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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataLouisiana

Economic Statistics

Shreveport, Louisiana,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over152,931100.0
In labor force93,03960.8
Civilian labor force
91,78360.0
Employed
82,43253.9
Unemployed
9,3516.1
Percent of civilian labor force
10.2(X)
Armed Forces
1,2560.8
Not in labor force59,89239.2
Females 16 years and over84,148100.0
In labor force46,72355.5
Civilian labor force
46,48655.2
Employed
41,50549.3
Own children under 6 years15,544100.0
All parents in family in labor force10,06764.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over82,134100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone64,78678.9
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled11,31713.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,3252.8
Walked1,3861.7
Other means7790.9
Worked at home1,5411.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over82,432100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations24,92530.2
Service occupations17,09420.7
Sales and office occupations21,99126.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1560.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations6,7028.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations11,56414.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining9981.2
Construction4,3015.2
Manufacturing8,69410.5
Wholesale trade2,8953.5
Retail trade9,51311.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,6194.4
Information2,1772.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4,2665.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6,4067.8
Educational, health and social services21,07025.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services9,87312.0
Other services (except public administration)5,0176.1
Public administration3,6034.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers63,48577.0
Government workers14,63517.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4,0985.0
Unpaid family workers2140.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households78,735100.0
Less than $10,00012,78816.2
$10,000 to $14,9997,0629.0
$15,000 to $24,99912,93616.4
$25,000 to $34,99911,18214.2
$35,000 to $49,99912,00515.2
$50,000 to $74,99911,50214.6
$75,000 to $99,9995,4226.9
$100,000 to $149,9993,4884.4
$150,000 to $199,9999681.2
$200,000 or more1,3821.8
Median household income (dollars)30,526(X)
With earnings60,71377.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
44,584(X)
With Social Security income20,84726.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,263(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4,7786.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,692(X)
With public assistance income2,9653.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,821(X)
With retirement income12,80316.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,813(X)
Families50,961100.0
Less than $10,0006,03411.8
$10,000 to $14,9994,0538.0
$15,000 to $24,9997,42214.6
$25,000 to $34,9996,54312.8
$35,000 to $49,9998,57616.8
$50,000 to $74,9998,72817.1
$75,000 to $99,9994,5348.9
$100,000 to $149,9993,0436.0
$150,000 to $199,9998201.6
$200,000 or more1,2082.4
Median family income (dollars)37,126(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,759(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,278(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,659(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families9,514(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
With related children under 18 years7,746(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.6
With related children under 5 years
3,660(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.5
Families with female householder, no husband present6,609(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.7
With related children under 18 years5,881(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)49.1
With related children under 5 years
2,673(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)57.5
Individuals44,505(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.8
18 years and over26,609(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
65 years and over
4,240(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.3
Related children under 18 years17,583(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
12,387(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over10,655(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.9
(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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