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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tangipahoa 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 76,019 100.0     Households 36,516 100.0
In labor force 44,631 58.7   Less than $10,000 7,131 19.5
     Civilian labor force 44,533 58.6   $10,000 to $14,999 3,275 9.0
          Employed 40,689 53.5   $15,000 to $24,999 5,547 15.2
          Unemployed 3,844 5.1   $25,000 to $34,999 5,007 13.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,596 15.3
     Armed Forces 98 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 5,829 16.0
Not in labor force 31,388 41.3   $75,000 to $99,999 2,231 6.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,386 3.8
   Females 16 years and over 40,184 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 207 0.6
In labor force 20,612 51.3   $200,000 or more 307 0.8
     Civilian labor force 20,590 51.2   Median household income (dollars) 29,412 (X)
          Employed 18,894 47.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 8,027 100.0   With earnings 27,751 76.0
All parents in family in labor force 4,507 56.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,134 (X)
        With Social Security income 8,805 24.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,434 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 40,017 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,703 7.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 31,505 78.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,796 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,594 14.0   With public assistance income 1,339 3.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 190 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,809 (X)
Walked 1,029 2.6   With retirement income 4,986 13.7
Other means 649 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,028 (X)
Worked at home 1,050 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.5 (X)        
          Families 25,895 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 40,689 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,200 12.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,851 7.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 11,198 27.5   $15,000 to $24,999 3,583 13.8
Service occupations 6,717 16.5   $25,000 to $34,999 3,741 14.4
Sales and office occupations 10,535 25.9    $35,000 to $49,999 4,565 17.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 462 1.1   $50,000 to $74,999 5,137 19.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 5,482 13.5   $75,000 to $99,999 2,088 8.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 6,295 15.5   $100,000 to $149,999 1,241 4.8
        150,000 to $199,999 185 0.7
        $200,000 or more 304 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,731 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,516 3.7   Per capita income (dollars) 14,461 (X)
Construction 3,638 8.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,436 10.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,576 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,568 3.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,066 (X)
Retail trade 5,716 14.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,842 4.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 653 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,960 4.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,176 5.3     Families 4,664 18.0
Educational, health and social services 9,796 24.1   With related children under 18 years 3,512 24.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,295 8.1        With related children under 5 years 1,639 28.2
Other services (except public administration) 2,046 5.0        
Public administration 2,047 5.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,739 48.2
        With related children under 18 years 2,443 58.2
             With related children under 5 years 1,078 66.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 22,119 22.7
Private wage and salary workers 29,806 73.3   18 years and over 14,184 20.2
Government workers 7,771 19.1        65 years and over 2,012 20.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,933 7.2   Related children under 18 years 7,810 28.6
Unpaid family workers 179 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 5,598 27.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 6,039 41.1
             
 
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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