Louisburg is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 4,276 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Louisburg is the 72nd largest community in Kansas.
Louisburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Louisburg house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Louisburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Louisburg is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Louisburg who work in management occupations (13.05%), office and administrative support (9.69%), and sales jobs (9.64%).
Also of interest is that Louisburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Louisburg is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Louisburg’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Louisburg is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Louisburg, the average commute to work is 30.80 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Louisburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Louisburg who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.65% of adults in Louisburg have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Louisburg in 2010 was $28,307, which is wealthy relative to Kansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,228 for a family of four. However, Louisburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Louisburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Louisburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Louisburg include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Louisburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.