Vacherie, LA


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Vacherie is a somewhat small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 6,483 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Vacherie is the 75th largest community in Louisiana.

Vacherie is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Vacherie is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Vacherie who work in office and administrative support (14.86%), sales jobs (9.29%), and management occupations (6.43%).

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Vacherie is worth considering.

One downside of living in Vacherie, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.10 minutes every day commuting to work.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Vacherie rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.96% of adults 25 and older in Vacherie have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Vacherie in 2010 was $25,270, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,080 for a family of four. However, Vacherie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

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