Oak Grove employment information

IndexOak GroveLouisianaNational
Income per capita$16,003$25,515$29,829
Median household income$27,708$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,295$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,696$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$27,768$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$17,917$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level26.6%19.7%15.1%
The Oak Grove, 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 Oak Grove is $16,003, which is 37% lower than than the Louisiana average and 46% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $27,708, which is 39% lower than than the Louisiana average and 50% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Oak Grove is 4%, which is 8% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Oak Grove is 27% which is 76% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$18,470$27,708$55,416
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 Oak Grove is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oak Grove is 50% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Grove is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oak Grove is 76% higher than the national average.

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Oak Grove employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector14.3%1.8%
Financial & insurance services5.7%9.4%
Wholesale & retail services22.6%17.2%
Public administration8.3%13.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services9.1%29.0%
Other21.3%25.7%

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Pioneer, LA96$32,50041%
Kilbourne, LA389$26,38952%
Wilmot, AR482$22,69259%
Lake Providence, LA3,779$19,67364%
Oak Grove, LA1,538$27,70850%

Cities with similar population

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Lazy Mountain, AK1,538$74,88635%
South Deerfield, MA1,538$54,3362%
Lewiston, MN1,538$59,8218%
Stapleton, AL1,538$53,2924%
Redby, MN1,539$35,62536%
Oak Grove, LA1,538$27,70850%
Source: The Oak Grove, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).