Des Allemands - Paradis is a somewhat small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 5,383 people and just one neighborhood, Des Allemands - Paradis is the 85th largest community in Louisiana.
Des Allemands - Paradis real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Des Allemands - Paradis house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Des Allemands - Paradis is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Des Allemands - Paradis is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Des Allemands - Paradis who work in management occupations (17.29%), office and administrative support (9.89%), and architecture and engineering (8.71%).
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, Des Allemands - Paradis is worth considering.
In Des Allemands - Paradis, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.04 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Des Allemands - Paradis does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Des Allemands - Paradis who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.54% of the adults in Des Allemands - Paradis have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Des Allemands - Paradis in 2018 was $47,028, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $188,112 for a family of four. However, Des Allemands - Paradis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Des Allemands - Paradis is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Des Allemands - Paradis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Des Allemands - Paradis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Des Allemands - Paradis include French, German, French Canadian, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Des Allemands - Paradis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Des Allemands - Paradis, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Our research reveals that 95.6% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 40 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 91.0% of America.
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 12.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Louisiana. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.4% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 7.7% have French Canadian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Des Allemands - Paradis are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 64.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 10.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 42.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.5%), and 9.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Des Allemands - Paradis, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (20.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.2%), and residents who report French Canadian roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (95.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.