Parks employment information

IndexParksLouisianaNational
Income per capita$23,750$25,515$29,829
Median household income$41,875$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,375$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,545$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$28,250$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$24,167$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level11.9%19.7%15.1%
The Parks, 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 Parks is $23,750, which is 7% lower than than the Louisiana average and 20% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,875, which is 8% lower than than the Louisiana average and 24% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Parks is 2%, which is 63% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Parks is 12% which is 21% lower than than the national average.

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$27,913$41,875$83,750
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 Parks is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Parks is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Parks is 63% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Parks is 21% lower than the national average.

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Parks median earnings by income bracket

Parks employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.0%3.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.5%
Wholesale & retail services5.7%13.0%
Public administration6.1%10.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%1.1%
Education, health & social services14.6%50.6%
Other45.8%18.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Youngsville, LA10,878$94,56471%
Milton, LA3,027$83,31151%
Broussard, LA10,221$71,25029%
Cecilia, LA1,674$63,63315%
Cade, LA1,703$55,9071%
Parks, LA836$41,87524%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cobb Island, MD836$0100%
Buffalo Soapstone, AK836$67,32122%
Americus, KS836$44,25020%
Menan, ID836$48,57112%
Gainesboro, TN836$22,78859%
Parks, LA836$41,87524%
Source: The Parks, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).