Oil City employment information

IndexOil CityLouisianaNational
Income per capita$13,928$24,775$28,555
Median household income$20,083$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$34,063$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$9,620$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$28,750$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$19,811$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate3.0%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level33.4%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Oil City is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oil City is 62% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oil City is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oil City is 114% higher than the national average.

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Oil City median earnings by income bracket

Oil City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services7.1%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services3.6%23.5%
Public administration0.0%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.4%23.5%
Other29.5%42.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Blanchard, LA2,911$62,99518%
Benton, LA1,878$38,12529%
Belcher, LA253$36,25032%
Hosston, LA298$30,41743%
Uncertain, TX99$29,37545%
Oil City, LA735$20,08362%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Valparaiso, NE735$53,2920%
George, WA735$47,73011%
Bailey's Prairie, TX735$89,02866%
Bromley, KY735$39,68826%
Powderly, KY735$34,37536%
Oil City, LA735$20,08362%
Source: The Oil City, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.