Zwolle is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,972 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Zwolle is the 173rd largest community in Louisiana.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Zwolle is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.48% of the Zwolle workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Zwolle is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Zwolle who work in office and administrative support (11.59%), food service (9.06%), and teaching (8.32%).
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, Zwolle is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Zwolle is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.26 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The population of Zwolle has a very low overall level of education: only 8.71% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Zwolle in 2010 was $14,619, which is low income relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,476 for a family of four. Zwolle also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.59% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Zwolle is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Zwolle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Zwolle residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Zwolle include English, French , Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Zwolle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.