Arcadia is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 2,883 people and just one neighborhood, Arcadia is the 131st largest community in Louisiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Arcadia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Arcadia is a town of service providers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Arcadia who work in management occupations (11.67%), teaching (11.56%) and sales jobs (8.96%).
A relatively large number of people in Arcadia telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.14% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Being a small town, Arcadia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.