Port Barre employment information

IndexPort BarreLouisianaNational
Income per capita$15,892$24,775$28,555
Median household income$22,976$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$30,833$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,500$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$31,736$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$15,871$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate3.3%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level42.5%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Port Barre is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Port Barre is 57% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Port Barre is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Port Barre is 172% higher than the national average.

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Port Barre median earnings by income bracket

Port Barre employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.5%6.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.7%
Wholesale & retail services1.5%23.7%
Public administration8.6%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.0%56.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lawtell, LA1,306$50,4466%
Cankton, LA713$46,91412%
Arnaudville, LA1,238$38,62528%
Sunset, LA2,904$31,56341%
Palmetto, LA130$30,00044%
Port Barre, LA1,813$22,97657%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cricket, NC1,813$22,25658%
Angola, NY1,813$53,7080%
Carrier Mills, IL1,813$25,06353%
Lowry Crossing, TX1,813$89,61568%
Grenelefe, FL1,813$53,0831%
Port Barre, LA1,813$22,97657%
Source: The Port Barre, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.