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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Yoakum 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 5,320 100.0     Households 2,473 100.0
In labor force 3,152 59.2   Less than $10,000 313 12.7
     Civilian labor force 3,152 59.2   $10,000 to $14,999 230 9.3
          Employed 2,861 53.8   $15,000 to $24,999 435 17.6
          Unemployed 291 5.5   $25,000 to $34,999 333 13.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 9.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 435 17.6
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 388 15.7
Not in labor force 2,168 40.8   $75,000 to $99,999 185 7.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 86 3.5
   Females 16 years and over 2,756 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 34 1.4
In labor force 1,330 48.3   $200,000 or more 34 1.4
     Civilian labor force 1,330 48.3   Median household income (dollars) 32,672 (X)
          Employed 1,153 41.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 603 100.0   With earnings 2,010 81.3
All parents in family in labor force 218 36.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,014 (X)
        With Social Security income 647 26.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,997 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 2,824 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 95 3.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,177 77.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,323 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 479 17.0   With public assistance income 83 3.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,316 (X)
Walked 47 1.7   With retirement income 275 11.1
Other means 66 2.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,625 (X)
Worked at home 55 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 15.9 (X)        
          Families 2,026 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 2,861 100.0   Less than $10,000 222 11.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 121 6.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 740 25.9   $15,000 to $24,999 336 16.6
Service occupations 390 13.6   $25,000 to $34,999 261 12.9
Sales and office occupations 602 21.0    $35,000 to $49,999 390 19.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 180 6.3   $50,000 to $74,999 364 18.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 442 15.4   $75,000 to $99,999 181 8.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 507 17.7   $100,000 to $149,999 83 4.1
        150,000 to $199,999 34 1.7
        $200,000 or more 34 1.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,772 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 999 34.9   Per capita income (dollars) 14,504 (X)
Construction 95 3.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 123 4.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,188 (X)
Wholesale trade 68 2.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,913 (X)
Retail trade 268 9.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 116 4.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 10 0.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 90 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 60 2.1     Families 357 17.6
Educational, health and social services 579 20.2   With related children under 18 years 246 21.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 169 5.9        With related children under 5 years 108 24.3
Other services (except public administration) 136 4.8        
Public administration 148 5.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 97 54.2
        With related children under 18 years 86 60.6
             With related children under 5 years 42 85.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,422 19.6
Private wage and salary workers 2,054 71.8   18 years and over 854 17.4
Government workers 542 18.9        65 years and over 99 13.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 247 8.6   Related children under 18 years 565 24.0
Unpaid family workers 18 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 441 24.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 142 25.7
             
 
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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