Boyce, LA

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Boyce is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 991 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Boyce is the 218th largest community in Louisiana.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Boyce is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boyce is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boyce who work in office and administrative support (12.83%), teaching (11.74%), and food service (10.65%).

As is often the case in a small town, Boyce doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of people in Boyce with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.67% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Boyce in 2010 was $13,247, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,988 for a family of four. Boyce also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.10% 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, French, Italian, Welsh, and Greek.

The most common language spoken in Boyce is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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