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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Louisiana is $24,775, which is lower than the national average of $28,555. Louisiana median household income is $44,991, which has grown by 38.15% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Louisiana residents spend 24.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #41

Louisiana
24,775 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Louisiana
28,948 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Louisiana
37,322 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Louisiana
22,260 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #44
Louisiana
44,991 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Louisiana
63,565 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #11
Louisiana
38.15%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 LouisianaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income15.85%$16,812, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income28.88%$15,674, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.52%$3,026, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income16.02%$21,306, see rank17.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Louisiana
56,755 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Louisiana
75,064 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 LouisianaU.S.
White$54,727, see rank$56,900
Black$28,116, see rank$35,600
Hispanic$44,481, see rank$42,396
Asian$53,586, see rank$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$41,408, see rank$37,170
Hawaiian Native$64,119, see rank$53,370
One Race, Other$40,149, see rank$40,300
Two or More Races$37,307, see rank$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 LouisianaU.S.
less than 25$22,089, see rank$25,788
25 to 44$51,117, see rank$58,398
45 to 64$53,475, see rank$65,027
65 or over$31,890, see rank$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Louisiana%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over3,610,029 see rank248,775,628
Male11,744,86048.33%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:21,153,59766.11%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces213,0430.75%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian21,140,55465.37%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed31,040,68491.24%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed399,8708.76%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2591,26333.89%, see rank30.72%
Female11,865,16951.67%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:21,053,33156.47%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces21,8310.10%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian21,051,50056.38%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3961,72691.46%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed389,7748.54%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2811,83843.53%, see rank41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Louisiana%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over1,970,623100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone1,618,83482.15%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled200,08310.15%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation26,4851.34%, see rank5.06%
Walked37,5571.91%, see rank2.78%
Other Means41,7462.12%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home45,9182.33%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Louisiana
24.5 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Louisiana%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,002,410-143,435,233
Male11,040,68451.97%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2282,46227.14%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations2154,62314.86%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2155,58414.95%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations211,3811.09%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2148,34714.25%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2211,99320.37%, see rank17.94%
Female1961,72648.03%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2356,44137.06%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations2229,54623.87%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2329,58534.27%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations21,5290.16%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations23,9610.41%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations237,8063.93%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Louisiana%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,002,410100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining95,2704.76%, see rank1.96%
Construction161,2018.05%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing160,4288.01%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade52,3422.61%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade233,98111.68%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities105,2635.26%, see rank4.93%
Information31,0771.55%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing103,8085.18%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
172,1828.60%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance467,62023.35%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
203,25510.15%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration112,5065.62%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration103,4775.17%, see rank4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Louisiana%U.S.
Population in Poverty874,63819.56%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty171,37715.12%, see rank11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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