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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bossier 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 73,905 100.0     Households 36,671 100.0
In labor force 48,990 66.3   Less than $10,000 3,864 10.5
     Civilian labor force 45,405 61.4   $10,000 to $14,999 2,552 7.0
          Employed 42,873 58.0   $15,000 to $24,999 5,079 13.9
          Unemployed 2,532 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 4,844 13.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 6,734 18.4
     Armed Forces 3,585 4.9   $50,000 to $74,999 7,452 20.3
Not in labor force 24,915 33.7   $75,000 to $99,999 3,479 9.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,865 5.1
   Females 16 years and over 38,282 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 359 1.0
In labor force 22,501 58.8   $200,000 or more 443 1.2
     Civilian labor force 21,886 57.2   Median household income (dollars) 39,203 (X)
          Employed 20,660 54.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 8,249 100.0   With earnings 30,402 82.9
All parents in family in labor force 5,232 63.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,876 (X)
        With Social Security income 8,511 23.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,045 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 45,520 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,597 4.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 37,965 83.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,675 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,260 11.6   With public assistance income 916 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 318 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,356 (X)
Walked 609 1.3   With retirement income 6,847 18.7
Other means 653 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,011 (X)
Worked at home 715 1.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.4 (X)        
          Families 26,906 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 42,873 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,806 6.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,468 5.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 12,474 29.1   $15,000 to $24,999 3,118 11.6
Service occupations 7,556 17.6   $25,000 to $34,999 3,406 12.7
Sales and office occupations 12,119 28.3    $35,000 to $49,999 5,137 19.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 158 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 6,343 23.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,961 11.6   $75,000 to $99,999 3,183 11.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,605 13.1   $100,000 to $149,999 1,687 6.3
        150,000 to $199,999 347 1.3
        $200,000 or more 411 1.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,542 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 984 2.3   Per capita income (dollars) 18,119 (X)
Construction 3,027 7.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,649 8.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,305 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,629 3.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,287 (X)
Retail trade 5,170 12.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,383 5.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,028 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,497 5.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,737 6.4     Families 2,864 10.6
Educational, health and social services 9,520 22.2   With related children under 18 years 2,377 15.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 5,353 12.5        With related children under 5 years 1,262 19.9
Other services (except public administration) 2,058 4.8        
Public administration 2,838 6.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,722 33.2
        With related children under 18 years 1,578 41.3
             With related children under 5 years 780 52.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 13,184 13.7
Private wage and salary workers 32,377 75.5   18 years and over 7,891 11.5
Government workers 8,077 18.8        65 years and over 1,215 12.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,289 5.3   Related children under 18 years 5,133 19.0
Unpaid family workers 130 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,419 17.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,310 25.3
             
 
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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