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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dallas 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 34,701 100.0     Households 17,869 100.0
In labor force 17,342 50.0   Less than $10,000 4,801 26.9
     Civilian labor force 17,324 49.9   $10,000 to $14,999 1,783 10.0
          Employed 15,391 44.4   $15,000 to $24,999 2,762 15.5
          Unemployed 1,933 5.6   $25,000 to $34,999 2,038 11.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 11.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,345 13.1
     Armed Forces 18 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,399 13.4
Not in labor force 17,359 50.0   $75,000 to $99,999 984 5.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 482 2.7
   Females 16 years and over 19,459 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 115 0.6
In labor force 8,440 43.4   $200,000 or more 160 0.9
     Civilian labor force 8,432 43.3   Median household income (dollars) 23,370 (X)
          Employed 7,466 38.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,723 100.0   With earnings 11,686 65.4
All parents in family in labor force 1,905 51.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,568 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,431 30.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,118 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 15,003 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,218 12.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,269 81.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,877 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,130 14.2   With public assistance income 921 5.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 131 0.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,161 (X)
Walked 164 1.1   With retirement income 3,063 17.1
Other means 133 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,496 (X)
Worked at home 176 1.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.6 (X)        
          Families 12,622 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 15,391 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,578 20.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,077 8.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,791 24.6   $15,000 to $24,999 1,918 15.2
Service occupations 2,454 15.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,446 11.5
Sales and office occupations 3,681 23.9    $35,000 to $49,999 1,901 15.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 135 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 2,134 16.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,658 10.8   $75,000 to $99,999 887 7.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,672 23.9   $100,000 to $149,999 447 3.5
        150,000 to $199,999 97 0.8
        $200,000 or more 137 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 29,906 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 325 2.1   Per capita income (dollars) 13,638 (X)
Construction 915 5.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,782 24.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,568 (X)
Wholesale trade 367 2.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,683 (X)
Retail trade 1,811 11.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 733 4.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 192 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 542 3.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 705 4.6     Families 3,438 27.2
Educational, health and social services 3,197 20.8   With related children under 18 years 2,738 38.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 999 6.5        With related children under 5 years 1,363 48.7
Other services (except public administration) 873 5.7        
Public administration 950 6.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,453 53.8
        With related children under 18 years 2,133 64.5
             With related children under 5 years 1,112 77.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 14,243 31.1
Private wage and salary workers 11,851 77.0   18 years and over 8,882 27.1
Government workers 2,568 16.7        65 years and over 1,738 27.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 944 6.1   Related children under 18 years 5,292 40.7
Unpaid family workers 28 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,551 36.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,612 42.1
             
 
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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