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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alger 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 8,102 100.0     Households 3,797 100.0
In labor force 4,136 51.0   Less than $10,000 383 10.1
     Civilian labor force 4,133 51.0   $10,000 to $14,999 277 7.3
          Employed 3,776 46.6   $15,000 to $24,999 573 15.1
          Unemployed 357 4.4   $25,000 to $34,999 612 16.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 788 20.8
     Armed Forces 3 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 749 19.7
Not in labor force 3,966 49.0   $75,000 to $99,999 246 6.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 125 3.3
   Females 16 years and over 3,671 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 13 0.3
In labor force 1,890 51.5   $200,000 or more 31 0.8
     Civilian labor force 1,890 51.5   Median household income (dollars) 35,892 (X)
          Employed 1,782 48.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 539 100.0   With earnings 2,747 72.3
All parents in family in labor force 342 63.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,108 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,352 35.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,300 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,713 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 159 4.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,823 76.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,279 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 444 12.0   With public assistance income 85 2.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 38 1.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,515 (X)
Walked 222 6.0   With retirement income 1,060 27.9
Other means 32 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,862 (X)
Worked at home 154 4.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.8 (X)        
          Families 2,603 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,776 100.0   Less than $10,000 118 4.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 104 4.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 980 26.0   $15,000 to $24,999 364 14.0
Service occupations 852 22.6   $25,000 to $34,999 416 16.0
Sales and office occupations 822 21.8    $35,000 to $49,999 599 23.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 81 2.1   $50,000 to $74,999 643 24.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 398 10.5   $75,000 to $99,999 214 8.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 643 17.0   $100,000 to $149,999 105 4.0
        150,000 to $199,999 12 0.5
        $200,000 or more 28 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,017 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 163 4.3   Per capita income (dollars) 18,210 (X)
Construction 288 7.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 731 19.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,681 (X)
Wholesale trade 29 0.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,492 (X)
Retail trade 363 9.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 124 3.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 41 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 176 4.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 127 3.4     Families 187 7.2
Educational, health and social services 727 19.3   With related children under 18 years 121 11.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 425 11.3        With related children under 5 years 51 14.9
Other services (except public administration) 153 4.1        
Public administration 429 11.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 64 27.9
        With related children under 18 years 49 33.3
             With related children under 5 years 26 65.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 917 10.3
Private wage and salary workers 2,624 69.5   18 years and over 653 9.4
Government workers 833 22.1        65 years and over 131 8.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 291 7.7   Related children under 18 years 249 12.7
Unpaid family workers 28 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 189 12.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 328 20.8
             
 
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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