Harahan, LA

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Living in Harahan

Harahan is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 9,294 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.

Harahan is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Harahan is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harahan who work in office and administrative support (16.73%), sales jobs (13.91%), and management occupations (9.39%).

Of important note, Harahan is also a city of artists. Harahan has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Harahan’s character.

As is often the case in a small city, Harahan doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

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: 32.87% of adults in Harahan have a college degree.

The per capita income in Harahan in 2010 was $36,158, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,632 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 French, Italian, German, Irish, and English.

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