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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dallas 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 30,525 100.0     Households 15,592 100.0
In labor force 22,636 74.2   Less than $10,000 821 5.3
     Civilian labor force 22,556 73.9   $10,000 to $14,999 749 4.8
          Employed 21,978 72.0   $15,000 to $24,999 1,826 11.7
          Unemployed 578 1.9   $25,000 to $34,999 2,034 13.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,601 16.7
     Armed Forces 80 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 3,604 23.1
Not in labor force 7,889 25.8   $75,000 to $99,999 1,917 12.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,414 9.1
   Females 16 years and over 15,667 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 323 2.1
In labor force 10,759 68.7   $200,000 or more 303 1.9
     Civilian labor force 10,744 68.6   Median household income (dollars) 48,528 (X)
          Employed 10,577 67.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,804 100.0   With earnings 13,372 85.8
All parents in family in labor force 2,670 70.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 58,921 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,444 22.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,056 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 21,746 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 330 2.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 17,727 81.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,013 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,575 11.8   With public assistance income 335 2.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 61 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,605 (X)
Walked 397 1.8   With retirement income 1,893 12.1
Other means 122 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,089 (X)
Worked at home 864 4.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.0 (X)        
          Families 11,239 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 21,978 100.0   Less than $10,000 303 2.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 276 2.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 7,883 35.9   $15,000 to $24,999 938 8.3
Service occupations 2,967 13.5   $25,000 to $34,999 1,212 10.8
Sales and office occupations 6,072 27.6    $35,000 to $49,999 1,877 16.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 283 1.3   $50,000 to $74,999 3,017 26.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,002 9.1   $75,000 to $99,999 1,749 15.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,771 12.6   $100,000 to $149,999 1,279 11.4
        150,000 to $199,999 309 2.7
        $200,000 or more 279 2.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 58,293 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 891 4.1   Per capita income (dollars) 22,970 (X)
Construction 1,568 7.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,270 10.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,243 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,088 5.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,026 (X)
Retail trade 2,535 11.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,115 5.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 770 3.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3,276 14.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,529 7.0     Families 454 4.0
Educational, health and social services 4,227 19.2   With related children under 18 years 338 5.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 981 4.5        With related children under 5 years 183 7.3
Other services (except public administration) 785 3.6        
Public administration 943 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 209 17.3
        With related children under 18 years 190 21.3
             With related children under 5 years 104 36.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,250 5.6
Private wage and salary workers 17,489 79.6   18 years and over 1,517 5.3
Government workers 3,034 13.8        65 years and over 293 7.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,396 6.4   Related children under 18 years 691 6.1
Unpaid family workers 59 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 463 5.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 805 14.1
             
 
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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