La Plata employment information

IndexLa PlataMarylandNational
Income per capita$37,729$36,670$28,555
Median household income$96,771$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$118,313$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$41,691$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$67,955$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$35,000$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate2.5%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level10.7%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Plata is 32% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Plata is 81% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Plata is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Plata is 31% lower than the national average.

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La Plata median earnings by income bracket

La Plata employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.9%1.2%
Manufacturing sector5.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.6%4.5%
Wholesale & retail services9.1%16.9%
Public administration21.1%13.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%7.8%
Education, health & social services18.8%36.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fort Hunt, VA17,038$166,506211%
Mason Neck, VA2,016$151,500183%
Hayfield, VA4,501$136,809156%
Fairview Beach, VA504$135,790154%
Newington, VA13,804$133,456150%
La Plata, MD8,903$96,77181%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
College Place, WA8,905$43,13319%
Versailles, KY8,908$41,91522%
Glenshaw, PA8,908$76,84244%
Socorro, NM8,898$32,98138%
Middletown, PA8,909$38,86727%
La Plata, MD8,903$96,77181%
Source: The La Plata, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.