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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Yazoo 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 21,059 100.0     Households 9,164 100.0
In labor force 10,446 49.6   Less than $10,000 2,018 22.0
     Civilian labor force 10,437 49.6   $10,000 to $14,999 1,063 11.6
          Employed 9,325 44.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,521 16.6
          Unemployed 1,112 5.3   $25,000 to $34,999 1,198 13.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 10.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,311 14.3
     Armed Forces 9 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,069 11.7
Not in labor force 10,613 50.4   $75,000 to $99,999 651 7.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 194 2.1
   Females 16 years and over 10,328 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 61 0.7
In labor force 5,209 50.4   $200,000 or more 78 0.9
     Civilian labor force 5,209 50.4   Median household income (dollars) 24,795 (X)
          Employed 4,579 44.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,205 100.0   With earnings 6,540 71.4
All parents in family in labor force 1,200 54.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,630 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,924 31.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,408 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 9,100 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 997 10.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,937 76.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,887 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,807 19.9   With public assistance income 495 5.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 79 0.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,115 (X)
Walked 73 0.8   With retirement income 1,428 15.6
Other means 81 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,185 (X)
Worked at home 123 1.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.3 (X)        
          Families 6,696 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 9,325 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,075 16.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 672 10.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,225 23.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,174 17.5
Service occupations 1,497 16.1   $25,000 to $34,999 876 13.1
Sales and office occupations 2,056 22.0    $35,000 to $49,999 1,091 16.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 248 2.7   $50,000 to $74,999 928 13.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,052 11.3   $75,000 to $99,999 583 8.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,247 24.1   $100,000 to $149,999 167 2.5
        150,000 to $199,999 56 0.8
        $200,000 or more 74 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 29,395 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 658 7.1   Per capita income (dollars) 12,062 (X)
Construction 748 8.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,777 19.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,553 (X)
Wholesale trade 258 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,797 (X)
Retail trade 1,079 11.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 444 4.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 159 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 437 4.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 375 4.0     Families 1,701 25.4
Educational, health and social services 1,821 19.5   With related children under 18 years 1,404 35.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 488 5.2        With related children under 5 years 802 48.3
Other services (except public administration) 560 6.0        
Public administration 521 5.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,125 50.5
        With related children under 18 years 1,000 59.3
             With related children under 5 years 536 72.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,214 31.9
Private wage and salary workers 7,058 75.7   18 years and over 4,779 26.8
Government workers 1,637 17.6        65 years and over 748 22.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 624 6.7   Related children under 18 years 3,398 42.9
Unpaid family workers 6 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,321 39.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,475 42.5
             
 
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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