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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Walker 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 52,241 100.0     Households 18,331 100.0
In labor force 24,769 47.4   Less than $10,000 2,830 15.4
     Civilian labor force 24,726 47.3   $10,000 to $14,999 1,527 8.3
          Employed 22,554 43.2   $15,000 to $24,999 2,985 16.3
          Unemployed 2,172 4.2   $25,000 to $34,999 2,560 14.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 8.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 3,006 16.4
     Armed Forces 43 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,039 16.6
Not in labor force 27,472 52.6   $75,000 to $99,999 1,147 6.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 897 4.9
   Females 16 years and over 19,823 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 138 0.8
In labor force 11,834 59.7   $200,000 or more 202 1.1
     Civilian labor force 11,834 59.7   Median household income (dollars) 31,468 (X)
          Employed 10,888 54.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 3,309 100.0   With earnings 14,796 80.7
All parents in family in labor force 2,147 64.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,069 (X)
        With Social Security income 4,186 22.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,642 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 21,956 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 629 3.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 17,313 78.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,704 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,378 15.4   With public assistance income 471 2.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 42 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,767 (X)
Walked 564 2.6   With retirement income 2,760 15.1
Other means 291 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 20,039 (X)
Worked at home 368 1.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.7 (X)        
          Families 11,533 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 22,554 100.0   Less than $10,000 771 6.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 656 5.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 6,715 29.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,584 13.7
Service occupations 5,201 23.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,594 13.8
Sales and office occupations 5,828 25.8    $35,000 to $49,999 2,244 19.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 362 1.6   $50,000 to $74,999 2,596 22.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,988 8.8   $75,000 to $99,999 1,032 8.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,460 10.9   $100,000 to $149,999 751 6.5
        150,000 to $199,999 133 1.2
        $200,000 or more 172 1.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,589 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 813 3.6   Per capita income (dollars) 14,508 (X)
Construction 1,410 6.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,433 6.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,634 (X)
Wholesale trade 427 1.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,579 (X)
Retail trade 2,563 11.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 710 3.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 327 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 903 4.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,008 4.5     Families 1,225 10.6
Educational, health and social services 5,330 23.6   With related children under 18 years 907 15.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,980 8.8        With related children under 5 years 585 23.2
Other services (except public administration) 1,090 4.8        
Public administration 4,560 20.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 528 27.1
        With related children under 18 years 494 36.5
             With related children under 5 years 328 53.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,253 18.4
Private wage and salary workers 12,803 56.8   18 years and over 6,082 17.8
Government workers 8,117 36.0        65 years and over 687 13.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,514 6.7   Related children under 18 years 2,007 19.1
Unpaid family workers 120 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,288 16.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,053 39.1
             
 
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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