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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Berrien 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 125,198 100.0     Households 63,644 100.0
In labor force 81,078 64.8   Less than $10,000 6,469 10.2
     Civilian labor force 81,031 64.7   $10,000 to $14,999 4,982 7.8
          Employed 76,557 61.1   $15,000 to $24,999 8,995 14.1
          Unemployed 4,474 3.6   $25,000 to $34,999 8,614 13.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 10,772 16.9
     Armed Forces 47 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 12,421 19.5
Not in labor force 44,120 35.2   $75,000 to $99,999 5,825 9.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,635 5.7
   Females 16 years and over 65,913 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 933 1.5
In labor force 38,662 58.7   $200,000 or more 998 1.6
     Civilian labor force 38,662 58.7   Median household income (dollars) 38,567 (X)
          Employed 36,394 55.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 11,908 100.0   With earnings 49,930 78.5
All parents in family in labor force 7,547 63.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 49,881 (X)
        With Social Security income 18,851 29.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,929 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 75,081 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,815 4.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 61,270 81.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,535 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 7,997 10.7   With public assistance income 2,461 3.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 466 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,414 (X)
Walked 2,155 2.9   With retirement income 11,011 17.3
Other means 751 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,019 (X)
Worked at home 2,442 3.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.0 (X)        
          Families 43,579 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 76,557 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,592 5.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,065 4.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 22,415 29.3   $15,000 to $24,999 5,053 11.6
Service occupations 11,734 15.3   $25,000 to $34,999 5,689 13.1
Sales and office occupations 18,432 24.1    $35,000 to $49,999 7,973 18.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 794 1.0   $50,000 to $74,999 10,355 23.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 6,843 8.9   $75,000 to $99,999 5,097 11.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 16,339 21.3   $100,000 to $149,999 3,131 7.2
        150,000 to $199,999 817 1.9
        $200,000 or more 807 1.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,548 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,462 1.9   Per capita income (dollars) 19,952 (X)
Construction 4,601 6.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 18,825 24.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,582 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,229 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,800 (X)
Retail trade 8,254 10.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5,003 6.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,285 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,911 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 4,936 6.4     Families 4,040 9.3
Educational, health and social services 15,547 20.3   With related children under 18 years 3,140 14.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 5,690 7.4        With related children under 5 years 1,658 19.9
Other services (except public administration) 3,784 4.9        
Public administration 2,030 2.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,405 29.7
        With related children under 18 years 2,200 38.4
             With related children under 5 years 1,226 55.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 20,202 12.7
Private wage and salary workers 63,863 83.4   18 years and over 12,682 10.7
Government workers 7,067 9.2        65 years and over 2,057 9.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,369 7.0   Related children under 18 years 7,249 17.8
Unpaid family workers 258 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 4,855 15.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 6,569 23.4
             
 
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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