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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Foster 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 2,907 100.0     Households 1,551 100.0
In labor force 1,864 64.1   Less than $10,000 163 10.5
     Civilian labor force 1,864 64.1   $10,000 to $14,999 112 7.2
          Employed 1,803 62.0   $15,000 to $24,999 302 19.5
          Unemployed 61 2.1   $25,000 to $34,999 266 17.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 276 17.8
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 283 18.2
Not in labor force 1,043 35.9   $75,000 to $99,999 72 4.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 60 3.9
   Females 16 years and over 1,494 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 2 0.1
In labor force 860 57.6   $200,000 or more 15 1.0
     Civilian labor force 860 57.6   Median household income (dollars) 32,019 (X)
          Employed 851 57.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 253 100.0   With earnings 1,201 77.4
All parents in family in labor force 209 82.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,487 (X)
        With Social Security income 528 34.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,063 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,749 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 38 2.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,255 71.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,092 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 172 9.8   With public assistance income 37 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,341 (X)
Walked 149 8.5   With retirement income 162 10.4
Other means 14 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 39,623 (X)
Worked at home 159 9.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 12.3 (X)        
          Families 1,049 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,803 100.0   Less than $10,000 57 5.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 53 5.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 641 35.6   $15,000 to $24,999 151 14.4
Service occupations 269 14.9   $25,000 to $34,999 193 18.4
Sales and office occupations 382 21.2    $35,000 to $49,999 214 20.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 30 1.7   $50,000 to $74,999 249 23.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 161 8.9   $75,000 to $99,999 58 5.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 320 17.7   $100,000 to $149,999 57 5.4
        150,000 to $199,999 2 0.2
        $200,000 or more 15 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 40,469 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 244 13.5   Per capita income (dollars) 17,928 (X)
Construction 83 4.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 237 13.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,442 (X)
Wholesale trade 38 2.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,750 (X)
Retail trade 240 13.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 120 6.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 46 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 71 3.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 69 3.8     Families 80 7.6
Educational, health and social services 392 21.7   With related children under 18 years 57 11.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 93 5.2        With related children under 5 years 17 12.5
Other services (except public administration) 94 5.2        
Public administration 76 4.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 36 36.0
        With related children under 18 years 36 53.7
             With related children under 5 years 12 60.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 339 9.3
Private wage and salary workers 1,250 69.3   18 years and over 232 8.6
Government workers 225 12.5        65 years and over 89 12.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 301 16.7   Related children under 18 years 104 10.9
Unpaid family workers 27 1.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 83 10.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 110 18.6
             
 
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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