La Plata employment information

IndexLa PlataMissouriNational
Income per capita$17,710$26,006$28,555
Median household income$35,781$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,711$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,386$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$31,477$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$19,964$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level20.4%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Plata is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Plata is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Plata is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Plata is 31% higher than the national average.

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La Plata median earnings by income bracket

La Plata employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.4%1.3%
Wholesale & retail services19.0%16.3%
Public administration2.2%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities22.6%4.2%
Education, health & social services14.7%46.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gibbs, MO161$40,19225%
Hurdland, MO166$38,03629%
Atlanta, MO394$32,50039%
Elmer, MO68$32,50039%
Novinger, MO495$31,34641%
La Plata, MO1,446$35,78133%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Langhorne Manor, PA1,446$95,00078%
Lacoochee, FL1,446$22,67958%
Montegut, LA1,446$43,87518%
Piney Mountain, VA1,446$56,0945%
Merritt Park, NY1,446$135,893154%
La Plata, MO1,446$35,78133%
Source: The La Plata, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.