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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wells 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 4,106 100.0     Households 2,216 100.0
In labor force 2,296 55.9   Less than $10,000 330 14.9
     Civilian labor force 2,296 55.9   $10,000 to $14,999 201 9.1
          Employed 2,159 52.6   $15,000 to $24,999 371 16.7
          Unemployed 137 3.3   $25,000 to $34,999 302 13.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 427 19.3
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 383 17.3
Not in labor force 1,810 44.1   $75,000 to $99,999 101 4.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 62 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 2,108 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 7 0.3
In labor force 1,033 49.0   $200,000 or more 32 1.4
     Civilian labor force 1,033 49.0   Median household income (dollars) 31,894 (X)
          Employed 995 47.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 265 100.0   With earnings 1,570 70.8
All parents in family in labor force 196 74.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,654 (X)
        With Social Security income 938 42.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,289 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,125 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 75 3.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,459 68.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,555 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 166 7.8   With public assistance income 37 1.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 16 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,254 (X)
Walked 209 9.8   With retirement income 198 8.9
Other means 17 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 30,970 (X)
Worked at home 258 12.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 17.0 (X)        
          Families 1,451 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,159 100.0   Less than $10,000 81 5.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 89 6.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 726 33.6   $15,000 to $24,999 213 14.7
Service occupations 392 18.2   $25,000 to $34,999 217 15.0
Sales and office occupations 463 21.4    $35,000 to $49,999 356 24.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 99 4.6   $50,000 to $74,999 323 22.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 186 8.6   $75,000 to $99,999 87 6.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 293 13.6   $100,000 to $149,999 60 4.1
        150,000 to $199,999 3 0.2
        $200,000 or more 22 1.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 39,284 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 392 18.2   Per capita income (dollars) 17,932 (X)
Construction 112 5.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 63 2.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,277 (X)
Wholesale trade 116 5.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,810 (X)
Retail trade 242 11.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 184 8.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 21 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 88 4.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 106 4.9     Families 149 10.3
Educational, health and social services 536 24.8   With related children under 18 years 57 9.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 142 6.6        With related children under 5 years 31 16.3
Other services (except public administration) 96 4.4        
Public administration 61 2.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 25 21.9
        With related children under 18 years 23 31.5
             With related children under 5 years 14 51.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 673 13.5
Private wage and salary workers 1,477 68.4   18 years and over 544 14.1
Government workers 223 10.3        65 years and over 221 17.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 408 18.9   Related children under 18 years 127 11.1
Unpaid family workers 51 2.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 89 9.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 247 29.0
             
 
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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