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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Acadia 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 43,387 100.0     Households 21,171 100.0
In labor force 23,172 53.4   Less than $10,000 4,218 19.9
     Civilian labor force 23,158 53.4   $10,000 to $14,999 2,289 10.8
          Employed 21,517 49.6   $15,000 to $24,999 3,496 16.5
          Unemployed 1,641 3.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,883 13.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,406 16.1
     Armed Forces 14 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,998 14.2
Not in labor force 20,215 46.6   $75,000 to $99,999 905 4.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 587 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 22,975 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 186 0.9
In labor force 10,270 44.7   $200,000 or more 203 1.0
     Civilian labor force 10,264 44.7   Median household income (dollars) 26,684 (X)
          Employed 9,414 41.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,209 100.0   With earnings 15,450 73.0
All parents in family in labor force 2,590 49.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,061 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,975 28.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,283 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 21,064 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,850 8.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 16,703 79.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,649 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,132 14.9   With public assistance income 868 4.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 42 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,030 (X)
Walked 501 2.4   With retirement income 2,258 10.7
Other means 330 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,083 (X)
Worked at home 356 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.9 (X)        
          Families 15,764 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 21,517 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,113 13.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,461 9.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,158 24.0   $15,000 to $24,999 2,588 16.4
Service occupations 3,306 15.4   $25,000 to $34,999 2,332 14.8
Sales and office occupations 5,283 24.6    $35,000 to $49,999 2,899 18.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 233 1.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,671 16.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,301 15.3   $75,000 to $99,999 833 5.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,236 19.7   $100,000 to $149,999 540 3.4
        150,000 to $199,999 176 1.1
        $200,000 or more 151 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,812 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2,622 12.2   Per capita income (dollars) 13,424 (X)
Construction 1,575 7.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,221 10.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,353 (X)
Wholesale trade 894 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,179 (X)
Retail trade 3,114 14.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,107 5.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 396 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 929 4.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,046 4.9     Families 3,310 21.0
Educational, health and social services 4,144 19.3   With related children under 18 years 2,428 27.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,526 7.1        With related children under 5 years 1,130 33.0
Other services (except public administration) 1,094 5.1        
Public administration 849 3.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,531 49.7
        With related children under 18 years 1,310 60.0
             With related children under 5 years 627 71.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 14,183 24.5
Private wage and salary workers 16,822 78.2   18 years and over 8,850 21.9
Government workers 2,998 13.9        65 years and over 1,687 25.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,615 7.5   Related children under 18 years 5,227 30.3
Unpaid family workers 82 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,603 28.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,000 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.

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