Louisa is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,621 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Louisa is the 228th largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns, Louisa isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Louisa are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Louisa is a town of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Louisa who work in healthcare (9.19%), office and administrative support (8.78%), and sales jobs (8.26%).
In terms of college education, Louisa is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.92% of adults 25 and older in Louisa have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Louisa in 2010 was $21,932, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,728 for a family of four. However, Louisa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Louisa is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Louisa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Louisa residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Louisa also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.48% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Louisa include German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Louisa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.