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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Palo Alto 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 8,051 100.0     Households 4,119 100.0
In labor force 5,021 62.4   Less than $10,000 381 9.2
     Civilian labor force 5,018 62.3   $10,000 to $14,999 372 9.0
          Employed 4,912 61.0   $15,000 to $24,999 709 17.2
          Unemployed 106 1.3   $25,000 to $34,999 740 18.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 787 19.1
     Armed Forces 3 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 757 18.4
Not in labor force 3,030 37.6   $75,000 to $99,999 177 4.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 106 2.6
   Females 16 years and over 4,223 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 42 1.0
In labor force 2,410 57.1   $200,000 or more 48 1.2
     Civilian labor force 2,410 57.1   Median household income (dollars) 32,409 (X)
          Employed 2,354 55.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 700 100.0   With earnings 3,199 77.7
All parents in family in labor force 498 71.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,504 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,531 37.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,765 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,863 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 117 2.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,641 74.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,612 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 537 11.0   With public assistance income 137 3.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 27 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,955 (X)
Walked 241 5.0   With retirement income 437 10.6
Other means 15 0.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 8,489 (X)
Worked at home 402 8.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 15.5 (X)        
          Families 2,685 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,912 100.0   Less than $10,000 85 3.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 141 5.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,554 31.6   $15,000 to $24,999 386 14.4
Service occupations 814 16.6   $25,000 to $34,999 440 16.4
Sales and office occupations 1,023 20.8    $35,000 to $49,999 633 23.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 99 2.0   $50,000 to $74,999 663 24.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 490 10.0   $75,000 to $99,999 163 6.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 932 19.0   $100,000 to $149,999 99 3.7
        150,000 to $199,999 37 1.4
        $200,000 or more 38 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,808 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 506 10.3   Per capita income (dollars) 17,733 (X)
Construction 234 4.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 790 16.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,344 (X)
Wholesale trade 166 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,655 (X)
Retail trade 422 8.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 319 6.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 153 3.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 181 3.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 195 4.0     Families 177 6.6
Educational, health and social services 1,233 25.1   With related children under 18 years 130 10.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 303 6.2        With related children under 5 years 60 15.2
Other services (except public administration) 281 5.7        
Public administration 129 2.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 73 29.8
        With related children under 18 years 71 40.1
             With related children under 5 years 43 56.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,033 10.6
Private wage and salary workers 3,557 72.4   18 years and over 728 9.9
Government workers 687 14.0        65 years and over 173 9.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 631 12.8   Related children under 18 years 297 12.2
Unpaid family workers 37 0.8        Related children 5 to 17 years 212 11.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 412 22.7
             
 
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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