Pollock is a tiny town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 480 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pollock is the 264th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pollock is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pollock is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pollock who work in sales jobs (24.14%), office and administrative support (10.34%), and management occupations (8.62%).
The overall crime rate in Pollock is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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!) Pollock 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. Pollock has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Pollock than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Pollock may be for you.
The percentage of people in Pollock with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.24% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pollock in 2010 was $14,879, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,516 for a family of four. However, Pollock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Pollock also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.62% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Pollock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pollock residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pollock include Irish, French, English, German, and Hungarian.
The most common language spoken in Pollock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.