Scott, LA
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Living in Scott

Scott is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 8,116 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Scott is the 59th largest community in Louisiana.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.28% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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

The population of Scott overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Scott, 21.62% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Scott in 2018 was $37,064, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,256 for a family of four. However, Scott contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

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