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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Howell 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 28,747 100.0     Households 14,805 100.0
In labor force 16,862 58.7   Less than $10,000 2,225 15.0
     Civilian labor force 16,828 58.5   $10,000 to $14,999 1,931 13.0
          Employed 15,758 54.8   $15,000 to $24,999 3,084 20.8
          Unemployed 1,070 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 2,507 16.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,321 15.7
     Armed Forces 34 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,736 11.7
Not in labor force 11,885 41.3   $75,000 to $99,999 546 3.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 252 1.7
   Females 16 years and over 15,248 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 60 0.4
In labor force 7,980 52.3   $200,000 or more 143 1.0
     Civilian labor force 7,980 52.3   Median household income (dollars) 25,628 (X)
          Employed 7,476 49.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,870 100.0   With earnings 10,888 73.5
All parents in family in labor force 1,809 63.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 34,150 (X)
        With Social Security income 5,187 35.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,885 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 15,521 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 910 6.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,483 80.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,186 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,828 11.8   With public assistance income 688 4.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 44 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,899 (X)
Walked 271 1.7   With retirement income 2,380 16.1
Other means 197 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,357 (X)
Worked at home 698 4.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.1 (X)        
          Families 10,713 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 15,758 100.0   Less than $10,000 795 7.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,066 10.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,789 24.0   $15,000 to $24,999 2,309 21.6
Service occupations 2,472 15.7   $25,000 to $34,999 2,103 19.6
Sales and office occupations 3,669 23.3    $35,000 to $49,999 1,983 18.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 301 1.9   $50,000 to $74,999 1,559 14.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,595 10.1   $75,000 to $99,999 495 4.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,932 25.0   $100,000 to $149,999 227 2.1
        150,000 to $199,999 60 0.6
        $200,000 or more 116 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 30,534 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 684 4.3   Per capita income (dollars) 13,959 (X)
Construction 946 6.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,327 21.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 22,960 (X)
Wholesale trade 444 2.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,968 (X)
Retail trade 2,094 13.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 936 5.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 254 1.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 583 3.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 646 4.1     Families 1,496 14.0
Educational, health and social services 3,461 22.0   With related children under 18 years 1,144 22.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 978 6.2        With related children under 5 years 520 25.4
Other services (except public administration) 821 5.2        
Public administration 584 3.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 489 36.9
        With related children under 18 years 436 45.8
             With related children under 5 years 172 56.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,809 18.7
Private wage and salary workers 11,915 75.6   18 years and over 4,270 15.8
Government workers 2,081 13.2        65 years and over 815 14.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,654 10.5   Related children under 18 years 2,461 26.3
Unpaid family workers 108 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,775 25.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,745 33.9
             
 
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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