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.
Cut Off is a blue-collar town, with 35.71% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Cut Off is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cut Off who work in office and administrative support (11.98%), teaching (8.28%), and business and financial occupations (7.68%).
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.
One of the nice things about Cut Off is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Being a small town, Cut Off does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Cut Off with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.17% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cut Off in 2010 was $24,851, 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 $99,404 for a family of four. However, Cut Off contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Irish.
The most common language spoken in Cut Off is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.