Harahan, LA

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Living in Harahan

Harahan is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 9,250 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Harahan is the 52nd largest community in Louisiana.

Harahan real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Harahan house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Harahan isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Harahan are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Harahan is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harahan who work in office and administrative support (14.73%), sales jobs (11.93%), and management occupations (9.35%).

Of important note, Harahan is also a city of artists. Harahan has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Harahan’s character.

Also of interest is that Harahan has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The citizens of Harahan are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.43% of adults in Harahan have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Harahan in 2018 was $36,246, which is wealthy relative to Louisiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,984 for a family of four. However, Harahan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Harahan is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Harahan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harahan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Harahan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.04% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Harahan include French, Italian, German, Irish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Harahan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.