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Ouachita Parish Louisiana Economic Statistics

Ouachita parish louisiana dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over110,838100.0
In labor force69,94063.1
Civilian labor force
69,81863.0
Employed
64,07157.8
Unemployed
5,7475.2
Percent of civilian labor force
8.2(X)
Armed Forces
1220.1
Not in labor force40,89836.9
Females 16 years and over59,852100.0
In labor force34,75158.1
Civilian labor force
34,74558.1
Employed
31,90353.3
Own children under 6 years11,705100.0
All parents in family in labor force8,02868.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over63,027100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone51,76482.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled7,84612.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)7871.2
Walked8781.4
Other means6941.1
Worked at home1,0581.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over64,071100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations19,74630.8
Service occupations10,66016.6
Sales and office occupations18,96329.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1460.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations6,51210.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations8,04412.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6811.1
Construction4,4286.9
Manufacturing6,70310.5
Wholesale trade2,1963.4
Retail trade8,00512.5
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,4963.9
Information1,8832.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6,0299.4
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4,4036.9
Educational, health and social services15,30023.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,8687.6
Other services (except public administration)3,6315.7
Public administration3,4485.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers48,72476.0
Government workers11,50918.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,6905.8
Unpaid family workers1480.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households55,276100.0
Less than $10,0009,05216.4
$10,000 to $14,9994,5738.3
$15,000 to $24,9998,12414.7
$25,000 to $34,9997,65113.8
$35,000 to $49,9998,48615.4
$50,000 to $74,9998,67915.7
$75,000 to $99,9994,5348.2
$100,000 to $149,9992,6374.8
$150,000 to $199,9996771.2
$200,000 or more8631.6
Median household income (dollars)32,047(X)
With earnings43,51578.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,539(X)
With Social Security income13,71924.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,223(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,9505.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,756(X)
With public assistance income1,7463.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,710(X)
With retirement income8,06014.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,378(X)
Families38,536100.0
Less than $10,0004,11210.7
$10,000 to $14,9992,3786.2
$15,000 to $24,9995,03713.1
$25,000 to $34,9995,15513.4
$35,000 to $49,9996,63017.2
$50,000 to $74,9997,24618.8
$75,000 to $99,9994,14810.8
$100,000 to $149,9992,4356.3
$150,000 to $199,9996101.6
$200,000 or more7852.0
Median family income (dollars)40,206(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,084(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,616(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,139(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families6,092(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
With related children under 18 years5,015(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.2
With related children under 5 years
2,480(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.9
Families with female householder, no husband present4,234(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.9
With related children under 18 years3,786(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.7
With related children under 5 years
1,884(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)66.9
Individuals29,515(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.7
18 years and over17,415(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
65 years and over
2,620(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
Related children under 18 years11,912(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
8,457(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over7,335(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.1
(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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