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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pemiscot 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 14,688 100.0     Households 7,906 100.0
In labor force 7,945 54.1   Less than $10,000 1,949 24.7
     Civilian labor force 7,945 54.1   $10,000 to $14,999 994 12.6
          Employed 7,262 49.4   $15,000 to $24,999 1,366 17.3
          Unemployed 683 4.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,120 14.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,088 13.8
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 761 9.6
Not in labor force 6,743 45.9   $75,000 to $99,999 351 4.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 178 2.3
   Females 16 years and over 8,032 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 43 0.5
In labor force 3,870 48.2   $200,000 or more 56 0.7
     Civilian labor force 3,870 48.2   Median household income (dollars) 21,911 (X)
          Employed 3,528 43.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,882 100.0   With earnings 5,413 68.5
All parents in family in labor force 1,139 60.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 34,754 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,564 32.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,663 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 7,158 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,111 14.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 5,726 80.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,434 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,020 14.2   With public assistance income 634 8.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 29 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,443 (X)
Walked 159 2.2   With retirement income 857 10.8
Other means 97 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,212 (X)
Worked at home 127 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.3 (X)        
          Families 5,365 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 7,262 100.0   Less than $10,000 892 16.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 553 10.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,557 21.4   $15,000 to $24,999 1,001 18.7
Service occupations 1,342 18.5   $25,000 to $34,999 828 15.4
Sales and office occupations 1,577 21.7    $35,000 to $49,999 897 16.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 191 2.6   $50,000 to $74,999 689 12.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 707 9.7   $75,000 to $99,999 290 5.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,888 26.0   $100,000 to $149,999 142 2.6
        150,000 to $199,999 27 0.5
        $200,000 or more 46 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 27,553 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 398 5.5   Per capita income (dollars) 12,968 (X)
Construction 357 4.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,663 22.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,476 (X)
Wholesale trade 185 2.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,358 (X)
Retail trade 778 10.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 440 6.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 88 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 245 3.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 189 2.6     Families 1,333 24.8
Educational, health and social services 1,599 22.0   With related children under 18 years 1,105 36.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 626 8.6        With related children under 5 years 594 47.8
Other services (except public administration) 356 4.9        
Public administration 338 4.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 804 55.4
        With related children under 18 years 753 62.0
             With related children under 5 years 403 72.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,006 30.4
Private wage and salary workers 5,513 75.9   18 years and over 3,422 24.8
Government workers 1,160 16.0        65 years and over 657 23.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 547 7.5   Related children under 18 years 2,540 43.2
Unpaid family workers 42 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,697 40.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,395 42.6
             
 
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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