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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mobile 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 301,859 100.0     Households 150,255 100.0
In labor force 179,280 59.4   Less than $10,000 22,226 14.8
     Civilian labor force 178,196 59.0   $10,000 to $14,999 12,828 8.5
          Employed 164,654 54.5   $15,000 to $24,999 21,973 14.6
          Unemployed 13,542 4.5   $25,000 to $34,999 20,386 13.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 24,999 16.6
     Armed Forces 1,084 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 26,276 17.5
Not in labor force 122,579 40.6   $75,000 to $99,999 11,449 7.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 6,413 4.3
   Females 16 years and over 161,296 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,575 1.0
In labor force 84,789 52.6   $200,000 or more 2,130 1.4
     Civilian labor force 84,729 52.5   Median household income (dollars) 33,710 (X)
          Employed 77,626 48.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 32,911 100.0   With earnings 116,670 77.6
All parents in family in labor force 18,881 57.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,137 (X)
        With Social Security income 41,079 27.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,651 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 162,389 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 8,715 5.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 134,335 82.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,731 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 20,379 12.5   With public assistance income 3,870 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,234 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,904 (X)
Walked 2,032 1.3   With retirement income 25,843 17.2
Other means 1,418 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,337 (X)
Worked at home 2,991 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.2 (X)        
          Families 107,338 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 164,654 100.0   Less than $10,000 11,170 10.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 7,243 6.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 47,784 29.0   $15,000 to $24,999 13,582 12.7
Service occupations 25,016 15.2   $25,000 to $34,999 14,193 13.2
Sales and office occupations 44,351 26.9    $35,000 to $49,999 19,394 18.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 948 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 22,492 21.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 19,933 12.1   $75,000 to $99,999 10,362 9.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 26,622 16.2   $100,000 to $149,999 5,700 5.3
        150,000 to $199,999 1,357 1.3
        $200,000 or more 1,845 1.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 40,378 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,834 1.1   Per capita income (dollars) 17,178 (X)
Construction 13,734 8.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 23,488 14.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,329 (X)
Wholesale trade 7,135 4.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,986 (X)
Retail trade 21,131 12.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 9,007 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 3,002 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 8,846 5.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 13,850 8.4     Families 16,720 15.6
Educational, health and social services 35,145 21.3   With related children under 18 years 13,440 22.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 12,260 7.4        With related children under 5 years 6,299 27.0
Other services (except public administration) 8,650 5.3        
Public administration 6,572 4.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 10,697 41.4
        With related children under 18 years 9,498 51.3
             With related children under 5 years 4,385 61.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 72,549 18.5
Private wage and salary workers 131,458 79.8   18 years and over 43,847 15.5
Government workers 23,339 14.2        65 years and over 6,751 14.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 9,459 5.7   Related children under 18 years 28,361 26.2
Unpaid family workers 398 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 19,759 25.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 16,264 29.0
             
 
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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