Duson is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,766 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Duson is the 175th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some towns, Duson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Duson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Duson is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Duson who work in office and administrative support (17.23%), sales jobs (14.67%), and maintenance occupations (9.56%).
One downside of living in Duson is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Duson, the average commute to work is 30.80 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Duson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Duson ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 3.49% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Duson in 2010 was $16,325, 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 $65,300 for a family of four. However, Duson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 French, French Canadian, English, German, and Acadian/Cajun.
The most common language spoken in Duson is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.