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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Perkins 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 2,656 100.0     Households 1,434 100.0
In labor force 1,677 63.1   Less than $10,000 230 16.0
     Civilian labor force 1,677 63.1   $10,000 to $14,999 140 9.8
          Employed 1,612 60.7   $15,000 to $24,999 277 19.3
          Unemployed 65 2.4   $25,000 to $34,999 236 16.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 262 18.3
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 185 12.9
Not in labor force 979 36.9   $75,000 to $99,999 39 2.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 42 2.9
   Females 16 years and over 1,346 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 7 0.5
In labor force 747 55.5   $200,000 or more 16 1.1
     Civilian labor force 747 55.5   Median household income (dollars) 27,750 (X)
          Employed 722 53.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 229 100.0   With earnings 1,060 73.9
All parents in family in labor force 156 68.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 33,092 (X)
        With Social Security income 563 39.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,565 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,595 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 52 3.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 904 56.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,331 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 158 9.9   With public assistance income 38 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,329 (X)
Walked 174 10.9   With retirement income 179 12.5
Other means 13 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,215 (X)
Worked at home 346 21.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 13.6 (X)        
          Families 936 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,612 100.0   Less than $10,000 77 8.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 77 8.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 706 43.8   $15,000 to $24,999 172 18.4
Service occupations 175 10.9   $25,000 to $34,999 166 17.7
Sales and office occupations 322 20.0    $35,000 to $49,999 201 21.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 72 4.5   $50,000 to $74,999 157 16.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 127 7.9   $75,000 to $99,999 33 3.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 210 13.0   $100,000 to $149,999 35 3.7
        150,000 to $199,999 7 0.7
        $200,000 or more 11 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 33,537 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 477 29.6   Per capita income (dollars) 15,734 (X)
Construction 92 5.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 138 8.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 23,665 (X)
Wholesale trade 30 1.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 16,856 (X)
Retail trade 139 8.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 117 7.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 35 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 82 5.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 36 2.2     Families 116 12.4
Educational, health and social services 262 16.3   With related children under 18 years 77 18.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 61 3.8        With related children under 5 years 36 27.3
Other services (except public administration) 81 5.0        
Public administration 62 3.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 13 15.9
        With related children under 18 years 8 16.0
             With related children under 5 years 2 18.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 561 16.9
Private wage and salary workers 942 58.4   18 years and over 385 15.3
Government workers 187 11.6        65 years and over 110 14.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 462 28.7   Related children under 18 years 172 21.6
Unpaid family workers 21 1.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 123 20.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 169 29.2
             
 
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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