Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexPort SulphurLouisianaNational
Income per capita$21,529$25,515$29,829
Median household income$44,688$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,861$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$6,232$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$43,611$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$16,058$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate7.1%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level31.2%19.7%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Port Sulphur is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Port Sulphur is 19% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Port Sulphur is 53% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Port Sulphur is 107% higher than the national average

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      $29,789 $44,688 $89,376
      $30,431 $45,652 $91,304
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Port Sulphur median earnings by income bracket

      Port Sulphur employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.3%4.3%
      Manufacturing sector11.3%11.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services1.8%1.8%
      Public administration24.4%24.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%8.8%
      Education, health & social services7.7%7.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Buras, LA896$53,0504.1%
      Triumph, LA320$43,80220.8%
      Empire, LA1,124$27,70849.9%
      Pointe a la Hache, LA360$11,73378.8%
      Port Sulphur, LA2,174$44,68819.2%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Ester, AK2,174$66,68320.5%
      Earle, AR2,174$37,18832.8%
      Lake Hamilton, AR2,174$45,83317.2%
      Horse Shoe, NC2,174$69,46425.6%
      Commercial Point, OH2,174$79,31843.4%
      Port Sulphur, LA2,174$44,68819.2%
      Source: The Port Sulphur, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).