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. Much of the housing stock in Louisiana was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Louisiana is a blue-collar town, with 40.78% 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, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Louisiana who work in sales jobs (11.66%), office and administrative support (11.03%), and food service (6.22%).
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.
Being a small city, Louisiana does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Louisiana, just 8.72% 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 $17,337, 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 $69,348 for a family of four.
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 Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Louisiana is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.