Lake Providence employment information

IndexLake ProvidenceLouisianaNational
Income per capita$11,404$24,775$28,555
Median household income$20,675$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$29,500$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,075$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$18,363$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$14,409$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate9.5%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level51.7%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lake Providence is 60% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake Providence is 61% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Providence is 63% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake Providence is 232% higher than the national average.

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Lake Providence median earnings by income bracket

Lake Providence employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.9%0.3%
Manufacturing sector17.8%13.3%
Financial & insurance services2.8%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services18.8%6.6%
Public administration19.3%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%1.0%
Education, health & social services5.2%77.0%

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Kilbourne, LA481$23,43856%
Mayersville, MS659$13,85474%
Lake Providence, LA3,899$20,67561%

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Shrewsbury, NJ3,899$124,306132%
De Motte, IN3,899$52,3812%
Swanton, OH3,899$50,5655%
Portland, MI3,899$55,3193%
Sidney, NY3,900$35,05634%
Lake Providence, LA3,899$20,67561%
Source: The Lake Providence, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.