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Income/capita 49%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 71%
IndexPontchartrain ParkNew OrleansLouisiana
Income per capita$15,200$28,444$25,515
Median household income$38,039$37,488$45,652
Median income owner occupied$0$59,539$59,392
Median income renter occupied$0$24,961$27,113
Median earnings male$16,250$32,100$38,087
Median earnings female$21,196$25,676$22,909
Unemployment rate8.0%6.0%4.6%
Poverty leveln/a26.2%19.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pontchartrain Park is 49% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pontchartrain Park is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pontchartrain Park is 71% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pontchartrain Park is equal to the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $24,989$37,488$74,976
      City
      $30,431$45,652$91,304
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Pontchartrain Park median earnings by income bracket

      Pontchartrain Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%7.9%
      Wholesale & retail services10.4%17.9%
      Public administration8.2%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.0%1.7%
      Education, health & social services5.9%43.1%
      Other54.0%25.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,125$75,78137%
      Eden Isle, LA7,373$70,84528%
      Meraux, LA6,787$67,02821%
      River Ridge, LA13,706$63,63615%
      Harahan, LA9,321$59,3977%
      New Orleans, LA382,922$37,48832%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Arlington, TX383,899$53,5743%
      Wichita, KS388,033$46,77515%
      Cleveland, OH389,165$26,58352%
      Bakersfield, CA367,555$58,6696%
      Tulsa, OK399,906$43,04522%
      New Orleans, LA382,922$37,48832%
      Source: The Pontchartrain Park, New Orleans, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).