Calhoun is a tiny town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 689 people and just one neighborhood, Calhoun is the 245th largest community in Louisiana. Calhoun has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Calhoun, where the median household income is $43,482.
Occupations and Workforce
Calhoun is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Calhoun is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Calhoun who work in office and administrative support (19.45%), management occupations (16.41%) and teaching (13.07%).
Of important note, Calhoun is also a town of artists. Calhoun has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Calhoun’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Calhoun has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Calhoun a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Calhoun is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.