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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Mary 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 39,534 100.0     Households 19,271 100.0
In labor force 22,082 55.9   Less than $10,000 3,561 18.5
     Civilian labor force 22,063 55.8   $10,000 to $14,999 2,036 10.6
          Employed 20,176 51.0   $15,000 to $24,999 3,142 16.3
          Unemployed 1,887 4.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,515 13.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,093 16.1
     Armed Forces 19 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,912 15.1
Not in labor force 17,452 44.1   $75,000 to $99,999 1,256 6.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 595 3.1
   Females 16 years and over 20,630 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 76 0.4
In labor force 9,764 47.3   $200,000 or more 85 0.4
     Civilian labor force 9,750 47.3   Median household income (dollars) 28,072 (X)
          Employed 8,863 43.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,530 100.0   With earnings 14,484 75.2
All parents in family in labor force 2,401 53.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,874 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,215 27.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,191 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 19,826 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,114 5.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 15,496 78.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,055 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,456 12.4   With public assistance income 706 3.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 124 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,766 (X)
Walked 656 3.3   With retirement income 2,415 12.5
Other means 703 3.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,440 (X)
Worked at home 391 2.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.8 (X)        
          Families 14,092 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 20,176 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,975 14.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,284 9.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,466 22.1   $15,000 to $24,999 2,173 15.4
Service occupations 3,400 16.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,875 13.3
Sales and office occupations 5,214 25.8    $35,000 to $49,999 2,503 17.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 293 1.5   $50,000 to $74,999 2,499 17.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,593 12.9   $75,000 to $99,999 1,135 8.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,210 20.9   $100,000 to $149,999 524 3.7
        150,000 to $199,999 76 0.5
        $200,000 or more 48 0.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,064 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,781 8.8   Per capita income (dollars) 13,399 (X)
Construction 1,751 8.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,468 12.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,570 (X)
Wholesale trade 602 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,341 (X)
Retail trade 2,310 11.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,355 6.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 308 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 962 4.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,234 6.1     Families 2,903 20.6
Educational, health and social services 3,409 16.9   With related children under 18 years 2,265 27.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,023 10.0        With related children under 5 years 1,076 33.1
Other services (except public administration) 1,068 5.3        
Public administration 905 4.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,668 51.3
        With related children under 18 years 1,513 63.0
             With related children under 5 years 704 70.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 12,472 23.6
Private wage and salary workers 16,257 80.6   18 years and over 7,527 20.3
Government workers 2,895 14.3        65 years and over 1,086 19.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,002 5.0   Related children under 18 years 4,880 31.3
Unpaid family workers 22 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,540 30.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,391 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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