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Plaquemines parish louisiana dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over19,790100.0
In labor force10,97355.4
Civilian labor force
10,67954.0
Employed
9,96050.3
Unemployed
7193.6
Percent of civilian labor force
6.7(X)
Armed Forces
2941.5
Not in labor force8,81744.6
Females 16 years and over9,930100.0
In labor force4,66046.9
Civilian labor force
4,56446.0
Employed
4,21942.5
Own children under 6 years2,187100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,07449.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over10,074100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone7,74176.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,53215.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)830.8
Walked2222.2
Other means2662.6
Worked at home2302.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over9,960100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations2,46324.7
Service occupations1,32913.3
Sales and office occupations2,47724.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations4544.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,35813.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,87918.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,21112.2
Construction7157.2
Manufacturing8999.0
Wholesale trade3683.7
Retail trade1,05110.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8698.7
Information590.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4094.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8098.1
Educational, health and social services1,50815.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services8128.2
Other services (except public administration)4604.6
Public administration7907.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers7,28473.1
Government workers1,94719.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business6596.6
Unpaid family workers700.7
INCOME IN 1999
Households9,001100.0
Less than $10,0001,24113.8
$10,000 to $14,9996777.5
$15,000 to $24,9991,13712.6
$25,000 to $34,9991,10012.2
$35,000 to $49,9991,67118.6
$50,000 to $74,9991,58417.6
$75,000 to $99,99990210.0
$100,000 to $149,9994795.3
$150,000 to $199,999760.8
$200,000 or more1341.5
Median household income (dollars)38,173(X)
With earnings7,14579.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
47,445(X)
With Social Security income1,95621.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,104(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6126.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,226(X)
With public assistance income2392.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,126(X)
With retirement income1,29414.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
21,553(X)
Families6,986100.0
Less than $10,00075210.8
$10,000 to $14,9993985.7
$15,000 to $24,99978011.2
$25,000 to $34,99983311.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,34419.2
$50,000 to $74,9991,44720.7
$75,000 to $99,99983912.0
$100,000 to $149,9994145.9
$150,000 to $199,999691.0
$200,000 or more1101.6
Median family income (dollars)42,610(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,937(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,245(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,691(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,078(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.4
With related children under 18 years726(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
With related children under 5 years
400(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.3
Families with female householder, no husband present414(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.1
With related children under 18 years352(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.9
With related children under 5 years
191(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.8
Individuals4,682(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.0
18 years and over3,074(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.8
65 years and over
469(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.4
Related children under 18 years1,591(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,142(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over864(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.6
(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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