Walker employment information

IndexWalkerLouisianaNational
Income per capita$26,784$25,515$29,829
Median household income$53,629$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,333$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,079$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$43,517$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$30,131$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate8.3%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level11.1%19.7%15.1%
The Walker, 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 Walker is $26,784, which is 5% higher than than the Louisiana average and 10% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $53,629, which is 17% higher than than the Louisiana average and 3% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Walker is 8%, which is 79% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Walker is 11% which is 27% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$35,749$53,629$107,258
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 Walker is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Walker is 3% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Walker is 79% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Walker is 27% lower than the national average.

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Walker median earnings by income bracket

Walker employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.4%0.8%
Financial & insurance services8.7%9.4%
Wholesale & retail services15.1%7.6%
Public administration2.9%11.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services3.4%38.0%
Other28.1%29.9%

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Shenandoah, LA19,999$86,51156%
Oak Hills Place, LA8,366$83,30651%
Port Vincent, LA919$73,88934%
Walker, LA6,256$53,6293%

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Nibley, UT6,256$76,25038%
Bremen, GA6,257$55,6351%
South Monroe, MI6,254$38,45730%
Pembroke Park, FL6,259$35,06537%
Lovejoy, GA6,252$40,00028%
Walker, LA6,256$53,6293%
Source: The Walker, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).