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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Economic Statistics

Monroe, Louisiana,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over39,294100.0
In labor force23,35059.4
Civilian labor force
23,33559.4
Employed
20,35751.8
Unemployed
2,9787.6
Percent of civilian labor force
12.8(X)
Armed Forces
150.0
Not in labor force15,94440.6
Females 16 years and over22,098100.0
In labor force12,27455.5
Civilian labor force
12,26855.5
Employed
10,81548.9
Own children under 6 years4,405100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,07969.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over20,075100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone15,33176.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,99214.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)6303.1
Walked5562.8
Other means2941.5
Worked at home2721.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over20,357100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,62932.6
Service occupations4,53022.3
Sales and office occupations5,85828.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations240.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,3396.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,9779.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1120.6
Construction9344.6
Manufacturing1,6288.0
Wholesale trade5512.7
Retail trade2,56512.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6343.1
Information5832.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,9689.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3586.7
Educational, health and social services5,58327.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,28211.2
Other services (except public administration)1,0165.0
Public administration1,1435.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers15,18674.6
Government workers4,18620.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9574.7
Unpaid family workers280.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households19,447100.0
Less than $10,0004,82024.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,7959.2
$15,000 to $24,9992,82814.5
$25,000 to $34,9992,43812.5
$35,000 to $49,9992,50512.9
$50,000 to $74,9992,33612.0
$75,000 to $99,9991,2076.2
$100,000 to $149,9997864.0
$150,000 to $199,9992851.5
$200,000 or more4472.3
Median household income (dollars)25,864(X)
With earnings14,38574.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
44,012(X)
With Social Security income5,13726.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,927(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,3567.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,917(X)
With public assistance income8824.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,743(X)
With retirement income2,50212.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,414(X)
Families12,213100.0
Less than $10,0002,25818.5
$10,000 to $14,9991,0238.4
$15,000 to $24,9991,61913.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,40811.5
$35,000 to $49,9991,79414.7
$50,000 to $74,9991,76414.4
$75,000 to $99,9991,0048.2
$100,000 to $149,9996855.6
$150,000 to $199,9992572.1
$200,000 or more4013.3
Median family income (dollars)33,263(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,933(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,840(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,352(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,211(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.3
With related children under 18 years2,680(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.0
With related children under 5 years
1,390(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.3
Families with female householder, no husband present2,505(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.6
With related children under 18 years2,229(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)59.4
With related children under 5 years
1,184(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)73.2
Individuals16,039(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.3
18 years and over9,084(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.4
65 years and over
1,333(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.6
Related children under 18 years6,864(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
4,843(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,764(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.8
(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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