Harahan is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 9,360 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Harahan is the 52nd largest community in Louisiana.
Harahan real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Harahan house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Harahan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harahan is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Harahan who work in office and administrative support (18.61%), sales jobs (14.05%), and management occupations (9.87%).
Also of interest is that Harahan has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Harahan does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Harahan is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.21% of adults in Harahan have a college degree.
The per capita income in Harahan in 2010 was $34,527, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,108 for a family of four. However, Harahan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Harahan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harahan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Harahan include German, Italian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Harahan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.