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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Economic Statistics

New Iberia, Louisiana

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over23,946100.0
In labor force13,01054.3
Civilian labor force
12,99554.3
Employed
11,48147.9
Unemployed
1,5146.3
Percent of civilian labor force
11.7(X)
Armed Forces
150.1
Not in labor force10,93645.7
Females 16 years and over13,112100.0
In labor force6,16347.0
Civilian labor force
6,15546.9
Employed
5,35140.8
Own children under 6 years2,932100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,70358.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over11,243100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone8,96479.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,62614.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)850.8
Walked1501.3
Other means1821.6
Worked at home2362.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over11,481100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations2,81824.5
Service occupations2,11118.4
Sales and office occupations2,87925.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1060.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,62514.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,94216.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,32911.6
Construction7536.6
Manufacturing1,0188.9
Wholesale trade4233.7
Retail trade1,58413.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4564.0
Information950.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6275.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services7286.3
Educational, health and social services2,29220.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,0238.9
Other services (except public administration)6956.1
Public administration4584.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers9,24780.5
Government workers1,50013.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6735.9
Unpaid family workers610.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,720100.0
Less than $10,0002,43820.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,25610.7
$15,000 to $24,9991,99917.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,56613.4
$35,000 to $49,9991,65414.1
$50,000 to $74,9991,66914.2
$75,000 to $99,9996405.5
$100,000 to $149,9993503.0
$150,000 to $199,999550.5
$200,000 or more930.8
Median household income (dollars)26,079(X)
With earnings8,59173.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
35,591(X)
With Social Security income3,48829.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,413(X)
With Supplemental Security Income9448.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,720(X)
With public assistance income6135.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,626(X)
With retirement income1,67014.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,483(X)
Families8,285100.0
Less than $10,0001,36216.4
$10,000 to $14,9998199.9
$15,000 to $24,9991,27715.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,14913.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,28515.5
$50,000 to $74,9991,39716.9
$75,000 to $99,9995526.7
$100,000 to $149,9993233.9
$150,000 to $199,999550.7
$200,000 or more660.8
Median family income (dollars)30,828(X)
Per capita income (dollars)13,084(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,289(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers16,980(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,059(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.9
With related children under 18 years1,730(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.1
With related children under 5 years
792(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.9
Families with female householder, no husband present1,264(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)54.0
With related children under 18 years1,160(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)66.7
With related children under 5 years
559(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)80.9
Individuals9,466(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.5
18 years and over5,542(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.7
65 years and over
848(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.8
Related children under 18 years3,883(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,690(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,915(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.3
(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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