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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Houston 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 18,471 100.0     Households 8,268 100.0
In labor force 8,478 45.9   Less than $10,000 1,447 17.5
     Civilian labor force 8,476 45.9   $10,000 to $14,999 837 10.1
          Employed 7,958 43.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,478 17.9
          Unemployed 518 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,169 14.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,297 15.7
     Armed Forces 2 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,284 15.5
Not in labor force 9,993 54.1   $75,000 to $99,999 407 4.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 242 2.9
   Females 16 years and over 8,521 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 25 0.3
In labor force 3,921 46.0   $200,000 or more 82 1.0
     Civilian labor force 3,921 46.0   Median household income (dollars) 28,119 (X)
          Employed 3,675 43.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,364 100.0   With earnings 5,726 69.3
All parents in family in labor force 768 56.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,182 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,069 37.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,827 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 7,843 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 604 7.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,024 76.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,627 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,237 15.8   With public assistance income 310 3.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 34 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,679 (X)
Walked 191 2.4   With retirement income 1,660 20.1
Other means 93 1.2        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,791 (X)
Worked at home 264 3.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.9 (X)        
          Families 5,786 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 7,958 100.0   Less than $10,000 587 10.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 468 8.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,007 25.2   $15,000 to $24,999 938 16.2
Service occupations 1,812 22.8   $25,000 to $34,999 896 15.5
Sales and office occupations 1,751 22.0    $35,000 to $49,999 1,105 19.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 202 2.5   $50,000 to $74,999 1,122 19.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 878 11.0   $75,000 to $99,999 355 6.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,308 16.4   $100,000 to $149,999 228 3.9
        150,000 to $199,999 25 0.4
        $200,000 or more 62 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,033 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 603 7.6   Per capita income (dollars) 14,525 (X)
Construction 535 6.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 960 12.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,143 (X)
Wholesale trade 235 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,885 (X)
Retail trade 903 11.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 343 4.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 178 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 322 4.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 348 4.4     Families 902 15.6
Educational, health and social services 1,885 23.7   With related children under 18 years 608 23.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 279 3.5        With related children under 5 years 259 29.4
Other services (except public administration) 471 5.9        
Public administration 896 11.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 414 39.1
        With related children under 18 years 329 47.1
             With related children under 5 years 117 56.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,219 21.0
Private wage and salary workers 5,046 63.4   18 years and over 2,752 18.3
Government workers 1,985 24.9        65 years and over 699 18.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 872 11.0   Related children under 18 years 1,446 28.3
Unpaid family workers 55 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,085 28.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,067 35.6
             
 
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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