Independence employment information

Income per capita$16,025$24,775$28,555
Median household income$31,875$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$59,792$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,726$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$37,344$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$19,567$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate11.9%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level45.6%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Independence is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Independence is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Independence is 104% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Independence is 193% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Independence median earnings by income bracket

Independence employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry25.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.3%3.3%
Financial & insurance services2.9%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services9.0%12.2%
Public administration6.5%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.2%1.2%
Education, health & social services16.3%48.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Livingston, LA1,922$54,2241%
Tickfaw, LA790$45,31315%
Albany, LA1,545$42,25021%
Amite City, LA4,234$39,79226%
Greensburg, LA650$38,49028%
Independence, LA1,913$31,87540%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Memphis, MO1,913$32,77039%
Lakin, KS1,913$58,65010%
Belleville, PA1,913$40,97923%
Pinedale, WY1,913$72,08335%
Lee, MA1,914$40,03425%
Independence, LA1,913$31,87540%
Source: The Independence, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.