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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cameron Parish
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 7,551 100.0     Households 3,592 100.0
In labor force 4,384 58.1   Less than $10,000 414 11.5
     Civilian labor force 4,384 58.1   $10,000 to $14,999 284 7.9
          Employed 4,184 55.4   $15,000 to $24,999 669 18.6
          Unemployed 200 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 464 12.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 617 17.2
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 711 19.8
Not in labor force 3,167 41.9   $75,000 to $99,999 274 7.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 108 3.0
   Females 16 years and over 3,843 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 20 0.6
In labor force 1,885 49.1   $200,000 or more 31 0.9
     Civilian labor force 1,885 49.1   Median household income (dollars) 34,232 (X)
          Employed 1,810 47.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 696 100.0   With earnings 2,895 80.6
All parents in family in labor force 377 54.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,770 (X)
        With Social Security income 917 25.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,796 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,071 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 155 4.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,251 79.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,817 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 578 14.2   With public assistance income 53 1.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 5 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,508 (X)
Walked 57 1.4   With retirement income 474 13.2
Other means 56 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,819 (X)
Worked at home 124 3.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.3 (X)        
          Families 2,703 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,184 100.0   Less than $10,000 149 5.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 138 5.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 772 18.5   $15,000 to $24,999 519 19.2
Service occupations 718 17.2   $25,000 to $34,999 366 13.5
Sales and office occupations 954 22.8    $35,000 to $49,999 492 18.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 199 4.8   $50,000 to $74,999 650 24.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 594 14.2   $75,000 to $99,999 258 9.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 947 22.6   $100,000 to $149,999 85 3.1
        150,000 to $199,999 20 0.7
        $200,000 or more 26 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 39,663 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 696 16.6   Per capita income (dollars) 15,348 (X)
Construction 470 11.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 295 7.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,167 (X)
Wholesale trade 143 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,113 (X)
Retail trade 426 10.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 396 9.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 52 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 155 3.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 206 4.9     Families 247 9.1
Educational, health and social services 677 16.2   With related children under 18 years 146 9.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 269 6.4        With related children under 5 years 59 11.4
Other services (except public administration) 213 5.1        
Public administration 186 4.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 80 22.7
        With related children under 18 years 59 25.3
             With related children under 5 years 16 20.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,220 12.3
Private wage and salary workers 2,995 71.6   18 years and over 856 12.0
Government workers 705 16.8        65 years and over 153 14.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 470 11.2   Related children under 18 years 364 13.1
Unpaid family workers 14 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 293 13.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 375 32.4
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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