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.
Unlike some cities, Thibodaux isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Thibodaux are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Thibodaux is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Thibodaux who work in office and administrative support (14.13%), sales jobs (12.45%), and food service (10.13%).
In addition, Thibodaux is a college town. There are a lot of students in Thibodaux attending college, and as a result Thibodaux provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
The citizens of Thibodaux are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.52% of adults in Thibodaux having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Thibodaux in 2010 was $23,763, 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 $95,052 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.