Denham Springs, LA

Denham Springs profile

Living in Denham Springs

Denham Springs is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 9,753 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Denham Springs is the 48th largest community in Louisiana.

Denham Springs is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Denham Springs is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Denham Springs who work in office and administrative support (16.47%), management occupations (9.68%), and food service (9.28%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.27% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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

The education level of Denham Springs citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.82% of adults in Denham Springs have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Denham Springs in 2018 was $27,911, 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 $111,644 for a family of four. However, Denham Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Denham Springs is a somewhat 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 Italian.

The most common language spoken in Denham Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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