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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Charles 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 35,295 100.0     Households 16,393 100.0
In labor force 22,818 64.6   Less than $10,000 1,447 8.8
     Civilian labor force 22,799 64.6   $10,000 to $14,999 869 5.3
          Employed 21,610 61.2   $15,000 to $24,999 2,004 12.2
          Unemployed 1,189 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,958 11.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,734 16.7
     Armed Forces 19 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,595 21.9
Not in labor force 12,477 35.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,968 12.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,330 8.1
   Females 16 years and over 18,364 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 305 1.9
In labor force 10,483 57.1   $200,000 or more 183 1.1
     Civilian labor force 10,483 57.1   Median household income (dollars) 45,139 (X)
          Employed 9,836 53.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,006 100.0   With earnings 13,882 84.7
All parents in family in labor force 2,399 59.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 55,738 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,532 21.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,759 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 21,134 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 565 3.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 17,779 84.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,396 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,429 11.5   With public assistance income 279 1.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 120 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,009 (X)
Walked 298 1.4   With retirement income 2,453 15.0
Other means 226 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,234 (X)
Worked at home 282 1.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.5 (X)        
          Families 13,182 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 21,610 100.0   Less than $10,000 787 6.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 531 4.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 6,493 30.0   $15,000 to $24,999 1,405 10.7
Service occupations 2,769 12.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,476 11.2
Sales and office occupations 5,738 26.6    $35,000 to $49,999 2,290 17.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 113 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 3,153 23.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,058 14.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,823 13.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,439 15.9   $100,000 to $149,999 1,255 9.5
        150,000 to $199,999 289 2.2
        $200,000 or more 173 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 50,562 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 355 1.6   Per capita income (dollars) 19,054 (X)
Construction 2,136 9.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,876 17.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 40,651 (X)
Wholesale trade 999 4.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,780 (X)
Retail trade 2,278 10.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,747 8.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 312 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,055 4.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,575 7.3     Families 1,223 9.3
Educational, health and social services 3,914 18.1   With related children under 18 years 948 12.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,396 6.5        With related children under 5 years 506 17.8
Other services (except public administration) 977 4.5        
Public administration 990 4.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 708 29.0
        With related children under 18 years 600 34.6
             With related children under 5 years 312 48.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,424 11.4
Private wage and salary workers 17,382 80.4   18 years and over 3,337 10.1
Government workers 3,203 14.8        65 years and over 511 12.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 972 4.5   Related children under 18 years 2,046 14.2
Unpaid family workers 53 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,375 12.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,110 24.5
             
 
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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