Louisiana is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 3,296 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Louisiana is the 178th largest community in Missouri. Louisiana has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Louisiana is a blue-collar town, with 44.97% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Louisiana is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Louisiana who work in office and administrative support (13.11%), sales jobs (12.12%), and management occupations (4.50%).
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Louisiana 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. Louisiana has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Louisiana than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Louisiana may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Louisiana spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.80 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Louisiana doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Louisiana, just 9.39% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Louisiana in 2010 was $17,122, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,488 for a family of four.
Louisiana is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Louisiana home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Louisiana residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Louisiana include English, Irish, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Louisiana is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.