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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Houston 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 68,505 100.0     Households 35,861 100.0
In labor force 42,720 62.4   Less than $10,000 4,868 13.6
     Civilian labor force 42,582 62.2   $10,000 to $14,999 3,127 8.7
          Employed 40,355 58.9   $15,000 to $24,999 5,136 14.3
          Unemployed 2,227 3.3   $25,000 to $34,999 5,024 14.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,854 16.3
     Armed Forces 138 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 6,407 17.9
Not in labor force 25,785 37.6   $75,000 to $99,999 2,587 7.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,843 5.1
   Females 16 years and over 36,546 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 455 1.3
In labor force 20,123 55.1   $200,000 or more 560 1.6
     Civilian labor force 20,123 55.1   Median household income (dollars) 34,431 (X)
          Employed 18,866 51.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 6,890 100.0   With earnings 27,716 77.3
All parents in family in labor force 4,329 62.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 47,638 (X)
        With Social Security income 9,886 27.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,590 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 39,962 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,970 5.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 34,248 85.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,561 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,109 10.3   With public assistance income 678 1.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 222 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,766 (X)
Walked 366 0.9   With retirement income 5,570 15.5
Other means 401 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,339 (X)
Worked at home 616 1.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.0 (X)        
          Families 25,286 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 40,355 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,032 8.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,574 6.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 11,888 29.5   $15,000 to $24,999 3,050 12.1
Service occupations 5,913 14.7   $25,000 to $34,999 3,505 13.9
Sales and office occupations 11,075 27.4    $35,000 to $49,999 4,633 18.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 238 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 5,522 21.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,396 10.9   $75,000 to $99,999 2,323 9.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 6,845 17.0   $100,000 to $149,999 1,715 6.8
        150,000 to $199,999 434 1.7
        $200,000 or more 498 2.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,437 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 557 1.4   Per capita income (dollars) 18,759 (X)
Construction 2,869 7.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,712 14.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,092 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,690 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,409 (X)
Retail trade 6,020 14.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,408 8.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 808 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,907 4.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,591 6.4     Families 2,981 11.8
Educational, health and social services 8,415 20.9   With related children under 18 years 2,349 18.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,537 6.3        With related children under 5 years 1,040 22.0
Other services (except public administration) 2,234 5.5        
Public administration 1,607 4.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,790 36.4
        With related children under 18 years 1,666 46.0
             With related children under 5 years 760 60.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 13,146 15.0
Private wage and salary workers 32,674 81.0   18 years and over 8,293 12.8
Government workers 5,024 12.4        65 years and over 1,896 16.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,538 6.3   Related children under 18 years 4,782 21.1
Unpaid family workers 119 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,253 19.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,619 27.8
             
 
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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