Newellton is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,074 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Newellton is the 202nd largest community in Louisiana.
Newellton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Newellton is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Newellton who work in office and administrative support (12.56%), sales jobs (11.61%), and personal care services (11.14%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Newellton has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Newellton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Newellton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Newellton, just 9.92% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Newellton in 2010 was $14,498, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,992 for a family of four. However, Newellton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Newellton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 47.10% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Newellton is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Newellton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newellton residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Newellton include English, Italian, French , and German.
The most common language spoken in Newellton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.