Waggaman employment information

IndexWaggamanLouisianaNational
Income per capita$18,948$25,515$29,829
Median household income$40,027$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,661$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,860$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$33,767$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$20,845$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level24.0%19.7%15.1%
The Waggaman, LA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Waggaman is $18,948, which is 26% lower than than the Louisiana average and 36% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,027, which is 12% lower than than the Louisiana average and 28% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Waggaman is 4%, which is 16% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Waggaman is 24% which is 59% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$26,681$40,027$80,054
City
$30,431$45,652$91,304
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Waggaman is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Waggaman is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Waggaman is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Waggaman is 59% higher than the national average.

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Waggaman employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.1%1.9%
Manufacturing sector14.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.0%3.9%
Wholesale & retail services9.1%26.5%
Public administration1.7%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities18.4%2.6%
Education, health & social services4.0%33.1%
Other28.4%25.4%

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Waggaman, LA9,673$40,02728%

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Waggaman, LA9,673$40,02728%
Source: The Waggaman, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).