St. Martinville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 5,820 people and three constituent neighborhoods, St. Martinville is the 79th largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. Martinville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Martinville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Martinville who work in maintenance occupations (14.47%), sales jobs (13.45%), and office and administrative support (10.06%).
Residents will find that the city 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, St. Martinville is worth considering.
Being a small city, St. Martinville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of St. Martinville has a very low overall level of education: only 8.45% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in St. Martinville in 2018 was $21,156, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,624 for a family of four. However, St. Martinville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
St. Martinville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Martinville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Martinville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in St. Martinville include French, French Canadian, Irish, Acadian/Cajun, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in St. Martinville is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and French Creole.