Hessmer employment information

IndexHessmerLouisianaNational
Income per capita$22,622$25,515$29,829
Median household income$25,536$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,308$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,806$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$34,115$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$21,129$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level19.8%19.7%15.1%
The Hessmer, 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 Hessmer is $22,622, which is 11% lower than than the Louisiana average and 24% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $25,536, which is 44% lower than than the Louisiana average and 54% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Hessmer is 4%, which is 22% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Hessmer is 20% which is 31% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$17,022$25,536$51,072
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 Hessmer is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hessmer is 54% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hessmer is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hessmer is 31% higher than the national average.

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Hessmer median earnings by income bracket

Hessmer employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.7%8.8%
Wholesale & retail services6.5%14.3%
Public administration10.6%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services1.9%44.2%
Other33.3%28.6%

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Hessmer, LA831$25,53654%

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Hoagland, IN831$43,21422%
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Millerton, NY830$51,2507%
Curtis, NE830$43,26922%
Hessmer, LA831$25,53654%
Source: The Hessmer, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).