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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Decatur 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 18,765 100.0     Households 9,420 100.0
In labor force 13,092 69.8   Less than $10,000 707 7.5
     Civilian labor force 13,087 69.7   $10,000 to $14,999 560 5.9
          Employed 12,592 67.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,233 13.1
          Unemployed 495 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 1,498 15.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,905 20.2
     Armed Forces 5 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,098 22.3
Not in labor force 5,673 30.2   $75,000 to $99,999 884 9.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 371 3.9
   Females 16 years and over 9,658 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 75 0.8
In labor force 6,073 62.9   $200,000 or more 89 0.9
     Civilian labor force 6,073 62.9   Median household income (dollars) 40,401 (X)
          Employed 5,831 60.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,096 100.0   With earnings 7,902 83.9
All parents in family in labor force 1,337 63.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,864 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,607 27.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,165 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 12,329 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 256 2.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 9,933 80.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,244 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,653 13.4   With public assistance income 221 2.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 16 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,254 (X)
Walked 285 2.3   With retirement income 1,402 14.9
Other means 59 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,719 (X)
Worked at home 383 3.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.9 (X)        
          Families 6,938 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 12,592 100.0   Less than $10,000 273 3.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 256 3.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,730 21.7   $15,000 to $24,999 763 11.0
Service occupations 1,692 13.4   $25,000 to $34,999 980 14.1
Sales and office occupations 2,599 20.6    $35,000 to $49,999 1,540 22.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 110 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 1,830 26.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,251 9.9   $75,000 to $99,999 827 11.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,210 33.4   $100,000 to $149,999 312 4.5
        150,000 to $199,999 75 1.1
        $200,000 or more 82 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,453 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 457 3.6   Per capita income (dollars) 18,582 (X)
Construction 686 5.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,654 37.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,790 (X)
Wholesale trade 380 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,688 (X)
Retail trade 1,474 11.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 486 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 132 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 406 3.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 471 3.7     Families 458 6.6
Educational, health and social services 1,927 15.3   With related children under 18 years 350 10.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 650 5.2        With related children under 5 years 179 12.0
Other services (except public administration) 559 4.4        
Public administration 310 2.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 166 18.9
        With related children under 18 years 155 27.1
             With related children under 5 years 92 37.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,248 9.3
Private wage and salary workers 10,405 82.6   18 years and over 1,357 7.6
Government workers 1,080 8.6        65 years and over 248 8.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,070 8.5   Related children under 18 years 843 13.4
Unpaid family workers 37 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 589 13.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 585 17.6
             
 
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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