Louisiana Income and Careers
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.
Per Capita Income, #41
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #44
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||15.85%||$16,812, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||28.88%||$15,674, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||1.52%||$3,026, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||16.02%||$21,306, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|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
|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.
|Population 16 Years and Over||3,610,029||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||1,744,860||48.33%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||1,153,597||66.11%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||13,043||0.75%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||1,140,554||65.37%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||1,040,684||91.24%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||99,870||8.76%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||591,263||33.89%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||1,865,169||51.67%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||1,053,331||56.47%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||1,831||0.10%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||1,051,500||56.38%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||961,726||91.46%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||89,774||8.54%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||811,838||43.53%, see rank||41.21%|
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
|Workers 16 Years and Over||1,970,623||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||1,618,834||82.15%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||200,083||10.15%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||26,485||1.34%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||37,557||1.91%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||41,746||2.12%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||45,918||2.33%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||2,002,410||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||1,040,684||51.97%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||282,462||27.14%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||154,623||14.86%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||155,584||14.95%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||11,381||1.09%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||148,347||14.25%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||211,993||20.37%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||961,726||48.03%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||356,441||37.06%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||229,546||23.87%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||329,585||34.27%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||1,529||0.16%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||3,961||0.41%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||37,806||3.93%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||2,002,410||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||95,270||4.76%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||161,201||8.05%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||160,428||8.01%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||52,342||2.61%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||233,981||11.68%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||105,263||5.26%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||31,077||1.55%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||103,808||5.18%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|172,182||8.60%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||467,620||23.35%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|203,255||10.15%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||112,506||5.62%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||103,477||5.17%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||874,638||19.56%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||171,377||15.12%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.