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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Thomas 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 6,277 100.0     Households 3,217 100.0
In labor force 4,268 68.0   Less than $10,000 357 11.1
     Civilian labor force 4,268 68.0   $10,000 to $14,999 200 6.2
          Employed 4,021 64.1   $15,000 to $24,999 444 13.8
          Unemployed 247 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 518 16.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 601 18.7
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 543 16.9
Not in labor force 2,009 32.0   $75,000 to $99,999 308 9.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 167 5.2
   Females 16 years and over 3,305 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 36 1.1
In labor force 2,108 63.8   $200,000 or more 43 1.3
     Civilian labor force 2,108 63.8   Median household income (dollars) 37,034 (X)
          Employed 1,941 58.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 638 100.0   With earnings 2,569 79.9
All parents in family in labor force 414 64.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,430 (X)
        With Social Security income 904 28.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,135 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,000 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 134 4.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,311 82.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,568 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 263 6.6   With public assistance income 36 1.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,069 (X)
Walked 125 3.1   With retirement income 329 10.2
Other means 24 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,584 (X)
Worked at home 275 6.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 11.7 (X)        
          Families 2,166 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,021 100.0   Less than $10,000 86 4.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 86 4.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,430 35.6   $15,000 to $24,999 224 10.3
Service occupations 676 16.8   $25,000 to $34,999 320 14.8
Sales and office occupations 905 22.5    $35,000 to $49,999 475 21.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 138 3.4   $50,000 to $74,999 457 21.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 463 11.5   $75,000 to $99,999 293 13.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 409 10.2   $100,000 to $149,999 154 7.1
        150,000 to $199,999 35 1.6
        $200,000 or more 36 1.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,931 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 531 13.2   Per capita income (dollars) 19,028 (X)
Construction 269 6.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 114 2.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 33,833 (X)
Wholesale trade 166 4.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,310 (X)
Retail trade 530 13.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 227 5.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 85 2.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 212 5.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 151 3.8     Families 143 6.6
Educational, health and social services 1,044 26.0   With related children under 18 years 106 9.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 377 9.4        With related children under 5 years 52 12.6
Other services (except public administration) 166 4.1        
Public administration 149 3.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 56 32.4
        With related children under 18 years 56 44.1
             With related children under 5 years 33 94.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 769 9.7
Private wage and salary workers 2,803 69.7   18 years and over 624 10.8
Government workers 640 15.9        65 years and over 80 7.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 539 13.4   Related children under 18 years 124 5.9
Unpaid family workers 39 1.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 67 4.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 394 30.9
             
 
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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