Tallulah is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 6,995 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Tallulah is the 70th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some cities, Tallulah isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tallulah are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tallulah is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tallulah who work in office and administrative support (10.21%), law enforcement and fire fighting (10.21%), and sales jobs (7.97%).
One of the benefits of Tallulah is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.13 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In Tallulah, just 12.80% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Tallulah in 2010 was $14,067, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,268 for a family of four. Tallulah also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.76% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Tallulah is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tallulah home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tallulah residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Tallulah include Irish, German, English, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Tallulah is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.