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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shelby 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 35,730 100.0     Households 17,696 100.0
In labor force 24,761 69.3   Less than $10,000 1,042 5.9
     Civilian labor force 24,743 69.2   $10,000 to $14,999 835 4.7
          Employed 23,949 67.0   $15,000 to $24,999 2,107 11.9
          Unemployed 794 2.2   $25,000 to $34,999 2,444 13.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,673 20.8
     Armed Forces 18 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 4,145 23.4
Not in labor force 10,969 30.7   $75,000 to $99,999 2,029 11.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,032 5.8
   Females 16 years and over 18,166 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 207 1.2
In labor force 11,247 61.9   $200,000 or more 182 1.0
     Civilian labor force 11,247 61.9   Median household income (dollars) 44,507 (X)
          Employed 10,829 59.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 4,255 100.0   With earnings 14,618 82.6
All parents in family in labor force 2,970 69.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 53,160 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,600 26.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,888 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 23,582 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 574 3.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 20,362 86.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,849 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,960 8.3   With public assistance income 257 1.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 47 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,232 (X)
Walked 401 1.7   With retirement income 2,996 16.9
Other means 138 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,341 (X)
Worked at home 674 2.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 17.4 (X)        
          Families 13,164 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 23,949 100.0   Less than $10,000 469 3.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 272 2.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,986 25.0   $15,000 to $24,999 1,159 8.8
Service occupations 3,034 12.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,590 12.1
Sales and office occupations 4,884 20.4    $35,000 to $49,999 2,838 21.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 178 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 3,625 27.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 2,154 9.0   $75,000 to $99,999 1,836 13.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,713 32.2   $100,000 to $149,999 1,002 7.6
        150,000 to $199,999 201 1.5
        $200,000 or more 172 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,331 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 570 2.4   Per capita income (dollars) 20,255 (X)
Construction 1,299 5.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 10,031 41.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,212 (X)
Wholesale trade 838 3.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,470 (X)
Retail trade 1,763 7.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 880 3.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 319 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 694 2.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,089 4.5     Families 702 5.3
Educational, health and social services 3,313 13.8   With related children under 18 years 535 7.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,584 6.6        With related children under 5 years 278 10.3
Other services (except public administration) 882 3.7        
Public administration 687 2.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 384 23.9
        With related children under 18 years 345 30.9
             With related children under 5 years 166 40.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,161 6.7
Private wage and salary workers 20,480 85.5   18 years and over 1,978 5.9
Government workers 2,193 9.2        65 years and over 287 5.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,212 5.1   Related children under 18 years 1,107 8.3
Unpaid family workers 64 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 710 7.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 992 16.9
             
 
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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