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Ponchatoula Jobs Overview

1,924
Job Openings
5.2%
Unemployment Rate
$43,700
Median Base Salary
7.1k
Population

Ponchatoula has the 3068th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Ponchatoula is part of the Baton Rouge metro area. Unemployment in the Baton Rouge area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Baton Rouge has the 58th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Ponchatoula is below average at $43,700, and the median cost of a home in Ponchatoula is $146,400, which is below the national average. 20% of workers in Ponchatoula hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 84% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Ponchatoula. 79% of Ponchatoula workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 12% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Ponchatoula spend an average of 24 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.