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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Economic Statistics

Alexandria, Louisiana

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over35,380100.0
In labor force18,83053.2
Civilian labor force
18,76453.0
Employed
17,09448.3
Unemployed
1,6704.7
Percent of civilian labor force
8.9(X)
Armed Forces
660.2
Not in labor force16,55046.8
Females 16 years and over19,778100.0
In labor force9,56148.3
Civilian labor force
9,56148.3
Employed
8,78244.4
Own children under 6 years3,875100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,30159.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over16,889100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone13,08777.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,32713.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)4762.8
Walked4592.7
Other means2151.3
Worked at home3251.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over17,094100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,61232.8
Service occupations3,93023.0
Sales and office occupations4,75827.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations310.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9985.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,76510.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2021.2
Construction6303.7
Manufacturing1,0336.0
Wholesale trade5193.0
Retail trade2,46414.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5883.4
Information3672.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9235.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3287.8
Educational, health and social services5,49032.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,5949.3
Other services (except public administration)8244.8
Public administration1,1326.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers12,11670.9
Government workers3,89522.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0165.9
Unpaid family workers670.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households17,822100.0
Less than $10,0003,77621.2
$10,000 to $14,9991,85810.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,95116.6
$25,000 to $34,9992,40913.5
$35,000 to $49,9992,51214.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,12211.9
$75,000 to $99,9998624.8
$100,000 to $149,9997604.3
$150,000 to $199,9991921.1
$200,000 or more3802.1
Median household income (dollars)26,097(X)
With earnings12,78871.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,498(X)
With Social Security income5,28329.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,427(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,5768.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,596(X)
With public assistance income9395.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,435(X)
With retirement income3,12617.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,640(X)
Families11,793100.0
Less than $10,0001,86415.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,0078.5
$15,000 to $24,9991,83515.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,63613.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,76415.0
$50,000 to $74,9991,76915.0
$75,000 to $99,9997396.3
$100,000 to $149,9996935.9
$150,000 to $199,9991421.2
$200,000 or more3442.9
Median family income (dollars)31,978(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,242(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,456(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,154(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,731(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
With related children under 18 years2,191(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.7
With related children under 5 years
1,190(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.3
Families with female householder, no husband present1,916(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.4
With related children under 18 years1,660(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.3
With related children under 5 years
930(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)69.0
Individuals12,407(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.4
18 years and over7,487(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.1
65 years and over
1,173(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.5
Related children under 18 years4,801(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,228(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,093(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.6
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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