St. Joseph employment information

IndexSt. JosephLouisianaNational
Income per capita$12,702$24,775$28,555
Median household income$19,375$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$26,534$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,571$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$18,750$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$15,307$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level33.3%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in St. Joseph is 56% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in St. Joseph is 64% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in St. Joseph is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in St. Joseph is 114% higher than the national average.

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St. Joseph median earnings by income bracket

St. Joseph employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.6%4.6%
Manufacturing sector5.6%14.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services21.6%26.3%
Public administration8.8%17.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.6%2.0%
Education, health & social services2.4%22.4%

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St. Joseph, LA913$19,37564%

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Los Olivos, CA913$89,66768%
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New Milford, PA913$46,14614%
Cottageville, SC913$37,15931%
St. Joseph, LA913$19,37564%
Source: The St. Joseph, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.