Jefferson employment information

IndexJeffersonLouisianaNational
Income per capita$27,288$24,775$28,555
Median household income$41,016$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,095$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,270$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$34,395$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$25,730$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level16.8%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Jefferson is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jefferson is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jefferson is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jefferson is 8% higher than the national average.

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Jefferson median earnings by income bracket

Jefferson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.1%1.4%
Manufacturing sector6.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.3%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services13.2%10.1%
Public administration3.1%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%2.0%
Education, health & social services12.5%38.0%
Other36.1%39.1%

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Meraux, LA6,627$65,13322%
Belle Chasse, LA13,171$63,23818%
Harahan, LA9,324$62,58217%
Jefferson, LA11,068$41,01623%

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East Liverpool, OH11,065$26,88750%
Cross Lanes, WV11,061$55,5384%
Bastrop, LA11,075$22,72158%
Sierra Madre, CA11,060$90,78070%
Westwood, NJ11,056$85,58860%
Jefferson, LA11,068$41,01623%
Source: The Jefferson, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.