Hackberry is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,231 people and just one neighborhood, Hackberry is the 197th largest community in Louisiana. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Hackberry, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Hackberry, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Hackberry’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Hackberry does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $61,974.
Real Estate Prices
Hackberry real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Hackberry house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Hackberry, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.50% of Hackberry’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Hackberry is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hackberry who work in office and administrative support (18.00%), farm management occupations (10.33%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.00%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Hackberry work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Hackberry has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hackberry a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the nice things about Hackberry is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Being a small town, Hackberry does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.