Central employment information

Income per capita$30,408$24,775$28,555
Median household income$66,778$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,232$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,836$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$41,525$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$28,021$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate3.3%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level7.9%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Central is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Central is 25% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Central is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Central is 50% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Central median earnings by income bracket

Central employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.7%1.8%
Manufacturing sector21.6%0.1%
Financial & insurance services2.0%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%14.9%
Public administration4.9%10.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.3%3.0%
Education, health & social services7.7%32.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Shenandoah, LA19,266$91,94972%
Westminster, LA3,187$84,00057%
Oak Hills Place, LA8,568$80,53051%
Brusly, LA2,603$72,43135%
Zachary, LA15,579$72,01235%
Central, LA27,505$66,77825%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Melrose, MA27,509$86,40962%
Fridley, MN27,494$54,5092%
Alton, IL27,517$36,07633%
Reisterstown, MD27,493$57,4787%
Winona, MN27,526$40,11325%
Central, LA27,505$66,77825%
Source: The Central, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.