Haughton, LA


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Haughton is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,334 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Haughton is the 117th largest community in Louisiana.

Haughton is a blue-collar town, with 37.29% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Haughton is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Haughton who work in healthcare (8.38%), management occupations (7.28%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (6.77%).

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.

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

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 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, Haughton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Haughton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Haughton, just 11.83% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Haughton in 2010 was $27,139, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,556 for a family of four. However, Haughton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Haughton is a very 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 French , Irish, Italian, and French Canadian.

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

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