Chatham is a tiny town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 549 people and just one neighborhood, Chatham is the 257th largest community in Louisiana.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Chatham, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.40% of Chatham’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Chatham is a town of service providers, professionals and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chatham who work in food service (11.40%), management occupations (10.53%) and teaching (9.21%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Chatham is worth considering.
One downside of living in Chatham, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.05 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Chatham doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.