Kaplan is a very small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 4,209 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Kaplan is the 103rd largest community in Louisiana.
6.36% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Kaplan. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Healthcare and Construction industries respectively employ 21.16% and 14.78% of the civilian workforce.
Being a small city, Kaplan does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Kaplan rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.12% of adults 25 and older in Kaplan have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Kaplan in 2018 was $25,134, 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 $100,536 for a family of four. However, Kaplan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Kaplan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kaplan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kaplan include German, French Canadian, French, Acadian/Cajun, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Kaplan is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and French Creole.