Sulphur, LA


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Living in Sulphur

Sulphur is a medium-sized city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 20,189 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Sulphur is the 19th largest community in Louisiana.

Unlike some cities, Sulphur isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sulphur are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sulphur is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sulphur who work in office and administrative support (11.23%), sales jobs (10.25%), and management occupations (7.89%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.07 minutes getting to work every day.

Sulphur is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Sulphur who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.78% of the adults in Sulphur have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sulphur in 2010 was $22,724, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,896 for a family of four. However, Sulphur contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Sulphur home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sulphur residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sulphur include French , English, Irish, and German.

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