Duson, LA


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Duson is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,775 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 (18.44%), sales jobs (9.78%), and maintenance occupations (7.54%).

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Duson is worth considering.

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

The citizens of Duson have a very low rate of college education: just 6.22% 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 2010 was $18,902, 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 $75,608 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 Canadian, English, German, and Acadian/Cajun.

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

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