Houma employment information

Income per capita$23,882$24,775$28,555
Median household income$47,212$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$59,606$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,725$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$37,416$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$23,516$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate4.5%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level20.9%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Houma is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Houma is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Houma is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Houma is 34% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Houma median earnings by income bracket

Houma employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.4%0.6%
Manufacturing sector9.6%1.6%
Financial & insurance services0.9%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services13.5%19.0%
Public administration4.1%4.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%2.9%
Education, health & social services7.8%36.2%

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Bayou Country Club, LA1,397$112,969111%
Presquille, LA1,611$98,75085%
Lockport Heights, LA1,074$65,97223%
Mathews, LA2,280$59,37511%
Schriever, LA7,564$57,3567%
Houma, LA33,807$47,21212%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Randallstown, MD33,815$75,76642%
Gahanna, OH33,786$73,58338%
Oregon City, OR33,834$59,42911%
Pleasant Hill, CA33,842$81,55652%
Dana Point, CA33,861$84,40458%
Houma, LA33,807$47,21212%
Source: The Houma, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.