Boyce is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 979 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Boyce is the 218th largest community in Louisiana.
Boyce is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Boyce is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boyce who work in teaching (13.02%), office and administrative support (12.40%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (10.95%).
As is often the case in a small town, Boyce doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Boyce is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.71% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Boyce in 2010 was $15,936, which is lower middle income relative to Louisiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $63,744 for a family of four. However, Boyce contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Boyce also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 42.80% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Boyce is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Boyce home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boyce residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Boyce include Irish, German, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Boyce is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.