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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dallas 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 11,919 100.0     Households 6,063 100.0
In labor force 6,823 57.2   Less than $10,000 941 15.5
     Civilian labor force 6,795 57.0   $10,000 to $14,999 641 10.6
          Employed 6,461 54.2   $15,000 to $24,999 1,122 18.5
          Unemployed 334 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 984 16.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,134 18.7
     Armed Forces 28 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 832 13.7
Not in labor force 5,096 42.8   $75,000 to $99,999 205 3.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 110 1.8
   Females 16 years and over 6,038 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 31 0.5
In labor force 3,069 50.8   $200,000 or more 63 1.0
     Civilian labor force 3,048 50.5   Median household income (dollars) 27,346 (X)
          Employed 2,853 47.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,163 100.0   With earnings 4,375 72.2
All parents in family in labor force 647 55.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,379 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,007 33.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,171 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 6,425 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 328 5.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,896 76.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,927 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 938 14.6   With public assistance income 239 3.9
Public transportation (including taxicab) 6 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,436 (X)
Walked 119 1.9   With retirement income 948 15.6
Other means 80 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 27,109 (X)
Worked at home 386 6.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 32.0 (X)        
          Families 4,450 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,461 100.0   Less than $10,000 366 8.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 376 8.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,375 21.3   $15,000 to $24,999 739 16.6
Service occupations 988 15.3   $25,000 to $34,999 819 18.4
Sales and office occupations 1,518 23.5    $35,000 to $49,999 1,005 22.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 71 1.1   $50,000 to $74,999 767 17.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 920 14.2   $75,000 to $99,999 190 4.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,589 24.6   $100,000 to $149,999 110 2.5
        150,000 to $199,999 24 0.5
        $200,000 or more 54 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,500 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 347 5.4   Per capita income (dollars) 15,106 (X)
Construction 660 10.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,060 16.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,438 (X)
Wholesale trade 238 3.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,569 (X)
Retail trade 912 14.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 514 8.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 115 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 255 3.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 214 3.3     Families 633 14.2
Educational, health and social services 1,069 16.5   With related children under 18 years 442 19.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 405 6.3        With related children under 5 years 209 25.3
Other services (except public administration) 437 6.8        
Public administration 235 3.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 237 49.8
        With related children under 18 years 213 59.2
             With related children under 5 years 76 69.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,768 17.9
Private wage and salary workers 4,758 73.6   18 years and over 1,684 15.0
Government workers 810 12.5        65 years and over 429 18.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 866 13.4   Related children under 18 years 1,060 25.4
Unpaid family workers 27 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 746 23.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 602 30.2
             
 
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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