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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Washington County is $17,459, which is lower than the state average of $24,775 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Washington County median household income is $31,750, which has grown by 30.85% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.15% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Washington County residents spend 30.4 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 24.5 minutes and is higher 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, #60

Washington County
17,459 USD
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

Washington County
23,445 USD
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
Washington County
30,994 USD
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
Washington County
17,964 USD
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, #57
Washington County
31,750 USD
Louisiana
44,991 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Washington County
44,959 USD
Louisiana
63,565 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #46
Washington County
30.85%
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
 Washington CountyLouisianaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income8.73%$9,251, see rank15.85%$16,81221.11%$16,919
Social Security Income38.31%$14,829, see rank28.88%$15,67429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.72%$2,191, see rank1.52%$3,0262.82%$3,720
Retirement Income18.13%$17,341, see rank16.02%$21,30617.85%$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
Washington County
41,390 USD
Louisiana
56,755 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Washington County
55,094 USD
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

 Washington CountyLouisianaU.S.
White$35,088, see rank$54,727$56,900
Black$21,508, see rank$28,116$35,600
Hispanic$61,250, see rank$44,481$42,396
Asian$9,070, see rank$53,586$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$16,490, see rank$41,408$37,170
One Race, Other$35,670, see rank$40,149$40,300
Two or More Races$85,313, see rank$37,307$47,621

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

Median Household Income by Age

 Washington CountyLouisianaU.S.
less than 25$21,991, see rank$22,089$25,788
25 to 44$37,310, see rank$51,117$58,398
45 to 64$33,063, see rank$53,475$65,027
65 or over$25,231, see rank$31,890$37,945

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

Employment Status

 Washington CountyLouisianaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over36,605, see rank3,610,029248,775,628
Male117,694, 48.34%, see rank48.33%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:29,016, 50.96%, see rank66.11%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces216, 0.09%, see rank0.75%0.73%
Male, Civilian29,000, 50.86%, see rank65.37%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed37,564, 84.04%, see rank91.24%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed31,436, 15.96%, see rank8.76%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force28,678, 49.04%, see rank33.89%30.72%
Female118,911, 51.66%, see rank51.67%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:29,231, 48.81%, see rank56.47%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.10%0.11%
Female, Civilian29,231, 48.81%, see rank56.38%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed37,726, 83.70%, see rank91.46%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed31,505, 16.30%, see rank8.54%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force29,680, 51.19%, see rank43.53%41.21%
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

 Washington CountyLouisianaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over14,754, 100%1,970,623141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone12,021, 81.48%, see rank82.15%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled1,749, 11.85%, see rank10.15%9.59%
Public Transportation35, 0.24%, see rank1.34%5.06%
Walked247, 1.67%, see rank1.91%2.78%
Other Means286, 1.94%, see rank2.12%1.79%
Worked at Home416, 2.82%, see rank2.33%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Washington County
30.4 minutes
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
 Washington CountyLouisianaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over15,2902,002,410143,435,233
Male17,564, 49.47%, see rank51.97%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,403, 18.55%, see rank27.14%33.12%
Service Occupations21,150, 15.20%, see rank14.86%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2882, 11.66%, see rank14.95%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2108, 1.43%, see rank1.09%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations21,504, 19.88%, see rank14.25%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,961, 25.93%, see rank20.37%17.94%
Female17,726, 50.53%, see rank48.03%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations22,647, 34.26%, see rank37.06%40.04%
Service Occupations22,109, 27.30%, see rank23.87%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations22,502, 32.38%, see rank34.27%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations219, 0.25%, see rank0.16%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations211, 0.14%, see rank0.41%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2394, 5.10%, see rank3.93%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Washington CountyLouisianaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over15,290, 100%2,002,410143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining894, 5.85%, see rank4.76%1.96%
Construction1,041, 6.81%, see rank8.05%6.17%
Manufacturing1,191, 7.79%, see rank8.01%10.43%
Wholesale Trade291, 1.90%, see rank2.61%2.75%
Retail Trade1,980, 12.95%, see rank11.68%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities1,001, 6.55%, see rank5.26%4.93%
Information95, 0.62%, see rank1.55%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing644, 4.21%, see rank5.18%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
1,021, 6.68%, see rank8.60%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance4,203, 27.49%, see rank23.35%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
1,065, 6.97%, see rank10.15%9.49%
Public Administration1,124, 7.35%, see rank5.62%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration740, 4.84%, see rank5.17%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Washington County%LouisianaU.S.
Population in Poverty11,61525.86%, see rank19.56%15.59%
Family in Poverty2,44320.75%, see rank15.12%11.47%

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


 
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