Deville is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,761 people and just one neighborhood, Deville is the 184th largest community in Louisiana.
Deville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Deville is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Deville who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (14.21%), business and financial occupations (10.93%), and office and administrative support (9.02%).
Also of interest is that Deville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Deville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.29% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Deville is worth considering.
One downside of living in Deville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.92 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Deville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Deville ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 4.23% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Deville in 2018 was $30,785, 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 $123,140 for a family of four. However, Deville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Deville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Deville residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Deville include French, English, Irish, German, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Deville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Deville, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 15.7% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.3% of all neighborhoods in America, with 34.2% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Deville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 52.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 19.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 35.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.4%), and 17.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.2% of households.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Deville, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (6.6%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (3.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.1%), and some of the residents are also of Native American ancestry (2.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (89.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.