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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tuscaloosa 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 130,752 100.0     Households 64,517 100.0
In labor force 79,425 60.7   Less than $10,000 10,322 16.0
     Civilian labor force 79,287 60.6   $10,000 to $14,999 4,902 7.6
          Employed 74,397 56.9   $15,000 to $24,999 9,185 14.2
          Unemployed 4,890 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 8,228 12.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 10,040 15.6
     Armed Forces 138 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 11,320 17.5
Not in labor force 51,327 39.3   $75,000 to $99,999 5,474 8.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,261 5.1
   Females 16 years and over 68,920 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 850 1.3
In labor force 37,858 54.9   $200,000 or more 935 1.4
     Civilian labor force 37,856 54.9   Median household income (dollars) 34,436 (X)
          Employed 35,310 51.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 11,993 100.0   With earnings 51,184 79.3
All parents in family in labor force 7,480 62.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,645 (X)
        With Social Security income 15,627 24.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,688 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 73,292 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 3,242 5.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 61,537 84.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,510 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 7,799 10.6   With public assistance income 1,041 1.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 357 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,449 (X)
Walked 1,629 2.2   With retirement income 11,343 17.6
Other means 489 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,401 (X)
Worked at home 1,481 2.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.2 (X)        
          Families 42,107 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 74,397 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,238 7.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,137 5.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 23,823 32.0   $15,000 to $24,999 4,970 11.8
Service occupations 10,462 14.1   $25,000 to $34,999 5,545 13.2
Sales and office occupations 20,186 27.1    $35,000 to $49,999 7,409 17.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 304 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 9,455 22.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,196 9.7   $75,000 to $99,999 4,908 11.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 12,426 16.7   $100,000 to $149,999 2,941 7.0
        150,000 to $199,999 747 1.8
        $200,000 or more 757 1.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,485 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,577 2.1   Per capita income (dollars) 18,998 (X)
Construction 5,097 6.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 10,884 14.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 34,807 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,399 3.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,128 (X)
Retail trade 9,992 13.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,603 3.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,341 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3,348 4.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 5,175 7.0     Families 4,740 11.3
Educational, health and social services 20,456 27.5   With related children under 18 years 3,533 16.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 5,173 7.0        With related children under 5 years 1,805 21.4
Other services (except public administration) 3,684 5.0        
Public administration 2,668 3.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,990 33.0
        With related children under 18 years 2,562 40.6
             With related children under 5 years 1,336 52.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 26,633 17.0
Private wage and salary workers 56,069 75.4   18 years and over 19,094 16.2
Government workers 14,859 20.0        65 years and over 2,344 13.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,173 4.3   Related children under 18 years 7,439 19.5
Unpaid family workers 296 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 5,082 18.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 11,420 38.2
             
 
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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