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Dry Prong, LA
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Living in Dry Prong


Dry Prong is a tiny village located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 455 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dry Prong is the 292nd largest community in Louisiana.

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

Unlike some villages, Dry Prong isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dry Prong are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dry Prong is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dry Prong who work in sales jobs (17.93%), management occupations (13.59%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (11.41%).

Dry Prong’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

One downside of living in Dry Prong is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Dry Prong, the average commute to work is 31.73 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Dry Prong is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Dry Prong rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.44% of adults 25 and older in Dry Prong 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 Dry Prong in 2018 was $22,565, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,260 for a family of four. However, Dry Prong contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Dry Prong home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dry Prong residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dry Prong include Irish, French, English, Turkish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Dry Prong is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.


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