Reserve, LA


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Reserve is a somewhat small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 9,303 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Reserve is the 51st largest community in Louisiana.

Reserve is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Reserve is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Reserve who work in sales jobs (13.03%), office and administrative support (9.90%), and food service (7.04%).

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!) Reserve 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. Reserve has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Reserve than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Reserve may be for you.

The rate of college-level education in Reserve is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.60% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Reserve in 2010 was $19,586, 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 $78,344 for a family of four. However, Reserve contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

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