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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson Davis 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 23,294 100.0     Households 11,519 100.0
In labor force 12,620 54.2   Less than $10,000 2,128 18.5
     Civilian labor force 12,597 54.1   $10,000 to $14,999 1,233 10.7
          Employed 11,606 49.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,934 16.8
          Unemployed 991 4.3   $25,000 to $34,999 1,580 13.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,891 16.4
     Armed Forces 23 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,632 14.2
Not in labor force 10,674 45.8   $75,000 to $99,999 677 5.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 317 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 12,251 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 58 0.5
In labor force 5,603 45.7   $200,000 or more 69 0.6
     Civilian labor force 5,603 45.7   Median household income (dollars) 27,736 (X)
          Employed 5,093 41.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,772 100.0   With earnings 8,326 72.3
All parents in family in labor force 1,629 58.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,632 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,497 30.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,582 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 11,353 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 831 7.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 9,082 80.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,881 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,584 14.0   With public assistance income 407 3.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 17 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,776 (X)
Walked 184 1.6   With retirement income 1,534 13.3
Other means 212 1.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,529 (X)
Worked at home 274 2.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 30.8 (X)        
          Families 8,614 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 11,606 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,004 11.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 734 8.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,888 24.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,458 16.9
Service occupations 2,068 17.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,343 15.6
Sales and office occupations 2,622 22.6    $35,000 to $49,999 1,588 18.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 181 1.6   $50,000 to $74,999 1,439 16.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,045 17.6   $75,000 to $99,999 649 7.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,802 15.5   $100,000 to $149,999 291 3.4
        150,000 to $199,999 48 0.6
        $200,000 or more 60 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,129 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,431 12.3   Per capita income (dollars) 13,398 (X)
Construction 1,215 10.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 876 7.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,279 (X)
Wholesale trade 341 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,668 (X)
Retail trade 1,434 12.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 438 3.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 185 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 554 4.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 549 4.7     Families 1,558 18.1
Educational, health and social services 2,374 20.5   With related children under 18 years 1,084 22.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,182 10.2        With related children under 5 years 545 27.8
Other services (except public administration) 525 4.5        
Public administration 502 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 751 48.0
        With related children under 18 years 625 59.4
             With related children under 5 years 352 72.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,462 20.9
Private wage and salary workers 8,660 74.6   18 years and over 4,116 18.9
Government workers 1,896 16.3        65 years and over 768 19.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 979 8.4   Related children under 18 years 2,318 25.4
Unpaid family workers 71 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,628 24.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,360 36.8
             
 
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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