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Income/capita 48%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 57%
IndexElmwoodLouisianaNational
Income per capita$44,145$25,515$29,829
Median household income$59,037$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,625$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$56,474$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$52,500$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$36,592$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level8.5%19.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Elmwood is 48% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Elmwood is 7% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Elmwood is 57% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Elmwood is 44% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $39,354$59,037$118,074
      City
      $30,431$45,652$91,304
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Elmwood median earnings by income bracket

      Elmwood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.7%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector8.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.5%6.4%
      Wholesale & retail services12.2%17.6%
      Public administration5.2%6.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.1%1.2%
      Education, health & social services18.2%34.2%
      Other34.7%24.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bayou Gauche, LA2,179$85,39854%
      Destrehan, LA11,211$84,04452%
      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,125$75,78137%
      Luling, LA12,855$68,59424%
      Ama, LA1,349$66,09419%
      Elmwood, LA4,658$59,0377%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Palacios, TX4,659$32,39441%
      DeWitt, MI4,657$87,23058%
      Luverne, MN4,660$49,66210%
      Perezville, TX4,655$30,49445%
      Tice, FL4,661$28,55448%
      Elmwood, LA4,658$59,0377%
      Source: The Elmwood, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).