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Time Zone: Assumption Parish lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Napoleonville is the Seat for Assumption Parish.

Assumption Parish is one of the original parishes of Louisiana and was founded in 1807.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Assumption had a population of 22,874 people. This is a decrease of 2.2% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,388 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Assumption represented 0.52% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 40th most populous parish (out of 64 parishes).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201023,421+0.14%+2.39% since 2009
200922,874-2.2%-0.66% since 2008
200823,026-1.55%-0.29% since 2007
200023,388The Last Census

More information can be found on the Assumption Parish Census Page for Assumption Parish.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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