Pollock is a tiny town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 475 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 service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pollock who work in office and administrative support (13.10%), healthcare (9.52%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (7.14%).
Also of interest is that Pollock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Pollock is worth considering.
The population of Pollock has a very low overall level of education: only 6.88% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Pollock in 2010 was $19,628, 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 $78,512 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 30.73% 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 English, French , German, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Pollock is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and African languages.