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Income/capita 67%
Household income 55%
Unemployment 152%
IndexMamouLouisianaNational
Income per capita$9,991$25,515$29,829
Median household income$25,096$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$26,645$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,011$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$17,292$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$6,844$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate11.8%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level47.6%19.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mamou is 67% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mamou is 55% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mamou is 152% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mamou is 215% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $16,728$25,096$50,192
      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.

      Mamou median earnings by income bracket

      Mamou employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.9%6.2%
      Manufacturing sector4.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services28.9%11.6%
      Public administration3.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%3.8%
      Education, health & social services0.0%54.1%
      Other29.9%5.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Reddell, LA781$46,45816%
      Lawtell, LA1,352$42,33123%
      Pine Prairie, LA1,242$33,75039%
      Oakdale, LA7,693$31,25044%
      Basile, LA1,833$29,30647%
      Mamou, LA3,203$25,09655%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dundee, OR3,203$67,19421%
      West Wyomissing, PA3,203$60,74610%
      Biscayne Park, FL3,203$61,66711%
      Nyssa, OR3,202$42,05124%
      Hyde Park, PA3,202$52,7595%
      Mamou, LA3,203$25,09655%
      Source: The Mamou, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).