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Income/capita 1%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 49%
IndexBelle ChasseLouisianaNational
Income per capita$29,650$25,515$29,829
Median household income$57,234$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$82,361$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$45,870$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$46,100$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$26,772$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level8.0%19.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Belle Chasse is 1% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Belle Chasse is 3% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Belle Chasse is 49% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Belle Chasse is 47% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $38,152$57,234$114,468
      City
      $30,431$45,652$91,304
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Belle Chasse median earnings by income bracket

      Belle Chasse employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.8%3.7%
      Manufacturing sector14.9%3.1%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%5.9%
      Wholesale & retail services8.0%9.8%
      Public administration14.7%6.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.8%4.0%
      Education, health & social services3.5%31.4%
      Other31.7%35.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,125$75,78137%
      Meraux, LA6,787$67,02821%
      River Ridge, LA13,706$63,63615%
      Harahan, LA9,321$59,3977%
      Elmwood, LA4,658$59,0377%
      Belle Chasse, LA13,709$57,2343%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      River Ridge, LA13,706$63,63615%
      Teays Valley, WV13,706$73,84633%
      Ephrata, PA13,714$50,3039%
      Livingston, CA13,703$55,2260%
      Hockessin, DE13,702$117,346112%
      Belle Chasse, LA13,709$57,2343%
      Source: The Belle Chasse, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).