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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Desha 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 11,473 100.0     Households 5,942 100.0
In labor force 6,005 52.3   Less than $10,000 1,388 23.4
     Civilian labor force 6,004 52.3   $10,000 to $14,999 600 10.1
          Employed 5,477 47.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,072 18.0
          Unemployed 527 4.6   $25,000 to $34,999 829 14.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 682 11.5
     Armed Forces 1 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 801 13.5
Not in labor force 5,468 47.7   $75,000 to $99,999 311 5.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 161 2.7
   Females 16 years and over 6,251 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 59 1.0
In labor force 2,801 44.8   $200,000 or more 39 0.7
     Civilian labor force 2,801 44.8   Median household income (dollars) 24,121 (X)
          Employed 2,529 40.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,256 100.0   With earnings 4,261 71.7
All parents in family in labor force 632 50.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,671 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,779 29.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,136 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,340 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 659 11.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,035 75.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,476 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 990 18.5   With public assistance income 334 5.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,589 (X)
Walked 100 1.9   With retirement income 631 10.6
Other means 76 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,660 (X)
Worked at home 139 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.9 (X)        
          Families 4,234 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,477 100.0   Less than $10,000 690 16.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 396 9.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,345 24.6   $15,000 to $24,999 760 17.9
Service occupations 950 17.3   $25,000 to $34,999 603 14.2
Sales and office occupations 1,104 20.2    $35,000 to $49,999 558 13.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 286 5.2   $50,000 to $74,999 709 16.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 497 9.1   $75,000 to $99,999 265 6.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,295 23.6   $100,000 to $149,999 161 3.8
        150,000 to $199,999 59 1.4
        $200,000 or more 33 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 30,028 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 662 12.1   Per capita income (dollars) 13,446 (X)
Construction 271 4.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,129 20.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,623 (X)
Wholesale trade 155 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,913 (X)
Retail trade 522 9.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 365 6.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 26 0.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 219 4.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 130 2.4     Families 998 23.6
Educational, health and social services 958 17.5   With related children under 18 years 807 33.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 272 5.0        With related children under 5 years 353 38.1
Other services (except public administration) 335 6.1        
Public administration 433 7.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 600 51.9
        With related children under 18 years 533 60.5
             With related children under 5 years 231 62.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,380 28.9
Private wage and salary workers 3,925 71.7   18 years and over 2,642 24.5
Government workers 1,059 19.3        65 years and over 498 24.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 473 8.6   Related children under 18 years 1,729 39.6
Unpaid family workers 20 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,272 39.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 863 41.5
             
 
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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