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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Economic Statistics

Houma, Louisiana,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over24,238100.0
In labor force13,63356.2
Civilian labor force
13,61756.2
Employed
12,64952.2
Unemployed
9684.0
Percent of civilian labor force
7.1(X)
Armed Forces
160.1
Not in labor force10,60543.8
Females 16 years and over12,560100.0
In labor force6,15549.0
Civilian labor force
6,15549.0
Employed
5,65045.0
Own children under 6 years2,710100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,51455.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over12,411100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone9,78578.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,57412.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)1971.6
Walked1961.6
Other means3843.1
Worked at home2752.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over12,649100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,28726.0
Service occupations1,93715.3
Sales and office occupations3,65428.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations760.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,75613.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,93915.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,1999.5
Construction8696.9
Manufacturing9887.8
Wholesale trade4763.8
Retail trade1,58312.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7626.0
Information2682.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6234.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8897.0
Educational, health and social services2,49919.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,2029.5
Other services (except public administration)7045.6
Public administration5874.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers10,25681.1
Government workers1,74113.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5894.7
Unpaid family workers630.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,587100.0
Less than $10,0001,82715.8
$10,000 to $14,9999408.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,59813.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,48912.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,71014.8
$50,000 to $74,9992,01517.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,0559.1
$100,000 to $149,9995704.9
$150,000 to $199,9991951.7
$200,000 or more1881.6
Median household income (dollars)34,471(X)
With earnings8,62574.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
50,071(X)
With Social Security income3,49930.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,100(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9588.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,126(X)
With public assistance income3593.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,235(X)
With retirement income1,55113.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
19,816(X)
Families8,235100.0
Less than $10,00094511.5
$10,000 to $14,9995116.2
$15,000 to $24,9991,02512.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,01412.3
$35,000 to $49,9991,23715.0
$50,000 to $74,9991,76321.4
$75,000 to $99,99983610.2
$100,000 to $149,9995466.6
$150,000 to $199,9991862.3
$200,000 or more1722.1
Median family income (dollars)40,679(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,720(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,897(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,202(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,350(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.4
With related children under 18 years1,033(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.9
With related children under 5 years
477(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
Families with female householder, no husband present756(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.6
With related children under 18 years686(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.4
With related children under 5 years
348(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)63.2
Individuals6,520(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.8
18 years and over3,834(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.9
65 years and over
658(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.3
Related children under 18 years2,661(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,987(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,437(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.6
(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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