Castor employment information

IndexCastorLouisianaNational
Income per capita$12,040$25,515$29,829
Median household income$27,143$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,917$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$40,556$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$14,167$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate1.1%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level19.6%19.7%15.1%
The Castor, LA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Castor is $12,040, which is 53% lower than than the Louisiana average and 60% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $27,143, which is 41% lower than than the Louisiana average and 51% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Castor is 1%, which is 76% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Castor is 20% which is 30% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$18,093$27,143$54,286
City
$30,431$45,652$91,304
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Castor is 60% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Castor is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Castor is 76% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Castor is 30% higher than the national average.

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Castor median earnings by income bracket

Castor employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.8%4.3%
Manufacturing sector9.1%60.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%8.7%
Wholesale & retail services12.7%8.7%
Public administration1.8%13.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities32.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services3.6%47.8%
Other38.2%17.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Martin, LA635$65,41718%
Edgefield, LA214$62,50013%
Hall Summit, LA294$58,1255%
Ashland, LA236$47,85713%
Heflin, LA186$46,56316%
Castor, LA275$27,14351%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Perla, AR275$31,25044%
Ste. Marie, IL275$50,6258%
Dewy Rose, GA275$0100%
Wakonda, SD275$38,92930%
Between, GA275$63,90616%
Castor, LA275$27,14351%
Source: The Castor, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).