Bridge City employment information

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%
The Bridge City, 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 Bridge City is $16,994, which is 33% lower than than the Louisiana average and 43% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $30,555, which is 33% lower than than the Louisiana average and 45% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Bridge City is 7%, which is 50% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Bridge City is 27% which is 77% higher than than the national average.

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
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 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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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%

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Bridge City, LA6,663$30,55545%

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Source: The Bridge City, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).