La Center employment information

IndexLa CenterKentuckyNational
Income per capita$16,092$23,741$28,555
Median household income$27,404$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,833$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,031$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$25,962$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$17,946$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate5.9%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level34.1%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Center is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Center is 49% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Center is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Center is 119% higher than the national average.

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La Center median earnings by income bracket

La Center employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.5%8.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services20.7%25.9%
Public administration10.1%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.1%5.2%
Education, health & social services8.3%37.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lowes, KY104$93,05674%
Bandana, KY106$55,6254%
Kevil, KY343$40,34125%
New Grand Chain, IL194$37,50030%
Metropolis, IL6,466$35,65533%
La Center, KY1,030$27,40449%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lovington, IL1,030$41,78622%
South Corning, NY1,029$54,2311%
Sloan, IA1,031$55,4174%
Clayton, IN1,029$50,5565%
Belmont, NY1,031$45,56815%
La Center, KY1,030$27,40449%
Source: The La Center, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.