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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeKalb 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 70,542 100.0     Households 31,669 100.0
In labor force 48,904 69.3   Less than $10,000 3,002 9.5
     Civilian labor force 48,878 69.3   $10,000 to $14,999 1,833 5.8
          Employed 45,909 65.1   $15,000 to $24,999 3,576 11.3
          Unemployed 2,969 4.2   $25,000 to $34,999 3,484 11.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,188 16.4
     Armed Forces 26 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 7,447 23.5
Not in labor force 21,638 30.7   $75,000 to $99,999 3,928 12.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,522 8.0
   Females 16 years and over 35,969 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 447 1.4
In labor force 22,890 63.6   $200,000 or more 242 0.8
     Civilian labor force 22,890 63.6   Median household income (dollars) 45,828 (X)
          Employed 21,413 59.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 6,619 100.0   With earnings 27,320 86.3
All parents in family in labor force 4,072 61.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 50,905 (X)
        With Social Security income 6,405 20.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,816 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 44,810 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 646 2.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 34,778 77.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,432 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,204 9.4   With public assistance income 546 1.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 593 1.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,457 (X)
Walked 3,026 6.8   With retirement income 4,243 13.4
Other means 734 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,365 (X)
Worked at home 1,475 3.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.8 (X)        
          Families 20,190 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 45,909 100.0   Less than $10,000 753 3.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 513 2.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 15,020 32.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,445 7.2
Service occupations 6,919 15.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,872 9.3
Sales and office occupations 12,225 26.6    $35,000 to $49,999 3,423 17.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 244 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 5,953 29.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,384 9.5   $75,000 to $99,999 3,359 16.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,117 15.5   $100,000 to $149,999 2,244 11.1
        150,000 to $199,999 411 2.0
        $200,000 or more 217 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 58,194 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,323 2.9   Per capita income (dollars) 19,462 (X)
Construction 3,339 7.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 7,415 16.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 41,111 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,249 2.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,690 (X)
Retail trade 5,344 11.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,925 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,176 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,441 5.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,036 6.6     Families 1,033 5.1
Educational, health and social services 11,936 26.0   With related children under 18 years 800 7.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,572 7.8        With related children under 5 years 480 11.4
Other services (except public administration) 1,843 4.0        
Public administration 1,310 2.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 582 22.0
        With related children under 18 years 543 28.7
             With related children under 5 years 331 44.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 9,203 11.4
Private wage and salary workers 33,909 73.9   18 years and over 7,695 12.7
Government workers 9,160 20.0        65 years and over 363 4.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,697 5.9   Related children under 18 years 1,441 7.1
Unpaid family workers 143 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 898 6.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 6,177 34.2
             
 
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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