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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dent 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 11,677 100.0     Households 6,017 100.0
In labor force 6,571 56.3   Less than $10,000 877 14.6
     Civilian labor force 6,571 56.3   $10,000 to $14,999 644 10.7
          Employed 6,107 52.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,255 20.9
          Unemployed 464 4.0   $25,000 to $34,999 905 15.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,088 18.1
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 798 13.3
Not in labor force 5,106 43.7   $75,000 to $99,999 279 4.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 132 2.2
   Females 16 years and over 6,097 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 21 0.3
In labor force 2,998 49.2   $200,000 or more 18 0.3
     Civilian labor force 2,998 49.2   Median household income (dollars) 27,193 (X)
          Employed 2,764 45.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,109 100.0   With earnings 4,270 71.0
All parents in family in labor force 664 59.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,610 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,204 36.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,509 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,977 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 442 7.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,760 79.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,566 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 805 13.5   With public assistance income 282 4.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 27 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,208 (X)
Walked 75 1.3   With retirement income 1,230 20.4
Other means 71 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,228 (X)
Worked at home 239 4.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.4 (X)        
          Families 4,314 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,107 100.0   Less than $10,000 333 7.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 328 7.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,370 22.4   $15,000 to $24,999 878 20.4
Service occupations 1,004 16.4   $25,000 to $34,999 732 17.0
Sales and office occupations 1,326 21.7    $35,000 to $49,999 978 22.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 101 1.7   $50,000 to $74,999 672 15.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 825 13.5   $75,000 to $99,999 258 6.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,481 24.3   $100,000 to $149,999 100 2.3
        150,000 to $199,999 19 0.4
        $200,000 or more 16 0.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,061 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 532 8.7   Per capita income (dollars) 14,463 (X)
Construction 410 6.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 952 15.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,590 (X)
Wholesale trade 270 4.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,500 (X)
Retail trade 898 14.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 302 4.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 76 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 169 2.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 203 3.3     Families 547 12.7
Educational, health and social services 1,231 20.2   With related children under 18 years 381 19.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 381 6.2        With related children under 5 years 141 19.3
Other services (except public administration) 395 6.5        
Public administration 288 4.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 157 30.5
        With related children under 18 years 140 41.3
             With related children under 5 years 49 59.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,527 17.2
Private wage and salary workers 4,463 73.1   18 years and over 1,634 14.8
Government workers 893 14.6        65 years and over 307 12.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 716 11.7   Related children under 18 years 872 24.3
Unpaid family workers 35 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 665 25.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 680 31.3
             
 
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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