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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Economic Statistics

Bossier City, Louisiana,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over42,188100.0
In labor force28,07666.5
Civilian labor force
25,06759.4
Employed
23,63756.0
Unemployed
1,4303.4
Percent of civilian labor force
5.7(X)
Armed Forces
3,0097.1
Not in labor force14,11233.5
Females 16 years and over22,255100.0
In labor force12,95858.2
Civilian labor force
12,43955.9
Employed
11,69352.5
Own children under 6 years5,092100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,30965.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over26,072100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone21,46982.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,94611.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)2120.8
Walked4761.8
Other means5352.1
Worked at home4341.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over23,637100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,73628.5
Service occupations4,69519.9
Sales and office occupations6,68628.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations170.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,55710.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,94612.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2931.2
Construction1,3995.9
Manufacturing1,8117.7
Wholesale trade7413.1
Retail trade3,10713.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,3005.5
Information6262.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,3555.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,6907.1
Educational, health and social services5,10221.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,49914.8
Other services (except public administration)1,2215.2
Public administration1,4936.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers17,98376.1
Government workers4,38518.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,2155.1
Unpaid family workers540.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households21,167100.0
Less than $10,0002,35711.1
$10,000 to $14,9991,5497.3
$15,000 to $24,9993,29515.6
$25,000 to $34,9992,94813.9
$35,000 to $49,9994,05419.2
$50,000 to $74,9993,79417.9
$75,000 to $99,9991,8168.6
$100,000 to $149,9991,0234.8
$150,000 to $199,9991940.9
$200,000 or more1370.6
Median household income (dollars)36,561(X)
With earnings17,38182.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
43,534(X)
With Social Security income5,03423.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,981(X)
With Supplemental Security Income8954.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,909(X)
With public assistance income6363.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,349(X)
With retirement income4,17919.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,619(X)
Families14,924100.0
Less than $10,0001,0877.3
$10,000 to $14,9998185.5
$15,000 to $24,9991,92412.9
$25,000 to $34,9992,06113.8
$35,000 to $49,9993,02420.3
$50,000 to $74,9993,11820.9
$75,000 to $99,9991,68011.3
$100,000 to $149,9999116.1
$150,000 to $199,9991941.3
$200,000 or more1070.7
Median family income (dollars)42,642(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,032(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,632(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,174(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,706(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
With related children under 18 years1,444(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.9
With related children under 5 years
787(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.5
Families with female householder, no husband present1,118(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.5
With related children under 18 years1,065(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.7
With related children under 5 years
541(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.9
Individuals8,062(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.8
18 years and over4,705(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.1
65 years and over
634(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
Related children under 18 years3,265(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,157(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over2,084(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.8
(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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