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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Polk 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 24,291 100.0     Households 12,053 100.0
In labor force 15,270 62.9   Less than $10,000 1,250 10.4
     Civilian labor force 15,200 62.6   $10,000 to $14,999 1,054 8.7
          Employed 14,301 58.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,885 15.6
          Unemployed 899 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,819 15.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,228 18.5
     Armed Forces 70 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 2,350 19.5
Not in labor force 9,021 37.1   $75,000 to $99,999 804 6.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 447 3.7
   Females 16 years and over 12,499 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 103 0.9
In labor force 7,309 58.5   $200,000 or more 113 0.9
     Civilian labor force 7,307 58.5   Median household income (dollars) 35,105 (X)
          Employed 6,969 55.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,224 100.0   With earnings 9,244 76.7
All parents in family in labor force 1,655 74.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,504 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,937 32.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,954 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 14,186 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 460 3.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 10,954 77.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,931 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,543 10.9   With public assistance income 640 5.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 53 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,438 (X)
Walked 758 5.3   With retirement income 1,664 13.8
Other means 113 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,260 (X)
Worked at home 765 5.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 16.5 (X)        
          Families 8,115 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 14,301 100.0   Less than $10,000 330 4.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 338 4.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,337 30.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,051 13.0
Service occupations 2,481 17.3   $25,000 to $34,999 1,214 15.0
Sales and office occupations 3,429 24.0    $35,000 to $49,999 1,768 21.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 347 2.4   $50,000 to $74,999 2,102 25.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,585 11.1   $75,000 to $99,999 736 9.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,122 14.8   $100,000 to $149,999 381 4.7
        150,000 to $199,999 93 1.1
        $200,000 or more 102 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,310 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,128 7.9   Per capita income (dollars) 17,279 (X)
Construction 992 6.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,371 9.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,472 (X)
Wholesale trade 398 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,535 (X)
Retail trade 1,730 12.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 790 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 293 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 520 3.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 575 4.0     Families 590 7.3
Educational, health and social services 4,037 28.2   With related children under 18 years 468 11.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 968 6.8        With related children under 5 years 246 16.7
Other services (except public administration) 901 6.3        
Public administration 598 4.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 270 26.3
        With related children under 18 years 260 35.7
             With related children under 5 years 151 51.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,284 10.9
Private wage and salary workers 10,329 72.2   18 years and over 2,183 9.9
Government workers 2,450 17.1        65 years and over 534 10.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,455 10.2   Related children under 18 years 1,050 13.3
Unpaid family workers 67 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 709 11.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,304 25.5
             
 
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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