Harahan employment information

IndexHarahanLouisianaNational
Income per capita$34,527$25,515$29,829
Median household income$59,397$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$72,417$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,295$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$42,857$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$31,250$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%19.7%15.1%
The Harahan, 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 Harahan is $34,527, which is 35% higher than than the Louisiana average and 16% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $59,397, which is 30% higher than than the Louisiana average and 7% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Harahan is 1%, which is 70% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Harahan is 9% which is 41% lower than than the national average.
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$Input your household income
$39,594$59,397$118,794
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 Harahan is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Harahan is 7% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Harahan is 70% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Harahan is 41% lower than the national average.

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Harahan median earnings by income bracket

Harahan employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.6%2.2%
Manufacturing sector10.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.3%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services17.7%19.1%
Public administration1.6%6.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%4.7%
Education, health & social services10.5%33.2%
Other25.7%25.4%

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%
Harahan, LA9,321$59,3977%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Columbia City, IN9,324$43,16022%
Springfield, FL9,318$35,44836%
Walnut Grove, WA9,324$60,1669%
Louisville, OH9,318$54,0872%
The Village, OK9,310$50,0869%
Harahan, LA9,321$59,3977%
Source: The Harahan, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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