Luling is a somewhat small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 12,111 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Luling is the 39th largest community in Louisiana.
Luling real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Luling house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Luling isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Luling are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Luling is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Luling who work in office and administrative support (14.96%), management occupations (11.83%), and sales jobs (9.21%).
Because of many things, Luling is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Luling really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Luling perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Residents of Luling by-and-large get to work each day by driving: 90.67% use their own cars for their daily commute, making it a very car-oriented town. While Luling may be a convenient place for driving around town, the negative aspect of this is that places that are suitable for walking or bicycling to and from work or stores may be few and far between. In general, car-oriented communities emphasize roads and convenience of driving, but not have a lot of walking-friendly areas to get from home to work, and tend not to have a lot of public transportation options.
As is often the case in a small town, Luling doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Luling overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Luling, 22.09% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Luling in 2010 was $29,191, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,764 for a family of four. However, Luling contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Luling is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Luling home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Luling residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Luling include German, Italian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Luling is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.