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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Economic Statistics

New Orleans, Louisiana,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over370,138100.0
In labor force213,81957.8
Civilian labor force
211,94257.3
Employed
191,73951.8
Unemployed
20,2035.5
Percent of civilian labor force
9.5(X)
Armed Forces
1,8770.5
Not in labor force156,31942.2
Females 16 years and over200,953100.0
In labor force109,78254.6
Civilian labor force
109,26854.4
Employed
99,07849.3
Own children under 6 years35,533100.0
All parents in family in labor force22,24362.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over188,703100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone113,75260.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled30,45916.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)25,80313.7
Walked9,8225.2
Other means3,8392.0
Worked at home5,0282.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over191,739100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations66,45934.7
Service occupations42,33522.1
Sales and office occupations49,46425.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3560.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations13,1216.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations20,00410.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,9961.0
Construction9,4784.9
Manufacturing9,9255.2
Wholesale trade4,8852.5
Retail trade18,8649.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities11,2375.9
Information4,5962.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing10,6775.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services18,9119.9
Educational, health and social services49,31525.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services29,29915.3
Other services (except public administration)10,1905.3
Public administration12,3666.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers141,14773.6
Government workers39,15720.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business10,8415.7
Unpaid family workers5940.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households188,365100.0
Less than $10,00039,61721.0
$10,000 to $14,99917,9919.6
$15,000 to $24,99929,76015.8
$25,000 to $34,99925,46013.5
$35,000 to $49,99926,39914.0
$50,000 to $74,99923,72412.6
$75,000 to $99,99910,8025.7
$100,000 to $149,9997,9204.2
$150,000 to $199,9992,6201.4
$200,000 or more4,0722.2
Median household income (dollars)27,133(X)
With earnings142,74475.8
Mean earnings (dollars)
43,954(X)
With Social Security income46,61224.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,710(X)
With Supplemental Security Income14,6377.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,117(X)
With public assistance income10,1965.4
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,894(X)
With retirement income25,14913.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,201(X)
Families113,948100.0
Less than $10,00018,40416.2
$10,000 to $14,9999,8798.7
$15,000 to $24,99917,23615.1
$25,000 to $34,99914,71512.9
$35,000 to $49,99917,14715.0
$50,000 to $74,99916,90414.8
$75,000 to $99,9998,1487.2
$100,000 to $149,9996,1685.4
$150,000 to $199,9992,0201.8
$200,000 or more3,3272.9
Median family income (dollars)32,338(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,258(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,862(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,768(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families26,988(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.7
With related children under 18 years22,474(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.5
With related children under 5 years
10,180(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.4
Families with female householder, no husband present19,847(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.4
With related children under 18 years17,581(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.4
With related children under 5 years
7,936(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)61.4
Individuals130,896(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.9
18 years and over79,189(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
65 years and over
10,468(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.3
Related children under 18 years51,155(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
37,305(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over32,907(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.6
(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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