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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Louisiana

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over3,394,546100.0
In labor force2,016,11459.4
Civilian labor force
1,997,99558.9
Employed
1,851,77754.6
Unemployed
146,2184.3
Percent of civilian labor force
7.3(X)
Armed Forces
18,1190.5
Not in labor force1,378,43240.6
Females 16 years and over1,782,645100.0
In labor force948,81653.2
Civilian labor force
945,83853.1
Employed
873,51649.0
Own children under 6 years353,949100.0
All parents in family in labor force209,11959.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over1,831,057100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone1,430,14278.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled249,64013.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)43,2772.4
Walked40,1842.2
Other means28,4851.6
Worked at home39,3292.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over1,851,777100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations553,55229.9
Service occupations309,22716.7
Sales and office occupations495,47526.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations15,0700.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations216,74211.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations261,71114.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining78,1674.2
Construction145,8507.9
Manufacturing187,49910.1
Wholesale trade65,2473.5
Retail trade220,34311.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities98,7985.3
Information36,4182.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing105,3535.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services140,5877.6
Educational, health and social services402,07821.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services168,5939.1
Other services (except public administration)96,2075.2
Public administration106,6375.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,411,14976.2
Government workers322,77117.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business112,2756.1
Unpaid family workers5,5820.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households1,657,107100.0
Less than $10,000258,08615.6
$10,000 to $14,999141,9308.6
$15,000 to $24,999248,48815.0
$25,000 to $34,999223,40913.5
$35,000 to $49,999260,62215.7
$50,000 to $74,999274,55016.6
$75,000 to $99,999126,7527.6
$100,000 to $149,99980,2374.8
$150,000 to $199,99919,5021.2
$200,000 or more23,5311.4
Median household income (dollars)32,566(X)
With earnings1,294,22278.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,923(X)
With Social Security income418,01725.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,041(X)
With Supplemental Security Income101,4426.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,879(X)
With public assistance income54,6463.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,985(X)
With retirement income244,48114.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,063(X)
Families1,163,191100.0
Less than $10,000121,49410.4
$10,000 to $14,99979,7746.9
$15,000 to $24,999157,77813.6
$25,000 to $34,999154,13313.3
$35,000 to $49,999199,31817.1
$50,000 to $74,999229,92619.8
$75,000 to $99,999111,3979.6
$100,000 to $149,99971,6236.2
$150,000 to $199,99917,2031.5
$200,000 or more20,5451.8
Median family income (dollars)39,774(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,912(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers33,399(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,069(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families183,448(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
With related children under 18 years143,172(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.1
With related children under 5 years
66,805(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.7
Families with female householder, no husband present109,526(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.6
With related children under 18 years95,891(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.4
With related children under 5 years
44,883(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)60.7
Individuals851,113(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.6
18 years and over531,443(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
65 years and over
81,693(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.7
Related children under 18 years313,922(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
223,312(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over212,479(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.0
(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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