Lecompte employment information

IndexLecompteLouisianaNational
Income per capita$15,764$25,515$29,829
Median household income$24,306$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,583$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,132$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$27,885$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$19,286$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level15.9%19.7%15.1%
The Lecompte, 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 Lecompte is $15,764, which is 38% lower than than the Louisiana average and 47% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $24,306, which is 47% lower than than the Louisiana average and 56% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lecompte is 4%, which is 13% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lecompte is 16% which is 5% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$16,202$24,306$48,612
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 Lecompte is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lecompte is 56% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lecompte is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lecompte is 5% higher than the national average.

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Lecompte median earnings by income bracket

Lecompte employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector4.8%2.9%
Financial & insurance services5.4%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services22.6%8.0%
Public administration3.2%18.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.2%5.8%
Education, health & social services22.6%47.4%
Other31.2%20.4%

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Lecompte, LA904$24,30656%

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Hobson City, AL904$28,12549%
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Lecompte, LA904$24,30656%
Source: The Lecompte, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).