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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Highlands 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 72,351 100.0     Households 37,505 100.0
In labor force 31,437 43.5   Less than $10,000 4,356 11.6
     Civilian labor force 31,437 43.5   $10,000 to $14,999 3,600 9.6
          Employed 30,051 41.5   $15,000 to $24,999 7,346 19.6
          Unemployed 1,386 1.9   $25,000 to $34,999 6,494 17.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 6,793 18.1
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 5,161 13.8
Not in labor force 40,914 56.5   $75,000 to $99,999 1,956 5.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,159 3.1
   Females 16 years and over 37,456 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 255 0.7
In labor force 14,238 38.0   $200,000 or more 385 1.0
     Civilian labor force 14,238 38.0   Median household income (dollars) 30,160 (X)
          Employed 13,514 36.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,218 100.0   With earnings 20,542 54.8
All parents in family in labor force 3,174 60.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,938 (X)
        With Social Security income 20,225 53.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,631 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 29,342 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,980 5.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 21,731 74.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,582 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,652 19.3   With public assistance income 1,029 2.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 345 1.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,195 (X)
Walked 499 1.7   With retirement income 12,216 32.6
Other means 353 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,714 (X)
Worked at home 762 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.0 (X)        
          Families 26,016 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 30,051 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,680 6.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,530 5.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 7,402 24.6   $15,000 to $24,999 4,689 18.0
Service occupations 5,826 19.4   $25,000 to $34,999 4,762 18.3
Sales and office occupations 7,901 26.3    $35,000 to $49,999 5,636 21.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 2,429 8.1   $50,000 to $74,999 4,492 17.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,021 10.1   $75,000 to $99,999 1,704 6.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,472 11.6   $100,000 to $149,999 1,018 3.9
        150,000 to $199,999 229 0.9
        $200,000 or more 276 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,647 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 3,090 10.3   Per capita income (dollars) 17,222 (X)
Construction 2,139 7.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,393 4.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,811 (X)
Wholesale trade 999 3.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,725 (X)
Retail trade 4,502 15.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,074 3.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 747 2.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,516 5.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,035 6.8     Families 2,649 10.2
Educational, health and social services 6,203 20.6   With related children under 18 years 1,865 21.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,716 9.0        With related children under 5 years 972 25.9
Other services (except public administration) 1,661 5.5        
Public administration 1,976 6.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,019 34.3
        With related children under 18 years 934 45.8
             With related children under 5 years 470 61.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 13,065 15.2
Private wage and salary workers 22,841 76.0   18 years and over 8,720 12.6
Government workers 4,721 15.7        65 years and over 2,098 7.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,320 7.7   Related children under 18 years 4,187 25.6
Unpaid family workers 169 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,861 24.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,047 26.4
             
 
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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