Shongaloo is a tiny village located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 177 people and just one neighborhood, Shongaloo is the 285th largest community in Louisiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Shongaloo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shongaloo is a village of managers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Shongaloo who work in management occupations (14.12%), teaching (12.94%) and office and administrative support (9.41%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Shongaloo is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Shongaloo really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Shongaloo perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Shongaloo is worth considering.
One downside of living in Shongaloo is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Shongaloo, the average commute to work is 31.88 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Shongaloo does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.