Income/capita 9%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 39%
Income per capita$27,074$31,502$29,829
Median household income$63,472$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,472$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,750$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$0$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level14.9%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in LaPlace is 9% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in LaPlace is 15% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in LaPlace is 39% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in LaPlace is 1% lower than the national average

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      LaPlace employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%15.6%
      Public administration0.0%13.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities25.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services11.1%17.8%

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      Cisco, IL240$60,78110%
      LaPlace, IL161$63,47215%

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      LaPlace, IL161$63,47215%
      Source: The LaPlace, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).