Thibodaux, LA


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Living in Thibodaux

Thibodaux is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 14,584 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Thibodaux is the 28th largest community in Louisiana.

Thibodaux real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Thibodaux house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Thibodaux is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Thibodaux is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thibodaux who work in office and administrative support (12.72%), sales jobs (11.72%), and food service (11.29%).

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Thibodaux, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Thibodaux provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

The overall education level of Thibodaux is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.58% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Thibodaux in 2010 was $24,955, 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 $99,820 for a family of four. However, Thibodaux contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Thibodaux is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Thibodaux home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Thibodaux residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Thibodaux include French Canadian, German, English, and Italian.

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