Denham Springs is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 9,834 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Denham Springs is the 48th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Denham Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Denham Springs is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Denham Springs who work in office and administrative support (17.24%), sales jobs (11.06%), and management occupations (8.64%).
Also of interest is that Denham Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Denham Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Denham Springs is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.71% of adults 25 and older in Denham Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Denham Springs in 2010 was $25,331, 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 $101,324 for a family of four. However, Denham Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Denham Springs is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Denham Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Denham Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Denham Springs include French, Irish, English, German, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Denham Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.