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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Forrest 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 56,912 100.0     Households 27,225 100.0
In labor force 35,018 61.5   Less than $10,000 4,850 17.8
     Civilian labor force 34,582 60.8   $10,000 to $14,999 2,906 10.7
          Employed 31,852 56.0   $15,000 to $24,999 4,689 17.2
          Unemployed 2,730 4.8   $25,000 to $34,999 3,950 14.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,194 15.4
     Armed Forces 436 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 3,804 14.0
Not in labor force 21,894 38.5   $75,000 to $99,999 1,376 5.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,007 3.7
   Females 16 years and over 30,628 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 136 0.5
In labor force 17,101 55.8   $200,000 or more 313 1.1
     Civilian labor force 17,052 55.7   Median household income (dollars) 27,420 (X)
          Employed 15,475 50.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,179 100.0   With earnings 21,409 78.6
All parents in family in labor force 3,272 63.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,233 (X)
        With Social Security income 6,939 25.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,312 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 31,559 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,765 6.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 25,268 80.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,706 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,068 12.9   With public assistance income 1,001 3.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 87 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,693 (X)
Walked 1,139 3.6   With retirement income 3,783 13.9
Other means 342 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,820 (X)
Worked at home 655 2.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.6 (X)        
          Families 17,483 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 31,852 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,906 10.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,472 8.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 9,578 30.1   $15,000 to $24,999 2,572 14.7
Service occupations 5,670 17.8   $25,000 to $34,999 2,600 14.9
Sales and office occupations 8,883 27.9    $35,000 to $49,999 3,240 18.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 167 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 3,195 18.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,978 9.3   $75,000 to $99,999 1,209 6.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,576 14.4   $100,000 to $149,999 928 5.3
        150,000 to $199,999 110 0.6
        $200,000 or more 251 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,791 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 615 1.9   Per capita income (dollars) 15,160 (X)
Construction 1,853 5.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,607 11.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,742 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,110 3.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,500 (X)
Retail trade 4,345 13.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,351 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 674 2.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,585 5.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,849 5.8     Families 2,992 17.1
Educational, health and social services 8,556 26.9   With related children under 18 years 2,308 24.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,295 10.3        With related children under 5 years 1,254 32.3
Other services (except public administration) 1,746 5.5        
Public administration 1,266 4.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,790 38.4
        With related children under 18 years 1,542 46.3
             With related children under 5 years 807 60.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 15,089 22.5
Private wage and salary workers 23,536 73.9   18 years and over 10,107 20.3
Government workers 6,057 19.0        65 years and over 954 12.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,146 6.7   Related children under 18 years 4,926 28.6
Unpaid family workers 113 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,260 26.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 5,127 37.4
             
 
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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