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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Forest 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 7,815 100.0     Households 4,028 100.0
In labor force 4,381 56.1   Less than $10,000 500 12.4
     Civilian labor force 4,379 56.0   $10,000 to $14,999 353 8.8
          Employed 4,044 51.7   $15,000 to $24,999 667 16.6
          Unemployed 335 4.3   $25,000 to $34,999 642 15.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 770 19.1
     Armed Forces 2 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 684 17.0
Not in labor force 3,434 43.9   $75,000 to $99,999 247 6.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 115 2.9
   Females 16 years and over 3,922 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 22 0.5
In labor force 2,039 52.0   $200,000 or more 28 0.7
     Civilian labor force 2,039 52.0   Median household income (dollars) 32,023 (X)
          Employed 1,936 49.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 673 100.0   With earnings 2,859 71.0
All parents in family in labor force 438 65.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,924 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,521 37.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,843 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,961 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 212 5.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,915 73.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,417 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 519 13.1   With public assistance income 98 2.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 18 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,411 (X)
Walked 238 6.0   With retirement income 824 20.5
Other means 43 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,227 (X)
Worked at home 228 5.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.0 (X)        
          Families 2,779 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 4,044 100.0   Less than $10,000 165 5.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 172 6.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 831 20.5   $15,000 to $24,999 415 14.9
Service occupations 855 21.1   $25,000 to $34,999 463 16.7
Sales and office occupations 799 19.8    $35,000 to $49,999 630 22.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 179 4.4   $50,000 to $74,999 583 21.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 472 11.7   $75,000 to $99,999 209 7.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 908 22.5   $100,000 to $149,999 101 3.6
        150,000 to $199,999 18 0.6
        $200,000 or more 23 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 38,978 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 303 7.5   Per capita income (dollars) 16,451 (X)
Construction 303 7.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 669 16.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 29,081 (X)
Wholesale trade 57 1.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,161 (X)
Retail trade 402 9.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 256 6.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 49 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 119 2.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 136 3.4     Families 244 8.8
Educational, health and social services 755 18.7   With related children under 18 years 184 14.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 527 13.0        With related children under 5 years 94 20.0
Other services (except public administration) 168 4.2        
Public administration 300 7.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 88 23.8
        With related children under 18 years 88 28.9
             With related children under 5 years 38 34.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,279 13.1
Private wage and salary workers 2,644 65.4   18 years and over 811 11.2
Government workers 852 21.1        65 years and over 149 8.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 514 12.7   Related children under 18 years 412 16.9
Unpaid family workers 34 0.8        Related children 5 to 17 years 299 15.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 481 28.4
             
 
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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