Income/capita 57%
Household income 55%
Unemployment 50%
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IndexPort BarreLouisianaNational
Income per capita$12,758$25,515$29,829
Median household income$24,896$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$23,750$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,896$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$31,633$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$14,574$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level37.2%19.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Port Barre is 57% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Port Barre is 55% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Port Barre is 50% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Port Barre is 146% higher than the national average

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      Port Barre employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%3.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.9%
      Wholesale & retail services9.4%12.1%
      Public administration24.2%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.3%72.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cankton, LA778$43,33321.7%
      Lawtell, LA1,352$42,33123.5%
      Sunset, LA2,931$38,87529.7%
      Arnaudville, LA1,337$38,58330.3%
      Leonville, LA880$28,08349.2%
      Port Barre, LA2,030$24,89655.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cordova, AL2,030$20,91762.2%
      Wakarusa, IN2,030$56,0711.4%
      Chevy Chase Village, MD2,030$250,001351.9%
      Great Falls, SC2,030$29,78846.2%
      Brookwood, AL2,029$53,9582.5%
      Port Barre, LA2,030$24,89655.0%
      Source: The Port Barre, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).