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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Houston 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 82,966 100.0     Households 40,959 100.0
In labor force 56,550 68.2   Less than $10,000 3,155 7.7
     Civilian labor force 51,160 61.7   $10,000 to $14,999 2,112 5.2
          Employed 48,653 58.6   $15,000 to $24,999 5,037 12.3
          Unemployed 2,507 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 5,502 13.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 7,609 18.6
     Armed Forces 5,390 6.5   $50,000 to $74,999 9,389 22.9
Not in labor force 26,416 31.8   $75,000 to $99,999 4,664 11.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,655 6.5
   Females 16 years and over 43,002 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 573 1.4
In labor force 25,747 59.9   $200,000 or more 263 0.6
     Civilian labor force 24,703 57.4   Median household income (dollars) 43,638 (X)
          Employed 23,426 54.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 9,050 100.0   With earnings 34,544 84.3
All parents in family in labor force 5,774 63.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 49,218 (X)
        With Social Security income 8,126 19.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,850 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 53,089 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,447 3.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 44,213 83.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,375 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 6,516 12.3   With public assistance income 1,016 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 322 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,541 (X)
Walked 614 1.2   With retirement income 9,677 23.6
Other means 585 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 20,106 (X)
Worked at home 839 1.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.2 (X)        
          Families 30,486 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 48,653 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,710 5.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,045 3.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 15,427 31.7   $15,000 to $24,999 3,178 10.4
Service occupations 7,469 15.4   $25,000 to $34,999 3,550 11.6
Sales and office occupations 12,780 26.3    $35,000 to $49,999 5,588 18.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 85 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 7,989 26.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 6,739 13.9   $75,000 to $99,999 4,239 13.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 6,153 12.6   $100,000 to $149,999 2,437 8.0
        150,000 to $199,999 524 1.7
        $200,000 or more 226 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 50,384 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 293 0.6   Per capita income (dollars) 19,515 (X)
Construction 2,848 5.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,503 11.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,031 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,144 2.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,537 (X)
Retail trade 5,891 12.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,037 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 650 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,643 5.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,489 7.2     Families 2,548 8.4
Educational, health and social services 8,628 17.7   With related children under 18 years 2,094 12.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,924 8.1        With related children under 5 years 932 14.7
Other services (except public administration) 2,380 4.9        
Public administration 9,223 19.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,644 29.1
        With related children under 18 years 1,535 35.6
             With related children under 5 years 647 42.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 11,058 10.2
Private wage and salary workers 31,374 64.5   18 years and over 6,517 8.4
Government workers 15,049 30.9        65 years and over 939 9.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,146 4.4   Related children under 18 years 4,417 14.3
Unpaid family workers 84 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,282 14.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,543 18.0
             
 
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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