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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Landry 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 64,913 100.0     Households 32,332 100.0
In labor force 32,765 50.5   Less than $10,000 8,266 25.6
     Civilian labor force 32,728 50.4   $10,000 to $14,999 3,780 11.7
          Employed 29,334 45.2   $15,000 to $24,999 5,045 15.6
          Unemployed 3,394 5.2   $25,000 to $34,999 4,165 12.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 10.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,450 13.8
     Armed Forces 37 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 4,182 12.9
Not in labor force 32,148 49.5   $75,000 to $99,999 1,324 4.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 767 2.4
   Females 16 years and over 34,611 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 155 0.5
In labor force 15,366 44.4   $200,000 or more 198 0.6
     Civilian labor force 15,358 44.4   Median household income (dollars) 22,855 (X)
          Employed 13,728 39.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 7,457 100.0   With earnings 21,712 67.2
All parents in family in labor force 4,048 54.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,009 (X)
        With Social Security income 9,759 30.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,695 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 28,583 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,435 10.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 22,863 80.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,849 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,786 13.2   With public assistance income 1,766 5.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 213 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,804 (X)
Walked 679 2.4   With retirement income 4,162 12.9
Other means 528 1.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,314 (X)
Worked at home 514 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.6 (X)        
          Families 23,361 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 29,334 100.0   Less than $10,000 4,061 17.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,300 9.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 7,683 26.2   $15,000 to $24,999 3,882 16.6
Service occupations 5,379 18.3   $25,000 to $34,999 3,331 14.3
Sales and office occupations 6,925 23.6    $35,000 to $49,999 3,738 16.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 199 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 3,778 16.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,245 14.5   $75,000 to $99,999 1,225 5.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,903 16.7   $100,000 to $149,999 710 3.0
        150,000 to $199,999 145 0.6
        $200,000 or more 191 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 28,908 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,997 6.8   Per capita income (dollars) 12,042 (X)
Construction 2,557 8.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,374 8.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,458 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,178 4.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,473 (X)
Retail trade 3,922 13.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,564 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 421 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,185 4.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,674 5.7     Families 5,773 24.7
Educational, health and social services 7,374 25.1   With related children under 18 years 4,275 32.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,017 6.9        With related children under 5 years 2,044 39.3
Other services (except public administration) 1,511 5.2        
Public administration 1,560 5.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 3,178 55.6
        With related children under 18 years 2,674 66.8
             With related children under 5 years 1,293 74.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 25,210 29.3
Private wage and salary workers 22,115 75.4   18 years and over 15,520 25.6
Government workers 5,051 17.2        65 years and over 3,077 27.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,065 7.0   Related children under 18 years 9,610 37.7
Unpaid family workers 103 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 6,741 36.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 5,025 44.7
             
 
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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