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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cowley 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 28,031 100.0     Households 14,073 100.0
In labor force 17,815 63.6   Less than $10,000 1,448 10.3
     Civilian labor force 17,805 63.5   $10,000 to $14,999 1,237 8.8
          Employed 16,413 58.6   $15,000 to $24,999 2,454 17.4
          Unemployed 1,392 5.0   $25,000 to $34,999 2,009 14.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,583 18.4
     Armed Forces 10 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,665 18.9
Not in labor force 10,216 36.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,002 7.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 467 3.3
   Females 16 years and over 14,502 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 74 0.5
In labor force 8,123 56.0   $200,000 or more 134 1.0
     Civilian labor force 8,123 56.0   Median household income (dollars) 34,406 (X)
          Employed 7,498 51.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,669 100.0   With earnings 10,670 75.8
All parents in family in labor force 1,703 63.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,737 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,406 31.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,560 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 16,205 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 556 4.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 13,285 82.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,205 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,742 10.7   With public assistance income 450 3.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 18 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,559 (X)
Walked 445 2.7   With retirement income 2,440 17.3
Other means 130 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,193 (X)
Worked at home 585 3.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.6 (X)        
          Families 9,687 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 16,413 100.0   Less than $10,000 526 5.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 534 5.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,710 28.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,275 13.2
Service occupations 2,690 16.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,360 14.0
Sales and office occupations 3,349 20.4    $35,000 to $49,999 2,070 21.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 163 1.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,366 24.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,993 12.1   $75,000 to $99,999 927 9.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,508 21.4   $100,000 to $149,999 438 4.5
        150,000 to $199,999 74 0.8
        $200,000 or more 117 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 43,636 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 680 4.1   Per capita income (dollars) 17,509 (X)
Construction 1,099 6.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,793 23.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,703 (X)
Wholesale trade 298 1.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,341 (X)
Retail trade 1,463 8.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 881 5.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 256 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 536 3.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 517 3.1     Families 892 9.2
Educational, health and social services 4,205 25.6   With related children under 18 years 694 14.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,212 7.4        With related children under 5 years 399 21.7
Other services (except public administration) 698 4.3        
Public administration 775 4.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 467 39.2
        With related children under 18 years 397 45.9
             With related children under 5 years 223 65.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,474 12.9
Private wage and salary workers 12,061 73.5   18 years and over 2,830 11.1
Government workers 2,725 16.6        65 years and over 609 11.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,556 9.5   Related children under 18 years 1,548 17.0
Unpaid family workers 71 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 951 13.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,472 26.0
             
 
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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