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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alcorn 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 27,164 100.0     Households 14,178 100.0
In labor force 15,601 57.4   Less than $10,000 2,543 17.9
     Civilian labor force 15,590 57.4   $10,000 to $14,999 1,429 10.1
          Employed 14,861 54.7   $15,000 to $24,999 2,245 15.8
          Unemployed 729 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 2,019 14.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,365 16.7
     Armed Forces 11 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 2,247 15.8
Not in labor force 11,563 42.6   $75,000 to $99,999 753 5.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 380 2.7
   Females 16 years and over 14,346 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 52 0.4
In labor force 7,036 49.0   $200,000 or more 145 1.0
     Civilian labor force 7,036 49.0   Median household income (dollars) 29,041 (X)
          Employed 6,695 46.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,599 100.0   With earnings 10,169 71.7
All parents in family in labor force 1,529 58.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,833 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,648 32.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,697 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 14,535 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,271 9.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,193 83.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,755 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,642 11.3   With public assistance income 476 3.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 47 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,188 (X)
Walked 252 1.7   With retirement income 2,293 16.2
Other means 103 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,569 (X)
Worked at home 298 2.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.8 (X)        
          Families 9,907 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 14,861 100.0   Less than $10,000 891 9.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 800 8.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,322 22.4   $15,000 to $24,999 1,477 14.9
Service occupations 1,772 11.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,427 14.4
Sales and office occupations 3,441 23.2    $35,000 to $49,999 2,019 20.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 121 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 2,071 20.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,667 11.2   $75,000 to $99,999 700 7.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,538 30.5   $100,000 to $149,999 344 3.5
        150,000 to $199,999 43 0.4
        $200,000 or more 135 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,899 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 256 1.7   Per capita income (dollars) 15,418 (X)
Construction 998 6.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,884 32.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,752 (X)
Wholesale trade 427 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,583 (X)
Retail trade 1,952 13.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 690 4.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 297 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 539 3.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 510 3.4     Families 1,296 13.1
Educational, health and social services 2,323 15.6   With related children under 18 years 802 17.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 804 5.4        With related children under 5 years 303 17.4
Other services (except public administration) 776 5.2        
Public administration 405 2.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 497 31.1
        With related children under 18 years 411 41.3
             With related children under 5 years 148 49.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,642 16.6
Private wage and salary workers 11,949 80.4   18 years and over 4,088 15.8
Government workers 1,741 11.7        65 years and over 1,091 22.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,114 7.5   Related children under 18 years 1,506 18.6
Unpaid family workers 57 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,086 18.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,840 36.3
             
 
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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