De Soto Parish

De Soto Parish Workforce

 

WORKFORCE STATISTICS (June 2017)

Civilian Labor Force 10,707
Total Employed 9,970
Total Un-employed 737
Unemployment Rate 6.9%
La. Workforce Commission, Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, not seasonally adjusted, June 2017
 

OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION (2017)

Blue Collar 30.03%
White Collar 48.55%
Service and Farm 21.42%
Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions 2017 Demographic Snapshot.

 

EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED OCCUPATIONS (Q3 2016)

  Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
ALL OCCUPATIONS 6,378 $944
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 113 $749
Mining 798 $1,662
Utilities 178 $1,444
Construction 342 $709
Manufacturing * *
Wholesale trade 71 $1,010
Retail trade 881 $490
Transportation and warehousing 279 $1,186
Information 49 $855
Finance and insurance 162 $726
Real estate and rental and leasing 16 $628
Professional and technical services 57 $687
Management of companies and enterprises 7 $1,059
Administrative and waste services 192 $596
Educational services * *
Health care and social assistance 672 $646
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 35 $395
Accommodation and food services 383 $220
Other services, except public administration 82 $577
Public administration 413 $859
*Data non-published
La. Workforce Commission, Employment and Total Wages Paid by Employers Subject to La. Employment Security Law, Q3 2016. Released March 2017.