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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeSoto 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 79,900 100.0     Households 38,821 100.0
In labor force 55,827 69.9   Less than $10,000 2,246 5.8
     Civilian labor force 55,759 69.8   $10,000 to $14,999 1,640 4.2
          Employed 53,773 67.3   $15,000 to $24,999 3,826 9.9
          Unemployed 1,986 2.5   $25,000 to $34,999 4,800 12.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 7,631 19.7
     Armed Forces 68 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 9,826 25.3
Not in labor force 24,073 30.1   $75,000 to $99,999 5,354 13.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,372 6.1
   Females 16 years and over 40,992 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 646 1.7
In labor force 25,003 61.0   $200,000 or more 480 1.2
     Civilian labor force 24,995 61.0   Median household income (dollars) 48,206 (X)
          Employed 23,917 58.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 9,738 100.0   With earnings 33,470 86.2
All parents in family in labor force 5,949 61.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 55,565 (X)
        With Social Security income 8,174 21.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,200 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 52,647 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,535 4.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 45,038 85.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,114 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,902 11.2   With public assistance income 648 1.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 131 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,088 (X)
Walked 158 0.3   With retirement income 5,582 14.4
Other means 306 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,768 (X)
Worked at home 1,112 2.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.8 (X)        
          Families 30,319 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 53,773 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,037 3.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 961 3.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 14,272 26.5   $15,000 to $24,999 2,502 8.3
Service occupations 7,197 13.4   $25,000 to $34,999 3,337 11.0
Sales and office occupations 16,103 29.9    $35,000 to $49,999 5,885 19.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 151 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 8,567 28.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,057 13.1   $75,000 to $99,999 4,826 15.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,993 16.7   $100,000 to $149,999 2,173 7.2
        150,000 to $199,999 608 2.0
        $200,000 or more 423 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 53,590 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 373 0.7   Per capita income (dollars) 20,468 (X)
Construction 5,237 9.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 6,701 12.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 38,032 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,560 6.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,474 (X)
Retail trade 6,060 11.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 7,547 14.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 904 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,705 5.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,163 5.9     Families 1,700 5.6
Educational, health and social services 6,640 12.3   With related children under 18 years 1,183 7.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 6,323 11.8        With related children under 5 years 535 7.8
Other services (except public administration) 2,798 5.2        
Public administration 1,762 3.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 837 19.9
        With related children under 18 years 686 22.7
             With related children under 5 years 287 26.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,571 7.1
Private wage and salary workers 45,614 84.8   18 years and over 5,004 6.5
Government workers 5,092 9.5        65 years and over 890 9.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,935 5.5   Related children under 18 years 2,478 8.3
Unpaid family workers 132 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,744 8.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,153 17.9
             
 
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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