West Monroe employment information

IndexWest MonroeLouisianaNational
Income per capita$19,268$24,775$28,555
Median household income$32,849$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,569$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,347$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$32,301$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$18,720$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate4.3%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level28.5%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Monroe is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Monroe is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Monroe is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Monroe is 83% higher than the national average.

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West Monroe median earnings by income bracket

West Monroe employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.4%1.0%
Manufacturing sector12.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.3%7.3%
Wholesale & retail services19.6%15.4%
Public administration7.8%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%0.3%
Education, health & social services9.8%38.5%

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Claiborne, LA11,575$51,1904%
Swartz, LA4,977$46,91012%
Sterlington, LA1,821$46,25014%
Lakeshore, LA1,591$44,74416%
Calhoun, LA729$43,48219%
West Monroe, LA13,073$32,84939%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Falls Church, VA13,074$120,500125%
Sauk Rapids, MN13,079$52,1642%
Western Springs, IL13,066$140,361162%
Hidalgo, TX13,063$41,38623%
West Carrollton, OH13,087$37,17930%
West Monroe, LA13,073$32,84939%
Source: The West Monroe, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.