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Income/capita 30%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 14%
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IndexTerrytownLouisianaNational
Income per capita$20,737$25,515$29,829
Median household income$41,794$45,652$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,637$59,392$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,147$27,113$35,192
Median earnings male$27,186$38,087$36,919
Median earnings female$21,623$22,909$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level25.7%19.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Terrytown is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Terrytown is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Terrytown is 14% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Terrytown is 70% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,859$41,794$83,588
      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.

      Terrytown median earnings by income bracket

      Terrytown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.9%3.7%
      Manufacturing sector7.0%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services10.1%12.1%
      Public administration4.6%5.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.4%4.0%
      Education, health & social services4.8%30.6%
      Other34.6%35.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,125$75,78137.0%
      Meraux, LA6,787$67,02821.2%
      River Ridge, LA13,706$63,63615.0%
      Harahan, LA9,321$59,3977.4%
      Elmwood, LA4,658$59,0376.7%
      Terrytown, LA24,959$41,79424.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hazleton, PA24,954$32,46041.3%
      Paris, TX24,936$32,75540.8%
      Colleyville, TX24,982$162,183193.2%
      Hastings, NE24,983$46,90315.2%
      White Bear Lake, MN24,992$63,91615.5%
      Terrytown, LA24,959$41,79424.5%
      Source: The Terrytown, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).