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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cowlitz 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 70,982 100.0     Households 35,883 100.0
In labor force 43,307 61.0   Less than $10,000 3,442 9.6
     Civilian labor force 43,212 60.9   $10,000 to $14,999 2,843 7.9
          Employed 39,888 56.2   $15,000 to $24,999 4,868 13.6
          Unemployed 3,324 4.7   $25,000 to $34,999 4,630 12.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 6,669 18.6
     Armed Forces 95 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 7,535 21.0
Not in labor force 27,675 39.0   $75,000 to $99,999 3,289 9.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,894 5.3
   Females 16 years and over 36,349 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 410 1.1
In labor force 19,245 52.9   $200,000 or more 303 0.8
     Civilian labor force 19,238 52.9   Median household income (dollars) 39,797 (X)
          Employed 17,878 49.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 7,347 100.0   With earnings 27,404 76.4
All parents in family in labor force 4,146 56.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 47,230 (X)
        With Social Security income 10,187 28.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,185 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 39,330 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,708 4.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 32,104 81.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,434 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 4,563 11.6   With public assistance income 1,980 5.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 154 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,516 (X)
Walked 885 2.3   With retirement income 6,772 18.9
Other means 501 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,957 (X)
Worked at home 1,123 2.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.3 (X)        
          Families 25,245 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 39,888 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,522 6.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,253 5.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 9,399 23.6   $15,000 to $24,999 2,895 11.5
Service occupations 7,002 17.6   $25,000 to $34,999 3,164 12.5
Sales and office occupations 9,387 23.5    $35,000 to $49,999 4,942 19.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 755 1.9   $50,000 to $74,999 6,339 25.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,941 12.4   $75,000 to $99,999 2,826 11.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8,404 21.1   $100,000 to $149,999 1,683 6.7
        150,000 to $199,999 382 1.5
        $200,000 or more 239 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 46,532 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,405 3.5   Per capita income (dollars) 18,583 (X)
Construction 3,066 7.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 8,353 20.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 40,378 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,047 2.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,710 (X)
Retail trade 4,902 12.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,090 5.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 721 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,674 4.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,358 5.9     Families 2,612 10.3
Educational, health and social services 7,763 19.5   With related children under 18 years 2,118 16.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 2,924 7.3        With related children under 5 years 1,137 22.7
Other services (except public administration) 2,002 5.0        
Public administration 1,583 4.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,247 34.3
        With related children under 18 years 1,148 40.6
             With related children under 5 years 624 60.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 12,765 14.0
Private wage and salary workers 31,712 79.5   18 years and over 7,932 11.8
Government workers 5,520 13.8        65 years and over 780 6.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,546 6.4   Related children under 18 years 4,686 19.5
Unpaid family workers 110 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,077 17.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,907 25.5
             
 
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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