Port Sulphur employment information

IndexPort SulphurLouisianaNational
Income per capita$14,308$24,775$28,555
Median household income$31,389$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$27,319$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,944$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$32,644$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$19,470$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate3.1%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level25.8%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Port Sulphur is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Port Sulphur is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Port Sulphur is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Port Sulphur is 65% higher than the national average.

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Port Sulphur median earnings by income bracket

Port Sulphur employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.7%9.2%
Financial & insurance services1.3%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services7.2%27.5%
Public administration2.6%7.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.9%5.8%
Education, health & social services3.0%39.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pointe a la Hache, LA119$106,19399%
Triumph, LA93$96,71981%
Buras, LA860$45,83314%
Empire, LA1,098$38,12529%
Port Sulphur, LA2,093$31,38941%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ida Grove, IA2,093$38,35728%
Redington Shores, FL2,093$54,8983%
Aviston, IL2,092$80,57151%
Ware Shoals, SC2,092$24,70654%
Decatur, MI2,095$34,87935%
Port Sulphur, LA2,093$31,38941%
Source: The Port Sulphur, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.