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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Crowley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Crowley is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Crowley who work in sales jobs (12.73%), office and administrative support (11.67%), and maintenance occupations (9.15%).
Crowley is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Crowley, just 11.77% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Crowley in 2010 was $16,870, 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 $67,480 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 34.90% 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.