Eunice, LA


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Living in Eunice

Eunice is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 10,310 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Eunice is the 45th largest community in Louisiana.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Eunice is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Eunice is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Eunice who work in office and administrative support (12.09%), sales jobs (10.70%), and personal care services (8.68%).

Eunice is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In Eunice, just 9.35% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Eunice in 2010 was $17,486, 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 $69,944 for a family of four.

Eunice is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eunice home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eunice residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Eunice include French Canadian, German, Irish, and Italian.

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