Waggaman employment information

Income per capita$18,660$24,775$28,555
Median household income$36,345$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,426$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,161$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$27,861$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$26,625$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate5.2%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level21.4%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Waggaman is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Waggaman is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Waggaman is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Waggaman is 37% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Waggaman median earnings by income bracket

Waggaman employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.5%1.5%
Manufacturing sector16.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.6%1.0%
Wholesale & retail services10.3%28.5%
Public administration2.3%8.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%1.5%
Education, health & social services9.6%33.6%

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Paradis, LA1,396$68,83929%
Belle Chasse, LA13,171$63,23818%
Waggaman, LA9,857$36,34532%

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Alpine, UT9,856$98,58984%
Flat Rock, MI9,859$55,0383%
Lock Haven, PA9,860$26,13951%
Tuba City, AZ9,860$50,4886%
East Rockaway, NY9,861$93,83375%
Waggaman, LA9,857$36,34532%
Source: The Waggaman, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.