Fort Polk South employment information

IndexFort Polk SouthLouisianaNational
Income per capita$16,875$25,515$29,829
Median household income$43,680$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,750$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$30,574$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$20,237$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level14.5%19.7%15.1%
The Fort Polk South, 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 Fort Polk South is $16,875, which is 34% lower than than the Louisiana average and 43% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $43,680, which is 4% lower than than the Louisiana average and 21% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Fort Polk South is 2%, which is 51% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Fort Polk South is 14% which is 4% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$29,117$43,680$87,360
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 Fort Polk South is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Polk South is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Polk South is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Polk South is 4% lower than the national average.

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Fort Polk South median earnings by income bracket

Fort Polk South employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector1.0%0.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.6%
Wholesale & retail services3.1%15.5%
Public administration65.5%18.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.6%3.0%
Education, health & social services9.0%35.7%
Other9.9%20.0%

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Anacoco, LA1,040$60,3139%
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New Llano, LA2,432$44,37520%
DeRidder, LA10,918$41,66725%
Fort Polk South, LA9,219$43,68021%

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Fort Polk South, LA9,219$43,68021%
Source: The Fort Polk South, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).