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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Buffalo 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 10,793 100.0     Households 5,521 100.0
In labor force 7,496 69.5   Less than $10,000 478 8.7
     Civilian labor force 7,493 69.4   $10,000 to $14,999 370 6.7
          Employed 7,207 66.8   $15,000 to $24,999 861 15.6
          Unemployed 286 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 879 15.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,102 20.0
     Armed Forces 3 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,175 21.3
Not in labor force 3,297 30.5   $75,000 to $99,999 397 7.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 171 3.1
   Females 16 years and over 5,349 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 36 0.7
In labor force 3,436 64.2   $200,000 or more 52 0.9
     Civilian labor force 3,436 64.2   Median household income (dollars) 37,200 (X)
          Employed 3,321 62.1        
             
  Own children under 6 years 947 100.0   With earnings 4,398 79.7
All parents in family in labor force 731 77.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,774 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,832 33.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,931 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 7,129 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 197 3.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 5,196 72.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,243 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 747 10.5   With public assistance income 89 1.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 15 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,309 (X)
Walked 403 5.7   With retirement income 779 14.1
Other means 39 0.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,620 (X)
Worked at home 729 10.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.4 (X)        
          Families 3,795 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 7,207 100.0   Less than $10,000 142 3.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 125 3.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,153 29.9   $15,000 to $24,999 425 11.2
Service occupations 954 13.2   $25,000 to $34,999 610 16.1
Sales and office occupations 1,506 20.9    $35,000 to $49,999 875 23.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 324 4.5   $50,000 to $74,999 1,050 27.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 674 9.4   $75,000 to $99,999 362 9.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,596 22.1   $100,000 to $149,999 136 3.6
        150,000 to $199,999 30 0.8
        $200,000 or more 40 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,534 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,025 14.2   Per capita income (dollars) 18,123 (X)
Construction 428 5.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,540 21.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,396 (X)
Wholesale trade 256 3.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,246 (X)
Retail trade 646 9.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 531 7.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 102 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 329 4.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 231 3.2     Families 203 5.3
Educational, health and social services 1,280 17.8   With related children under 18 years 109 6.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 372 5.2        With related children under 5 years 51 8.3
Other services (except public administration) 238 3.3        
Public administration 229 3.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 75 20.1
        With related children under 18 years 61 24.7
             With related children under 5 years 32 48.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,012 7.5
Private wage and salary workers 5,284 73.3   18 years and over 732 7.2
Government workers 778 10.8        65 years and over 208 9.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,074 14.9   Related children under 18 years 267 7.9
Unpaid family workers 71 1.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 191 7.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 394 18.5
             
 
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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