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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Obion 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 25,643 100.0     Households 13,171 100.0
In labor force 15,611 60.9   Less than $10,000 1,711 13.0
     Civilian labor force 15,595 60.8   $10,000 to $14,999 1,191 9.0
          Employed 14,774 57.6   $15,000 to $24,999 2,142 16.3
          Unemployed 821 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,885 14.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,415 18.3
     Armed Forces 16 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,311 17.5
Not in labor force 10,032 39.1   $75,000 to $99,999 816 6.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 463 3.5
   Females 16 years and over 13,422 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 90 0.7
In labor force 6,994 52.1   $200,000 or more 147 1.1
     Civilian labor force 6,994 52.1   Median household income (dollars) 32,764 (X)
          Employed 6,509 48.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,433 100.0   With earnings 10,027 76.1
All parents in family in labor force 1,445 59.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 44,190 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,288 32.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,172 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 14,515 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 711 5.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 12,114 83.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,805 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,797 12.4   With public assistance income 392 3.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 60 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,723 (X)
Walked 132 0.9   With retirement income 2,062 15.7
Other means 102 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,276 (X)
Worked at home 310 2.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.3 (X)        
          Families 9,421 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 14,774 100.0   Less than $10,000 721 7.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 503 5.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,846 19.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,244 13.2
Service occupations 2,201 14.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,411 15.0
Sales and office occupations 3,380 22.9    $35,000 to $49,999 2,055 21.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 181 1.2   $50,000 to $74,999 2,145 22.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,336 9.0   $75,000 to $99,999 730 7.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,830 32.7   $100,000 to $149,999 388 4.1
        150,000 to $199,999 90 1.0
        $200,000 or more 134 1.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 40,533 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 384 2.6   Per capita income (dollars) 17,409 (X)
Construction 672 4.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,839 32.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,963 (X)
Wholesale trade 632 4.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,032 (X)
Retail trade 1,834 12.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 633 4.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 157 1.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 552 3.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 543 3.7     Families 955 10.1
Educational, health and social services 2,280 15.4   With related children under 18 years 697 15.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 849 5.7        With related children under 5 years 267 16.1
Other services (except public administration) 613 4.1        
Public administration 786 5.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 492 36.3
        With related children under 18 years 444 50.7
             With related children under 5 years 177 60.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,256 13.3
Private wage and salary workers 11,556 78.2   18 years and over 2,835 11.6
Government workers 2,127 14.4        65 years and over 698 15.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,064 7.2   Related children under 18 years 1,384 18.6
Unpaid family workers 27 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 988 18.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,345 28.4
             
 
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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