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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Douglas 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 354,155 100.0     Households 182,553 100.0
In labor force 250,082 70.6   Less than $10,000 14,385 7.9
     Civilian labor force 249,232 70.4   $10,000 to $14,999 9,747 5.3
          Employed 239,418 67.6   $15,000 to $24,999 23,768 13.0
          Unemployed 9,814 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 24,910 13.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 30,855 16.9
     Armed Forces 850 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 37,197 20.4
Not in labor force 104,073 29.4   $75,000 to $99,999 19,910 10.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 13,926 7.6
   Females 16 years and over 183,147 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 3,581 2.0
In labor force 119,409 65.2   $200,000 or more 4,274 2.3
     Civilian labor force 119,290 65.1   Median household income (dollars) 43,209 (X)
          Employed 114,624 62.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 38,809 100.0   With earnings 153,189 83.9
All parents in family in labor force 26,135 67.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 56,448 (X)
        With Social Security income 40,729 22.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,747 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 236,799 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 5,216 2.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 195,032 82.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,491 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 24,793 10.5   With public assistance income 5,773 3.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 3,874 1.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,576 (X)
Walked 4,878 2.1   With retirement income 24,410 13.4
Other means 1,705 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,658 (X)
Worked at home 6,517 2.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.6 (X)        
          Families 116,039 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 239,418 100.0   Less than $10,000 4,868 4.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,420 2.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 87,382 36.5   $15,000 to $24,999 10,515 9.1
Service occupations 32,289 13.5   $25,000 to $34,999 12,678 10.9
Sales and office occupations 72,014 30.1    $35,000 to $49,999 19,889 17.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 493 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 28,561 24.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 18,782 7.8   $75,000 to $99,999 16,987 14.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 28,458 11.9   $100,000 to $149,999 12,305 10.6
        150,000 to $199,999 3,113 2.7
        $200,000 or more 3,703 3.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 54,651 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,000 0.4   Per capita income (dollars) 22,879 (X)
Construction 15,436 6.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 22,806 9.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,577 (X)
Wholesale trade 9,898 4.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 27,265 (X)
Retail trade 30,288 12.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 14,010 5.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 7,895 3.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 28,157 11.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 25,901 10.8     Families 7,806 6.7
Educational, health and social services 48,243 20.2   With related children under 18 years 6,480 10.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 19,075 8.0        With related children under 5 years 3,567 13.6
Other services (except public administration) 10,863 4.5        
Public administration 5,846 2.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 4,925 22.9
        With related children under 18 years 4,535 30.2
             With related children under 5 years 2,391 44.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 44,553 9.8
Private wage and salary workers 202,641 84.6   18 years and over 28,474 8.6
Government workers 24,722 10.3        65 years and over 3,438 7.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 11,602 4.8   Related children under 18 years 15,520 13.0
Unpaid family workers 453 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 10,727 12.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 16,730 18.4
             
 
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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