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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Tammany 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 142,988 100.0     Households 69,281 100.0
In labor force 92,343 64.6   Less than $10,000 5,632 8.1
     Civilian labor force 91,565 64.0   $10,000 to $14,999 3,717 5.4
          Employed 88,044 61.6   $15,000 to $24,999 7,881 11.4
          Unemployed 3,521 2.5   $25,000 to $34,999 7,787 11.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 10,887 15.7
     Armed Forces 778 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 13,965 20.2
Not in labor force 50,645 35.4   $75,000 to $99,999 8,592 12.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 6,865 9.9
   Females 16 years and over 74,232 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 2,022 2.9
In labor force 41,523 55.9   $200,000 or more 1,933 2.8
     Civilian labor force 41,445 55.8   Median household income (dollars) 47,883 (X)
          Employed 39,824 53.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 15,498 100.0   With earnings 57,645 83.2
All parents in family in labor force 8,859 57.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 61,290 (X)
        With Social Security income 15,781 22.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,410 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 87,130 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,444 3.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 69,891 80.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,389 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 11,901 13.7   With public assistance income 1,349 1.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 282 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,487 (X)
Walked 716 0.8   With retirement income 10,443 15.1
Other means 1,137 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,647 (X)
Worked at home 3,203 3.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.1 (X)        
          Families 52,971 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 88,044 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,584 4.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,945 3.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 32,564 37.0   $15,000 to $24,999 4,847 9.2
Service occupations 13,068 14.8   $25,000 to $34,999 5,666 10.7
Sales and office occupations 24,542 27.9    $35,000 to $49,999 8,474 16.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 208 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 11,827 22.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 9,853 11.2   $75,000 to $99,999 7,654 14.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,809 8.9   $100,000 to $149,999 6,379 12.0
        150,000 to $199,999 1,827 3.4
        $200,000 or more 1,768 3.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 55,346 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2,265 2.6   Per capita income (dollars) 22,514 (X)
Construction 8,044 9.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 6,866 7.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 41,876 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,551 4.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,996 (X)
Retail trade 11,423 13.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,308 4.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 2,088 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 6,045 6.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 8,880 10.1     Families 4,041 7.6
Educational, health and social services 17,820 20.2   With related children under 18 years 3,110 10.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 7,469 8.5        With related children under 5 years 1,233 11.9
Other services (except public administration) 4,360 5.0        
Public administration 4,925 5.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,085 28.9
        With related children under 18 years 1,802 35.2
             With related children under 5 years 750 48.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 18,336 9.7
Private wage and salary workers 67,720 76.9   18 years and over 11,745 8.7
Government workers 13,231 15.0        65 years and over 1,828 10.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 6,894 7.8   Related children under 18 years 6,303 11.8
Unpaid family workers 199 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 4,530 11.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 5,147 23.1
             
 
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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