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Ida - Hosston, LA

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Overview


Ida - Hosston is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,640 people and just one neighborhood, Ida - Hosston is the 193rd largest community in Louisiana.

Occupations and Workforce

Ida - Hosston is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ida - Hosston is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ida - Hosston who work in office and administrative support (10.84%), sales jobs (8.86%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (7.94%).

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Ida - Hosston has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Ida - Hosston has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ida - Hosston than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ida - Hosston may be for you.

In Ida - Hosston, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.79 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Demographics

The percentage of adults in Ida - Hosston with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.14% of adults in Ida - Hosston have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ida - Hosston in 2018 was $26,360, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,440 for a family of four. However, Ida - Hosston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ida - Hosston is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ida - Hosston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ida - Hosston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ida - Hosston include Irish, English, German, French, and African.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Ida - Hosston, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 90.7% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.9% of all neighborhoods in America, with 35.9% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

In addition, this neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 15 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 95.8% of America.

People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.2% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Louisiana, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Louisiana.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Ida - Hosston are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 80.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 14.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 33.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (25.3%), and 11.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Ida - Hosston, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (8.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.7%), and residents who report German roots (7.9%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (4.9%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (44.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (90.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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