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Income/capita 41%
Household income 58%
Unemployment 69%
IndexArcadiaLouisianaNational
Income per capita$17,611$25,515$29,829
Median household income$23,224$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,000$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,805$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$31,121$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$16,069$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate7.9%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level44.1%19.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Arcadia is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Arcadia is 58% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Arcadia is 69% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Arcadia is 192% higher than the national average

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      $15,481$23,224$46,448
      City
      $30,431$45,652$91,304
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Arcadia median earnings by income bracket

      Arcadia employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector19.4%2.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services10.5%8.4%
      Public administration6.9%7.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services20.2%46.7%
      Other24.5%18.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Quitman, LA156$53,7503%
      Bienville, LA188$40,87526%
      Simsboro, LA1,153$40,83326%
      Athens, LA276$38,33331%
      Gibsland, LA956$30,10446%
      Arcadia, LA2,893$23,22458%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Central City, NE2,892$40,63827%
      Northlake, TX2,894$64,29316%
      Central Heights-Midland City, AZ2,891$37,17333%
      Superior, AZ2,895$40,08928%
      Montara, CA2,895$101,41083%
      Arcadia, LA2,893$23,22458%
      Source: The Arcadia, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).