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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Meigs 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 18,242 100.0     Households 9,236 100.0
In labor force 9,959 54.6   Less than $10,000 1,584 17.2
     Civilian labor force 9,944 54.5   $10,000 to $14,999 912 9.9
          Employed 8,953 49.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,800 19.5
          Unemployed 991 5.4   $25,000 to $34,999 1,352 14.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 10.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,549 16.8
     Armed Forces 15 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,375 14.9
Not in labor force 8,283 45.4   $75,000 to $99,999 418 4.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 183 2.0
   Females 16 years and over 9,421 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 22 0.2
In labor force 4,206 44.6   $200,000 or more 41 0.4
     Civilian labor force 4,206 44.6   Median household income (dollars) 27,287 (X)
          Employed 3,902 41.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,432 100.0   With earnings 6,538 70.8
All parents in family in labor force 775 54.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,917 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,897 31.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,301 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 8,752 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 875 9.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,072 80.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,917 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,023 11.7   With public assistance income 675 7.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 58 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,170 (X)
Walked 142 1.6   With retirement income 1,833 19.8
Other means 136 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,284 (X)
Worked at home 321 3.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 31.8 (X)        
          Families 6,595 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 8,953 100.0   Less than $10,000 644 9.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 481 7.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,970 22.0   $15,000 to $24,999 1,255 19.0
Service occupations 1,565 17.5   $25,000 to $34,999 1,078 16.3
Sales and office occupations 1,852 20.7    $35,000 to $49,999 1,278 19.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 223 2.5   $50,000 to $74,999 1,235 18.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,502 16.8   $75,000 to $99,999 397 6.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,841 20.6   $100,000 to $149,999 168 2.5
        150,000 to $199,999 22 0.3
        $200,000 or more 37 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,071 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 772 8.6   Per capita income (dollars) 13,848 (X)
Construction 895 10.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 953 10.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,821 (X)
Wholesale trade 179 2.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,621 (X)
Retail trade 1,284 14.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 796 8.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 86 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 254 2.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 295 3.3     Families 940 14.3
Educational, health and social services 2,275 25.4   With related children under 18 years 707 22.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 379 4.2        With related children under 5 years 318 30.0
Other services (except public administration) 433 4.8        
Public administration 352 3.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 387 44.7
        With related children under 18 years 317 55.2
             With related children under 5 years 140 82.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,506 19.8
Private wage and salary workers 6,679 74.6   18 years and over 3,063 17.7
Government workers 1,502 16.8        65 years and over 468 14.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 728 8.1   Related children under 18 years 1,418 26.3
Unpaid family workers 44 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 970 23.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,374 40.4
             
 
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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