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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rusk 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 12,039 100.0     Households 6,119 100.0
In labor force 7,473 62.1   Less than $10,000 670 10.9
     Civilian labor force 7,468 62.0   $10,000 to $14,999 506 8.3
          Employed 6,997 58.1   $15,000 to $24,999 1,186 19.4
          Unemployed 471 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,006 16.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,159 18.9
     Armed Forces 5 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,065 17.4
Not in labor force 4,566 37.9   $75,000 to $99,999 334 5.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 143 2.3
   Females 16 years and over 6,127 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 20 0.3
In labor force 3,510 57.3   $200,000 or more 30 0.5
     Civilian labor force 3,510 57.3   Median household income (dollars) 31,344 (X)
          Employed 3,366 54.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 993 100.0   With earnings 4,567 74.6
All parents in family in labor force 682 68.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 38,071 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,276 37.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,580 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 6,888 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 331 5.4
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,932 71.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,604 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 872 12.7   With public assistance income 110 1.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 26 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,428 (X)
Walked 314 4.6   With retirement income 988 16.1
Other means 79 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,358 (X)
Worked at home 665 9.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.6 (X)        
          Families 4,192 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,997 100.0   Less than $10,000 217 5.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 215 5.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,818 26.0   $15,000 to $24,999 705 16.8
Service occupations 1,014 14.5   $25,000 to $34,999 711 17.0
Sales and office occupations 1,320 18.9    $35,000 to $49,999 954 22.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 155 2.2   $50,000 to $74,999 920 21.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 683 9.8   $75,000 to $99,999 302 7.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,007 28.7   $100,000 to $149,999 130 3.1
        150,000 to $199,999 19 0.5
        $200,000 or more 19 0.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 38,359 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 634 9.1   Per capita income (dollars) 15,563 (X)
Construction 432 6.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,043 29.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,368 (X)
Wholesale trade 101 1.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,552 (X)
Retail trade 721 10.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 295 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 123 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 219 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 179 2.6     Families 332 7.9
Educational, health and social services 1,310 18.7   With related children under 18 years 228 12.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 432 6.2        With related children under 5 years 96 15.4
Other services (except public administration) 236 3.4        
Public administration 272 3.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 128 28.3
        With related children under 18 years 101 39.6
             With related children under 5 years 29 42.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,755 11.8
Private wage and salary workers 5,075 72.5   18 years and over 1,180 10.6
Government workers 943 13.5        65 years and over 300 11.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 928 13.3   Related children under 18 years 540 14.7
Unpaid family workers 51 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 407 14.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 643 25.8
             
 
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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