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.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Vacherie is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (16.29%), sales jobs (8.54%), and management occupations (6.78%).

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 30.36 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Vacherie are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.78% of adults in Vacherie have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Vacherie in 2010 was $25,889, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,556 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, English, and Acadian/Cajun.

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

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