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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jackson 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 11,959 100.0     Households 6,114 100.0
In labor force 6,509 54.4   Less than $10,000 1,169 19.1
     Civilian labor force 6,504 54.4   $10,000 to $14,999 673 11.0
          Employed 6,150 51.4   $15,000 to $24,999 875 14.3
          Unemployed 354 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 849 13.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,028 16.8
     Armed Forces 5 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 852 13.9
Not in labor force 5,450 45.6   $75,000 to $99,999 386 6.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 215 3.5
   Females 16 years and over 6,345 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 33 0.5
In labor force 3,016 47.5   $200,000 or more 34 0.6
     Civilian labor force 3,016 47.5   Median household income (dollars) 28,352 (X)
          Employed 2,850 44.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,093 100.0   With earnings 4,262 69.7
All parents in family in labor force 629 57.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,254 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,021 33.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,958 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 6,039 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 466 7.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,966 82.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,642 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 809 13.4   With public assistance income 188 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 30 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,683 (X)
Walked 81 1.3   With retirement income 1,201 19.6
Other means 67 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,978 (X)
Worked at home 86 1.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.5 (X)        
          Families 4,358 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,150 100.0   Less than $10,000 449 10.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 402 9.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,461 23.8   $15,000 to $24,999 512 11.7
Service occupations 912 14.8   $25,000 to $34,999 728 16.7
Sales and office occupations 1,432 23.3    $35,000 to $49,999 883 20.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 137 2.2   $50,000 to $74,999 766 17.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 749 12.2   $75,000 to $99,999 353 8.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,459 23.7   $100,000 to $149,999 206 4.7
        150,000 to $199,999 33 0.8
        $200,000 or more 26 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,317 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 285 4.6   Per capita income (dollars) 15,354 (X)
Construction 390 6.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,443 23.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,977 (X)
Wholesale trade 121 2.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,992 (X)
Retail trade 722 11.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 390 6.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 84 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 257 4.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 281 4.6     Families 699 16.0
Educational, health and social services 1,346 21.9   With related children under 18 years 530 23.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 179 2.9        With related children under 5 years 212 24.8
Other services (except public administration) 364 5.9        
Public administration 288 4.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 415 48.3
        With related children under 18 years 344 64.8
             With related children under 5 years 129 89.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,002 19.8
Private wage and salary workers 4,787 77.8   18 years and over 1,951 17.4
Government workers 979 15.9        65 years and over 367 15.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 365 5.9   Related children under 18 years 1,010 26.3
Unpaid family workers 19 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 775 27.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 802 37.7
             
 
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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