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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Bernard 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 52,363 100.0     Households 25,065 100.0
In labor force 31,267 59.7   Less than $10,000 2,818 11.2
     Civilian labor force 31,094 59.4   $10,000 to $14,999 2,033 8.1
          Employed 29,303 56.0   $15,000 to $24,999 3,636 14.5
          Unemployed 1,791 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 3,738 14.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,176 16.7
     Armed Forces 173 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 5,144 20.5
Not in labor force 21,096 40.3   $75,000 to $99,999 2,188 8.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,048 4.2
   Females 16 years and over 27,725 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 139 0.6
In labor force 14,656 52.9   $200,000 or more 145 0.6
     Civilian labor force 14,603 52.7   Median household income (dollars) 35,939 (X)
          Employed 13,725 49.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,704 100.0   With earnings 19,325 77.1
All parents in family in labor force 2,913 61.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,118 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,481 29.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,824 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 28,739 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,538 6.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 22,627 78.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,785 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,638 16.1   With public assistance income 715 2.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 237 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,298 (X)
Walked 396 1.4   With retirement income 4,459 17.8
Other means 458 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,417 (X)
Worked at home 383 1.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.3 (X)        
          Families 18,363 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 29,303 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,252 6.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 910 5.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 7,137 24.4   $15,000 to $24,999 2,299 12.5
Service occupations 3,981 13.6   $25,000 to $34,999 2,862 15.6
Sales and office occupations 9,213 31.4    $35,000 to $49,999 3,402 18.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 314 1.1   $50,000 to $74,999 4,455 24.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,307 14.7   $75,000 to $99,999 2,003 10.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,351 14.8   $100,000 to $149,999 929 5.1
        150,000 to $199,999 131 0.7
        $200,000 or more 120 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,785 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 563 1.9   Per capita income (dollars) 16,718 (X)
Construction 2,700 9.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,165 10.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 34,303 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,350 4.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,009 (X)
Retail trade 3,632 12.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,037 7.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 468 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,989 6.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,368 8.1     Families 1,935 10.5
Educational, health and social services 4,982 17.0   With related children under 18 years 1,374 14.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,843 9.7        With related children under 5 years 581 17.5
Other services (except public administration) 1,445 4.9        
Public administration 1,761 6.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,032 28.4
        With related children under 18 years 832 37.1
             With related children under 5 years 356 48.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,687 13.1
Private wage and salary workers 23,672 80.8   18 years and over 5,837 11.8
Government workers 3,902 13.3        65 years and over 1,007 11.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,675 5.7   Related children under 18 years 2,731 16.5
Unpaid family workers 54 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,987 15.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,401 26.4
             
 
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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