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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Allen 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 19,897 100.0     Households 8,127 100.0
In labor force 8,634 43.4   Less than $10,000 1,484 18.3
     Civilian labor force 8,622 43.3   $10,000 to $14,999 790 9.7
          Employed 7,991 40.2   $15,000 to $24,999 1,490 18.3
          Unemployed 631 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,092 13.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,234 15.2
     Armed Forces 12 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,221 15.0
Not in labor force 11,263 56.6   $75,000 to $99,999 454 5.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 260 3.2
   Females 16 years and over 8,554 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 45 0.6
In labor force 4,095 47.9   $200,000 or more 57 0.7
     Civilian labor force 4,092 47.8   Median household income (dollars) 27,777 (X)
          Employed 3,834 44.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,947 100.0   With earnings 5,956 73.3
All parents in family in labor force 1,042 53.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,902 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,616 32.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,457 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 7,819 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 602 7.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,139 78.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,572 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,239 15.8   With public assistance income 222 2.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 38 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,786 (X)
Walked 74 0.9   With retirement income 1,356 16.7
Other means 182 2.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,272 (X)
Worked at home 147 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.8 (X)        
          Families 6,025 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 7,991 100.0   Less than $10,000 748 12.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 476 7.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,856 23.2   $15,000 to $24,999 995 16.5
Service occupations 1,989 24.9   $25,000 to $34,999 889 14.8
Sales and office occupations 1,710 21.4    $35,000 to $49,999 1,006 16.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 153 1.9   $50,000 to $74,999 1,171 19.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,039 13.0   $75,000 to $99,999 399 6.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,244 15.6   $100,000 to $149,999 254 4.2
        150,000 to $199,999 39 0.6
        $200,000 or more 48 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,920 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 460 5.8   Per capita income (dollars) 13,101 (X)
Construction 639 8.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 708 8.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,371 (X)
Wholesale trade 178 2.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,154 (X)
Retail trade 724 9.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 391 4.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 62 0.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 233 2.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 277 3.5     Families 1,079 17.9
Educational, health and social services 1,578 19.7   With related children under 18 years 734 21.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,411 17.7        With related children under 5 years 336 23.8
Other services (except public administration) 419 5.2        
Public administration 911 11.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 465 37.5
        With related children under 18 years 360 43.6
             With related children under 5 years 159 49.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,225 19.9
Private wage and salary workers 5,362 67.1   18 years and over 2,799 18.6
Government workers 1,981 24.8        65 years and over 589 21.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 610 7.6   Related children under 18 years 1,393 22.6
Unpaid family workers 38 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 943 21.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 880 33.7
             
 
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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