Buras employment information

IndexBurasLouisianaNational
Income per capita$24,548$25,515$29,829
Median household income$49,458$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,000$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$67,574$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$52,897$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$12,243$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate0.4%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level13.8%19.7%15.1%
The Buras, 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 Buras is $24,548, which is 4% lower than than the Louisiana average and 18% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $49,458, which is 8% higher than than the Louisiana average and 11% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Buras is 0%, which is 91% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Buras is 14% which is 8% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$32,968$49,458$98,916
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 Buras is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Buras is 11% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Buras is 91% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Buras is 8% lower than the national average.

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Buras median earnings by income bracket

Buras employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry28.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector2.5%17.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services5.7%11.9%
Public administration2.5%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.0%3.5%
Education, health & social services1.8%26.9%
Other47.0%57.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Venice, LA214$48,75012%
Port Sulphur, LA2,041$30,79944%
Triumph, LA261$30,44645%
Boothville, LA902$29,79846%
Empire, LA926$22,81359%
Buras, LA1,003$49,45811%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cedar Ridge, CA1,003$55,6621%
Mount Olive, MS1,003$31,77143%
Walnut Grove, TN1,003$59,5008%
Grapeview, WA1,003$66,25020%
Boyceville, WI1,003$38,18831%
Buras, LA1,003$49,45811%
Source: The Buras, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).