Bridge City employment information

IndexBridge CityLouisianaNational
Income per capita$16,583$24,775$28,555
Median household income$31,759$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,750$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,500$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$27,500$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$19,852$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate11.1%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level29.6%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Bridge City is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bridge City is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bridge City is 91% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bridge City is 90% higher than the national average.

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Bridge City median earnings by income bracket

Bridge City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.5%1.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.5%
Wholesale & retail services19.5%27.7%
Public administration0.4%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.7%5.5%
Education, health & social services4.0%27.0%

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Bridge City, LA7,163$31,75941%

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Seaford, DE7,163$35,81333%
Pomona, NJ7,164$67,06325%
Mendota, IL7,161$44,45417%
Guadalupe, CA7,160$45,45615%
Albertville, MN7,159$96,89681%
Bridge City, LA7,163$31,75941%
Source: The Bridge City, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.