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Income/capita 18%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 16%
IndexMerauxLouisianaNational
Income per capita$24,541$25,515$29,829
Median household income$67,028$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,651$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,462$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$42,330$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$29,286$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level8.8%19.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Meraux is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Meraux is 21% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Meraux is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Meraux is 42% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $44,680$67,028$134,056
      City
      $30,431$45,652$91,304
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Meraux median earnings by income bracket

      Meraux employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry30.0%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector15.0%2.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.2%
      Wholesale & retail services12.4%9.8%
      Public administration7.3%6.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%5.3%
      Education, health & social services3.2%43.1%
      Other20.6%24.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,125$75,78137%
      Belle Chasse, LA13,709$57,2343%
      Estelle, LA15,856$56,6002%
      Timberlane, LA10,596$53,8913%
      Jean Lafitte, LA1,888$53,4383%
      Meraux, LA6,787$67,02821%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Nyack, NY6,788$63,59615%
      Aspen, CO6,788$67,77623%
      Portage Lakes, OH6,785$54,3482%
      Hamilton, AL6,784$37,39132%
      Mount Ivy, NY6,792$70,66528%
      Meraux, LA6,787$67,02821%
      Source: The Meraux, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).