Economics We St Feliciana

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					                 Economics                                         Parish Health Profiles
                                                                         West Feliciana

POPULATION, 2000
                                                                       United States                 Louisiana       West Feliciana
Total                                                                    281,421,906                  4,468,976             15,111
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000, Sample File 3 (SF3), Tables: P6. Race and P8. Sex by Age,
        http://factfinder.census.gov <keyword: data sets>

INCOME and POVERTY
Per Capita Personal Income1                                            United States                 Louisiana       West Feliciana
       2,000                                                                   29,847                    23,078             16,065
       2,001                                                                   30,527                    24,685             16,721
       2,002                                                                   30,906                    25,565             17,377
       2,003                                                                   31,472                    26,312             17,183
                     2                                                               --                         43             64
     Rank for 2003
                                        3
Median Household Income, 2002                                                  43,057                    33,536             37,037
% All Ages In Poverty, 2002                                                      12.1                      18.1               21.2
   % Ages 0 to 17 Years                                                          16.7                      26.6               17.0
   % Ages 5-17 in Families                                                       15.3                      23.9               14.8
1
    Average dollar earned/person. State/local area estimates are in current dollars (not adjusted for inflation).
     Per capita personal income was computed using Census Bureau midyear population estimates.
     Estimates for 2000-2002 reflect county population estimates available as of April 2004.
2
    State ranking is a national rank. Parish ranking is a state rank.
3
    Inflation-Adjusted Dollars
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, BEARFACTS 1993-2003, Louisiana,
           Parish and State data, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates
           http://www.census.gov/                                <key words: People, Poverty>.
         United States data, U.S. Bureau of the Census, American FactFinder, 2002 American Community Survey,
          Table P070, Median Household Income in the Past 12 Months                      http://factfinder.census.gov/
           U.S. Bureau of the Census, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division, Small Area Income &
          Poverty Estimates Program; Updated: December 9, 2004;                           http://www.census.gov/
          <key words: People, Poverty>.


NET DOMESTIC MIGRATION 4
Total Population Change                                                United States                 Louisiana       West Feliciana
       1991                                                                                             -25,551                -91
       1992                                                                                              -7,665                111
       1993                                                                                             -19,923               -100
       1994                                                                                              -8,822               -403
       1995                                                                                              -8,263                 28
       1996                                                                                             -15,705                418
       1997                                                         not applicable                      -17,005                 61
                                                                    not applicable
       1998                                                                                               -17,720                     348
       1999                                                                                               -19,050                     136
       2000                                                                                           *                         *
       2001                                                                                               -39,558                     -12
       2002                                                                                               -17,611                      -3
       2003                                                                                               -10,605                      31
*Data not available for 2000
4
    Decade years represent April 1. Census data, not the mid-year estimates
Source: Real Estate Center at Texas A & M University, U.S. Bureau of the Census
         http://recenter.tamu.edu/data/pops/pops22.htm        <key words: Data, Migration, Louisiana, County>.

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
                                                                      United States                  Louisiana           West Feliciana
       1997                                                                        5.0                        6.1                     7.3
       1998                                                                        4.6                        5.7                     5.8
       1999                                                                        4.3                        5.1                     4.6
       2000                                                                        4.0                        5.5                     4.7
       2001                                                                        4.8                        5.9                     6.0
       2002                                                                        5.8                        6.1                     5.8
       2003                                                                        6.0                        6.6                     6.5
       2004                                                                        5.4                        5.7                     5.6
Source: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service. Data derived from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,
           Local Area Unemployment (LAUS), Updated December 9, 2004 and Bureau of Census, Small Area Income & Poverty
           Estimates Program,
           http://www.ers.usda.gov/                             <key words: Unemployment and Median Household Income, Louisiana>.

SELECTED PARISH CHARACTERISTICS, 2000
                                                                      United States                  Louisiana           West Feliciana
Total Housing Units                                                     115,904,641                   1,896,748                     4,485
    % Occupied                                                                                             88.2                      81.3
       % Heated by gas                                                           51.2                      46.9                      25.6
       % Heated by Electricity                                                   30.3                      46.8                      57.4
       % with No Telephone Service                                                2.4                        4.2                       4.2
       % Without Vehicle                                                         10.3                      11.9                        8.7
       % with One Vehicle                                                        34.2                      37.0                      30.4
       % with Two Vehicles                                                       38.4                      38.0                      42.3
Median Monthly Cost (dollars)
    Mortgage                                                                    1,088                        816                      979
    Rent                                                                          602                        466                      411
Transportation to Work, Workers 16 and Over
    % Drove Alone                                                                75.7                       78.1                     83.1
    % Carpooled                                                                  12.2                       13.6                     11.6
    % Public Transportation                                                       4.7                        2.4                      0.8
    Mean Travel Time to Work (minutes)                                           25.5                       25.7                     28.4
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census; Census 2000 Summary File 3 (SF 3), Table DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics
         Summary File 3 (SF 3), Table QT-P23 Journey to Work.
          http://factfinder.census.gov/
HOMELESS NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY, 2004
                                                                   United States       Louisiana   West Feliciana
                             5                                                               155               0
Number of Shelters, 2004
 # Responding to Survey                                                                      151
   Daily Capacity — Responding Shelters                                                    5,045
   # Served In 12 Month Period (unduplicated)                    not available            45,165
                                                                                                   not applicable
       Adults — 18 Years and Older                                                        38,401
       Youth — 5 to 17 Years                                                               4,139
       Children — Under 5                                                                  2,625
5
    Bossier and Caddo Parishes data not reported separately
Source: Louisiana Interagency Council for the Homeless, Needs Assessment Survey 2004

				
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