Ville Platte employment information

IndexVille PlatteLouisianaNational
Income per capita$14,954$24,775$28,555
Median household income$18,712$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$32,083$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,539$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$28,015$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$14,291$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate5.3%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level40.9%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ville Platte is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ville Platte is 65% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ville Platte is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ville Platte is 162% higher than the national average.

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Ville Platte median earnings by income bracket

Ville Platte employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.8%1.1%
Financial & insurance services3.5%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services9.1%10.5%
Public administration2.6%4.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%3.1%
Education, health & social services3.1%64.4%

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Lawtell, LA1,306$50,4466%
Reddell, LA686$48,7059%
Turkey Creek, LA330$40,41724%
Pine Prairie, LA1,502$33,19438%
Eunice, LA10,325$31,07842%
Ville Platte, LA7,336$18,71265%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wedgefield, FL7,337$74,27139%
Canal Winchester, OH7,334$75,16741%
Middletown, KY7,333$56,5036%
Helena Valley Southeast, MT7,340$54,3862%
Northgate, OH7,332$61,34815%
Ville Platte, LA7,336$18,71265%
Source: The Ville Platte, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.