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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tensas 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 5,090 100.0     Households 2,435 100.0
In labor force 2,448 48.1   Less than $10,000 632 26.0
     Civilian labor force 2,448 48.1   $10,000 to $14,999 337 13.8
          Employed 2,165 42.5   $15,000 to $24,999 435 17.9
          Unemployed 283 5.6   $25,000 to $34,999 356 14.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 11.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 277 11.4
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 194 8.0
Not in labor force 2,642 51.9   $75,000 to $99,999 60 2.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 92 3.8
   Females 16 years and over 2,601 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 9 0.4
In labor force 1,124 43.2   $200,000 or more 43 1.8
     Civilian labor force 1,124 43.2   Median household income (dollars) 19,799 (X)
          Employed 973 37.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 459 100.0   With earnings 1,724 70.8
All parents in family in labor force 282 61.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,614 (X)
        With Social Security income 795 32.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,202 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,142 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 270 11.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,482 69.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,867 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 460 21.5   With public assistance income 100 4.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 16 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,474 (X)
Walked 75 3.5   With retirement income 347 14.3
Other means 37 1.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,382 (X)
Worked at home 72 3.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.6 (X)        
          Families 1,658 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,165 100.0   Less than $10,000 293 17.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 180 10.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 613 28.3   $15,000 to $24,999 330 19.9
Service occupations 396 18.3   $25,000 to $34,999 266 16.0
Sales and office occupations 437 20.2    $35,000 to $49,999 222 13.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 174 8.0   $50,000 to $74,999 184 11.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 227 10.5   $75,000 to $99,999 43 2.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 318 14.7   $100,000 to $149,999 89 5.4
        150,000 to $199,999 9 0.5
        $200,000 or more 42 2.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 25,739 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 489 22.6   Per capita income (dollars) 12,622 (X)
Construction 132 6.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 96 4.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,636 (X)
Wholesale trade 66 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,781 (X)
Retail trade 216 10.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 84 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 21 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 94 4.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 77 3.6     Families 497 30.0
Educational, health and social services 506 23.4   With related children under 18 years 379 41.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 94 4.3        With related children under 5 years 134 42.7
Other services (except public administration) 116 5.4        
Public administration 174 8.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 267 56.8
        With related children under 18 years 227 64.1
             With related children under 5 years 96 61.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,215 36.3
Private wage and salary workers 1,393 64.3   18 years and over 1,377 31.5
Government workers 475 21.9        65 years and over 291 29.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 284 13.1   Related children under 18 years 833 48.2
Unpaid family workers 13 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 638 49.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 417 45.0
             
 
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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