Reddell is a tiny town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 904 people and just one neighborhood, Reddell is the 242nd largest community in Louisiana.
When you are in Reddell, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.12% of Reddell’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Reddell is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Reddell who work in office and administrative support (17.32%), healthcare suport services (15.36%), and sales jobs (6.54%).
Overall, Reddell’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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, Reddell has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Reddell a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Reddell, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.03 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Reddell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Reddell ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.84% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Reddell in 2018 was $22,900, 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 $91,600 for a family of four.
Reddell is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Reddell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Reddell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Reddell include French Canadian, French, Irish, Acadian/Cajun, and European.
The most common language spoken in Reddell is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Langs. of India.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Louisiana. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.1% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Louisiana. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood.
Real estate in the neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
In addition, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 25 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 93.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 11.7% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.0% of all neighborhoods in America.
In the neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 22.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.2% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 3.8% have British ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 22.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Reddell are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 90.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 1.4% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 77.4% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 39.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.4%), and 15.4% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.7% of households. Some people also speak French (22.3%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Reddell, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French Canadian (18.2%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (8.4%), and residents who report Scots-Irish roots (4.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.1%), along with some British ancestry residents (3.8%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (11.7%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (78.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (22.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.