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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 29,364 100.0     Households 14,031 100.0
In labor force 16,937 57.7   Less than $10,000 1,918 13.7
     Civilian labor force 16,927 57.6   $10,000 to $14,999 1,196 8.5
          Employed 15,904 54.2   $15,000 to $24,999 2,184 15.6
          Unemployed 1,023 3.5   $25,000 to $34,999 2,156 15.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,518 17.9
     Armed Forces 10 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,583 18.4
Not in labor force 12,427 42.3   $75,000 to $99,999 812 5.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 414 3.0
   Females 16 years and over 15,001 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 104 0.7
In labor force 7,647 51.0   $200,000 or more 146 1.0
     Civilian labor force 7,647 51.0   Median household income (dollars) 32,328 (X)
          Employed 7,099 47.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,965 100.0   With earnings 10,665 76.0
All parents in family in labor force 1,761 59.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,894 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,726 33.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,275 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 15,552 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 904 6.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 11,702 75.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,311 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,226 20.7   With public assistance income 346 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 53 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,795 (X)
Walked 138 0.9   With retirement income 2,501 17.8
Other means 139 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,351 (X)
Worked at home 294 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 30.0 (X)        
          Families 10,407 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 15,904 100.0   Less than $10,000 685 6.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 693 6.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,108 19.5   $15,000 to $24,999 1,684 16.2
Service occupations 2,052 12.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,613 15.5
Sales and office occupations 3,475 21.8    $35,000 to $49,999 2,139 20.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 152 1.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,273 21.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,551 16.0   $75,000 to $99,999 711 6.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,566 28.7   $100,000 to $149,999 391 3.8
        150,000 to $199,999 98 0.9
        $200,000 or more 120 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 37,847 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 228 1.4   Per capita income (dollars) 15,617 (X)
Construction 1,711 10.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,503 28.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,985 (X)
Wholesale trade 566 3.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,452 (X)
Retail trade 1,597 10.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 837 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 386 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 516 3.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 731 4.6     Families 1,161 11.2
Educational, health and social services 2,578 16.2   With related children under 18 years 899 16.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 806 5.1        With related children under 5 years 404 18.2
Other services (except public administration) 760 4.8        
Public administration 685 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 568 29.1
        With related children under 18 years 514 39.2
             With related children under 5 years 239 51.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,744 15.5
Private wage and salary workers 12,684 79.8   18 years and over 3,892 14.1
Government workers 2,118 13.3        65 years and over 597 12.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,090 6.9   Related children under 18 years 1,778 18.7
Unpaid family workers 12 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,299 18.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,732 34.5
             
 
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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