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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Posey 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 20,569 100.0     Households 10,223 100.0
In labor force 13,719 66.7   Less than $10,000 820 8.0
     Civilian labor force 13,712 66.7   $10,000 to $14,999 585 5.7
          Employed 13,149 63.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,273 12.5
          Unemployed 563 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,352 13.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,634 16.0
     Armed Forces 7 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,499 24.4
Not in labor force 6,850 33.3   $75,000 to $99,999 1,255 12.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 648 6.3
   Females 16 years and over 10,426 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 85 0.8
In labor force 6,154 59.0   $200,000 or more 72 0.7
     Civilian labor force 6,154 59.0   Median household income (dollars) 44,209 (X)
          Employed 5,935 56.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,068 100.0   With earnings 8,259 80.8
All parents in family in labor force 1,360 65.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 52,562 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,786 27.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,565 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 12,866 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 346 3.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 11,092 86.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,867 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 997 7.7   With public assistance income 247 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 6 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,506 (X)
Walked 274 2.1   With retirement income 1,585 15.5
Other means 84 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,391 (X)
Worked at home 413 3.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.0 (X)        
          Families 7,695 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 13,149 100.0   Less than $10,000 253 3.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 296 3.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,928 29.9   $15,000 to $24,999 741 9.6
Service occupations 1,702 12.9   $25,000 to $34,999 890 11.6
Sales and office occupations 3,040 23.1    $35,000 to $49,999 1,349 17.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 88 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 2,208 28.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,599 12.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,190 15.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,792 21.2   $100,000 to $149,999 616 8.0
        150,000 to $199,999 83 1.1
        $200,000 or more 69 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 53,737 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 578 4.4   Per capita income (dollars) 19,516 (X)
Construction 987 7.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,328 25.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 39,084 (X)
Wholesale trade 441 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,996 (X)
Retail trade 1,330 10.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 865 6.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 139 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 599 4.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 786 6.0     Families 461 6.0
Educational, health and social services 2,444 18.6   With related children under 18 years 368 9.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 871 6.6        With related children under 5 years 179 12.5
Other services (except public administration) 468 3.6        
Public administration 313 2.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 234 29.7
        With related children under 18 years 198 38.1
             With related children under 5 years 60 46.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,972 7.4
Private wage and salary workers 10,896 82.9   18 years and over 1,322 6.8
Government workers 1,443 11.0        65 years and over 324 10.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 767 5.8   Related children under 18 years 625 8.5
Unpaid family workers 43 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 405 7.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 649 21.0
             
 
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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