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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ellis 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 3,302 100.0     Households 1,774 100.0
In labor force 1,995 60.4   Less than $10,000 214 12.1
     Civilian labor force 1,995 60.4   $10,000 to $14,999 137 7.7
          Employed 1,950 59.1   $15,000 to $24,999 407 22.9
          Unemployed 45 1.4   $25,000 to $34,999 358 20.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 238 13.4
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 243 13.7
Not in labor force 1,307 39.6   $75,000 to $99,999 106 6.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 44 2.5
   Females 16 years and over 1,686 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 15 0.8
In labor force 909 53.9   $200,000 or more 12 0.7
     Civilian labor force 909 53.9   Median household income (dollars) 27,951 (X)
          Employed 887 52.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 255 100.0   With earnings 1,291 72.8
All parents in family in labor force 157 61.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,974 (X)
        With Social Security income 715 40.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,752 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,915 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 74 4.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,458 76.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,674 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 219 11.4   With public assistance income 65 3.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 871 (X)
Walked 79 4.1   With retirement income 266 15.0
Other means 26 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,518 (X)
Worked at home 133 6.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.7 (X)        
          Families 1,227 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,950 100.0   Less than $10,000 62 5.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 67 5.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 658 33.7   $15,000 to $24,999 244 19.9
Service occupations 275 14.1   $25,000 to $34,999 272 22.2
Sales and office occupations 403 20.7    $35,000 to $49,999 193 15.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 87 4.5   $50,000 to $74,999 222 18.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 270 13.8   $75,000 to $99,999 98 8.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 257 13.2   $100,000 to $149,999 42 3.4
        150,000 to $199,999 15 1.2
        $200,000 or more 12 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,750 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 392 20.1   Per capita income (dollars) 16,472 (X)
Construction 150 7.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 68 3.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,237 (X)
Wholesale trade 43 2.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,772 (X)
Retail trade 209 10.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 139 7.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 36 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 105 5.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 67 3.4     Families 113 9.2
Educational, health and social services 426 21.8   With related children under 18 years 86 18.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 74 3.8        With related children under 5 years 38 21.8
Other services (except public administration) 125 6.4        
Public administration 116 5.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 37 34.3
        With related children under 18 years 37 43.5
             With related children under 5 years 10 35.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 501 12.5
Private wage and salary workers 1,229 63.0   18 years and over 320 10.3
Government workers 357 18.3        65 years and over 84 10.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 340 17.4   Related children under 18 years 173 19.5
Unpaid family workers 24 1.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 123 18.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 138 22.8
             
 
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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