Morgan City employment information

IndexMorgan CityLouisianaNational
Income per capita$22,800$24,775$28,555
Median household income$42,132$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,553$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,039$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$40,382$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$18,736$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate5.1%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level23.2%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Morgan City is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Morgan City is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Morgan City is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Morgan City is 49% higher than the national average.

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Morgan City median earnings by income bracket

Morgan City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.8%2.3%
Manufacturing sector14.8%1.5%
Financial & insurance services1.2%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services10.4%11.4%
Public administration7.0%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%1.5%
Education, health & social services5.2%27.2%

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Patterson, LA6,100$48,9029%
Labadieville, LA2,009$48,5379%
Amelia, LA2,290$47,66311%
Bayou L'Ourse, LA1,375$47,63911%
Bayou Vista, LA5,092$44,21117%
Morgan City, LA12,153$42,13221%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lumberton, TX12,153$62,16616%
Salisbury, NY12,154$96,87581%
Palmer Town, MA12,155$51,8463%
Greensburg, IN12,160$45,36315%
Andrews, TX12,160$60,57913%
Morgan City, LA12,153$42,13221%
Source: The Morgan City, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.