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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sweetwater 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 28,371 100.0     Households 14,105 100.0
In labor force 20,022 70.6   Less than $10,000 917 6.5
     Civilian labor force 19,988 70.5   $10,000 to $14,999 763 5.4
          Employed 18,845 66.4   $15,000 to $24,999 1,690 12.0
          Unemployed 1,143 4.0   $25,000 to $34,999 1,675 11.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.7 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,490 17.7
     Armed Forces 34 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 3,638 25.8
Not in labor force 8,349 29.4   $75,000 to $99,999 1,767 12.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 938 6.7
   Females 16 years and over 14,131 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 140 1.0
In labor force 8,576 60.7   $200,000 or more 87 0.6
     Civilian labor force 8,576 60.7   Median household income (dollars) 46,537 (X)
          Employed 8,057 57.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,953 100.0   With earnings 12,231 86.7
All parents in family in labor force 1,667 56.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 51,252 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,685 19.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,200 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 18,494 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 351 2.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 13,240 71.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,064 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,995 16.2   With public assistance income 257 1.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 1,186 6.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,365 (X)
Walked 433 2.3   With retirement income 1,861 13.2
Other means 158 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,809 (X)
Worked at home 482 2.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.1 (X)        
          Families 10,194 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 18,845 100.0   Less than $10,000 336 3.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 322 3.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 4,388 23.3   $15,000 to $24,999 896 8.8
Service occupations 3,001 15.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,144 11.2
Sales and office occupations 4,407 23.4    $35,000 to $49,999 1,782 17.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 30 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 3,094 30.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,981 21.1   $75,000 to $99,999 1,565 15.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,038 16.1   $100,000 to $149,999 857 8.4
        150,000 to $199,999 129 1.3
        $200,000 or more 69 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 54,173 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 2,788 14.8   Per capita income (dollars) 19,575 (X)
Construction 1,627 8.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,547 8.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 45,678 (X)
Wholesale trade 421 2.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,440 (X)
Retail trade 2,249 11.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,817 9.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 291 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 723 3.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 802 4.3     Families 548 5.4
Educational, health and social services 3,421 18.2   With related children under 18 years 478 8.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,665 8.8        With related children under 5 years 244 11.7
Other services (except public administration) 762 4.0        
Public administration 732 3.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 316 26.4
        With related children under 18 years 311 33.9
             With related children under 5 years 154 53.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,871 7.8
Private wage and salary workers 14,421 76.5   18 years and over 1,815 6.9
Government workers 3,327 17.7        65 years and over 205 7.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,060 5.6   Related children under 18 years 971 9.2
Unpaid family workers 37 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 647 8.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,102 20.9
             
 
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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