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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wabash 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 27,429 100.0     Households 13,260 100.0
In labor force 17,947 65.4   Less than $10,000 801 6.0
     Civilian labor force 17,935 65.4   $10,000 to $14,999 865 6.5
          Employed 17,127 62.4   $15,000 to $24,999 1,796 13.5
          Unemployed 808 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 2,222 16.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,667 20.1
     Armed Forces 12 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,992 22.6
Not in labor force 9,482 34.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,240 9.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 480 3.6
   Females 16 years and over 14,348 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 109 0.8
In labor force 8,546 59.6   $200,000 or more 88 0.7
     Civilian labor force 8,546 59.6   Median household income (dollars) 40,413 (X)
          Employed 8,222 57.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,334 100.0   With earnings 10,713 80.8
All parents in family in labor force 1,621 69.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,674 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,103 30.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,268 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 16,810 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 457 3.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 13,565 80.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,946 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,882 11.2   With public assistance income 201 1.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 28 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,012 (X)
Walked 635 3.8   With retirement income 2,500 18.9
Other means 142 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,070 (X)
Worked at home 558 3.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.1 (X)        
          Families 9,534 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 17,127 100.0   Less than $10,000 233 2.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 302 3.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,993 23.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,001 10.5
Service occupations 2,376 13.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,426 15.0
Sales and office occupations 3,774 22.0    $35,000 to $49,999 2,159 22.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 196 1.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,662 27.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,446 8.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,131 11.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,342 31.2   $100,000 to $149,999 449 4.7
        150,000 to $199,999 94 1.0
        $200,000 or more 77 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,067 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 582 3.4   Per capita income (dollars) 18,192 (X)
Construction 888 5.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 6,133 35.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 34,615 (X)
Wholesale trade 413 2.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,939 (X)
Retail trade 1,688 9.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 470 2.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 308 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 593 3.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 447 2.6     Families 483 5.1
Educational, health and social services 3,529 20.6   With related children under 18 years 343 7.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 917 5.4        With related children under 5 years 209 13.0
Other services (except public administration) 767 4.5        
Public administration 392 2.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 252 22.0
        With related children under 18 years 235 29.1
             With related children under 5 years 137 43.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,284 6.9
Private wage and salary workers 14,477 84.5   18 years and over 1,571 6.4
Government workers 1,546 9.0        65 years and over 308 6.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,027 6.0   Related children under 18 years 688 8.4
Unpaid family workers 77 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 399 6.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 781 16.1
             
 
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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