Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington 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 33,505 100.0     Households 16,454 100.0
In labor force 16,381 48.9   Less than $10,000 3,411 20.7
     Civilian labor force 16,348 48.8   $10,000 to $14,999 1,769 10.8
          Employed 15,014 44.8   $15,000 to $24,999 3,246 19.7
          Unemployed 1,334 4.0   $25,000 to $34,999 2,536 15.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,058 12.5
     Armed Forces 33 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,110 12.8
Not in labor force 17,124 51.1   $75,000 to $99,999 771 4.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 384 2.3
   Females 16 years and over 17,402 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 79 0.5
In labor force 7,542 43.3   $200,000 or more 90 0.5
     Civilian labor force 7,542 43.3   Median household income (dollars) 24,264 (X)
          Employed 6,936 39.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,337 100.0   With earnings 11,240 68.3
All parents in family in labor force 1,733 51.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,754 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,447 33.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,382 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 14,663 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,802 11.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 11,096 75.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,633 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,622 17.9   With public assistance income 660 4.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 66 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,693 (X)
Walked 305 2.1   With retirement income 2,754 16.7
Other means 277 1.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,930 (X)
Worked at home 297 2.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.6 (X)        
          Families 11,666 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 15,014 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,515 13.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,038 8.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,529 23.5   $15,000 to $24,999 2,335 20.0
Service occupations 2,944 19.6   $25,000 to $34,999 1,991 17.1
Sales and office occupations 3,253 21.7    $35,000 to $49,999 1,754 15.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 213 1.4   $50,000 to $74,999 1,878 16.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,143 14.3   $75,000 to $99,999 667 5.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,932 19.5   $100,000 to $149,999 330 2.8
        150,000 to $199,999 79 0.7
        $200,000 or more 79 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 29,480 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,101 7.3   Per capita income (dollars) 12,915 (X)
Construction 1,334 8.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,186 14.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,964 (X)
Wholesale trade 366 2.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,709 (X)
Retail trade 1,757 11.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 748 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 226 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 568 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 702 4.7     Families 2,268 19.4
Educational, health and social services 3,351 22.3   With related children under 18 years 1,644 26.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 934 6.2        With related children under 5 years 769 32.2
Other services (except public administration) 798 5.3        
Public administration 943 6.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,341 47.6
        With related children under 18 years 1,076 55.7
             With related children under 5 years 526 74.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 10,370 24.7
Private wage and salary workers 10,926 72.8   18 years and over 6,586 21.7
Government workers 2,919 19.4        65 years and over 1,238 20.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,122 7.5   Related children under 18 years 3,705 32.2
Unpaid family workers 47 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,587 30.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,498 41.9
             
 
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.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #