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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tallahatchie 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 10,955 100.0     Households 5,251 100.0
In labor force 5,618 51.3   Less than $10,000 1,335 25.4
     Civilian labor force 5,618 51.3   $10,000 to $14,999 586 11.2
          Employed 5,079 46.4   $15,000 to $24,999 923 17.6
          Unemployed 539 4.9   $25,000 to $34,999 786 15.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 9.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 742 14.1
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 543 10.3
Not in labor force 5,337 48.7   $75,000 to $99,999 208 4.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 80 1.5
   Females 16 years and over 5,924 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 15 0.3
In labor force 2,667 45.0   $200,000 or more 33 0.6
     Civilian labor force 2,667 45.0   Median household income (dollars) 22,229 (X)
          Employed 2,407 40.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,110 100.0   With earnings 3,675 70.0
All parents in family in labor force 549 49.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 32,417 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,616 30.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,558 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 4,994 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 820 15.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,530 70.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,401 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,113 22.3   With public assistance income 333 6.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 106 2.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,044 (X)
Walked 135 2.7   With retirement income 810 15.4
Other means 65 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 9,975 (X)
Worked at home 45 0.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 30.5 (X)        
          Families 3,820 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,079 100.0   Less than $10,000 695 18.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 371 9.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,266 24.9   $15,000 to $24,999 704 18.4
Service occupations 820 16.1   $25,000 to $34,999 620 16.2
Sales and office occupations 871 17.1    $35,000 to $49,999 648 17.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 231 4.5   $50,000 to $74,999 475 12.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 487 9.6   $75,000 to $99,999 197 5.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,404 27.6   $100,000 to $149,999 71 1.9
        150,000 to $199,999 15 0.4
        $200,000 or more 24 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 26,509 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 465 9.2   Per capita income (dollars) 10,749 (X)
Construction 305 6.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,183 23.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 24,766 (X)
Wholesale trade 210 4.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,972 (X)
Retail trade 461 9.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 199 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 51 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 103 2.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 123 2.4     Families 1,025 26.8
Educational, health and social services 1,057 20.8   With related children under 18 years 781 36.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 256 5.0        With related children under 5 years 341 45.6
Other services (except public administration) 254 5.0        
Public administration 412 8.1     Families with female householder, no husband present 644 53.1
        With related children under 18 years 554 61.4
             With related children under 5 years 235 69.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,757 32.2
Private wage and salary workers 3,564 70.2   18 years and over 2,810 27.2
Government workers 1,123 22.1        65 years and over 533 27.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 366 7.2   Related children under 18 years 1,946 43.8
Unpaid family workers 26 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,496 43.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 807 44.2
             
 
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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