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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shelby 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 671,029 100.0     Households 338,560 100.0
In labor force 440,141 65.6   Less than $10,000 39,802 11.8
     Civilian labor force 438,150 65.3   $10,000 to $14,999 21,868 6.5
          Employed 408,221 60.8   $15,000 to $24,999 44,743 13.2
          Unemployed 29,929 4.5   $25,000 to $34,999 44,505 13.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 54,091 16.0
     Armed Forces 1,991 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 62,342 18.4
Not in labor force 230,888 34.4   $75,000 to $99,999 32,032 9.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 23,554 7.0
   Females 16 years and over 358,588 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 6,949 2.1
In labor force 214,884 59.9   $200,000 or more 8,674 2.6
     Civilian labor force 214,448 59.8   Median household income (dollars) 39,593 (X)
          Employed 199,470 55.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 75,893 100.0   With earnings 280,361 82.8
All parents in family in labor force 47,607 62.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 55,356 (X)
        With Social Security income 72,475 21.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,632 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 402,560 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 17,265 5.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 323,045 80.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,012 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 52,681 13.1   With public assistance income 15,279 4.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 8,399 2.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,134 (X)
Walked 5,884 1.5   With retirement income 47,414 14.0
Other means 3,639 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,834 (X)
Worked at home 8,912 2.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.7 (X)        
          Families 230,409 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 408,221 100.0   Less than $10,000 19,565 8.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 11,922 5.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 136,143 33.4   $15,000 to $24,999 25,680 11.1
Service occupations 58,351 14.3   $25,000 to $34,999 26,788 11.6
Sales and office occupations 122,726 30.1    $35,000 to $49,999 36,559 15.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 479 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 48,058 20.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 31,085 7.6   $75,000 to $99,999 27,251 11.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 59,437 14.6   $100,000 to $149,999 20,917 9.1
        150,000 to $199,999 6,107 2.7
        $200,000 or more 7,562 3.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,386 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 956 0.2   Per capita income (dollars) 20,856 (X)
Construction 22,077 5.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 41,977 10.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,932 (X)
Wholesale trade 19,488 4.8   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,776 (X)
Retail trade 46,732 11.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 48,402 11.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 9,324 2.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 27,745 6.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 37,625 9.2     Families 29,691 12.9
Educational, health and social services 80,806 19.8   With related children under 18 years 24,304 18.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 31,840 7.8        With related children under 5 years 12,596 23.6
Other services (except public administration) 21,093 5.2        
Public administration 20,156 4.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 20,928 31.1
        With related children under 18 years 18,582 37.7
             With related children under 5 years 9,664 50.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 140,398 16.0
Private wage and salary workers 323,521 79.3   18 years and over 82,501 13.1
Government workers 62,780 15.4        65 years and over 11,377 13.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 21,312 5.2   Related children under 18 years 56,823 22.9
Unpaid family workers 608 0.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 38,827 21.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 34,451 23.5
             
 
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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