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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cape Girardeau 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 54,508 100.0     Households 27,031 100.0
In labor force 36,737 67.4   Less than $10,000 2,887 10.7
     Civilian labor force 36,648 67.2   $10,000 to $14,999 1,990 7.4
          Employed 34,821 63.9   $15,000 to $24,999 4,078 15.1
          Unemployed 1,827 3.4   $25,000 to $34,999 4,027 14.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 5,035 18.6
     Armed Forces 89 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 5,002 18.5
Not in labor force 17,771 32.6   $75,000 to $99,999 2,122 7.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,181 4.4
   Females 16 years and over 28,613 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 351 1.3
In labor force 17,605 61.5   $200,000 or more 358 1.3
     Civilian labor force 17,598 61.5   Median household income (dollars) 36,458 (X)
          Employed 16,677 58.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,625 100.0   With earnings 21,749 80.5
All parents in family in labor force 3,085 66.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,903 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,180 26.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,247 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 34,235 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 994 3.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 28,321 82.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,570 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,479 10.2   With public assistance income 765 2.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 141 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,725 (X)
Walked 1,104 3.2   With retirement income 3,833 14.2
Other means 250 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,061 (X)
Worked at home 940 2.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.6 (X)        
          Families 18,069 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 34,821 100.0   Less than $10,000 810 4.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 797 4.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 10,775 30.9   $15,000 to $24,999 2,095 11.6
Service occupations 5,457 15.7   $25,000 to $34,999 2,536 14.0
Sales and office occupations 9,585 27.5    $35,000 to $49,999 3,897 21.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 164 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 4,351 24.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,268 9.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,902 10.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5,572 16.0   $100,000 to $149,999 1,072 5.9
        150,000 to $199,999 315 1.7
        $200,000 or more 294 1.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,518 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 722 2.1   Per capita income (dollars) 18,593 (X)
Construction 2,393 6.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,904 14.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,371 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,449 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,833 (X)
Retail trade 4,980 14.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,447 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 819 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,663 4.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,878 5.4     Families 1,207 6.7
Educational, health and social services 9,042 26.0   With related children under 18 years 869 9.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,741 7.9        With related children under 5 years 452 13.7
Other services (except public administration) 1,540 4.4        
Public administration 1,243 3.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 622 24.5
        With related children under 18 years 572 31.8
             With related children under 5 years 310 48.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,255 11.1
Private wage and salary workers 27,440 78.8   18 years and over 5,348 10.8
Government workers 4,861 14.0        65 years and over 862 10.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,397 6.9   Related children under 18 years 1,773 11.4
Unpaid family workers 123 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,197 10.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,502 29.2
             
 
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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