Buras employment information

Income per capita$25,049$24,775$28,555
Median household income$45,833$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,750$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$47,396$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$43,750$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$14,375$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate0.9%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level19.4%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Buras is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Buras is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Buras is 84% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Buras is 24% higher than the national average.

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Buras median earnings by income bracket

Buras employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry25.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.1%16.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services6.4%18.0%
Public administration0.0%4.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.6%7.2%
Education, health & social services3.8%33.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Triumph, LA93$96,71981%
Empire, LA1,098$38,12529%
Port Sulphur, LA2,093$31,38941%
Venice, LA217$31,25042%
Boothville, LA901$23,25057%
Buras, LA860$45,83314%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Henning, MN860$31,96440%
Rosendale, WI860$59,67112%
Dayton, IA860$39,06327%
Carson, IA860$55,3914%
Fort Chiswell, VA860$41,43223%
Buras, LA860$45,83314%
Source: The Buras, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.