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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: La Salle 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 11,204 100.0     Households 5,288 100.0
In labor force 5,676 50.7   Less than $10,000 1,012 19.1
     Civilian labor force 5,670 50.6   $10,000 to $14,999 565 10.7
          Employed 5,360 47.8   $15,000 to $24,999 766 14.5
          Unemployed 310 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 765 14.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 842 15.9
     Armed Forces 6 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 881 16.7
Not in labor force 5,528 49.3   $75,000 to $99,999 234 4.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 178 3.4
   Females 16 years and over 5,558 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 18 0.3
In labor force 2,546 45.8   $200,000 or more 27 0.5
     Civilian labor force 2,546 45.8   Median household income (dollars) 28,189 (X)
          Employed 2,402 43.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 916 100.0   With earnings 3,727 70.5
All parents in family in labor force 508 55.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,134 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,689 31.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,038 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,291 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 453 8.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,219 79.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,794 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 797 15.1   With public assistance income 238 4.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 17 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,842 (X)
Walked 39 0.7   With retirement income 852 16.1
Other means 84 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,577 (X)
Worked at home 135 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 36.3 (X)        
          Families 3,784 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,360 100.0   Less than $10,000 353 9.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 311 8.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,276 23.8   $15,000 to $24,999 522 13.8
Service occupations 987 18.4   $25,000 to $34,999 605 16.0
Sales and office occupations 1,063 19.8    $35,000 to $49,999 742 19.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 98 1.8   $50,000 to $74,999 828 21.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 825 15.4   $75,000 to $99,999 226 6.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,111 20.7   $100,000 to $149,999 154 4.1
        150,000 to $199,999 18 0.5
        $200,000 or more 25 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,197 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 926 17.3   Per capita income (dollars) 14,033 (X)
Construction 308 5.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 523 9.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,431 (X)
Wholesale trade 165 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,697 (X)
Retail trade 550 10.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 224 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 48 0.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 160 3.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 253 4.7     Families 564 14.9
Educational, health and social services 1,251 23.3   With related children under 18 years 421 21.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 231 4.3        With related children under 5 years 145 22.3
Other services (except public administration) 262 4.9        
Public administration 459 8.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 254 47.0
        With related children under 18 years 234 63.1
             With related children under 5 years 59 63.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,486 18.7
Private wage and salary workers 3,770 70.3   18 years and over 1,664 16.9
Government workers 1,118 20.9        65 years and over 362 18.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 437 8.2   Related children under 18 years 807 23.7
Unpaid family workers 35 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 604 23.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 670 38.7
             
 
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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