Oberlin is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,754 people and just one neighborhood, Oberlin is the 168th largest community in Louisiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Oberlin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oberlin are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oberlin is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oberlin who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (25.21%), personal care services (10.76%) and office and administrative support (9.63%).
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!) Oberlin 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. Oberlin has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Oberlin than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Oberlin may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Oberlin spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.68 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.