White Castle is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,825 people and two constituent neighborhoods, White Castle is the 164th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, White Castle is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, White Castle is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in White Castle who work in office and administrative support (13.20%), sales jobs (10.45%), and personal care services (9.90%).
As is often the case in a small town, White Castle doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of White Castle has a very low overall level of education: only 8.61% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in White Castle in 2010 was $13,379, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $53,516 for a family of four. White Castle also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 42.90% of its population below the federal poverty line.
White Castle is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call White Castle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of White Castle residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in White Castle include African, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in White Castle is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and African languages.