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Economic Statistics

Jefferson parish louisiana dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over354,056100.0
In labor force226,33263.9
Civilian labor force
225,09563.6
Employed
212,47760.0
Unemployed
12,6183.6
Percent of civilian labor force
5.6(X)
Armed Forces
1,2370.3
Not in labor force127,72436.1
Females 16 years and over187,295100.0
In labor force107,89557.6
Civilian labor force
107,60557.5
Employed
101,22754.0
Own children under 6 years33,810100.0
All parents in family in labor force20,79961.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over209,611100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone164,64078.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled28,76513.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)5,3492.6
Walked3,6541.7
Other means2,9361.4
Worked at home4,2672.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over212,477100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations68,91232.4
Service occupations32,59615.3
Sales and office occupations63,58229.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations8910.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations22,44710.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations24,04911.3
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4,0591.9
Construction16,3537.7
Manufacturing17,6638.3
Wholesale trade9,9104.7
Retail trade25,71312.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities12,5955.9
Information4,6012.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing14,6366.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services21,66810.2
Educational, health and social services41,22119.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services21,70510.2
Other services (except public administration)11,6545.5
Public administration10,6995.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers170,89080.4
Government workers28,41013.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business12,7256.0
Unpaid family workers4520.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households176,424100.0
Less than $10,00017,72510.0
$10,000 to $14,99912,5097.1
$15,000 to $24,99924,86214.1
$25,000 to $34,99925,35714.4
$35,000 to $49,99930,47417.3
$50,000 to $74,99933,42618.9
$75,000 to $99,99915,8939.0
$100,000 to $149,99910,4395.9
$150,000 to $199,9992,5181.4
$200,000 or more3,2211.8
Median household income (dollars)38,435(X)
With earnings144,66782.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
50,869(X)
With Social Security income44,28525.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,959(X)
With Supplemental Security Income7,8174.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,174(X)
With public assistance income4,5352.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,643(X)
With retirement income26,66615.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,517(X)
Families120,841100.0
Less than $10,0008,3766.9
$10,000 to $14,9996,3355.2
$15,000 to $24,99913,86911.5
$25,000 to $34,99915,71713.0
$35,000 to $49,99921,89218.1
$50,000 to $74,99926,96322.3
$75,000 to $99,99913,52611.2
$100,000 to $149,9999,0417.5
$150,000 to $199,9992,2511.9
$200,000 or more2,8712.4
Median family income (dollars)45,834(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,953(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,081(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers24,921(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families13,055(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.8
With related children under 18 years10,569(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.6
With related children under 5 years
5,212(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.2
Families with female householder, no husband present7,667(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.0
With related children under 18 years6,912(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.9
With related children under 5 years
3,401(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.7
Individuals61,608(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.7
18 years and over38,584(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.4
65 years and over
5,179(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.8
Related children under 18 years22,504(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
15,796(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over16,121(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.7
(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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