Poydras employment information

Income per capita$16,546$24,775$28,555
Median household income$36,359$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$37,255$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$35,147$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$32,965$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$25,083$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate14.0%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level17.3%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Poydras is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Poydras is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Poydras is 141% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Poydras is 11% higher than the national average.

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Poydras median earnings by income bracket

Poydras employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.4%4.6%
Manufacturing sector25.5%7.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services5.8%5.5%
Public administration2.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.6%14.2%
Education, health & social services0.0%34.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lafourche Crossing, LA2,301$74,15239%
Meraux, LA6,627$65,13322%
Belle Chasse, LA13,171$63,23818%
Woodmere, LA12,124$54,3352%
Timberlane, LA10,891$53,6170%
Poydras, LA2,309$36,35932%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Coeburn, VA2,309$25,06053%
Arcanum, OH2,309$44,91716%
West Sharyland, TX2,308$18,29966%
Sturgis, KY2,308$35,38334%
Henagar, AL2,308$30,69043%
Poydras, LA2,309$36,35932%
Source: The Poydras, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.