Duson is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,780 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Duson is the 175th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Duson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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%).
In Duson, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.80 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Duson is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
Duson ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 3.49% of people over 25 have a college 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.