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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chambers 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 19,393 100.0     Households 9,137 100.0
In labor force 12,353 63.7   Less than $10,000 752 8.2
     Civilian labor force 12,349 63.7   $10,000 to $14,999 583 6.4
          Employed 11,736 60.5   $15,000 to $24,999 979 10.7
          Unemployed 613 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 936 10.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,553 17.0
     Armed Forces 4 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,899 20.8
Not in labor force 7,040 36.3   $75,000 to $99,999 1,269 13.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 927 10.1
   Females 16 years and over 9,664 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 160 1.8
In labor force 5,252 54.3   $200,000 or more 79 0.9
     Civilian labor force 5,252 54.3   Median household income (dollars) 47,964 (X)
          Employed 4,935 51.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,080 100.0   With earnings 7,587 83.0
All parents in family in labor force 1,077 51.8        Mean earnings (dollars) 56,922 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,030 22.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,333 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 11,459 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 239 2.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 9,674 84.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,693 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,295 11.3   With public assistance income 196 2.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,275 (X)
Walked 168 1.5   With retirement income 1,178 12.9
Other means 113 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,871 (X)
Worked at home 209 1.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.7 (X)        
          Families 7,221 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 11,736 100.0   Less than $10,000 360 5.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 317 4.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,161 26.9   $15,000 to $24,999 722 10.0
Service occupations 1,471 12.5   $25,000 to $34,999 750 10.4
Sales and office occupations 2,715 23.1    $35,000 to $49,999 1,234 17.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 213 1.8   $50,000 to $74,999 1,589 22.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,599 13.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,162 16.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,577 22.0   $100,000 to $149,999 863 12.0
        150,000 to $199,999 150 2.1
        $200,000 or more 74 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 52,986 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 455 3.9   Per capita income (dollars) 19,863 (X)
Construction 1,148 9.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,570 21.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 43,351 (X)
Wholesale trade 514 4.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,478 (X)
Retail trade 1,189 10.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 710 6.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 115 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 436 3.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 770 6.6     Families 601 8.3
Educational, health and social services 2,081 17.7   With related children under 18 years 459 11.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 802 6.8        With related children under 5 years 185 12.6
Other services (except public administration) 407 3.5        
Public administration 539 4.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 245 35.6
        With related children under 18 years 201 43.7
             With related children under 5 years 66 41.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,833 11.0
Private wage and salary workers 9,321 79.4   18 years and over 1,816 9.9
Government workers 1,659 14.1        65 years and over 280 12.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 709 6.0   Related children under 18 years 985 13.3
Unpaid family workers 47 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 736 13.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 683 25.9
             
 
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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