Cotton Valley employment information

IndexCotton ValleyLouisianaNational
Income per capita$15,411$25,515$29,829
Median household income$26,286$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$27,019$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,852$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$15,739$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$15,729$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level41.1%19.7%15.1%
The Cotton Valley, 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 Cotton Valley is $15,411, which is 40% lower than than the Louisiana average and 48% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $26,286, which is 42% lower than than the Louisiana average and 52% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Cotton Valley is 2%, which is 62% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Cotton Valley is 41% which is 172% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$17,522$26,286$52,572
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 Cotton Valley is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cotton Valley is 52% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cotton Valley is 62% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cotton Valley is 172% higher than the national average.

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Cotton Valley median earnings by income bracket

Cotton Valley employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector40.4%10.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services11.8%16.2%
Public administration7.3%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%1.7%
Education, health & social services6.1%53.3%
Other33.1%17.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Shongaloo, LA139$43,75021%
Sarepta, LA937$41,33325%
Minden, LA12,790$30,01446%
Dixie Inn, LA235$28,28149%
Springhill, LA5,149$26,26053%
Cotton Valley, LA1,139$26,28652%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Big Rock, IL1,139$78,43842%
Coffeeville, MS1,139$28,08649%
Spring Glen, UT1,139$50,7958%
West Yellowstone, MT1,139$32,13442%
Newark, IL1,139$73,00032%
Cotton Valley, LA1,139$26,28652%
Source: The Cotton Valley, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).