Bourg employment information

IndexBourgLouisianaNational
Income per capita$24,601$25,515$29,829
Median household income$45,868$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,554$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,000$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$50,406$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$22,864$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level23.8%19.7%15.1%
The Bourg, 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 Bourg is $24,601, which is 4% lower than than the Louisiana average and 18% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $45,868, which is equal to than the Louisiana average and 17% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Bourg is 5%, which is 2% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Bourg is 24% which is 57% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$30,575$45,868$91,736
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 Bourg is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bourg is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bourg is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bourg is 57% higher than the national average.

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Bourg median earnings by income bracket

Bourg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%13.3%
Public administration0.0%6.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%2.4%
Education, health & social services3.1%36.7%
Other43.4%31.1%

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Bayou Blue, LA12,333$56,2112%
Lockport Heights, LA1,367$54,5831%
Bourg, LA2,630$45,86817%

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Geneva, WA2,630$75,20836%
Owensville, MO2,630$32,96940%
Cadiz, KY2,630$32,62541%
Palisade, CO2,630$39,89028%
Perryman, MD2,629$40,93826%
Bourg, LA2,630$45,86817%
Source: The Bourg, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).