Crowley, LA


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Living in Crowley

Crowley is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 13,144 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Crowley is the 32nd largest community in Louisiana.

Unlike some cities, Crowley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Crowley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Crowley is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Crowley who work in office and administrative support (10.48%), sales jobs (10.04%), and maintenance occupations (8.39%).

Being a small city, Crowley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The rate of college-level education in Crowley is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.44% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Crowley in 2010 was $17,355, 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 $69,420 for a family of four. However, Crowley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Crowley also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.76% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Crowley is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Crowley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crowley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Crowley include German, French Canadian, English, and Acadian/Cajun.

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