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Based on the data from 2000 / 2016 when the population of Violet, Louisiana was 8,555 / 5,665

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Health care12.2%
(432)
3.1%
(56)
21.9%
(376)
Construction8.8%
(311)
15.4%
(280)
1.8%
(31)
Accommodation and food services6.6%
(232)
5.6%
(102)
7.6%
(130)
Public administration6.3%
(224)
4.1%
(75)
8.7%
(149)
Educational services5.1%
(179)
1.8%
(33)
8.5%
(146)
Finance and insurance4.3%
(151)
1.6%
(29)
7.1%
(122)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers3.9%
(138)
6.1%
(110)
1.6%
(28)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation3.9%
(137)
3.8%
(69)
4.0%
(68)
Professional, scientific, and technical services3.7%
(131)
3.3%
(60)
4.1%
(71)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.2%
(113)
3.6%
(65)
2.8%
(48)
Truck transportation2.9%
(104)
5.7%
(104)
0.0%
(0)
Petroleum and coal products2.8%
(99)
3.5%
(64)
2.0%
(35)
Department and other general merchandise stores2.4%
(84)
0.8%
(14)
4.1%
(70)
Food2.3%
(83)
2.7%
(49)
2.0%
(34)
Food and beverage stores2.3%
(82)
2.5%
(45)
2.2%
(37)
Repair and maintenance2.2%
(78)
3.9%
(70)
0.5%
(8)
Metal and metal products2.2%
(77)
4.2%
(77)
0.0%
(0)
Social assistance1.8%
(62)
0.3%
(6)
3.3%
(56)
Transportation equipment1.6%
(57)
3.1%
(57)
0.0%
(0)
Personal and laundry services1.4%
(51)
1.3%
(23)
1.6%
(28)
Real estate and rental and leasing1.4%
(49)
1.0%
(18)
1.8%
(31)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.2%
(44)
2.0%
(37)
0.4%
(7)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers1.0%
(37)
1.0%
(19)
1.0%
(18)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers1.0%
(37)
2.0%
(37)
0.0%
(0)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.0%
(36)
0.4%
(7)
1.7%
(29)
Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers1.0%
(36)
2.0%
(36)
0.0%
(0)
Chemicals1.0%
(35)
1.9%
(35)
0.0%
(0)
Utilities0.9%
(31)
1.3%
(24)
0.4%
(7)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction0.8%
(28)
1.0%
(18)
0.6%
(10)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.8%
(28)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(28)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.8%
(28)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(28)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.7%
(26)
0.9%
(17)
0.5%
(9)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.7%
(25)
1.4%
(25)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.7%
(24)
1.3%
(24)
0.0%
(0)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.7%
(23)
1.3%
(23)
0.0%
(0)
Other direct selling establishments0.7%
(23)
0.0%
(0)
1.3%
(23)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.6%
(22)
0.6%
(10)
0.7%
(12)
Machinery0.6%
(21)
0.7%
(13)
0.5%
(8)
Water transportation0.6%
(20)
1.1%
(20)
0.0%
(0)
Private households0.5%
(19)
0.0%
(0)
1.1%
(19)
Beverage and tobacco products0.5%
(18)
1.0%
(18)
0.0%
(0)
Computer and electronic products0.4%
(15)
0.4%
(7)
0.5%
(8)
Gasoline stations0.4%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
0.8%
(13)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.3%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(12)
U. S. Postal service0.3%
(10)
0.6%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.3%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(9)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.3%
(9)
0.5%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
0.5%
(8)
Plastics and rubber products0.2%
(8)
0.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers0.2%
(8)
0.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.1%
(5)
0.3%
(5)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Violet

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 14.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 18.5%Males
  • 15.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.6%Males
  • 19.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 52.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 26.5%Females

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Violet:

6.6% (133)
Louisiana:

6.8% (130,945)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Violet:

3.9% (78)
Louisiana:

4.6% (89,853)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Violet:

5.1% (102)
Louisiana:

5.7% (109,627)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Violet:

6.4% (129)
Louisiana:

10.1% (196,185)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Violet:

15.7% (315)
Louisiana:

11.6% (224,329)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Violet:

13.1% (264)
Louisiana:

15.4% (299,361)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Violet:

22.3% (448)
Louisiana:

12.3% (239,238)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Violet:

10.3% (207)
Louisiana:

8.8% (170,602)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Violet:

3.2% (64)
Louisiana:

4.0% (76,551)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Violet:

3.9% (79)
Louisiana:

5.0% (97,528)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Violet:

1.6% (32)
Louisiana:

2.6% (49,487)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Violet:

0.2% (4)
Louisiana:

1.0% (18,482)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Violet:

2.9% (59)
Louisiana:

5.9% (114,128)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Violet:

4.5% (91)
Louisiana:

6.3% (121,575)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Violet:

4.3% (148)
Louisiana:

4.7% (85,706)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Violet:

3.4% (116)
Louisiana:

3.7% (67,771)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Violet:

9.5% (325)
Louisiana:

5.1% (93,066)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Violet:

14.9% (509)
Louisiana:

9.9% (180,725)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Violet:

15.7% (537)
Louisiana:

11.4% (208,729)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Violet:

13.0% (444)
Louisiana:

15.7% (287,107)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Violet:

13.1% (447)
Louisiana:

15.5% (283,342)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Violet:

5.4% (185)
Louisiana:

9.0% (164,858)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Violet:

2.5% (85)
Louisiana:

3.8% (69,191)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Violet:

1.5% (51)
Louisiana:

4.3% (79,604)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Violet:

2.0% (68)
Louisiana:

1.9% (34,713)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Violet:

0.7% (25)
Louisiana:

0.9% (15,822)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Violet:

6.4% (219)
Louisiana:

5.6% (101,653)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Violet:

5.5% (189)
Louisiana:

6.5% (119,441)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    7.9% (75)
    Louisiana:

    10.0% (99,935)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    4.0% (38)
    Louisiana:

    6.5% (64,979)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    4.9% (46)
    Louisiana:

    7.4% (73,427)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    8.3% (79)
    Louisiana:

    12.4% (123,861)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    22.9% (218)
    Louisiana:

    11.9% (118,739)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    13.8% (130)
    Louisiana:

    13.7% (136,665)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    23.2% (220)
    Louisiana:

    10.1% (100,770)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    6.6% (63)
    Louisiana:

    7.0% (69,441)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    2.1% (20)
    Louisiana:

    4.0% (39,404)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    0.8% (8)
    Louisiana:

    2.2% (22,170)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    0.4% (4)
    Louisiana:

    0.7% (7,351)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    1.1% (11)
    Louisiana:

    5.2% (51,377)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Violet:

    4.6% (44)
    Louisiana:

    5.9% (58,514)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    5.5% (58)
    Louisiana:

    3.3% (31,010)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    4.1% (44)
    Louisiana:

    2.6% (24,874)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    5.3% (57)
    Louisiana:

    3.8% (36,200)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    4.7% (50)
    Louisiana:

    7.7% (72,324)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    9.0% (96)
    Louisiana:

    11.2% (105,590)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    12.4% (133)
    Louisiana:

    17.3% (162,696)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    21.6% (231)
    Louisiana:

    14.7% (138,468)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    13.9% (148)
    Louisiana:

    10.7% (101,161)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    6.0% (64)
    Louisiana:

    4.9% (46,430)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    5.6% (60)
    Louisiana:

    6.2% (58,124)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    2.2% (24)
    Louisiana:

    2.9% (27,317)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    4.6% (49)
    Louisiana:

    6.7% (62,751)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Violet:

    4.4% (47)
    Louisiana:

    6.7% (63,061)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 48.7%
Number of people working at home: 29 (1.4% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,882 (-33.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 270 (7.9%)

Travel time (in minutes) to work (%)

Working at home - Violet

Working at home - Louisiana

Less than 5 minutes:
Violet:

2.3% (77)
Louisiana:

3.4% (62,320)
5 to 9 minutes:
Violet:

3.9% (133)
Louisiana:

10.7% (196,227)
10 to 14 minutes:
Violet:

6.9% (237)
Louisiana:

15.3% (281,034)
15 to 19 minutes:
Violet:

16.1% (548)
Louisiana:

17.2% (314,832)
20 to 24 minutes:
Violet:

11.7% (399)
Louisiana:

14.4% (263,842)
25 to 29 minutes:
Violet:

2.7% (93)
Louisiana:

5.1% (93,519)
30 to 34 minutes:
Violet:

19.1% (650)
Louisiana:

13.2% (240,995)
35 to 39 minutes:
Violet:

2.5% (84)
Louisiana:

2.1% (39,029)
40 to 44 minutes:
Violet:

4.1% (141)
Louisiana:

2.4% (43,572)
45 to 59 minutes:
Violet:

15.7% (536)
Louisiana:

6.6% (120,270)
60 to 89 minutes:
Violet:

11.1% (380)
Louisiana:

4.2% (76,269)
90 or more minutes:
Violet:

2.1% (70)
Louisiana:

3.3% (59,819)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work - Violet

Means of transportation to work - Louisiana

Drove car alone:
Violet:

74.5% (2,541)
Louisiana:

78.1% (1,430,142)
Carpooled:
Violet:

20.8% (710)
Louisiana:

13.6% (249,640)
Bus or trolley bus:
Violet:

1.4% (47)
Louisiana:

2.1% (38,284)
Walked:
Violet:

0.5% (16)
Louisiana:

2.2% (40,184)
Other means:
Violet:

1.0% (34)
Louisiana:

1.1% (19,932)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2016 (%)

Drove alone:
Violet:

89.0% (1,721)
Louisiana:

90.0% (1,657,170)
In 2 person carpool:
Violet:

10.6% (204)
Louisiana:

7.6% (140,405)
In 4 person carpool:
Violet:

0.4% (7)
Louisiana:

0.5% (8,987)
In 7+ person carpool:
Violet:

0.0% (1)
Louisiana:

0.1% (2,335)

Private vehicle occupancy in 2000 (%)

Drove alone:
Violet:

78.2% (2,541)
Louisiana:

85.1% (1,430,142)
In 2 person carpool:
Violet:

14.7% (478)
Louisiana:

11.2% (188,946)
In 3 person carpool:
Violet:

4.6% (151)
Louisiana:

2.2% (37,549)
In 4 person carpool:
Violet:

2.3% (75)
Louisiana:

0.8% (12,767)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Violet:

0.2% (6)
Louisiana:

0.4% (6,580)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Violet:

76.4% (2,698)
Louisiana:

67.3% (1,246,955)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Violet:

1.9% (67)
Louisiana:

3.4% (62,704)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Violet:

2.7% (95)
Louisiana:

5.5% (101,490)
Local government workers:
Violet:

6.1% (216)
Louisiana:

7.1% (131,539)
State government workers:
Violet:

5.2% (182)
Louisiana:

7.7% (142,060)
Federal government workers:
Violet:

4.1% (145)
Louisiana:

2.7% (49,172)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Violet:

3.5% (125)
Louisiana:

6.1% (112,275)
Unpaid family workers:
Violet:

0.1% (4)
Louisiana:

0.3% (5,582)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Violet:

82.5% (1,498)
Louisiana:

70.9% (693,283)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Violet:

2.3% (41)
Louisiana:

4.7% (46,027)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Violet:

1.5% (27)
Louisiana:

3.2% (31,676)
Local government workers - Males:
Violet:

4.9% (89)
Louisiana:

5.6% (54,710)
State government workers - Males:
Violet:

1.0% (19)
Louisiana:

5.2% (51,047)
Federal government workers - Males:
Violet:

3.2% (58)
Louisiana:

2.6% (25,225)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Violet:

4.4% (80)
Louisiana:

7.6% (73,896)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Violet:

0.2% (4)
Louisiana:

0.2% (2,397)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Violet:

69.9% (1,200)
Louisiana:

63.4% (553,672)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Violet:

1.5% (26)
Louisiana:

1.9% (16,677)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Violet:

4.0% (68)
Louisiana:

8.0% (69,814)
Local government workers - Females:
Violet:

7.4% (127)
Louisiana:

8.8% (76,829)
State government workers - Females:
Violet:

9.5% (163)
Louisiana:

10.4% (91,013)
Federal government workers - Females:
Violet:

5.1% (87)
Louisiana:

2.7% (23,947)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Violet:

2.6% (45)
Louisiana:

4.4% (38,379)
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