Cut Off is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 6,109 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cut Off is the 81st largest community in Louisiana.
When you are in Cut Off, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.13% of Cut Off’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Cut Off is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cut Off who work in office and administrative support (9.29%), teaching (9.25%), and personal care services (8.15%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Cut Off has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Cut Off has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cut Off than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cut Off may be for you.
Cut Off is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
As is often the case in a small town, Cut Off doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Cut Off, just 11.41% 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 Cut Off in 2010 was $24,888, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,552 for a family of four. However, Cut Off contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cut Off is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cut Off home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cut Off residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Cut Off include French Canadian, Italian, Acadian/Cajun, and German.
The most common language spoken in Cut Off is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.