Baker employment information

IndexBakerLouisianaNational
Income per capita$21,380$25,515$29,829
Median household income$40,922$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,111$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,907$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$26,684$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$20,112$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate4.4%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level22.7%19.7%15.1%
The Baker, 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 Baker is $21,380, which is 16% lower than than the Louisiana average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,922, which is 10% lower than than the Louisiana average and 26% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Baker is 4%, which is 7% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Baker is 23% which is 50% higher than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,278$40,922$81,844
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.

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  • The income per capita in Baker is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Baker is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Baker is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Baker is 50% higher than the national average.

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Baker median earnings by income bracket

Baker employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.9%0.5%
Manufacturing sector14.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.8%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services14.4%13.7%
Public administration5.7%10.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%6.3%
Education, health & social services12.8%40.3%
Other24.4%20.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Westminster, LA3,103$91,28865%
Shenandoah, LA19,999$86,51156%
Oak Hills Place, LA8,366$83,30651%
Brusly, LA2,675$80,00045%
Zachary, LA16,154$75,47236%
Baker, LA13,754$40,92226%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Olivehurst, CA13,755$43,78121%
Princeton Meadows, NJ13,758$89,34461%
Gardendale, AL13,750$62,66813%
Circleville, OH13,761$40,27627%
Lyndhurst, OH13,736$65,92119%
Baker, LA13,754$40,92226%
Source: The Baker, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).