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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Evangeline 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 26,147 100.0     Households 12,769 100.0
In labor force 12,022 46.0   Less than $10,000 3,783 29.6
     Civilian labor force 12,021 46.0   $10,000 to $14,999 1,440 11.3
          Employed 11,149 42.6   $15,000 to $24,999 1,948 15.3
          Unemployed 872 3.3   $25,000 to $34,999 1,530 12.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,587 12.4
     Armed Forces 1 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,439 11.3
Not in labor force 14,125 54.0   $75,000 to $99,999 654 5.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 254 2.0
   Females 16 years and over 13,145 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 63 0.5
In labor force 5,636 42.9   $200,000 or more 71 0.6
     Civilian labor force 5,636 42.9   Median household income (dollars) 20,532 (X)
          Employed 5,159 39.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,269 100.0   With earnings 8,146 63.8
All parents in family in labor force 1,885 57.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,830 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,087 32.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,568 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,777 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,722 13.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 8,673 80.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,539 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,487 13.8   With public assistance income 641 5.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 8 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,750 (X)
Walked 199 1.8   With retirement income 1,712 13.4
Other means 202 1.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,197 (X)
Worked at home 208 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.7 (X)        
          Families 9,261 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 11,149 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,817 19.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 989 10.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,890 25.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,488 16.1
Service occupations 2,010 18.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,269 13.7
Sales and office occupations 2,481 22.3    $35,000 to $49,999 1,391 15.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 266 2.4   $50,000 to $74,999 1,335 14.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,721 15.4   $75,000 to $99,999 624 6.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,781 16.0   $100,000 to $149,999 228 2.5
        150,000 to $199,999 56 0.6
        $200,000 or more 64 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 27,243 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,235 11.1   Per capita income (dollars) 11,432 (X)
Construction 950 8.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 914 8.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,386 (X)
Wholesale trade 344 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,793 (X)
Retail trade 1,339 12.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 416 3.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 84 0.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 499 4.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 401 3.6     Families 2,523 27.2
Educational, health and social services 2,908 26.1   With related children under 18 years 1,860 35.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 786 7.0        With related children under 5 years 870 41.1
Other services (except public administration) 517 4.6        
Public administration 756 6.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,190 59.6
        With related children under 18 years 1,007 70.3
             With related children under 5 years 515 79.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 10,857 32.2
Private wage and salary workers 7,792 69.9   18 years and over 6,767 29.0
Government workers 2,239 20.1        65 years and over 1,291 31.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,053 9.4   Related children under 18 years 4,030 39.1
Unpaid family workers 65 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,820 37.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,289 53.9
             
 
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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