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, Haughton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Haughton are a mix 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 quite a few people in the armed forces living in Haughton, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
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 percentage of adults in Haughton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 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.