Mer Rouge employment information

IndexMer RougeLouisianaNational
Income per capita$24,399$24,775$28,555
Median household income$24,000$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$40,000$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,188$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$35,764$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$24,048$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate0.0%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level22.0%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mer Rouge is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mer Rouge is 55% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mer Rouge is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mer Rouge is 41% higher than the national average.

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Mer Rouge median earnings by income bracket

Mer Rouge employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry29.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.5%16.4%
Financial & insurance services3.5%32.7%
Wholesale & retail services8.2%9.1%
Public administration8.2%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.6%49.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Oak Ridge, LA120$56,2505%
Swartz, LA4,977$46,91012%
Bastrop, LA11,075$22,72158%
Collinston, LA199$18,88965%
Bonita, LA197$15,20872%
Mer Rouge, LA624$24,00055%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Brooten, MN624$36,09433%
Robinette, WV624$54,8863%
La Paloma-Lost Creek, TX624$48,6189%
White Hall, WV624$67,01925%
Aroma Park, IL624$56,2505%
Mer Rouge, LA624$24,00055%
Source: The Mer Rouge, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.