Delta employment information

IndexDeltaLouisianaNational
Income per capita$14,829$25,515$29,829
Median household income$21,875$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$24,063$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,886$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$29,792$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$21,607$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate13.7%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level36.8%19.7%15.1%
The Delta, 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 Delta is $14,829, which is 42% lower than than the Louisiana average and 50% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $21,875, which is 52% lower than than the Louisiana average and 60% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Delta is 14%, which is 195% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Delta is 37% which is 143% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$14,581$21,875$43,750
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 Delta is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Delta is 60% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Delta is 195% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Delta is 143% higher than the national average.

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Delta median earnings by income bracket

Delta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry30.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector15.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services33.3%0.0%
Public administration17.9%13.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%5.6%
Education, health & social services0.0%22.2%
Other2.6%58.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Richmond, LA506$46,66716%
Beechwood, MS4,365$45,61718%
Vicksburg, MS23,320$28,36749%
Tallulah, LA7,144$24,09456%
Mound, LA4$0100%
Delta, LA245$21,87560%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Carl, GA245$44,50020%
Dyer, NV245$32,16742%
Landisburg, PA245$44,64319%
Hancocks Bridge, NJ245$85,78155%
Lumber City, PA245$0100%
Delta, LA245$21,87560%
Source: The Delta, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).