Forest Hill employment information

IndexForest HillLouisianaNational
Income per capita$14,807$25,515$29,829
Median household income$26,771$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,136$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,375$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$19,612$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$22,500$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level37.0%19.7%15.1%
The Forest Hill, 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 Forest Hill is $14,807, which is 42% lower than than the Louisiana average and 50% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $26,771, which is 41% lower than than the Louisiana average and 52% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Forest Hill is 5%, which is 1% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Forest Hill is 37% which is 145% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$17,845$26,771$53,542
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.

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  • The income per capita in Forest Hill is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Forest Hill is 52% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Forest Hill is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Forest Hill is 145% higher than the national average.

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Forest Hill median earnings by income bracket

Forest Hill employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector1.6%46.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services31.9%18.3%
Public administration1.1%13.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%7.0%
Education, health & social services4.4%27.0%
Other38.5%31.3%

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Woodworth, LA1,201$61,66711%
McNary, LA153$45,00019%
Turkey Creek, LA379$35,62536%
Glenmora, LA1,231$31,30743%
Lecompte, LA904$24,30656%
Forest Hill, LA829$26,77152%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Great Bend, PA829$36,43834%
Indian Lake, TX829$34,01339%
Merrill, IA829$53,1254%
Bantam, CT829$52,3755%
Raymond, IA829$67,36122%
Forest Hill, LA829$26,77152%
Source: The Forest Hill, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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