Gonzales employment information

IndexGonzalesLouisianaNational
Income per capita$27,849$25,515$29,829
Median household income$57,045$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,941$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,409$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$37,273$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$21,870$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level15.5%19.7%15.1%
The Gonzales, 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 Gonzales is $27,849, which is 9% higher than than the Louisiana average and 7% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $57,045, which is 25% higher than than the Louisiana average and 3% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Gonzales is 4%, which is 12% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Gonzales is 15% which is 2% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$38,026$57,045$114,090
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 Gonzales is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gonzales is 3% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gonzales is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gonzales is 2% higher than the national average.

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Gonzales employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.1%1.8%
Manufacturing sector21.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.9%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services13.1%17.7%
Public administration5.2%5.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%5.4%
Education, health & social services3.5%38.6%
Other30.6%14.3%

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Westminster, LA3,103$91,28865%
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Oak Hills Place, LA8,366$83,30651%
Hester, LA373$77,18840%
Gonzales, LA10,492$57,0453%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Vermilion, OH10,491$51,1088%
Belmont, NC10,494$60,3149%
Arizona City, AZ10,489$41,77624%
Big Rapids, MI10,495$24,52456%
Satellite Beach, FL10,495$63,17014%
Gonzales, LA10,492$57,0453%
Source: The Gonzales, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).