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.
Zwolle is a blue-collar town, with 41.32% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Zwolle is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Zwolle who work in office and administrative support (10.36%), food service (9.15%), and sales jobs (9.02%).
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!) Zwolle 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. Zwolle has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Zwolle than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Zwolle may be for you.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.79 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Zwolle has a very low overall level of education: only 7.80% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Zwolle in 2010 was $16,306, which is lower middle income relative to Louisiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $65,224 for a family of four. However, Zwolle contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Zwolle also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.60% 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 Irish, French , Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Zwolle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.