Folsom, LA

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Folsom Profile


Overview

Folsom is a tiny village located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 862 people and just one neighborhood, Folsom is the 241st largest community in Louisiana.

Folsom real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Folsom house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages, Folsom isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Folsom are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Folsom is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Folsom who work in healthcare (16.75%), sales jobs (9.64%), and office and administrative support (9.39%).

Setting & Lifestyle

One downside of living in Folsom is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Folsom, the average commute to work is 33.42 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Folsom Demographics

The percentage of adults in Folsom who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.88% of the adults in Folsom have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Folsom in 2018 was $18,545, 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 $74,180 for a family of four. However, Folsom contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Folsom also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.72% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Folsom is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Folsom home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Folsom residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Folsom also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.96% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Folsom include Irish, French, German, Italian, and Scottish.

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Folsom, LA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to LA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Covington Elementary School
325 South Jackson Street
Covington, LA 70433
PK-03
Covington High School
73030 Lion Drive
Covington, LA 70433
09-12
Folsom Elementary School
82144 Highway 25
Folsom, LA 70437
PK-05
Folsom Junior High School
83055 Hay Hollow Road
Folsom, LA 70437
06-08
Pine View Middle School
1200 West 27th Avenue
Covington, LA 70433
04-06
William Pitcher Junior High School
415 South Jefferson Avenue
Covington, LA 70433
07-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

ST. TAMMANY PARISH


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Louisiana

(10 is best)

Better than of LA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.0% 56.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.4% 54.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 2.2%

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