2018 Louisiana Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Louisiana in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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