Morgan City employment information

IndexMorgan CityLouisianaNational
Income per capita$24,505$25,515$29,829
Median household income$42,927$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,897$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,679$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$42,142$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$19,509$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level20.7%19.7%15.1%
The Morgan City, 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 Morgan City is $24,505, which is 4% lower than than the Louisiana average and 18% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $42,927, which is 6% lower than than the Louisiana average and 22% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Morgan City is 6%, which is 30% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Morgan City is 21% which is 37% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$28,615$42,927$85,854
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 Morgan City is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Morgan City is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Morgan City is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Morgan City is 37% higher than the national average.

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Morgan City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.9%2.0%
Manufacturing sector24.3%1.5%
Financial & insurance services0.2%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services10.8%14.0%
Public administration8.0%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%0.3%
Education, health & social services6.3%30.3%
Other29.5%39.7%

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Patterson, LA6,085$41,59125%
Bayou Vista, LA5,164$40,02028%
Morgan City, LA11,936$42,92722%

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Buda, TX11,936$72,02030%
Guymon, OK11,934$53,4863%
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Washington, IN11,941$36,94233%
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Morgan City, LA11,936$42,92722%
Source: The Morgan City, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).