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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shelby 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 19,314 100.0     Households 9,644 100.0
In labor force 10,341 53.5   Less than $10,000 1,665 17.3
     Civilian labor force 10,339 53.5   $10,000 to $14,999 850 8.8
          Employed 9,801 50.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,665 17.3
          Unemployed 538 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,590 16.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,444 15.0
     Armed Forces 2 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,398 14.5
Not in labor force 8,973 46.5   $75,000 to $99,999 539 5.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 321 3.3
   Females 16 years and over 10,182 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 85 0.9
In labor force 4,545 44.6   $200,000 or more 87 0.9
     Civilian labor force 4,545 44.6   Median household income (dollars) 29,112 (X)
          Employed 4,273 42.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,811 100.0   With earnings 6,863 71.2
All parents in family in labor force 888 49.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,270 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,338 34.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,597 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 9,606 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 646 6.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,126 74.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,412 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,489 15.5   With public assistance income 560 5.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 59 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,588 (X)
Walked 302 3.1   With retirement income 1,702 17.6
Other means 263 2.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,481 (X)
Worked at home 367 3.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.9 (X)        
          Families 6,976 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 9,801 100.0   Less than $10,000 685 9.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 505 7.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,433 24.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,137 16.3
Service occupations 1,283 13.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,255 18.0
Sales and office occupations 2,179 22.2    $35,000 to $49,999 1,264 18.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 450 4.6   $50,000 to $74,999 1,208 17.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,158 11.8   $75,000 to $99,999 487 7.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,298 23.4   $100,000 to $149,999 289 4.1
        150,000 to $199,999 83 1.2
        $200,000 or more 63 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,021 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,261 12.9   Per capita income (dollars) 15,186 (X)
Construction 669 6.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,833 18.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,501 (X)
Wholesale trade 258 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,280 (X)
Retail trade 1,288 13.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 458 4.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 139 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 439 4.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 376 3.8     Families 1,038 14.9
Educational, health and social services 1,886 19.2   With related children under 18 years 736 20.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 448 4.6        With related children under 5 years 339 24.5
Other services (except public administration) 451 4.6        
Public administration 295 3.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 438 34.1
        With related children under 18 years 380 42.6
             With related children under 5 years 164 55.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 4,800 19.4
Private wage and salary workers 7,187 73.3   18 years and over 3,153 17.3
Government workers 1,389 14.2        65 years and over 659 16.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,141 11.6   Related children under 18 years 1,595 24.7
Unpaid family workers 84 0.9        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,160 24.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,255 36.8
             
 
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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