Montegut is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,555 people and just one neighborhood, Montegut is the 185th largest community in Louisiana.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Montegut, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 67.22% of Montegut’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Montegut is a town of production and manufacturing workers, construction workers and builders and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montegut who work in management occupations (8.56%), office and administrative support (7.52%) and maintenance occupations (4.80%).
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!) Montegut 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. Montegut has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Montegut than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Montegut may be for you.
Montegut is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.