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Economic Statistics

Vernon parish louisiana dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over38,624100.0
In labor force25,00164.7
Civilian labor force
18,05946.8
Employed
16,52042.8
Unemployed
1,5394.0
Percent of civilian labor force
8.5(X)
Armed Forces
6,94218.0
Not in labor force13,62335.3
Females 16 years and over18,470100.0
In labor force9,43151.1
Civilian labor force
8,57546.4
Employed
7,71041.7
Own children under 6 years5,683100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,49343.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over22,910100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone16,77773.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,98917.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)1040.5
Walked1,2755.6
Other means4612.0
Worked at home3041.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over16,520100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,31026.1
Service occupations2,87117.4
Sales and office occupations4,06924.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2931.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,76716.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,21013.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining9585.8
Construction1,4338.7
Manufacturing1,1867.2
Wholesale trade3171.9
Retail trade2,21613.4
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities8195.0
Information2631.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6804.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services7194.4
Educational, health and social services3,66822.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3458.1
Other services (except public administration)8955.4
Public administration2,02112.2
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers10,28662.3
Government workers5,15831.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0396.3
Unpaid family workers370.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households18,276100.0
Less than $10,0002,21812.1
$10,000 to $14,9991,3917.6
$15,000 to $24,9993,37318.5
$25,000 to $34,9993,32818.2
$35,000 to $49,9993,38918.5
$50,000 to $74,9992,85515.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,1186.1
$100,000 to $149,9994242.3
$150,000 to $199,9991280.7
$200,000 or more520.3
Median household income (dollars)31,216(X)
With earnings15,07182.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
37,853(X)
With Social Security income3,46018.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,068(X)
With Supplemental Security Income8244.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,261(X)
With public assistance income4932.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,866(X)
With retirement income3,37518.5
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,976(X)
Families13,881100.0
Less than $10,0001,0167.3
$10,000 to $14,9998025.8
$15,000 to $24,9992,53618.3
$25,000 to $34,9992,66419.2
$35,000 to $49,9992,79020.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,52418.2
$75,000 to $99,9999777.0
$100,000 to $149,9994002.9
$150,000 to $199,9991220.9
$200,000 or more500.4
Median family income (dollars)34,680(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,036(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,451(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,417(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,700(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
With related children under 18 years1,307(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.9
With related children under 5 years
708(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
Families with female householder, no husband present745(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.1
With related children under 18 years659(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.4
With related children under 5 years
298(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.2
Individuals7,479(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.3
18 years and over4,611(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
65 years and over
588(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.8
Related children under 18 years2,802(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,777(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,655(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.3
(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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