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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Denton 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 325,232 100.0     Households 159,062 100.0
In labor force 248,793 76.5   Less than $10,000 8,313 5.2
     Civilian labor force 248,592 76.4   $10,000 to $14,999 5,574 3.5
          Employed 239,154 73.5   $15,000 to $24,999 12,977 8.2
          Unemployed 9,438 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 16,206 10.2
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 23,634 14.9
     Armed Forces 201 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 34,457 21.7
Not in labor force 76,439 23.5   $75,000 to $99,999 23,440 14.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 22,397 14.1
   Females 16 years and over 165,349 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 6,507 4.1
In labor force 113,704 68.8   $200,000 or more 5,557 3.5
     Civilian labor force 113,687 68.8   Median household income (dollars) 58,216 (X)
          Employed 108,887 65.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 40,895 100.0   With earnings 148,171 93.2
All parents in family in labor force 23,168 56.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 70,213 (X)
        With Social Security income 17,632 11.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,235 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 235,672 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,411 1.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 193,217 82.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,985 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 25,703 10.9   With public assistance income 1,805 1.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,567 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,428 (X)
Walked 3,792 1.6   With retirement income 13,537 8.5
Other means 2,593 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,637 (X)
Worked at home 8,800 3.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.2 (X)        
          Families 112,211 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 239,154 100.0   Less than $10,000 2,841 2.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 2,087 1.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 98,665 41.3   $15,000 to $24,999 5,977 5.3
Service occupations 26,470 11.1   $25,000 to $34,999 8,775 7.8
Sales and office occupations 73,001 30.5    $35,000 to $49,999 15,290 13.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 489 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 26,766 23.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 18,479 7.7   $75,000 to $99,999 20,124 17.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 22,050 9.2   $100,000 to $149,999 19,645 17.5
        150,000 to $199,999 5,807 5.2
        $200,000 or more 4,899 4.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 69,292 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2,032 0.8   Per capita income (dollars) 26,895 (X)
Construction 14,690 6.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 26,547 11.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 45,835 (X)
Wholesale trade 12,179 5.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 31,639 (X)
Retail trade 32,291 13.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 14,709 6.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 13,629 5.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 20,773 8.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 29,051 12.1     Families 4,601 4.1
Educational, health and social services 40,357 16.9   With related children under 18 years 3,562 5.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 16,356 6.8        With related children under 5 years 1,851 6.6
Other services (except public administration) 10,070 4.2        
Public administration 6,470 2.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,039 15.2
        With related children under 18 years 1,806 18.4
             With related children under 5 years 846 29.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 28,039 6.6
Private wage and salary workers 197,560 82.6   18 years and over 20,401 6.7
Government workers 27,544 11.5        65 years and over 1,451 7.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 13,505 5.6   Related children under 18 years 7,233 6.2
Unpaid family workers 545 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 4,702 5.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 12,531 18.4
             
 
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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