Vinton is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,355 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Vinton is the 126th largest community in Louisiana.
When you are in Vinton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.84% of Vinton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Vinton is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vinton who work in sales jobs (18.24%), office and administrative support (7.31%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (6.43%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Vinton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Vinton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Vinton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Vinton may be for you.
Being a small town, Vinton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Vinton has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.65% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Vinton in 2010 was $19,150, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,600 for a family of four. However, Vinton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Vinton is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Vinton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vinton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Vinton include French , Irish, German, and English.
The most common language spoken in Vinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.