Seventh Ward employment information

IndexSeventh WardNew OrleansLouisiana
Income per capita$16,327$28,444$25,515
Median household income$21,520$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$26,441$32,100$38,087
Median earnings female$19,479$25,676$22,909
Unemployment rate9.1%6.0%4.6%
Poverty leveln/a26.2%19.7%
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  • The income per capita in Seventh Ward is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Seventh Ward is 61% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Seventh Ward is 96% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Seventh Ward is equal to the national average.

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      Seventh Ward median earnings by income bracket

      Seventh Ward employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.2%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector3.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%0.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%17.3%
      Public administration2.2%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.1%3.1%
      Education, health & social services6.2%30.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,125$75,78137%
      Meraux, LA6,787$67,02821%
      Ama, LA1,349$66,09419%
      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 Seventh Ward, New Orleans, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).