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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: West Carroll 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 9,594 100.0     Households 4,468 100.0
In labor force 4,715 49.1   Less than $10,000 895 20.0
     Civilian labor force 4,712 49.1   $10,000 to $14,999 501 11.2
          Employed 4,139 43.1   $15,000 to $24,999 864 19.3
          Unemployed 573 6.0   $25,000 to $34,999 605 13.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 12.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 661 14.8
     Armed Forces 3 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 588 13.2
Not in labor force 4,879 50.9   $75,000 to $99,999 209 4.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 94 2.1
   Females 16 years and over 4,780 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 17 0.4
In labor force 1,979 41.4   $200,000 or more 34 0.8
     Civilian labor force 1,979 41.4   Median household income (dollars) 24,637 (X)
          Employed 1,799 37.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 851 100.0   With earnings 3,194 71.5
All parents in family in labor force 416 48.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,181 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,463 32.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,685 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,060 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 369 8.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,129 77.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,889 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 684 16.8   With public assistance income 177 4.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 16 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,354 (X)
Walked 77 1.9   With retirement income 631 14.1
Other means 75 1.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,576 (X)
Worked at home 79 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.5 (X)        
          Families 3,261 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,139 100.0   Less than $10,000 381 11.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 281 8.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,073 25.9   $15,000 to $24,999 637 19.5
Service occupations 578 14.0   $25,000 to $34,999 461 14.1
Sales and office occupations 901 21.8    $35,000 to $49,999 592 18.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 184 4.4   $50,000 to $74,999 563 17.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 556 13.4   $75,000 to $99,999 208 6.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 847 20.5   $100,000 to $149,999 89 2.7
        150,000 to $199,999 17 0.5
        $200,000 or more 32 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,806 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 523 12.6   Per capita income (dollars) 12,302 (X)
Construction 536 12.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 454 11.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,211 (X)
Wholesale trade 120 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,477 (X)
Retail trade 480 11.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 321 7.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 30 0.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 112 2.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 105 2.5     Families 592 18.2
Educational, health and social services 847 20.5   With related children under 18 years 409 25.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 156 3.8        With related children under 5 years 165 26.7
Other services (except public administration) 214 5.2        
Public administration 241 5.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 246 48.1
        With related children under 18 years 187 55.0
             With related children under 5 years 76 73.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,688 23.4
Private wage and salary workers 3,034 73.3   18 years and over 1,713 20.4
Government workers 723 17.5        65 years and over 384 22.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 354 8.6   Related children under 18 years 948 30.8
Unpaid family workers 28 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 747 31.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 578 39.3
             
 
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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