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Louisiana Income and Poverty Profile

1990 Census of Population and Housing


                        

INCOME IN 1989

  Households........................................................  1,498,371
Less than $5,000....................................................    188,156
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................    187,026
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................    168,149
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................    282,504
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................    221,348
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................    219,834
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................    153,865
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................     41,083
$100,000 to $149,999................................................     21,928
$150,000 or more....................................................     14,478

Median household income (dollars)...................................     21,949

 

  Families..........................................................  1,098,374
Less than $5,000....................................................     98,068
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................    103,447
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................    112,831
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................    208,491
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................    176,830
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................    189,244
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................    139,061
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................     37,679
$100,000 to $149,999................................................     19,632
$150,000 or more....................................................     13,091

Median family income (dollars)......................................     26,313


  Nonfamily households..............................................    399,997
Less than $5,000....................................................     94,789
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................     85,464
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................     55,986
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................     73,791
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................     42,332
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................     28,175
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................     12,969
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................      3,096
$100,000 to $149,999................................................      2,057
$150,000 or more....................................................      1,338

Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     11,493


Per capita income (dollars).........................................     10,635
 

INCOME TYPE IN 1989

      Households....................................................  1,498,371
With wage and salary income.........................................  1,107,564
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     29,595

With nonfarm self-employment income.................................    146,536
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     18,068

With farm self-employment income....................................     22,711
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................     10,075

With Social Security income.........................................    383,329
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      6,874

With public assistance income.......................................    163,649
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,114

With retirement income..............................................    205,261
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      9,355
 

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989

  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................  4,101,071
    Below poverty level.............................................    967,002

 
Persons 18 years and over...........................................  2,888,167
    Below poverty level.............................................    586,060
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................    439,288
    Below poverty level.............................................    106,026
 

Related children under 18 years.....................................  1,208,296
    Below poverty level.............................................    377,143
  Related children under 5 years....................................    329,669
    Below poverty level.............................................    110,108
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................    878,627
    Below poverty level.............................................    267,035
 

Unrelated individuals...............................................    503,600
    Below poverty level.............................................    184,526

 
  All families......................................................  1,098,374
    Below poverty level.............................................    213,030
With related children under 18 years................................    630,080
    Below poverty level.............................................    162,199
  With related children under 5 years...............................    263,813
    Below poverty level.............................................     79,191
 

  Female householder families.......................................    229,869
    Below poverty level.............................................    114,006
With related children under 18 years................................    163,969
    Below poverty level.............................................     98,525
  With related children under 5 years...............................     64,446
    Below poverty level.............................................     47,330


       Percent below poverty level:

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All persons.........................................................       23.6
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       20.3
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................       24.1
  Related children under 18 years...................................       31.2
    Related children under 5 years..................................       33.4
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       30.4
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       36.6
 

All families........................................................       19.4
  With related children under 18 years..............................       25.7
    With related children under 5 years.............................       30.0
 

Female householder families.........................................       49.6
  With related children under 18 years..............................       60.1
    With related children under 5 years.............................       73.4

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