Donaldsonville, LA


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Donaldsonville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 7,792 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Donaldsonville is the 67th largest community in Louisiana.

Unlike some cities, Donaldsonville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Donaldsonville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Donaldsonville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Donaldsonville who work in sales jobs (18.40%), office and administrative support (12.44%), and teaching (7.69%).

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

In terms of college education, the citizens of Donaldsonville rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.61% of adults 25 and older in Donaldsonville 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 Donaldsonville in 2010 was $16,659, which is lower middle income relative to Louisiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,636 for a family of four. However, Donaldsonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Donaldsonville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Donaldsonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Donaldsonville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Donaldsonville include African, Italian, German, and Irish.

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

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