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Economic Statistics

Lafayette parish louisiana dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over144,549100.0
In labor force95,29265.9
Civilian labor force
95,15165.8
Employed
88,60361.3
Unemployed
6,5484.5
Percent of civilian labor force
6.9(X)
Armed Forces
1410.1
Not in labor force49,25734.1
Females 16 years and over75,889100.0
In labor force44,22758.3
Civilian labor force
44,20758.3
Employed
40,93053.9
Own children under 6 years15,907100.0
All parents in family in labor force9,70661.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over87,053100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone72,77983.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled8,3979.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,0541.2
Walked1,2121.4
Other means1,3551.6
Worked at home2,2562.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over88,603100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations30,74934.7
Service occupations12,97114.6
Sales and office occupations25,49028.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1930.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9,30910.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations9,89111.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining8,87710.0
Construction4,8815.5
Manufacturing4,9095.5
Wholesale trade3,7684.3
Retail trade11,40212.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4,3925.0
Information1,8882.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,4976.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8,5869.7
Educational, health and social services18,45020.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8,1219.2
Other services (except public administration)4,3564.9
Public administration3,4763.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers71,09080.2
Government workers11,76413.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5,5206.2
Unpaid family workers2290.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households72,412100.0
Less than $10,0009,06212.5
$10,000 to $14,9995,9288.2
$15,000 to $24,99910,13914.0
$25,000 to $34,9999,58813.2
$35,000 to $49,99911,55116.0
$50,000 to $74,99913,02318.0
$75,000 to $99,9996,2558.6
$100,000 to $149,9994,4486.1
$150,000 to $199,9991,1071.5
$200,000 or more1,3111.8
Median household income (dollars)36,518(X)
With earnings60,52683.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
49,894(X)
With Social Security income14,52120.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,165(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,8704.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,417(X)
With public assistance income1,3111.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,206(X)
With retirement income8,08711.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,445(X)
Families49,108100.0
Less than $10,0003,7597.7
$10,000 to $14,9993,1076.3
$15,000 to $24,9995,86411.9
$25,000 to $34,9995,91712.0
$35,000 to $49,9998,21916.7
$50,000 to $74,99910,62621.6
$75,000 to $99,9995,45411.1
$100,000 to $149,9994,0038.2
$150,000 to $199,9991,0012.0
$200,000 or more1,1582.4
Median family income (dollars)45,158(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,371(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers36,428(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,751(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,811(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.8
With related children under 18 years4,467(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
With related children under 5 years
2,086(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
Families with female householder, no husband present3,300(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.8
With related children under 18 years2,873(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.5
With related children under 5 years
1,326(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)51.5
Individuals29,216(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
18 years and over19,685(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.6
65 years and over
2,639(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
Related children under 18 years9,302(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,510(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over9,907(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.1
(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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