Haughton is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,382 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Haughton is the 117th largest community in Louisiana. Haughton has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Haughton, where the median household income is $45,888.00.
7.82% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Haughton. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Retail and Public Service industries respectively employ 17.39% and 12.79% of the civilian workforce.
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.
Haughton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Haughton with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.75% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Haughton in 2010 was $23,744, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,976 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 Italian, Irish, German, French Canadian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Haughton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Chinese.