Natchitoches Jobs

  • Highest Pay for Dedicated CDL A Teams

    US Xpress - Natchitoches, LA

    TEAM DRIVERS, look no further, we have the perfect dedicated opportunity for you. Drive for one of the highest-paying team accounts at US Xpress. And your team can choose to get...

    from US Xpress - 3 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Natchitoches, LA

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 7 days ago
  • New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405

    Swift Transportation - Natchitoches, LA

    Earn Your CDL Class A License and Get On The Road to a Successful Truck Driving Career! Paid While Training With Mentor and No Money Down or Credit Check Jumpstart your trucking...

    from Swift Transportation - 4 days ago
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Natchitoches, Louisiana

The city of Natchitoches is the parish seat of Natchitoches Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The population was 17,865 at the 2000 census. The community, named after the Natchitoches tribe, was founded in 1714 as part of French Louisiana. Natchitoches has long been known for its popular Christmas lighting festival held the first Saturday in December. The lights continue to brighten the Cane River until after New Year's Day. In 2006, the festival celebrated its 80th year of existence. Several motion pictures have been filmed in Natchitoches, including Steel Magnolias, starring Julia Roberts, Sally Field, Daryl Hannah, Shirley MacLaine, Dolly Parton, and Olympia Dukakis, and The Horse Soldiers, starring William Holden and John Wayne.

Natchitoches Careers

Among the most common occupations in Natchitoches are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 57 percent of workers in Natchitoches, Louisiana work for companies, 26 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Natchitoches Industries

The leading industries in Natchitoches, Louisiana are Educational, health and social services, 28%; Retail trade, 11%; and Manufacturing, 11%. Simply Hired's Natchitoches job listings indicate that the following industries in Natchitoches are hiring the most workers:

Natchitoches Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Natchitoches, Louisiana is $23,230, and the median income of households in Natchitoches was $23,111.

Average Salaries in Natchitoches, LA

Natchitoches, LA


According to our Natchitoches Trends data, the number of Natchitoches, Louisiana jobs has decreased by 44% since October 2013.
Natchitoches job trends

Natchitoches Employment Statistics

Population of Natchitoches
Total population 17,865
Male 45.96%
Female 54.04%
Median age 24.5
Natchitoches Housing
Owner-occupied homes 49.0%
Median cost of a home $75,500
Median mortgage payment $488
Renter-occupied homes 51.0%
Vacant housing 9.2%
Median monthly rent $378
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,601
Median for all female full-time $17,859
Household Income
Less than $10,000 27%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 11%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 11%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 2%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 9%
Marital Status
Never married 47%
Currently married 33%
Separated 2%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 9%
White 44%
Black or African American 54%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Natchitoches Commute
Carpool 19.4%
Public transportation 0.4%
Average travel time 17 minutes