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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: East Baton Rouge 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 318,021 100.0     Households 156,521 100.0
In labor force 205,905 64.7   Less than $10,000 20,620 13.2
     Civilian labor force 205,656 64.7   $10,000 to $14,999 11,437 7.3
          Employed 192,715 60.6   $15,000 to $24,999 22,056 14.1
          Unemployed 12,941 4.1   $25,000 to $34,999 19,790 12.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 23,614 15.1
     Armed Forces 249 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 26,748 17.1
Not in labor force 112,116 35.3   $75,000 to $99,999 15,161 9.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 11,158 7.1
   Females 16 years and over 168,612 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 2,900 1.9
In labor force 99,978 59.3   $200,000 or more 3,037 1.9
     Civilian labor force 99,957 59.3   Median household income (dollars) 37,224 (X)
          Employed 93,634 55.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 32,974 100.0   With earnings 130,476 83.4
All parents in family in labor force 20,209 61.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 50,429 (X)
        With Social Security income 31,650 20.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,528 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 188,996 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 6,113 3.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 153,505 81.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,110 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 22,018 11.6   With public assistance income 3,873 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2,658 1.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,866 (X)
Walked 4,312 2.3   With retirement income 22,941 14.7
Other means 2,153 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,168 (X)
Worked at home 4,350 2.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.2 (X)        
          Families 103,357 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 192,715 100.0   Less than $10,000 8,711 8.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 5,596 5.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 70,807 36.7   $15,000 to $24,999 11,946 11.6
Service occupations 28,474 14.8   $25,000 to $34,999 11,698 11.3
Sales and office occupations 55,841 29.0    $35,000 to $49,999 15,941 15.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 330 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 20,966 20.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 16,246 8.4   $75,000 to $99,999 13,153 12.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 21,017 10.9   $100,000 to $149,999 10,056 9.7
        150,000 to $199,999 2,551 2.5
        $200,000 or more 2,739 2.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,480 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,451 0.8   Per capita income (dollars) 19,790 (X)
Construction 13,089 6.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 18,640 9.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 38,334 (X)
Wholesale trade 6,507 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,073 (X)
Retail trade 21,749 11.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 8,024 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 4,284 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 13,773 7.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 19,511 10.1     Families 13,647 13.2
Educational, health and social services 44,106 22.9   With related children under 18 years 11,013 19.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 16,936 8.8        With related children under 5 years 5,405 23.2
Other services (except public administration) 9,624 5.0        
Public administration 15,021 7.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 9,102 35.5
        With related children under 18 years 7,974 42.7
             With related children under 5 years 3,846 53.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 71,276 17.9
Private wage and salary workers 141,439 73.4   18 years and over 46,892 16.0
Government workers 41,253 21.4        65 years and over 4,490 11.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 9,600 5.0   Related children under 18 years 23,942 22.7
Unpaid family workers 423 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 16,546 21.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 24,117 32.3
             
 
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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