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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Simpson 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 20,766 100.0     Households 10,103 100.0
In labor force 11,389 54.8   Less than $10,000 1,799 17.8
     Civilian labor force 11,324 54.5   $10,000 to $14,999 1,143 11.3
          Employed 10,609 51.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,577 15.6
          Unemployed 715 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,565 15.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,624 16.1
     Armed Forces 65 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 1,498 14.8
Not in labor force 9,377 45.2   $75,000 to $99,999 531 5.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 231 2.3
   Females 16 years and over 10,838 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 64 0.6
In labor force 5,375 49.6   $200,000 or more 71 0.7
     Civilian labor force 5,375 49.6   Median household income (dollars) 28,343 (X)
          Employed 4,950 45.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,171 100.0   With earnings 7,413 73.4
All parents in family in labor force 1,204 55.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,781 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,088 30.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,332 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,374 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 728 7.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,766 74.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,528 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,966 19.0   With public assistance income 419 4.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 67 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,326 (X)
Walked 246 2.4   With retirement income 1,658 16.4
Other means 60 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,643 (X)
Worked at home 269 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.8 (X)        
          Families 7,492 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,609 100.0   Less than $10,000 826 11.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 767 10.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,739 25.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,135 15.1
Service occupations 1,592 15.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,255 16.8
Sales and office occupations 2,521 23.8    $35,000 to $49,999 1,341 17.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 173 1.6   $50,000 to $74,999 1,327 17.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,599 15.1   $75,000 to $99,999 518 6.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,985 18.7   $100,000 to $149,999 209 2.8
        150,000 to $199,999 50 0.7
        $200,000 or more 64 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,797 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 537 5.1   Per capita income (dollars) 13,344 (X)
Construction 1,058 10.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,449 13.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,197 (X)
Wholesale trade 531 5.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,136 (X)
Retail trade 1,318 12.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 603 5.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 176 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 470 4.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 425 4.0     Families 1,312 17.5
Educational, health and social services 2,531 23.9   With related children under 18 years 970 24.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 431 4.1        With related children under 5 years 426 29.3
Other services (except public administration) 538 5.1        
Public administration 542 5.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 550 37.9
        With related children under 18 years 488 50.9
             With related children under 5 years 221 61.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,819 21.6
Private wage and salary workers 7,729 72.9   18 years and over 3,899 20.0
Government workers 2,068 19.5        65 years and over 700 21.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 760 7.2   Related children under 18 years 1,890 25.7
Unpaid family workers 52 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,344 24.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,367 38.2
             
 
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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