Duson is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,315 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Duson is the 212th largest community in Louisiana.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Duson has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Duson has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Duson than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Duson may be for you.
One downside of living in Duson, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.21 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Duson have a very low rate of college education: just 8.52% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Duson in 2018 was $17,923, 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 $71,692 for a family of four.
Duson is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Duson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Duson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Duson include Acadian/Cajun, French, French Canadian, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Duson is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.