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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Polk 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 15,734 100.0     Households 8,064 100.0
In labor force 8,903 56.6   Less than $10,000 1,212 15.0
     Civilian labor force 8,894 56.5   $10,000 to $14,999 978 12.1
          Employed 8,380 53.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,816 22.5
          Unemployed 514 3.3   $25,000 to $34,999 1,169 14.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,346 16.7
     Armed Forces 9 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 965 12.0
Not in labor force 6,831 43.4   $75,000 to $99,999 307 3.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 134 1.7
   Females 16 years and over 8,155 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 48 0.6
In labor force 3,990 48.9   $200,000 or more 89 1.1
     Civilian labor force 3,990 48.9   Median household income (dollars) 25,180 (X)
          Employed 3,782 46.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,501 100.0   With earnings 5,687 70.5
All parents in family in labor force 783 52.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,714 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,013 37.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,870 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 8,316 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 599 7.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,492 78.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,690 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,111 13.4   With public assistance income 198 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 27 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,373 (X)
Walked 275 3.3   With retirement income 1,405 17.4
Other means 103 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,733 (X)
Worked at home 308 3.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.4 (X)        
          Families 5,842 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 8,380 100.0   Less than $10,000 528 9.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 486 8.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,116 25.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,272 21.8
Service occupations 1,009 12.0   $25,000 to $34,999 928 15.9
Sales and office occupations 1,898 22.6    $35,000 to $49,999 1,217 20.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 318 3.8   $50,000 to $74,999 879 15.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,008 12.0   $75,000 to $99,999 280 4.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,031 24.2   $100,000 to $149,999 123 2.1
        150,000 to $199,999 46 0.8
        $200,000 or more 83 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,379 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 859 10.3   Per capita income (dollars) 14,063 (X)
Construction 648 7.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,797 21.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 23,397 (X)
Wholesale trade 196 2.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,294 (X)
Retail trade 926 11.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 641 7.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 81 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 317 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 244 2.9     Families 817 14.0
Educational, health and social services 1,575 18.8   With related children under 18 years 542 19.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 428 5.1        With related children under 5 years 241 23.3
Other services (except public administration) 376 4.5        
Public administration 292 3.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 185 30.4
        With related children under 18 years 144 39.3
             With related children under 5 years 43 39.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,634 18.2
Private wage and salary workers 5,955 71.1   18 years and over 2,421 16.3
Government workers 1,193 14.2        65 years and over 529 16.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,145 13.7   Related children under 18 years 1,182 23.5
Unpaid family workers 87 1.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 839 22.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 880 32.4
             
 
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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