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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ouachita 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 110,838 100.0     Households 55,276 100.0
In labor force 69,940 63.1   Less than $10,000 9,052 16.4
     Civilian labor force 69,818 63.0   $10,000 to $14,999 4,573 8.3
          Employed 64,071 57.8   $15,000 to $24,999 8,124 14.7
          Unemployed 5,747 5.2   $25,000 to $34,999 7,651 13.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 8,486 15.4
     Armed Forces 122 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 8,679 15.7
Not in labor force 40,898 36.9   $75,000 to $99,999 4,534 8.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,637 4.8
   Females 16 years and over 59,852 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 677 1.2
In labor force 34,751 58.1   $200,000 or more 863 1.6
     Civilian labor force 34,745 58.1   Median household income (dollars) 32,047 (X)
          Employed 31,903 53.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 11,705 100.0   With earnings 43,515 78.7
All parents in family in labor force 8,028 68.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,539 (X)
        With Social Security income 13,719 24.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,223 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 63,027 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,950 5.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 51,764 82.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,756 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 7,846 12.4   With public assistance income 1,746 3.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 787 1.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,710 (X)
Walked 878 1.4   With retirement income 8,060 14.6
Other means 694 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,378 (X)
Worked at home 1,058 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.4 (X)        
          Families 38,536 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 64,071 100.0   Less than $10,000 4,112 10.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,378 6.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 19,746 30.8   $15,000 to $24,999 5,037 13.1
Service occupations 10,660 16.6   $25,000 to $34,999 5,155 13.4
Sales and office occupations 18,963 29.6    $35,000 to $49,999 6,630 17.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 146 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 7,246 18.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 6,512 10.2   $75,000 to $99,999 4,148 10.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,044 12.6   $100,000 to $149,999 2,435 6.3
        150,000 to $199,999 610 1.6
        $200,000 or more 785 2.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 40,206 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 681 1.1   Per capita income (dollars) 17,084 (X)
Construction 4,428 6.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 6,703 10.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,616 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,196 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,139 (X)
Retail trade 8,005 12.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,496 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,883 2.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 6,029 9.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 4,403 6.9     Families 6,092 15.8
Educational, health and social services 15,300 23.9   With related children under 18 years 5,015 23.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,868 7.6        With related children under 5 years 2,480 29.9
Other services (except public administration) 3,631 5.7        
Public administration 3,448 5.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 4,234 42.9
        With related children under 18 years 3,786 50.7
             With related children under 5 years 1,884 66.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 29,515 20.7
Private wage and salary workers 48,724 76.0   18 years and over 17,415 17.0
Government workers 11,509 18.0        65 years and over 2,620 15.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,690 5.8   Related children under 18 years 11,912 29.7
Unpaid family workers 148 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 8,457 28.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 7,335 33.1
             
 
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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