Port Sulphur is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,791 people and just one neighborhood, Port Sulphur is the 172nd largest community in Louisiana. Much of the housing stock in Port Sulphur was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Port Sulphur economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Port Sulphur is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 54.51% of the Port Sulphur workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Port Sulphur is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Port Sulphur who work in office and administrative support (11.50%), healthcare suport services (7.71%) and management occupations (6.93%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Port Sulphur has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Port Sulphur a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.