Denham Springs, LA

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Living in Denham Springs

Denham Springs is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 10,335 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Denham Springs is the 48th largest community in Louisiana.

Denham Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Denham Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Denham Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Denham Springs are a mix 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 (20.19%), sales jobs (11.57%), and management occupations (9.52%).

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.

Denham Springs is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Denham Springs isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 85.51% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.

As is often the case in a small city, Denham Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Denham Springs rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.35% of adults 25 and older in Denham Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Denham Springs in 2010 was $23,733, 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 $94,932 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 Irish, English, German, and Scottish.

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