New Roads is a very small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 4,697 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Roads is the 96th largest community in Louisiana.
New Roads real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although New Roads house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, New Roads isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Roads are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Roads is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in New Roads who work in sales jobs (10.79%), management occupations (10.56%), and food service (10.51%).
Being a small city, New Roads does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of New Roads 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 New Roads, 21.77% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in New Roads in 2010 was $21,784, which is middle income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,136 for a family of four. However, New Roads contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
New Roads is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call New Roads home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Roads residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in New Roads include English, French Canadian, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in New Roads is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.