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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Poweshiek 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 15,071 100.0     Households 7,421 100.0
In labor force 10,282 68.2   Less than $10,000 602 8.1
     Civilian labor force 10,282 68.2   $10,000 to $14,999 551 7.4
          Employed 9,773 64.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,098 14.8
          Unemployed 509 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,122 15.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,486 20.0
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,559 21.0
Not in labor force 4,789 31.8   $75,000 to $99,999 539 7.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 338 4.6
   Females 16 years and over 7,940 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 75 1.0
In labor force 4,876 61.4   $200,000 or more 51 0.7
     Civilian labor force 4,876 61.4   Median household income (dollars) 37,836 (X)
          Employed 4,652 58.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,332 100.0   With earnings 5,786 78.0
All parents in family in labor force 1,072 80.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,846 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,362 31.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,953 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 9,556 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 223 3.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,554 68.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,108 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,178 12.3   With public assistance income 209 2.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 13 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,179 (X)
Walked 1,080 11.3   With retirement income 1,094 14.7
Other means 210 2.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,325 (X)
Worked at home 521 5.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 16.3 (X)        
          Families 4,899 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 9,773 100.0   Less than $10,000 210 4.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 141 2.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,902 29.7   $15,000 to $24,999 512 10.5
Service occupations 1,657 17.0   $25,000 to $34,999 682 13.9
Sales and office occupations 2,121 21.7    $35,000 to $49,999 1,103 22.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 132 1.4   $50,000 to $74,999 1,313 26.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 798 8.2   $75,000 to $99,999 491 10.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,163 22.1   $100,000 to $149,999 328 6.7
        150,000 to $199,999 68 1.4
        $200,000 or more 51 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,599 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 569 5.8   Per capita income (dollars) 18,629 (X)
Construction 561 5.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,995 20.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,781 (X)
Wholesale trade 205 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,465 (X)
Retail trade 965 9.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 508 5.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 397 4.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 583 6.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 308 3.2     Families 306 6.2
Educational, health and social services 2,503 25.6   With related children under 18 years 236 10.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 708 7.2        With related children under 5 years 93 11.6
Other services (except public administration) 283 2.9        
Public administration 188 1.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 161 27.4
        With related children under 18 years 146 35.6
             With related children under 5 years 79 57.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,704 9.8
Private wage and salary workers 7,880 80.6   18 years and over 1,177 9.0
Government workers 934 9.6        65 years and over 177 5.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 875 9.0   Related children under 18 years 501 12.0
Unpaid family workers 84 0.9        Related children 5 to 17 years 376 12.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 722 22.2
             
 
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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