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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeSoto 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 25,862 100.0     Households 10,784 100.0
In labor force 13,466 52.1   Less than $10,000 1,118 10.4
     Civilian labor force 13,450 52.0   $10,000 to $14,999 1,001 9.3
          Employed 12,742 49.3   $15,000 to $24,999 2,183 20.2
          Unemployed 708 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,867 17.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,979 18.4
     Armed Forces 16 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,636 15.2
Not in labor force 12,396 47.9   $75,000 to $99,999 559 5.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 256 2.4
   Females 16 years and over 10,999 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 81 0.8
In labor force 4,823 43.8   $200,000 or more 104 1.0
     Civilian labor force 4,823 43.8   Median household income (dollars) 30,714 (X)
          Employed 4,513 41.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,993 100.0   With earnings 7,410 68.7
All parents in family in labor force 1,064 53.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,829 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,345 40.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,347 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 12,567 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 425 3.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,567 52.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,435 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,155 33.1   With public assistance income 414 3.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,040 8.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,602 (X)
Walked 200 1.6   With retirement income 2,676 24.8
Other means 271 2.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,204 (X)
Worked at home 334 2.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.9 (X)        
          Families 7,804 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 12,742 100.0   Less than $10,000 591 7.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 509 6.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,358 18.5   $15,000 to $24,999 1,419 18.2
Service occupations 2,378 18.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,420 18.2
Sales and office occupations 2,142 16.8    $35,000 to $49,999 1,596 20.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 3,179 24.9   $50,000 to $74,999 1,412 18.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,408 11.1   $75,000 to $99,999 508 6.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,277 10.0   $100,000 to $149,999 213 2.7
        150,000 to $199,999 51 0.7
        $200,000 or more 85 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,726 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 3,744 29.4   Per capita income (dollars) 14,000 (X)
Construction 976 7.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 323 2.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 22,572 (X)
Wholesale trade 353 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,004 (X)
Retail trade 1,192 9.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 442 3.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 157 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 393 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 753 5.9     Families 1,105 14.2
Educational, health and social services 2,222 17.4   With related children under 18 years 853 26.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 894 7.0        With related children under 5 years 493 32.8
Other services (except public administration) 494 3.9        
Public administration 799 6.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 389 40.0
        With related children under 18 years 361 49.0
             With related children under 5 years 211 54.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,030 23.6
Private wage and salary workers 9,582 75.2   18 years and over 4,794 20.9
Government workers 2,231 17.5        65 years and over 440 7.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 912 7.2   Related children under 18 years 2,102 31.5
Unpaid family workers 17 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,459 29.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,779 43.6
             
 
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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