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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mahaska 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 17,355 100.0     Households 8,881 100.0
In labor force 11,265 64.9   Less than $10,000 923 10.4
     Civilian labor force 11,265 64.9   $10,000 to $14,999 597 6.7
          Employed 10,762 62.0   $15,000 to $24,999 1,184 13.3
          Unemployed 503 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,381 15.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,861 21.0
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,903 21.4
Not in labor force 6,090 35.1   $75,000 to $99,999 612 6.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 288 3.2
   Females 16 years and over 8,874 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 69 0.8
In labor force 5,125 57.8   $200,000 or more 63 0.7
     Civilian labor force 5,125 57.8   Median household income (dollars) 37,314 (X)
          Employed 4,905 55.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,748 100.0   With earnings 6,896 77.6
All parents in family in labor force 1,065 60.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,430 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,732 30.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,047 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,660 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 359 4.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 8,256 77.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,776 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,362 12.8   With public assistance income 280 3.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 16 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,664 (X)
Walked 275 2.6   With retirement income 1,084 12.2
Other means 121 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,427 (X)
Worked at home 630 5.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.9 (X)        
          Families 6,164 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,762 100.0   Less than $10,000 356 5.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 224 3.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,981 27.7   $15,000 to $24,999 696 11.3
Service occupations 1,419 13.2   $25,000 to $34,999 987 16.0
Sales and office occupations 2,396 22.3    $35,000 to $49,999 1,385 22.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 160 1.5   $50,000 to $74,999 1,617 26.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,044 9.7   $75,000 to $99,999 551 8.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,762 25.7   $100,000 to $149,999 257 4.2
        150,000 to $199,999 51 0.8
        $200,000 or more 40 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 43,557 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 653 6.1   Per capita income (dollars) 18,232 (X)
Construction 735 6.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,204 29.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,618 (X)
Wholesale trade 311 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,192 (X)
Retail trade 1,224 11.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 482 4.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 196 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 408 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 431 4.0     Families 465 7.5
Educational, health and social services 1,932 18.0   With related children under 18 years 324 10.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 511 4.7        With related children under 5 years 165 14.1
Other services (except public administration) 426 4.0        
Public administration 249 2.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 246 32.8
        With related children under 18 years 210 37.2
             With related children under 5 years 114 50.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,137 9.8
Private wage and salary workers 8,612 80.0   18 years and over 1,444 9.0
Government workers 1,052 9.8        65 years and over 325 9.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,069 9.9   Related children under 18 years 658 11.7
Unpaid family workers 29 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 419 10.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 733 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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