Cotton Valley is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 990 people and just one neighborhood, Cotton Valley is the 216th largest community in Louisiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Cotton Valley is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.95% of the Cotton Valley workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Cotton Valley is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cotton Valley who work in management occupations (10.31%), teaching (8.76%) and sales jobs (7.22%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Cotton Valley has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Cotton Valley has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cotton Valley than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cotton Valley may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Cotton Valley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.