Kentwood employment information

IndexKentwoodLouisianaNational
Income per capita$12,579$25,515$29,829
Median household income$17,387$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$25,885$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$13,906$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$0$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$16,181$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate10.4%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level50.9%19.7%15.1%
The Kentwood, 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 Kentwood is $12,579, which is 51% lower than than the Louisiana average and 58% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $17,387, which is 62% lower than than the Louisiana average and 69% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Kentwood is 10%, which is 123% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Kentwood is 51% which is 237% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$11,590$17,387$34,774
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 Kentwood is 58% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Kentwood is 69% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Kentwood is 123% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Kentwood is 237% higher than the national average.

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Kentwood employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector32.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services15.9%33.1%
Public administration0.8%3.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%1.0%
Education, health & social services16.7%39.3%
Other14.0%22.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Amite City, LA4,321$45,96317%
Greensburg, LA780$32,03142%
Tangipahoa, LA794$27,40450%
Roseland, LA1,031$26,74152%
Osyka, MS420$23,75057%
Kentwood, LA2,379$17,38769%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Clay, PA2,379$63,34615%
Old Orchard, PA2,378$72,80032%
Breckinridge Center, KY2,378$27,35651%
Cabool, MO2,381$21,00062%
Ross, CA2,381$199,107260%
Kentwood, LA2,379$17,38769%
Source: The Kentwood, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).