Haughton is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,432 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Haughton is the 117th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Haughton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Haughton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Haughton who work in sales jobs (16.39%), teaching (11.80%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (11.16%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Haughton. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Overall, Haughton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The citizens of Haughton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.94% of adults in Haughton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Haughton in 2010 was $30,045, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,180 for a family of four. However, Haughton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Haughton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Haughton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Haughton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Haughton include German, Irish, Italian, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Haughton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Chinese.