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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Decatur 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 9,502 100.0     Households 4,938 100.0
In labor force 5,454 57.4   Less than $10,000 883 17.9
     Civilian labor force 5,454 57.4   $10,000 to $14,999 439 8.9
          Employed 5,173 54.4   $15,000 to $24,999 848 17.2
          Unemployed 281 3.0   $25,000 to $34,999 782 15.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 868 17.6
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 699 14.2
Not in labor force 4,048 42.6   $75,000 to $99,999 220 4.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 110 2.2
   Females 16 years and over 4,887 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 13 0.3
In labor force 2,312 47.3   $200,000 or more 76 1.5
     Civilian labor force 2,312 47.3   Median household income (dollars) 28,741 (X)
          Employed 2,160 44.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 786 100.0   With earnings 3,531 71.5
All parents in family in labor force 428 54.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,217 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,750 35.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,210 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,062 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 306 6.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,041 79.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,440 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 788 15.6   With public assistance income 201 4.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 6 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,325 (X)
Walked 48 0.9   With retirement income 935 18.9
Other means 66 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,577 (X)
Worked at home 113 2.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.7 (X)        
          Families 3,460 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,173 100.0   Less than $10,000 343 9.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 215 6.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,017 19.7   $15,000 to $24,999 574 16.6
Service occupations 778 15.0   $25,000 to $34,999 602 17.4
Sales and office occupations 917 17.7    $35,000 to $49,999 734 21.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 43 0.8   $50,000 to $74,999 631 18.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 773 14.9   $75,000 to $99,999 201 5.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,645 31.8   $100,000 to $149,999 97 2.8
        150,000 to $199,999 13 0.4
        $200,000 or more 50 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,919 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 226 4.4   Per capita income (dollars) 17,285 (X)
Construction 582 11.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,468 28.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,945 (X)
Wholesale trade 153 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,155 (X)
Retail trade 543 10.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 321 6.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 109 2.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 89 1.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 130 2.5     Families 477 13.8
Educational, health and social services 862 16.7   With related children under 18 years 281 18.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 256 4.9        With related children under 5 years 127 22.1
Other services (except public administration) 250 4.8        
Public administration 184 3.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 163 36.5
        With related children under 18 years 136 47.1
             With related children under 5 years 40 63.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,833 16.0
Private wage and salary workers 4,069 78.7   18 years and over 1,354 15.1
Government workers 669 12.9        65 years and over 427 22.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 418 8.1   Related children under 18 years 471 18.9
Unpaid family workers 17 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 334 18.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 558 32.1
             
 
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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