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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bell 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 176,000 100.0     Households 85,382 100.0
In labor force 121,181 68.9   Less than $10,000 7,316 8.6
     Civilian labor force 96,825 55.0   $10,000 to $14,999 5,416 6.3
          Employed 90,230 51.3   $15,000 to $24,999 13,067 15.3
          Unemployed 6,595 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 14,372 16.8
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 16,733 19.6
     Armed Forces 24,356 13.8   $50,000 to $74,999 15,924 18.7
Not in labor force 54,819 31.1   $75,000 to $99,999 7,000 8.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,655 4.3
   Females 16 years and over 88,584 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 840 1.0
In labor force 52,896 59.7   $200,000 or more 1,059 1.2
     Civilian labor force 49,095 55.4   Median household income (dollars) 36,872 (X)
          Employed 44,994 50.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 24,282 100.0   With earnings 72,945 85.4
All parents in family in labor force 14,169 58.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,953 (X)
        With Social Security income 16,110 18.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,422 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 112,585 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,788 3.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 88,794 78.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,443 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 15,985 14.2   With public assistance income 2,357 2.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 318 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,545 (X)
Walked 4,034 3.6   With retirement income 15,770 18.5
Other means 1,532 1.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,582 (X)
Worked at home 1,922 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.1 (X)        
          Families 62,259 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 90,230 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,496 5.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,994 4.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 27,657 30.7   $15,000 to $24,999 8,292 13.3
Service occupations 15,544 17.2   $25,000 to $34,999 10,075 16.2
Sales and office occupations 24,447 27.1    $35,000 to $49,999 12,859 20.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 332 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 13,571 21.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 9,382 10.4   $75,000 to $99,999 6,118 9.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 12,868 14.3   $100,000 to $149,999 3,163 5.1
        150,000 to $199,999 758 1.2
        $200,000 or more 933 1.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,455 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 868 1.0   Per capita income (dollars) 17,219 (X)
Construction 5,785 6.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,148 10.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,031 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,187 3.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,364 (X)
Retail trade 11,496 12.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,468 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,830 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 5,212 5.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 5,833 6.5     Families 6,012 9.7
Educational, health and social services 23,915 26.5   With related children under 18 years 5,122 13.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 6,852 7.6        With related children under 5 years 2,958 17.8
Other services (except public administration) 4,606 5.1        
Public administration 7,030 7.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 3,206 32.8
        With related children under 18 years 3,020 38.4
             With related children under 5 years 1,568 50.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 27,607 12.1
Private wage and salary workers 64,525 71.5   18 years and over 16,341 10.2
Government workers 19,718 21.9        65 years and over 1,869 9.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,710 6.3   Related children under 18 years 10,950 16.3
Unpaid family workers 277 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 7,223 15.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 6,829 21.0
             
 
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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