Arabi is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 4,497 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Arabi is the 111th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Arabi is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Arabi is a town of service providers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Arabi who work in office and administrative support (10.96%), management occupations (7.87%), and food service (7.60%).
For a small town, Arabi has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Arabi exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.
The percentage of adults in Arabi who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.31% of the adults in Arabi have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Arabi in 2010 was $20,308, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,232 for a family of four. However, Arabi contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Arabi is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Arabi home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Arabi residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Arabi include Italian, German, English, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Arabi is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.