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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Walker 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 47,800 100.0     Households 23,684 100.0
In labor force 29,025 60.7   Less than $10,000 2,852 12.0
     Civilian labor force 28,996 60.7   $10,000 to $14,999 1,995 8.4
          Employed 27,753 58.1   $15,000 to $24,999 3,973 16.8
          Unemployed 1,243 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 3,719 15.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,762 20.1
     Armed Forces 29 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 4,146 17.5
Not in labor force 18,775 39.3   $75,000 to $99,999 1,302 5.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 558 2.4
   Females 16 years and over 24,965 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 166 0.7
In labor force 12,938 51.8   $200,000 or more 211 0.9
     Civilian labor force 12,938 51.8   Median household income (dollars) 32,406 (X)
          Employed 12,285 49.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,446 100.0   With earnings 18,419 77.8
All parents in family in labor force 2,401 54.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,821 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,039 29.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,928 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 27,223 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,233 5.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 22,630 83.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,708 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,547 13.0   With public assistance income 588 2.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 75 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,572 (X)
Walked 320 1.2   With retirement income 3,342 14.1
Other means 208 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,885 (X)
Worked at home 443 1.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.5 (X)        
          Families 17,646 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 27,753 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,027 5.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 962 5.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,797 20.9   $15,000 to $24,999 2,783 15.8
Service occupations 3,857 13.9   $25,000 to $34,999 2,949 16.7
Sales and office occupations 6,649 24.0    $35,000 to $49,999 4,127 23.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 154 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 3,720 21.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,765 13.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,228 7.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,531 27.1   $100,000 to $149,999 514 2.9
        150,000 to $199,999 161 0.9
        $200,000 or more 175 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 39,034 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 303 1.1   Per capita income (dollars) 15,867 (X)
Construction 2,214 8.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 7,861 28.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,448 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,104 4.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,583 (X)
Retail trade 3,244 11.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,411 5.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 358 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,513 5.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,526 5.5     Families 1,764 10.0
Educational, health and social services 4,250 15.3   With related children under 18 years 1,389 15.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,708 6.2        With related children under 5 years 656 18.3
Other services (except public administration) 1,291 4.7        
Public administration 970 3.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 820 30.1
        With related children under 18 years 754 42.6
             With related children under 5 years 323 55.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,466 12.5
Private wage and salary workers 22,671 81.7   18 years and over 4,850 10.8
Government workers 3,124 11.3        65 years and over 943 11.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,879 6.8   Related children under 18 years 2,517 17.1
Unpaid family workers 79 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,747 16.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,997 26.6
             
 
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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