Meraux employment information

IndexMerauxLouisianaNational
Income per capita$24,541$25,515$29,829
Median household income$67,028$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,651$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,462$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$42,330$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$29,286$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level8.8%19.7%15.1%
The Meraux, LA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Meraux is $24,541, which is 4% lower than than the Louisiana average and 18% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $67,028, which is 47% higher than than the Louisiana average and 21% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Meraux is 4%, which is 16% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Meraux is 9% which is 42% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$44,680$67,028$134,056
City
$30,431$45,652$91,304
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Meraux is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Meraux is 21% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Meraux is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Meraux is 42% lower than the national average.

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Meraux median earnings by income bracket

Meraux employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry30.0%0.9%
Manufacturing sector15.0%2.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services12.4%9.8%
Public administration7.3%6.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%5.3%
Education, health & social services3.2%43.1%
Other20.6%24.5%

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Estelle, LA15,856$56,6002%
Timberlane, LA10,596$53,8913%
Jean Lafitte, LA1,888$53,4383%
Meraux, LA6,787$67,02821%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nyack, NY6,788$63,59615%
Aspen, CO6,788$67,77623%
Portage Lakes, OH6,785$54,3482%
Hamilton, AL6,784$37,39132%
Mount Ivy, NY6,792$70,66528%
Meraux, LA6,787$67,02821%
Source: The Meraux, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).