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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Luling is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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%).
Luling is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Luling’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Luling is a very car-oriented town. This is because most people -90.67% - drive by car to work every day, and few people choose alternative modes of transportation, such as public transit, cycling, or walking. In general, car-oriented communities have a layout that emphasizes streets, highways, and ease of parking, and sometimes this can be to the detriment of human-scale priorities such as walkability alongside roads, and public spaces. For example, strip malls are something you will find in Luling.
As is often the case in a small town, Luling doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Luling are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.09% of adults in Luling having a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.