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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Poinsett 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 19,765 100.0     Households 9,971 100.0
In labor force 11,401 57.7   Less than $10,000 1,897 19.0
     Civilian labor force 11,387 57.6   $10,000 to $14,999 990 9.9
          Employed 10,675 54.0   $15,000 to $24,999 1,833 18.4
          Unemployed 712 3.6   $25,000 to $34,999 1,469 14.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,776 17.8
     Armed Forces 14 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,314 13.2
Not in labor force 8,364 42.3   $75,000 to $99,999 412 4.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 177 1.8
   Females 16 years and over 10,349 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 70 0.7
In labor force 5,039 48.7   $200,000 or more 33 0.3
     Civilian labor force 5,037 48.7   Median household income (dollars) 26,558 (X)
          Employed 4,745 45.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,994 100.0   With earnings 7,383 74.0
All parents in family in labor force 1,141 57.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 34,873 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,261 32.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,068 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,460 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 983 9.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 8,387 80.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,614 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,567 15.0   With public assistance income 425 4.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 8 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,299 (X)
Walked 196 1.9   With retirement income 1,481 14.9
Other means 117 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,391 (X)
Worked at home 185 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.5 (X)        
          Families 7,193 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,675 100.0   Less than $10,000 823 11.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 626 8.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,999 18.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,276 17.7
Service occupations 1,372 12.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,096 15.2
Sales and office occupations 2,293 21.5    $35,000 to $49,999 1,545 21.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 318 3.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,198 16.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,337 12.5   $75,000 to $99,999 386 5.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,356 31.4   $100,000 to $149,999 145 2.0
        150,000 to $199,999 67 0.9
        $200,000 or more 31 0.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,257 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 806 7.6   Per capita income (dollars) 13,087 (X)
Construction 729 6.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,008 28.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,633 (X)
Wholesale trade 410 3.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,199 (X)
Retail trade 1,292 12.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 755 7.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 155 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 347 3.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 271 2.5     Families 1,265 17.6
Educational, health and social services 1,515 14.2   With related children under 18 years 886 24.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 516 4.8        With related children under 5 years 405 31.0
Other services (except public administration) 500 4.7        
Public administration 371 3.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 514 42.9
        With related children under 18 years 447 53.9
             With related children under 5 years 175 61.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,340 21.2
Private wage and salary workers 8,342 78.1   18 years and over 3,453 18.6
Government workers 1,253 11.7        65 years and over 709 20.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,069 10.0   Related children under 18 years 1,873 28.6
Unpaid family workers 11 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,312 27.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,242 35.8
             
 
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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