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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeKalb 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 50,247 100.0     Households 25,147 100.0
In labor force 30,903 61.5   Less than $10,000 3,745 14.9
     Civilian labor force 30,862 61.4   $10,000 to $14,999 2,363 9.4
          Employed 29,280 58.3   $15,000 to $24,999 4,384 17.4
          Unemployed 1,582 3.1   $25,000 to $34,999 3,921 15.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 4,314 17.2
     Armed Forces 41 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 4,048 16.1
Not in labor force 19,344 38.5   $75,000 to $99,999 1,284 5.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 663 2.6
   Females 16 years and over 26,269 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 154 0.6
In labor force 14,036 53.4   $200,000 or more 271 1.1
     Civilian labor force 14,034 53.4   Median household income (dollars) 30,137 (X)
          Employed 13,176 50.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 5,052 100.0   With earnings 19,206 76.4
All parents in family in labor force 2,832 56.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,347 (X)
        With Social Security income 7,398 29.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,571 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 28,637 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,678 6.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 23,236 81.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,417 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 3,874 13.5   With public assistance income 515 2.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 64 0.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,651 (X)
Walked 386 1.3   With retirement income 3,619 14.4
Other means 236 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,590 (X)
Worked at home 841 2.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.9 (X)        
          Families 18,574 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 29,280 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,376 7.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,364 7.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,759 19.7   $15,000 to $24,999 3,183 17.1
Service occupations 3,119 10.7   $25,000 to $34,999 3,122 16.8
Sales and office occupations 5,439 18.6    $35,000 to $49,999 3,691 19.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 456 1.6   $50,000 to $74,999 3,741 20.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 3,583 12.2   $75,000 to $99,999 1,134 6.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 10,924 37.3   $100,000 to $149,999 592 3.2
        150,000 to $199,999 122 0.7
        $200,000 or more 249 1.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 35,801 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,102 3.8   Per capita income (dollars) 15,818 (X)
Construction 2,046 7.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 11,599 39.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,878 (X)
Wholesale trade 720 2.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,103 (X)
Retail trade 2,697 9.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1,448 4.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 489 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 899 3.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 890 3.0     Families 2,175 11.7
Educational, health and social services 3,756 12.8   With related children under 18 years 1,412 15.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,642 5.6        With related children under 5 years 631 18.4
Other services (except public administration) 1,197 4.1        
Public administration 795 2.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 722 30.1
        With related children under 18 years 581 39.8
             With related children under 5 years 225 53.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 9,791 15.4
Private wage and salary workers 23,597 80.6   18 years and over 6,843 14.3
Government workers 2,973 10.2        65 years and over 1,713 20.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,545 8.7   Related children under 18 years 2,884 18.6
Unpaid family workers 165 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,991 17.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,768 33.3
             
 
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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