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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Allendale 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 8,595 100.0     Households 3,930 100.0
In labor force 3,823 44.5   Less than $10,000 1,103 28.1
     Civilian labor force 3,813 44.4   $10,000 to $14,999 483 12.3
          Employed 3,425 39.8   $15,000 to $24,999 631 16.1
          Unemployed 388 4.5   $25,000 to $34,999 516 13.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 10.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 517 13.2
     Armed Forces 10 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 408 10.4
Not in labor force 4,772 55.5   $75,000 to $99,999 118 3.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 103 2.6
   Females 16 years and over 4,108 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 19 0.5
In labor force 1,941 47.2   $200,000 or more 32 0.8
     Civilian labor force 1,941 47.2   Median household income (dollars) 20,898 (X)
          Employed 1,755 42.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 848 100.0   With earnings 2,638 67.1
All parents in family in labor force 451 53.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,055 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,269 32.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,591 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,414 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 445 11.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,463 72.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,676 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 666 19.5   With public assistance income 247 6.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 55 1.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,267 (X)
Walked 118 3.5   With retirement income 558 14.2
Other means 49 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 24,641 (X)
Worked at home 63 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.7 (X)        
          Families 2,634 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,425 100.0   Less than $10,000 512 19.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 286 10.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 761 22.2   $15,000 to $24,999 442 16.8
Service occupations 617 18.0   $25,000 to $34,999 374 14.2
Sales and office occupations 714 20.8    $35,000 to $49,999 422 16.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 53 1.5   $50,000 to $74,999 357 13.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 277 8.1   $75,000 to $99,999 104 3.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,003 29.3   $100,000 to $149,999 93 3.5
        150,000 to $199,999 19 0.7
        $200,000 or more 25 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 27,348 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 165 4.8   Per capita income (dollars) 11,293 (X)
Construction 144 4.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 961 28.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,930 (X)
Wholesale trade 48 1.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,318 (X)
Retail trade 473 13.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 173 5.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 5 0.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 69 2.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 111 3.2     Families 747 28.4
Educational, health and social services 688 20.1   With related children under 18 years 576 40.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 150 4.4        With related children under 5 years 239 41.0
Other services (except public administration) 169 4.9        
Public administration 269 7.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 470 50.3
        With related children under 18 years 397 57.5
             With related children under 5 years 172 59.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,466 34.5
Private wage and salary workers 2,361 68.9   18 years and over 2,049 28.8
Government workers 827 24.1        65 years and over 355 26.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 207 6.0   Related children under 18 years 1,417 48.1
Unpaid family workers 30 0.9        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,063 48.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 700 43.2
             
 
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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