Baldwin is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 2,219 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Baldwin is the 149th largest community in Louisiana.
Baldwin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Baldwin is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Baldwin who work in office and administrative support (12.35%), sales jobs (11.91%), and food service (8.52%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Baldwin has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Baldwin a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Baldwin is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Being a small town, Baldwin does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Baldwin has a very low overall level of education: only 6.47% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Baldwin in 2018 was $19,569, 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 $78,276 for a family of four. However, Baldwin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Baldwin is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Baldwin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Baldwin residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Baldwin include French, Other Arab, African, Acadian/Cajun, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Baldwin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and French.