Coushatta is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,852 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Coushatta is the 159th largest community in Louisiana.
Coushatta is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Coushatta is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Coushatta who work in healthcare suport services (12.81%), office and administrative support (9.36%), and teaching (8.00%).
The citizens of Coushatta have a very low rate of college education: just 8.12% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Coushatta in 2010 was $12,603, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $50,412 for a family of four. Coushatta also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.10% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Coushatta is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Coushatta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coushatta residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Coushatta include German, English, French , and Swiss.
The most common language spoken in Coushatta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.