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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tallulah is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tallulah is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tallulah who work in office and administrative support (11.44%), law enforcement and fire fighting (10.81%), and food service (10.39%).
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 13.41 minutes getting to work every day.
The rate of college-level education in Tallulah is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.13% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tallulah in 2010 was $14,448, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,792 for a family of four. Tallulah also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.95% 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 German, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Tallulah is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.