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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Vinton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.40% of the Vinton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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 (18.07%), office and administrative support (9.73%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (6.88%).
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, Vinton is worth considering.
Vinton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Vinton has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 4.94% 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 $18,617, 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 $74,468 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, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Vinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.