Jean Lafitte is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,956 people and just one neighborhood, Jean Lafitte is the 162nd largest community in Louisiana.
Real Estate Prices
Jean Lafitte real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Jean Lafitte house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Jean Lafitte is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.79% of the Jean Lafitte workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Jean Lafitte is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jean Lafitte who work in office and administrative support (14.75%), sales jobs (8.48%) and management occupations (7.88%).
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!) Jean Lafitte 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. Jean Lafitte has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Jean Lafitte than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Jean Lafitte may be for you.
Being a small town, Jean Lafitte does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.