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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 30,196 100.0     Households 15,146 100.0
In labor force 21,553 71.4   Less than $10,000 825 5.4
     Civilian labor force 21,541 71.3   $10,000 to $14,999 804 5.3
          Employed 20,628 68.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,770 11.7
          Unemployed 913 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 2,021 13.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,129 20.7
     Armed Forces 12 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 3,925 25.9
Not in labor force 8,643 28.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,552 10.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 808 5.3
   Females 16 years and over 15,343 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 188 1.2
In labor force 9,720 63.4   $200,000 or more 124 0.8
     Civilian labor force 9,720 63.4   Median household income (dollars) 44,909 (X)
          Employed 9,291 60.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,480 100.0   With earnings 12,793 84.5
All parents in family in labor force 2,358 67.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 51,453 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,591 23.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,782 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 20,289 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 390 2.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 16,953 83.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,358 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,198 10.8   With public assistance income 268 1.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 71 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,397 (X)
Walked 395 1.9   With retirement income 2,215 14.6
Other means 184 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,813 (X)
Worked at home 488 2.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.3 (X)        
          Families 10,986 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 20,628 100.0   Less than $10,000 267 2.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 206 1.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,435 21.5   $15,000 to $24,999 946 8.6
Service occupations 2,291 11.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,255 11.4
Sales and office occupations 4,293 20.8    $35,000 to $49,999 2,463 22.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 104 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 3,411 31.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,101 10.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,431 13.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,404 35.9   $100,000 to $149,999 745 6.8
        150,000 to $199,999 168 1.5
        $200,000 or more 94 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,676 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 329 1.6   Per capita income (dollars) 19,448 (X)
Construction 1,321 6.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 8,950 43.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,322 (X)
Wholesale trade 499 2.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,120 (X)
Retail trade 1,922 9.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 707 3.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 313 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 743 3.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 832 4.0     Families 405 3.7
Educational, health and social services 2,760 13.4   With related children under 18 years 315 5.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,105 5.4        With related children under 5 years 190 7.9
Other services (except public administration) 703 3.4        
Public administration 444 2.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 185 14.9
        With related children under 18 years 167 17.7
             With related children under 5 years 81 21.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,331 5.9
Private wage and salary workers 17,903 86.8   18 years and over 1,581 5.5
Government workers 1,544 7.5        65 years and over 366 8.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,134 5.5   Related children under 18 years 678 6.1
Unpaid family workers 47 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 394 4.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 982 17.8
             
 
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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