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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wasco 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 18,501 100.0     Households 9,390 100.0
In labor force 11,185 60.5   Less than $10,000 969 10.3
     Civilian labor force 11,183 60.4   $10,000 to $14,999 875 9.3
          Employed 10,302 55.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,353 14.4
          Unemployed 881 4.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,358 14.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,755 18.7
     Armed Forces 2 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,824 19.4
Not in labor force 7,316 39.5   $75,000 to $99,999 713 7.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 378 4.0
   Females 16 years and over 9,431 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 117 1.2
In labor force 5,200 55.1   $200,000 or more 48 0.5
     Civilian labor force 5,200 55.1   Median household income (dollars) 35,959 (X)
          Employed 4,763 50.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,846 100.0   With earnings 7,103 75.6
All parents in family in labor force 1,113 60.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,989 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,055 32.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,787 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,068 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 447 4.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,616 75.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,240 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,357 13.5   With public assistance income 397 4.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 28 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,441 (X)
Walked 485 4.8   With retirement income 1,961 20.9
Other means 96 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,636 (X)
Worked at home 486 4.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.6 (X)        
          Families 6,546 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,302 100.0   Less than $10,000 443 6.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 384 5.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,793 27.1   $15,000 to $24,999 766 11.7
Service occupations 1,954 19.0   $25,000 to $34,999 947 14.5
Sales and office occupations 2,518 24.4    $35,000 to $49,999 1,353 20.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 349 3.4   $50,000 to $74,999 1,595 24.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,040 10.1   $75,000 to $99,999 584 8.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,648 16.0   $100,000 to $149,999 319 4.9
        150,000 to $199,999 111 1.7
        $200,000 or more 44 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,412 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 676 6.6   Per capita income (dollars) 17,195 (X)
Construction 659 6.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,123 10.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,051 (X)
Wholesale trade 316 3.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,575 (X)
Retail trade 1,613 15.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 576 5.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 215 2.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 428 4.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 531 5.2     Families 674 10.3
Educational, health and social services 2,127 20.6   With related children under 18 years 496 15.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,044 10.1        With related children under 5 years 244 19.2
Other services (except public administration) 547 5.3        
Public administration 447 4.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 319 35.8
        With related children under 18 years 273 42.7
             With related children under 5 years 129 46.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,023 12.9
Private wage and salary workers 7,552 73.3   18 years and over 1,966 11.3
Government workers 1,804 17.5        65 years and over 275 7.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 914 8.9   Related children under 18 years 1,045 17.7
Unpaid family workers 32 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 754 17.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 846 21.5
             
 
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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