The map below shows median household income in Louisiana by area. Areas in the top 1% of earnings are in purple, high-earning areas are in green, and low-earning areas are in red.

Louisiana map of rich and poor neighborhoods by household income

Household Income Key

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The median household income in Louisiana is $56,192. This means Louisiana income is much lower than the median income in the United States, with state household incomes in the 13th percentile. Education is usually most correlated with income, and in Louisiana 24% of adults have bachelor’s degrees or higher versus 31% nationwide. 86% of states might have higher incomes, and 12% of locations would have lower household income. Compared to nearby states family and household incomes are lower. Median income ranges from a low of $8,800 to a high of $246,508 in some neighborhoods.

Higher income areas are typically found in the east parts of the state, and lower income areas are in the northeast areas.

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