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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Roads is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Roads is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Roads who work in sales jobs (12.27%), management occupations (12.21%), and food service (9.75%).
As is often the case in a small city, New Roads doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in New Roads who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.46% of the adults in New Roads have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in New Roads in 2010 was $21,470, 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 $85,880 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, Italian, French Canadian, and German.
The most common language spoken in New Roads is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.