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Lafourche Parish Louisiana Economic Statistics

Lafourche parish louisiana dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over68,385100.0
In labor force39,58757.9
Civilian labor force
39,53557.8
Employed
37,20754.4
Unemployed
2,3283.4
Percent of civilian labor force
5.9(X)
Armed Forces
520.1
Not in labor force28,79842.1
Females 16 years and over35,754100.0
In labor force17,16248.0
Civilian labor force
17,16248.0
Employed
15,91744.5
Own children under 6 years6,990100.0
All parents in family in labor force3,78554.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over36,348100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone28,51878.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled5,33514.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)2460.7
Walked8352.3
Other means6661.8
Worked at home7482.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over37,207100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations9,43825.4
Service occupations4,88913.1
Sales and office occupations9,63225.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations6381.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,09913.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,51120.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3,0668.2
Construction2,9708.0
Manufacturing4,92813.2
Wholesale trade1,2953.5
Retail trade5,19314.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,7377.4
Information5771.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,6614.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,7254.6
Educational, health and social services7,84121.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,0125.4
Other services (except public administration)1,7644.7
Public administration1,4383.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers28,85677.6
Government workers5,78615.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,4466.6
Unpaid family workers1190.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households32,093100.0
Less than $10,0004,49914.0
$10,000 to $14,9992,7218.5
$15,000 to $24,9994,47613.9
$25,000 to $34,9994,38513.7
$35,000 to $49,9995,88318.3
$50,000 to $74,9996,06918.9
$75,000 to $99,9992,2567.0
$100,000 to $149,9991,1703.6
$150,000 to $199,9992460.8
$200,000 or more3881.2
Median household income (dollars)34,910(X)
With earnings25,26078.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,516(X)
With Social Security income8,66427.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,498(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,7205.4
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,994(X)
With public assistance income9062.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,935(X)
With retirement income3,66111.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,708(X)
Families24,421100.0
Less than $10,0002,1688.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,5606.4
$15,000 to $24,9993,17113.0
$25,000 to $34,9993,24413.3
$35,000 to $49,9994,99920.5
$50,000 to $74,9995,59422.9
$75,000 to $99,9992,0458.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,0694.4
$150,000 to $199,9992240.9
$200,000 or more3471.4
Median family income (dollars)40,504(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,809(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,600(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers19,484(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,212(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
With related children under 18 years2,446(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
With related children under 5 years
1,093(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.8
Families with female householder, no husband present1,679(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.3
With related children under 18 years1,475(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.3
With related children under 5 years
696(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)67.1
Individuals14,560(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.5
18 years and over9,208(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.4
65 years and over
1,760(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
Related children under 18 years5,288(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
3,869(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,592(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.0
(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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