Merrydale employment information

IndexMerrydaleLouisianaNational
Income per capita$20,928$25,515$29,829
Median household income$36,266$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,656$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,910$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$30,407$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$21,885$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate7.2%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level23.8%19.7%15.1%
The Merrydale, 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 Merrydale is $20,928, which is 18% lower than than the Louisiana average and 30% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $36,266, which is 21% lower than than the Louisiana average and 34% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Merrydale is 7%, which is 55% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Merrydale is 24% which is 58% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$24,174$36,266$72,532
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Merrydale is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Merrydale is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Merrydale is 55% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Merrydale is 58% higher than the national average.

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Merrydale median earnings by income bracket

Merrydale employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.7%0.3%
Manufacturing sector7.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.2%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.1%15.4%
Public administration1.7%6.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%1.2%
Education, health & social services13.8%42.2%
Other28.9%28.9%

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Oak Hills Place, LA8,366$83,30651%
Brusly, LA2,675$80,00045%
Merrydale, LA8,884$36,26634%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Maysville, KY8,883$27,98149%
Powdersville, SC8,888$51,7986%
Scotchtown, NY8,889$65,19618%
Garden City, GA8,889$36,09735%
Olmsted Falls, OH8,889$62,05812%
Merrydale, LA8,884$36,26634%
Source: The Merrydale, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).