Amite City employment information

IndexAmite CityLouisianaNational
Income per capita$19,141$24,775$28,555
Median household income$39,792$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,492$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,787$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$21,535$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$21,767$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate8.0%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level18.4%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Amite City is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Amite City is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Amite City is 37% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Amite City is 18% higher than the national average.

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Amite City median earnings by income bracket

Amite City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.6%2.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services11.0%15.4%
Public administration11.7%13.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.5%10.0%
Education, health & social services18.3%37.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Tickfaw, LA790$45,31315%
Greensburg, LA650$38,49028%
Natalbany, LA2,900$37,87029%
Independence, LA1,913$31,87540%
Roseland, LA1,059$31,45841%
Amite City, LA4,234$39,79226%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,235$168,611215%
Sellersville, PA4,232$69,56530%
Walhalla, SC4,231$30,01644%
Presidio, TX4,237$22,08059%
Vidalia, LA4,238$45,02416%
Amite City, LA4,234$39,79226%
Source: The Amite City, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.