Labor

 

St. John the Baptist Parish

Division of labor force (2000)  

Total population 16 years and over                                  31,212 

 Not in labor force                                                         38.4%

 In Armed Forces                                                  0.1%

 Employed                                                          57.3%

 Unemployed                                                               4.2%

 

Employment by industry (2000)  

Total employed civilian population 16 years and over                   17,864 

 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining                   1.2%

Construction                                                                10.3%

 Manufacturing                                                    15.1%

Wholesale trade                                                    3.7%

  Retail trade                                                                13.1%

 Transportation and warehousing, and utilities                            7.6%

 Information                                                                 1.6%

 Finance, insurance, real estate and rental and leasing                  5.6%

 Professional, scientific, and technical                                3.4%

Management of companies and enterprises                       0.0%

 Administrative and support and waste management services        4.2%

Educational services                                                       6.8%

Health care and social assistance                                     9.9%

 Arts, entertainment, and recreation                                1.8%

 Accommodation and food services                                  6.4%

Other services (except public administration)                              4.7%

Public administration                                                      4.6%

Veteran status  (2000)   Total population 18 years and over       29,649 

 Currently in Armed Forces                                               0.1%

Veteran                                                             11.6%

 Never served in Armed Forces                                        88.3%