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Income/capita 43%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 50%
IndexBridge CityLouisianaNational
Income per capita$16,994$25,515$29,829
Median household income$30,555$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,625$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,074$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$28,594$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$18,157$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate7.0%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level26.7%19.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bridge City is 43% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bridge City is 45% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bridge City is 50% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bridge City is 77% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,367$30,555$61,110
      City
      $30,431$45,652$91,304
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Bridge City median earnings by income bracket

      Bridge City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.6%2.9%
      Manufacturing sector16.0%3.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.5%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services17.0%23.4%
      Public administration1.4%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.7%4.5%
      Education, health & social services4.9%28.0%
      Other28.0%31.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Destrehan, LA11,211$84,04452%
      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,125$75,78137%
      Luling, LA12,855$68,59424%
      Meraux, LA6,787$67,02821%
      Ama, LA1,349$66,09419%
      Bridge City, LA6,663$30,55545%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Skowhegan, ME6,662$29,22047%
      Noble, OK6,664$53,6723%
      Rancho Calaveras, CA6,661$54,5221%
      Fircrest, WA6,660$69,27825%
      Inniswold, LA6,660$72,34631%
      Bridge City, LA6,663$30,55545%
      Source: The Bridge City, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).