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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ellis 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 81,597 100.0     Households 37,056 100.0
In labor force 56,473 69.2   Less than $10,000 2,326 6.3
     Civilian labor force 56,452 69.2   $10,000 to $14,999 1,871 5.0
          Employed 53,528 65.6   $15,000 to $24,999 3,772 10.2
          Unemployed 2,924 3.6   $25,000 to $34,999 4,044 10.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 6,338 17.1
     Armed Forces 21 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 9,166 24.7
Not in labor force 25,124 30.8   $75,000 to $99,999 4,961 13.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,147 8.5
   Females 16 years and over 41,817 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 738 2.0
In labor force 25,650 61.3   $200,000 or more 693 1.9
     Civilian labor force 25,650 61.3   Median household income (dollars) 50,350 (X)
          Employed 24,275 58.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 9,712 100.0   With earnings 32,151 86.8
All parents in family in labor force 5,756 59.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 59,225 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,932 21.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,525 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 52,380 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,112 3.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 42,308 80.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,296 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 7,436 14.2   With public assistance income 767 2.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 404 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,129 (X)
Walked 491 0.9   With retirement income 5,511 14.9
Other means 585 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,123 (X)
Worked at home 1,156 2.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 30.3 (X)        
          Families 29,871 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 53,528 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,099 3.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 943 3.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 15,580 29.1   $15,000 to $24,999 2,595 8.7
Service occupations 6,692 12.5   $25,000 to $34,999 2,981 10.0
Sales and office occupations 14,307 26.7    $35,000 to $49,999 5,271 17.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 218 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 8,149 27.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,032 13.1   $75,000 to $99,999 4,580 15.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 9,699 18.1   $100,000 to $149,999 2,895 9.7
        150,000 to $199,999 720 2.4
        $200,000 or more 638 2.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 55,358 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 687 1.3   Per capita income (dollars) 20,212 (X)
Construction 5,060 9.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 10,216 19.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,613 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,185 4.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,612 (X)
Retail trade 6,265 11.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,438 6.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,737 3.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3,906 7.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,502 6.5     Families 2,044 6.8
Educational, health and social services 8,949 16.7   With related children under 18 years 1,670 9.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,896 5.4        With related children under 5 years 884 13.0
Other services (except public administration) 2,666 5.0        
Public administration 2,021 3.8     Families with female householder, no husband present 904 24.4
        With related children under 18 years 847 31.7
             With related children under 5 years 447 48.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 9,401 8.6
Private wage and salary workers 42,827 80.0   18 years and over 5,589 7.3
Government workers 6,449 12.0        65 years and over 1,004 10.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 4,037 7.5   Related children under 18 years 3,657 11.1
Unpaid family workers 215 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,411 9.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,212 21.1
             
 
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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