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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ouachita County
[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 22,199 100.0     Households 11,597 100.0
In labor force 12,442 56.0   Less than $10,000 1,998 17.2
     Civilian labor force 12,439 56.0   $10,000 to $14,999 1,197 10.3
          Employed 11,384 51.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,891 16.3
          Unemployed 1,055 4.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,660 14.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,007 17.3
     Armed Forces 3 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,872 16.1
Not in labor force 9,757 44.0   $75,000 to $99,999 524 4.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 334 2.9
   Females 16 years and over 11,989 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 40 0.3
In labor force 6,283 52.4   $200,000 or more 74 0.6
     Civilian labor force 6,283 52.4   Median household income (dollars) 29,341 (X)
          Employed 5,580 46.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,021 100.0   With earnings 8,207 70.8
All parents in family in labor force 1,272 62.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,837 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,378 37.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,426 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 11,210 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 849 7.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 9,085 81.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,213 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,536 13.7   With public assistance income 335 2.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 63 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,687 (X)
Walked 188 1.7   With retirement income 2,198 19.0
Other means 132 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,505 (X)
Worked at home 206 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.9 (X)        
          Families 8,068 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 11,384 100.0   Less than $10,000 848 10.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 663 8.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,764 24.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,206 14.9
Service occupations 1,606 14.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,216 15.1
Sales and office occupations 2,687 23.6    $35,000 to $49,999 1,567 19.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 208 1.8   $50,000 to $74,999 1,685 20.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,081 9.5   $75,000 to $99,999 493 6.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,038 26.7   $100,000 to $149,999 296 3.7
        150,000 to $199,999 43 0.5
        $200,000 or more 51 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,736 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 295 2.6   Per capita income (dollars) 15,118 (X)
Construction 618 5.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,487 30.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,976 (X)
Wholesale trade 237 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,800 (X)
Retail trade 1,444 12.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 594 5.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 126 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 451 4.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 266 2.3     Families 1,302 16.1
Educational, health and social services 2,464 21.6   With related children under 18 years 953 23.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 473 4.2        With related children under 5 years 421 29.5
Other services (except public administration) 492 4.3        
Public administration 437 3.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 707 42.6
        With related children under 18 years 625 51.0
             With related children under 5 years 276 56.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,561 19.5
Private wage and salary workers 8,815 77.4   18 years and over 3,628 17.2
Government workers 1,929 16.9        65 years and over 897 18.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 607 5.3   Related children under 18 years 1,927 26.2
Unpaid family workers 33 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,339 23.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,372 31.0
             
 
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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