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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeKalb 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 13,851 100.0     Households 6,998 100.0
In labor force 8,425 60.8   Less than $10,000 1,227 17.5
     Civilian labor force 8,425 60.8   $10,000 to $14,999 608 8.7
          Employed 7,988 57.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,104 15.8
          Unemployed 437 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,056 15.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,106 15.8
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,181 16.9
Not in labor force 5,426 39.2   $75,000 to $99,999 373 5.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 180 2.6
   Females 16 years and over 7,100 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 63 0.9
In labor force 3,820 53.8   $200,000 or more 100 1.4
     Civilian labor force 3,820 53.8   Median household income (dollars) 30,359 (X)
          Employed 3,599 50.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,180 100.0   With earnings 5,207 74.4
All parents in family in labor force 715 60.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 45,137 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,261 32.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,909 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 7,798 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 525 7.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 5,951 76.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,146 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,133 14.5   With public assistance income 210 3.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 19 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,800 (X)
Walked 281 3.6   With retirement income 944 13.5
Other means 138 1.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,052 (X)
Worked at home 276 3.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.3 (X)        
          Families 5,040 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 7,988 100.0   Less than $10,000 415 8.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 379 7.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,032 25.4   $15,000 to $24,999 734 14.6
Service occupations 818 10.2   $25,000 to $34,999 823 16.3
Sales and office occupations 1,568 19.6    $35,000 to $49,999 912 18.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 168 2.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,140 22.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 947 11.9   $75,000 to $99,999 356 7.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,455 30.7   $100,000 to $149,999 137 2.7
        150,000 to $199,999 63 1.3
        $200,000 or more 81 1.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,920 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 378 4.7   Per capita income (dollars) 17,217 (X)
Construction 705 8.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,411 30.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,483 (X)
Wholesale trade 305 3.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,953 (X)
Retail trade 782 9.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 428 5.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 145 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 265 3.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 341 4.3     Families 597 11.8
Educational, health and social services 1,258 15.7   With related children under 18 years 389 16.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 451 5.6        With related children under 5 years 188 22.5
Other services (except public administration) 295 3.7        
Public administration 224 2.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 240 30.5
        With related children under 18 years 235 47.0
             With related children under 5 years 119 75.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,930 17.0
Private wage and salary workers 5,983 74.9   18 years and over 2,115 16.1
Government workers 1,051 13.2        65 years and over 466 20.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 909 11.4   Related children under 18 years 805 20.0
Unpaid family workers 45 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 580 19.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,061 40.3
             
 
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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