Oakdale employment information

IndexOakdaleLouisianaNational
Income per capita$14,958$25,515$29,829
Median household income$31,250$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,016$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,205$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$20,588$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$22,106$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level26.9%19.7%15.1%
The Oakdale, 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 Oakdale is $14,958, which is 41% lower than than the Louisiana average and 50% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $31,250, which is 32% lower than than the Louisiana average and 44% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Oakdale is 2%, which is 46% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Oakdale is 27% which is 78% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$20,831$31,250$62,500
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 Oakdale is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oakdale is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oakdale is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oakdale is 78% higher than the national average.

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Oakdale median earnings by income bracket

Oakdale employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.6%3.5%
Financial & insurance services2.3%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services18.2%17.7%
Public administration9.0%14.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%3.4%
Education, health & social services2.7%32.1%
Other26.2%28.4%

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Pine Prairie, LA1,242$33,75039%
Elizabeth, LA502$33,75039%
Oakdale, LA7,693$31,25044%

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Oakdale, LA7,693$31,25044%
Source: The Oakdale, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).