St. Martinville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 6,106 people and three constituent neighborhoods, St. Martinville is the 79th largest community in Louisiana.
St. Martinville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, St. Martinville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Martinville who work in maintenance occupations (13.97%), sales jobs (10.61%), and personal care services (7.63%).
The rate of college-level education in St. Martinville is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.04% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in St. Martinville in 2010 was $16,932, which is lower middle income relative to Louisiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,728 for a family of four. St. Martinville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.19% of its population below the federal poverty line.
St. Martinville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Martinville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Martinville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in St. Martinville include German, French Canadian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in St. Martinville is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.