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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. John the Baptist 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 31,212 100.0     Households 14,250 100.0
In labor force 19,218 61.6   Less than $10,000 1,852 13.0
     Civilian labor force 19,187 61.5   $10,000 to $14,999 859 6.0
          Employed 17,864 57.2   $15,000 to $24,999 1,890 13.3
          Unemployed 1,323 4.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,767 12.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,365 16.6
     Armed Forces 31 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,044 21.4
Not in labor force 11,994 38.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,510 10.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 820 5.8
   Females 16 years and over 16,419 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 68 0.5
In labor force 9,236 56.3   $200,000 or more 75 0.5
     Civilian labor force 9,227 56.2   Median household income (dollars) 39,456 (X)
          Employed 8,499 51.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,889 100.0   With earnings 11,691 82.0
All parents in family in labor force 2,449 63.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,453 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,781 19.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,417 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 17,466 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 767 5.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 13,927 79.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,250 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,694 15.4   With public assistance income 423 3.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 44 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,404 (X)
Walked 256 1.5   With retirement income 2,087 14.6
Other means 276 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,073 (X)
Worked at home 269 1.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.8 (X)        
          Families 11,346 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 17,864 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,129 10.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 493 4.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,311 24.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,433 12.6
Service occupations 2,756 15.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,372 12.1
Sales and office occupations 5,042 28.2    $35,000 to $49,999 1,977 17.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 71 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 2,645 23.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,611 14.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,362 12.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,073 17.2   $100,000 to $149,999 799 7.0
        150,000 to $199,999 61 0.5
        $200,000 or more 75 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 43,925 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 209 1.2   Per capita income (dollars) 15,445 (X)
Construction 1,833 10.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,719 15.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,293 (X)
Wholesale trade 666 3.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,323 (X)
Retail trade 2,335 13.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,352 7.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 277 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 996 5.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,365 7.6     Families 1,576 13.9
Educational, health and social services 2,987 16.7   With related children under 18 years 1,243 17.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,461 8.2        With related children under 5 years 625 22.2
Other services (except public administration) 843 4.7        
Public administration 821 4.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 987 37.8
        With related children under 18 years 859 43.1
             With related children under 5 years 431 52.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,114 16.7
Private wage and salary workers 14,980 83.9   18 years and over 4,175 14.3
Government workers 2,127 11.9        65 years and over 602 17.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 745 4.2   Related children under 18 years 2,870 21.7
Unpaid family workers 12 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,040 20.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,158 28.5
             
 
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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