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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Polk 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 20,947 100.0     Households 9,899 100.0
In labor force 12,549 59.9   Less than $10,000 1,359 13.7
     Civilian labor force 12,530 59.8   $10,000 to $14,999 991 10.0
          Employed 11,948 57.0   $15,000 to $24,999 1,869 18.9
          Unemployed 582 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,587 16.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,924 19.4
     Armed Forces 19 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,415 14.3
Not in labor force 8,398 40.1   $75,000 to $99,999 411 4.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 275 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 11,004 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 40 0.4
In labor force 5,937 54.0   $200,000 or more 28 0.3
     Civilian labor force 5,937 54.0   Median household income (dollars) 29,656 (X)
          Employed 5,643 51.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,199 100.0   With earnings 7,325 74.0
All parents in family in labor force 1,282 58.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,329 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,144 31.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,701 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 11,741 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 404 4.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 9,009 76.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,405 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,486 12.7   With public assistance income 369 3.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 10 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,504 (X)
Walked 463 3.9   With retirement income 1,597 16.1
Other means 98 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,350 (X)
Worked at home 675 5.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.3 (X)        
          Families 7,190 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 11,948 100.0   Less than $10,000 450 6.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 504 7.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,332 27.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,267 17.6
Service occupations 1,892 15.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,261 17.5
Sales and office occupations 2,922 24.5    $35,000 to $49,999 1,678 23.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 216 1.8   $50,000 to $74,999 1,341 18.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,280 10.7   $75,000 to $99,999 388 5.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,306 19.3   $100,000 to $149,999 245 3.4
        150,000 to $199,999 30 0.4
        $200,000 or more 26 0.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,843 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 726 6.1   Per capita income (dollars) 13,645 (X)
Construction 821 6.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,665 13.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,383 (X)
Wholesale trade 450 3.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,799 (X)
Retail trade 1,369 11.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 818 6.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 198 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 493 4.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 621 5.2     Families 798 11.1
Educational, health and social services 3,097 25.9   With related children under 18 years 595 17.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 698 5.8        With related children under 5 years 275 19.3
Other services (except public administration) 724 6.1        
Public administration 268 2.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 280 37.8
        With related children under 18 years 249 46.5
             With related children under 5 years 91 56.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,142 16.3
Private wage and salary workers 9,335 78.1   18 years and over 2,748 14.7
Government workers 1,217 10.2        65 years and over 458 12.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,290 10.8   Related children under 18 years 1,345 20.0
Unpaid family workers 106 0.9        Related children 5 to 17 years 980 19.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,417 38.3
             
 
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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