Rodessa is a tiny village located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 265 people and just one neighborhood, Rodessa is the 276th largest community in Louisiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Rodessa is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.91% of the Rodessa workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Rodessa is a village of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rodessa who work in office and administrative support (22.73%), healthcare (7.95%) and maintenance occupations (6.82%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The village 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, Rodessa has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Rodessa a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Rodessa, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.32 minutes every day commuting to work.
Rodessa is a very car-oriented village. 98.82% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Rodessa is a small village , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Rodessa has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small village, Rodessa does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.