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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: West Feliciana 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 12,504 100.0     Households 3,622 100.0
In labor force 4,631 37.0   Less than $10,000 537 14.8
     Civilian labor force 4,629 37.0   $10,000 to $14,999 270 7.5
          Employed 4,369 34.9   $15,000 to $24,999 388 10.7
          Unemployed 260 2.1   $25,000 to $34,999 379 10.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 611 16.9
     Armed Forces 2 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 711 19.6
Not in labor force 7,873 63.0   $75,000 to $99,999 364 10.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 243 6.7
   Females 16 years and over 3,942 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 57 1.6
In labor force 2,174 55.1   $200,000 or more 62 1.7
     Civilian labor force 2,174 55.1   Median household income (dollars) 39,667 (X)
          Employed 2,052 52.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 728 100.0   With earnings 2,900 80.1
All parents in family in labor force 487 66.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 52,000 (X)
        With Social Security income 738 20.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,631 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,303 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 244 6.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,575 83.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,930 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 497 11.6   With public assistance income 85 2.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 34 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,680 (X)
Walked 23 0.5   With retirement income 535 14.8
Other means 53 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,802 (X)
Worked at home 121 2.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.4 (X)        
          Families 2,723 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,369 100.0   Less than $10,000 268 9.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 147 5.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,387 31.7   $15,000 to $24,999 279 10.2
Service occupations 965 22.1   $25,000 to $34,999 238 8.7
Sales and office occupations 883 20.2    $35,000 to $49,999 470 17.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 28 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 637 23.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 409 9.4   $75,000 to $99,999 346 12.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 697 16.0   $100,000 to $149,999 226 8.3
        150,000 to $199,999 53 1.9
        $200,000 or more 59 2.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,239 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 204 4.7   Per capita income (dollars) 16,201 (X)
Construction 290 6.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 682 15.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,046 (X)
Wholesale trade 67 1.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,922 (X)
Retail trade 323 7.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 379 8.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 43 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 177 4.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 252 5.8     Families 408 15.0
Educational, health and social services 825 18.9   With related children under 18 years 303 19.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 292 6.7        With related children under 5 years 147 25.9
Other services (except public administration) 125 2.9        
Public administration 710 16.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 212 39.0
        With related children under 18 years 199 48.3
             With related children under 5 years 102 67.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,975 19.9
Private wage and salary workers 2,692 61.6   18 years and over 1,185 17.2
Government workers 1,305 29.9        65 years and over 226 23.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 356 8.1   Related children under 18 years 763 25.3
Unpaid family workers 16 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 563 23.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 374 34.8
             
 
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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