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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Morehouse 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 23,571 100.0     Households 11,410 100.0
In labor force 12,390 52.6   Less than $10,000 2,412 21.1
     Civilian labor force 12,390 52.6   $10,000 to $14,999 1,310 11.5
          Employed 11,016 46.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,963 17.2
          Unemployed 1,374 5.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,446 12.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 11.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,562 13.7
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,769 15.5
Not in labor force 11,181 47.4   $75,000 to $99,999 490 4.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 304 2.7
   Females 16 years and over 12,665 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 48 0.4
In labor force 5,920 46.7   $200,000 or more 106 0.9
     Civilian labor force 5,920 46.7   Median household income (dollars) 25,124 (X)
          Employed 5,234 41.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,272 100.0   With earnings 8,196 71.8
All parents in family in labor force 1,351 59.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,875 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,505 30.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,678 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,792 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,002 8.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 8,272 76.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,657 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,950 18.1   With public assistance income 580 5.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 108 1.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,862 (X)
Walked 158 1.5   With retirement income 1,817 15.9
Other means 123 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,818 (X)
Worked at home 181 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.9 (X)        
          Families 8,389 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 11,016 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,166 13.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 881 10.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,418 21.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,378 16.4
Service occupations 1,911 17.3   $25,000 to $34,999 1,205 14.4
Sales and office occupations 2,605 23.6    $35,000 to $49,999 1,316 15.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 301 2.7   $50,000 to $74,999 1,564 18.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,431 13.0   $75,000 to $99,999 470 5.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,350 21.3   $100,000 to $149,999 271 3.2
        150,000 to $199,999 38 0.5
        $200,000 or more 100 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,358 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 737 6.7   Per capita income (dollars) 13,197 (X)
Construction 885 8.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,239 20.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,385 (X)
Wholesale trade 218 2.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,474 (X)
Retail trade 1,249 11.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 480 4.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 150 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 503 4.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 445 4.0     Families 1,791 21.3
Educational, health and social services 2,510 22.8   With related children under 18 years 1,428 31.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 458 4.2        With related children under 5 years 707 41.7
Other services (except public administration) 586 5.3        
Public administration 556 5.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,138 51.4
        With related children under 18 years 979 60.5
             With related children under 5 years 523 70.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,046 26.8
Private wage and salary workers 8,602 78.1   18 years and over 4,968 23.0
Government workers 1,658 15.1        65 years and over 1,035 23.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 729 6.6   Related children under 18 years 3,017 35.9
Unpaid family workers 27 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,124 33.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,612 43.3
             
 
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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