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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ottawa 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 25,692 100.0     Households 13,027 100.0
In labor force 15,110 58.8   Less than $10,000 1,909 14.7
     Civilian labor force 15,077 58.7   $10,000 to $14,999 1,299 10.0
          Employed 14,172 55.2   $15,000 to $24,999 2,670 20.5
          Unemployed 905 3.5   $25,000 to $34,999 2,278 17.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,314 17.8
     Armed Forces 33 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,715 13.2
Not in labor force 10,582 41.2   $75,000 to $99,999 445 3.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 260 2.0
   Females 16 years and over 13,484 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 58 0.4
In labor force 7,158 53.1   $200,000 or more 79 0.6
     Civilian labor force 7,158 53.1   Median household income (dollars) 27,507 (X)
          Employed 6,771 50.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,506 100.0   With earnings 9,463 72.6
All parents in family in labor force 1,562 62.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 34,260 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,650 35.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,590 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 13,934 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 795 6.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 10,898 78.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,798 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,999 14.3   With public assistance income 829 6.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 21 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,674 (X)
Walked 358 2.6   With retirement income 2,517 19.3
Other means 195 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 21,372 (X)
Worked at home 463 3.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.1 (X)        
          Families 9,234 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 14,172 100.0   Less than $10,000 774 8.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 732 7.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,657 25.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,720 18.6
Service occupations 2,990 21.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,825 19.8
Sales and office occupations 2,862 20.2    $35,000 to $49,999 1,965 21.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 279 2.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,490 16.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,422 10.0   $75,000 to $99,999 392 4.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,962 20.9   $100,000 to $149,999 224 2.4
        150,000 to $199,999 46 0.5
        $200,000 or more 66 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,368 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 695 4.9   Per capita income (dollars) 14,478 (X)
Construction 897 6.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,508 17.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,725 (X)
Wholesale trade 384 2.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,879 (X)
Retail trade 1,462 10.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 708 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 123 0.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 552 3.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 478 3.4     Families 1,203 13.0
Educational, health and social services 3,386 23.9   With related children under 18 years 907 20.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,487 10.5        With related children under 5 years 436 23.2
Other services (except public administration) 883 6.2        
Public administration 609 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 494 35.4
        With related children under 18 years 461 46.4
             With related children under 5 years 210 51.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 5,328 16.6
Private wage and salary workers 10,474 73.9   18 years and over 3,296 13.8
Government workers 2,297 16.2        65 years and over 649 12.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,288 9.1   Related children under 18 years 1,967 23.8
Unpaid family workers 113 0.8        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,408 23.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,341 28.4
             
 
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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