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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chambers County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 28,703 100.0     Households 14,545 100.0
In labor force 16,807 58.6   Less than $10,000 2,496 17.2
     Civilian labor force 16,789 58.5   $10,000 to $14,999 1,339 9.2
          Employed 15,695 54.7   $15,000 to $24,999 2,421 16.6
          Unemployed 1,094 3.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,050 14.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,749 18.9
     Armed Forces 18 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,302 15.8
Not in labor force 11,896 41.4   $75,000 to $99,999 705 4.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 260 1.8
   Females 16 years and over 15,430 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 97 0.7
In labor force 8,120 52.6   $200,000 or more 126 0.9
     Civilian labor force 8,120 52.6   Median household income (dollars) 29,667 (X)
          Employed 7,594 49.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,777 100.0   With earnings 10,681 73.4
All parents in family in labor force 1,896 68.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,868 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,817 33.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,963 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 15,480 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,025 7.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,703 82.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,997 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,239 14.5   With public assistance income 393 2.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 49 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,587 (X)
Walked 213 1.4   With retirement income 2,006 13.8
Other means 85 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,266 (X)
Worked at home 191 1.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.0 (X)        
          Families 10,285 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 15,695 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,070 10.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 692 6.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,070 19.6   $15,000 to $24,999 1,567 15.2
Service occupations 1,919 12.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,515 14.7
Sales and office occupations 3,706 23.6    $35,000 to $49,999 2,367 23.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 99 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 2,006 19.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,932 12.3   $75,000 to $99,999 657 6.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,969 31.7   $100,000 to $149,999 213 2.1
        150,000 to $199,999 83 0.8
        $200,000 or more 115 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,598 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 241 1.5   Per capita income (dollars) 15,147 (X)
Construction 1,124 7.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,781 36.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,771 (X)
Wholesale trade 256 1.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,159 (X)
Retail trade 1,701 10.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 586 3.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 378 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 466 3.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 834 5.3     Families 1,475 14.3
Educational, health and social services 2,343 14.9   With related children under 18 years 1,015 19.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 769 4.9        With related children under 5 years 460 23.7
Other services (except public administration) 710 4.5        
Public administration 506 3.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 870 34.7
        With related children under 18 years 728 42.6
             With related children under 5 years 338 52.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,134 17.0
Private wage and salary workers 13,071 83.3   18 years and over 4,108 15.2
Government workers 1,710 10.9        65 years and over 1,018 18.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 906 5.8   Related children under 18 years 2,000 22.5
Unpaid family workers 8 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,419 21.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,587 31.4
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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