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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lamb 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 10,985 100.0     Households 5,361 100.0
In labor force 6,089 55.4   Less than $10,000 845 15.8
     Civilian labor force 6,080 55.3   $10,000 to $14,999 431 8.0
          Employed 5,728 52.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,135 21.2
          Unemployed 352 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 824 15.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 901 16.8
     Armed Forces 9 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 680 12.7
Not in labor force 4,896 44.6   $75,000 to $99,999 282 5.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 162 3.0
   Females 16 years and over 5,829 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 41 0.8
In labor force 2,674 45.9   $200,000 or more 60 1.1
     Civilian labor force 2,674 45.9   Median household income (dollars) 27,898 (X)
          Employed 2,529 43.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,238 100.0   With earnings 4,059 75.7
All parents in family in labor force 665 53.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,362 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,839 34.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,171 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 5,641 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 285 5.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,384 77.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,655 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 840 14.9   With public assistance income 177 3.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 6 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,814 (X)
Walked 103 1.8   With retirement income 603 11.2
Other means 138 2.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,282 (X)
Worked at home 170 3.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 17.9 (X)        
          Families 3,998 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 5,728 100.0   Less than $10,000 445 11.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 251 6.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,614 28.2   $15,000 to $24,999 819 20.5
Service occupations 807 14.1   $25,000 to $34,999 674 16.9
Sales and office occupations 1,287 22.5    $35,000 to $49,999 747 18.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 364 6.4   $50,000 to $74,999 610 15.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 631 11.0   $75,000 to $99,999 247 6.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,025 17.9   $100,000 to $149,999 131 3.3
        150,000 to $199,999 24 0.6
        $200,000 or more 50 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,833 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 975 17.0   Per capita income (dollars) 15,169 (X)
Construction 319 5.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 725 12.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,434 (X)
Wholesale trade 138 2.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,342 (X)
Retail trade 731 12.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 405 7.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 52 0.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 249 4.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 157 2.7     Families 718 18.0
Educational, health and social services 1,211 21.1   With related children under 18 years 494 23.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 228 4.0        With related children under 5 years 276 32.3
Other services (except public administration) 331 5.8        
Public administration 207 3.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 259 46.4
        With related children under 18 years 236 61.0
             With related children under 5 years 118 83.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,008 20.9
Private wage and salary workers 4,042 70.6   18 years and over 1,806 18.0
Government workers 1,012 17.7        65 years and over 354 15.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 596 10.4   Related children under 18 years 1,163 27.3
Unpaid family workers 78 1.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 745 23.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 402 24.5
             
 
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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