Prairieville, LA
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Prairieville profile

Living in Prairieville

Prairieville is a medium-sized town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 33,197 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Prairieville is the 12th largest community in Louisiana. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Prairieville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Prairieville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Prairieville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Prairieville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $99,722.00.

Prairieville real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Prairieville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Prairieville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Prairieville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Prairieville who work in office and administrative support (13.42%), management occupations (12.06%), and sales jobs (11.82%).

Prairieville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Prairieville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Prairieville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.45 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Prairieville is a decent-sized town, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the town has no real transit system.

The citizens of Prairieville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.82% of adults in Prairieville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Prairieville in 2018 was $40,507, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,028 for a family of four.

Prairieville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Prairieville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Prairieville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Prairieville include French, German, Italian, Irish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Prairieville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.