U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Celebrating Memorial Day!
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Louisiana
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 08-19-2015, 10:30 PM
 
4 posts, read 4,321 times
Reputation: 10

Advertisements

Quote:
Originally Posted by g3140517 View Post
Louisianans with graduate degrees teach college, practice law, save lives, build drilling equipment, start businesses with capital, design homes, travel overseas, plan the future of the state... etc. They aren't loud and noisy, but quiet and self-effacing, and their everyday contributions tend to be overlooked.
I have a graduate degree and I'm loud and fun! Lol
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 08-19-2015, 10:34 PM
 
4 posts, read 4,321 times
Reputation: 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by ABQConvict View Post
Every single state forum has an equivalent thread with a very similar title. A certain type of person will never be happy anywhere and has to let everyone know.

And I agree with 6.7traveler. All those other states are the single worse state in the country. Even New Jersey (which is secretly quite lovely, but let's all continue to hate it just because.)

Finally, although OP has convinced me with linked data and statistics that Louisiana is the WORST! (OP's emphasis), I am so darn curious, I need to check out your horrible state one of these days.
I lived in Nebraska for ten months. And it was ten months of pure hell. Some people just mesh with certain places. I couldn't stand the racism, the overbearing neighbors, or the lack of work, but think if I'd been living in Omaha or Lincoln my opinion of Nebraska would've been world's different.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 08-19-2015, 10:35 PM
 
Location: Austin
1,795 posts, read 2,674,915 times
Reputation: 1212
Louisiana is a great state imo. Sure it may have high crime and proverty in certain parts, but what city doesn't? Heck even parts of Texas has high crime and proverty. Louisiana makes up for it in food and culture.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-20-2016, 09:29 AM
 
411 posts, read 213,776 times
Reputation: 292
Quote:
Originally Posted by JoninATX View Post
Louisiana is a great state imo. Sure it may have high crime and proverty in certain parts, but what city doesn't? Heck even parts of Texas has high crime and proverty. Louisiana makes up for it in food and culture.
I can agree with that. The education system (high school & lower) is poor in LA, too. The state is ranked near the bottom in education.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-17-2016, 10:33 PM
 
935 posts, read 1,070,553 times
Reputation: 762
On the other hand, Louisiana is like the best state ever in number of NFL players per capita despite it's education system being traditionally among the nation's worst.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-18-2016, 06:50 AM
 
Location: Lafayette, La
2,047 posts, read 4,686,773 times
Reputation: 1437
For this state having the worst education, I have to say the rest of this country has an awful lot of dumb people in it too.
Its not just in Louisiana. Ask college students anywhere about fairly basic history and they wont be able to tell you. Its sad all around.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-18-2016, 10:04 AM
 
Location: Louisiana
810 posts, read 661,508 times
Reputation: 1223
Stop feeding the troll .
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-18-2016, 12:53 PM
 
Location: 78745
3,356 posts, read 2,492,793 times
Reputation: 5848
Quote:
Originally Posted by lookintomove15 View Post
So, here we have this s*!thole of a state. Who in the hell would want to live in this dump of Louisiana??

It has the nation's highest murder rate -

Why Is The Murder Rate High In Louisiana - Business Insider

It has the nation's and the WORLD'S highest incarceration rate -

Louisiana is the world's prison capital | NOLA.com

It's among the worst of all states in it's mortality rate -

12 Deadliest States With The Highest Mortality Rates - Insider Monkey

And it's poverty rate is off the charts -

Poverty rate stuck at record 46.5 million; Louisiana has 2nd highest rate

I think a better state to live in instead of Louisiana would be like Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine!!
What are you doing to make Louisiana better?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-18-2016, 02:20 PM
 
Location: Louisiana
810 posts, read 661,508 times
Reputation: 1223
The OP hasn't posted in almost a year . Let it go .
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-07-2016, 05:05 PM
 
411 posts, read 213,776 times
Reputation: 292
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aceter View Post
On the other hand, Louisiana is like the best state ever in number of NFL players per capita despite it's education system being traditionally among the nation's worst.
Further reinforces poor education... football players rarely finish school!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Louisiana
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2020, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top