Jean Lafitte employment information

IndexJean LafitteLouisianaNational
Income per capita$23,438$24,775$28,555
Median household income$51,250$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,045$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,083$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$38,793$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$19,583$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level11.2%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Jean Lafitte is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jean Lafitte is 4% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jean Lafitte is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jean Lafitte is 28% lower than the national average.

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Jean Lafitte median earnings by income bracket

Jean Lafitte employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.6%2.9%
Manufacturing sector24.7%7.5%
Financial & insurance services1.3%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services6.7%15.5%
Public administration2.8%13.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.1%4.9%
Education, health & social services6.3%21.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Destrehan, LA11,250$70,01331%
Meraux, LA6,627$65,13322%
Belle Chasse, LA13,171$63,23818%
Harahan, LA9,324$62,58217%
River Ridge, LA13,835$60,54313%
Jean Lafitte, LA2,110$51,2504%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Anahuac, TX2,110$48,12510%
Hollis, OK2,110$28,32747%
Hanley Hills, MO2,109$31,29341%
East Bronson, FL2,109$28,13147%
New Athens, IL2,108$60,31313%
Jean Lafitte, LA2,110$51,2504%
Source: The Jean Lafitte, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.