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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Economic Statistics

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over178,626100.0
In labor force110,42061.8
Civilian labor force
110,27761.7
Employed
101,13056.6
Unemployed
9,1475.1
Percent of civilian labor force
8.3(X)
Armed Forces
1430.1
Not in labor force68,20638.2
Females 16 years and over95,535100.0
In labor force54,42757.0
Civilian labor force
54,41257.0
Employed
49,74352.1
Own children under 6 years17,462100.0
All parents in family in labor force10,72861.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over98,715100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone76,56577.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled12,21112.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,2192.2
Walked3,7923.8
Other means1,5261.5
Worked at home2,4022.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over101,130100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations37,09236.7
Service occupations17,42417.2
Sales and office occupations28,68928.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1490.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7,3247.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations10,45210.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6350.6
Construction5,8945.8
Manufacturing7,6947.6
Wholesale trade2,9322.9
Retail trade11,69111.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,6543.6
Information2,5322.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6,7506.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services10,78010.7
Educational, health and social services25,43925.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services10,61010.5
Other services (except public administration)4,9674.9
Public administration7,5527.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers71,85271.0
Government workers23,74923.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5,2915.2
Unpaid family workers2380.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households88,913100.0
Less than $10,00015,80517.8
$10,000 to $14,9997,9038.9
$15,000 to $24,99914,03915.8
$25,000 to $34,99911,36612.8
$35,000 to $49,99912,45114.0
$50,000 to $74,99912,53814.1
$75,000 to $99,9996,5447.4
$100,000 to $149,9994,8135.4
$150,000 to $199,9991,5261.7
$200,000 or more1,9282.2
Median household income (dollars)30,368(X)
With earnings71,27280.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,119(X)
With Social Security income19,95522.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,234(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4,3234.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,919(X)
With public assistance income2,8633.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,917(X)
With retirement income13,41915.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,118(X)
Families53,127100.0
Less than $10,0006,22211.7
$10,000 to $14,9993,7267.0
$15,000 to $24,9997,28713.7
$25,000 to $34,9996,36112.0
$35,000 to $49,9997,73214.6
$50,000 to $74,9999,16117.2
$75,000 to $99,9995,42810.2
$100,000 to $149,9994,1957.9
$150,000 to $199,9991,3042.5
$200,000 or more1,7113.2
Median family income (dollars)40,266(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,512(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,893(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,115(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families9,575(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.0
With related children under 18 years7,800(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.6
With related children under 5 years
3,919(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.6
Families with female householder, no husband present6,693(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.8
With related children under 18 years5,844(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.7
With related children under 5 years
2,817(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)58.0
Individuals51,824(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.0
18 years and over34,423(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.3
65 years and over
3,415(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
Related children under 18 years17,139(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
11,722(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over18,559(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.9
(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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