Houma Jobs

  • Infantryman - Management Training - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Houma, LA

    Discipline. Loyalty. Experience. Every employer wants someone with these qualities because these are the people who become leaders. And those are exactly the qualities you'll...

    from Army National Guard - 6 days ago
  • New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405

    Swift Transportation - Houma, LA

    Earn Your CDL Class A License and Get On The Road to a Successful Truck Driving Career! Paid While Training With Mentor and No Money Down or Credit Check Jumpstart your trucking...

    from Swift Transportation - 3 days ago
  • Seasonal Team Member

    Target Brands - Houma, LA

    Description: An inclusive, energetic culture. Incredible opportunity. A community-focused company. And one of the most powerful brands in the world. You can expect a lot from a...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 2 days ago
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Houma, Louisiana

The city of Houma is the parish seat of Terrebonne Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana and the hub of a metropolitan area of over 200,000 residents. The city's powers of government have been absorbed by the parish, which is now run by the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government. The population was 32,393 at the 2000 census. There are many unincorporated areas adjacent to the city of Houma; the largest, Bayou Cane, is an urbanized area commonly referred to by locals as Houma but is not included in the 2000 census count, and is in fact a separate census-designated place. For this reason the actual population of the Houma area is estimated to be significantly greater than the census figure.

Houma Careers

Among the most common occupations in Houma are Sales and office occupations, 27%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 14%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Houma, Louisiana work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Houma Industries

The leading industries in Houma, Louisiana are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Retail trade, 12%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 9%. Simply Hired's Houma job listings indicate that the following industries in Houma are hiring the most workers:

Houma Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Houma, Louisiana is $29,050, and the median income of households in Houma was $34,471.
 

Average Salaries in Houma, LA

Houma, LA

$29,000
 

According to our Houma Trends data, the number of Houma, Louisiana jobs has decreased by 3% since October 2013.
Houma job trends

Houma Employment Statistics

Population of Houma
Total population 32,393
Male 48.68%
Female 51.32%
Median age 34.3
  
Houma Housing
Owner-occupied homes 67.7%
Median cost of a home $82,000
Median mortgage payment $590
Renter-occupied homes 32.3%
Vacant housing 7.0%
Median monthly rent $417
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $35,897
Median for all female full-time $22,202
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 16%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 13%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17%
High school graduate 34%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 4%
  
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 49%
Separated 3%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 69%
Black or African American 27%
Asian 1%
Other 4%
  
Houma Commute
Carpool 12.7%
Public transportation 1.6%
Average travel time 22 minutes
  

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