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 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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Duson who work in sales jobs (15.07%), office and administrative support (14.80%), and maintenance occupations (11.31%).
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.
In terms of college education, Duson ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.96% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Duson in 2010 was $16,805, 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 $67,220 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.