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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson Davis 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 10,505 100.0     Households 5,185 100.0
In labor force 5,411 51.5   Less than $10,000 1,177 22.7
     Civilian labor force 5,398 51.4   $10,000 to $14,999 649 12.5
          Employed 4,702 44.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,040 20.1
          Unemployed 696 6.6   $25,000 to $34,999 653 12.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 12.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 735 14.2
     Armed Forces 13 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 551 10.6
Not in labor force 5,094 48.5   $75,000 to $99,999 214 4.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 91 1.8
   Females 16 years and over 5,664 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 41 0.8
In labor force 2,684 47.4   $200,000 or more 34 0.7
     Civilian labor force 2,680 47.3   Median household income (dollars) 21,834 (X)
          Employed 2,238 39.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,116 100.0   With earnings 3,570 68.9
All parents in family in labor force 671 60.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 33,527 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,760 33.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,195 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,600 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 601 11.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,516 76.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,089 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 846 18.4   With public assistance income 255 4.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 42 0.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,994 (X)
Walked 35 0.8   With retirement income 956 18.4
Other means 77 1.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,536 (X)
Worked at home 84 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 37.2 (X)        
          Families 3,770 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,702 100.0   Less than $10,000 557 14.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 390 10.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,077 22.9   $15,000 to $24,999 758 20.1
Service occupations 690 14.7   $25,000 to $34,999 567 15.0
Sales and office occupations 798 17.0    $35,000 to $49,999 651 17.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 126 2.7   $50,000 to $74,999 489 13.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 664 14.1   $75,000 to $99,999 208 5.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,347 28.6   $100,000 to $149,999 88 2.3
        150,000 to $199,999 34 0.9
        $200,000 or more 28 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 27,594 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 413 8.8   Per capita income (dollars) 11,974 (X)
Construction 470 10.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,030 21.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 23,942 (X)
Wholesale trade 126 2.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,510 (X)
Retail trade 468 10.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 198 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 52 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 98 2.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 103 2.2     Families 874 23.2
Educational, health and social services 1,081 23.0   With related children under 18 years 664 31.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 216 4.6        With related children under 5 years 321 37.7
Other services (except public administration) 246 5.2        
Public administration 201 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 487 46.6
        With related children under 18 years 370 51.5
             With related children under 5 years 183 62.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,896 28.2
Private wage and salary workers 3,386 72.0   18 years and over 2,382 24.0
Government workers 961 20.4        65 years and over 465 24.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 335 7.1   Related children under 18 years 1,507 38.7
Unpaid family workers 20 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,110 38.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 718 41.4
             
 
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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