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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson 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 516,341 100.0     Households 263,255 100.0
In labor force 317,658 61.5   Less than $10,000 33,766 12.8
     Civilian labor force 317,135 61.4   $10,000 to $14,999 18,897 7.2
          Employed 297,123 57.5   $15,000 to $24,999 37,213 14.1
          Unemployed 20,012 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 35,358 13.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 42,426 16.1
     Armed Forces 523 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 46,211 17.6
Not in labor force 198,683 38.5   $75,000 to $99,999 22,748 8.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 15,838 6.0
   Females 16 years and over 278,944 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 4,833 1.8
In labor force 154,841 55.5   $200,000 or more 5,965 2.3
     Civilian labor force 154,693 55.5   Median household income (dollars) 36,868 (X)
          Employed 144,770 51.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 48,128 100.0   With earnings 205,238 78.0
All parents in family in labor force 28,623 59.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 52,538 (X)
        With Social Security income 74,389 28.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,041 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 292,449 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 13,606 5.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 243,720 83.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,044 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 34,334 11.7   With public assistance income 5,753 2.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 3,207 1.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,132 (X)
Walked 3,838 1.3   With retirement income 44,474 16.9
Other means 1,920 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,774 (X)
Worked at home 5,430 1.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.3 (X)        
          Families 177,280 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 297,123 100.0   Less than $10,000 14,176 8.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 8,774 4.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 100,887 34.0   $15,000 to $24,999 21,115 11.9
Service occupations 40,711 13.7   $25,000 to $34,999 22,102 12.5
Sales and office occupations 91,346 30.7    $35,000 to $49,999 29,960 16.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 438 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 37,800 21.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 26,140 8.8   $75,000 to $99,999 19,917 11.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 37,601 12.7   $100,000 to $149,999 13,956 7.9
        150,000 to $199,999 4,303 2.4
        $200,000 or more 5,177 2.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 45,951 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,909 0.6   Per capita income (dollars) 20,892 (X)
Construction 18,435 6.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 29,769 10.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,954 (X)
Wholesale trade 13,891 4.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,631 (X)
Retail trade 35,138 11.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 16,442 5.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 11,054 3.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 28,951 9.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 28,504 9.6     Families 20,639 11.6
Educational, health and social services 64,777 21.8   With related children under 18 years 15,738 17.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 19,512 6.6        With related children under 5 years 7,160 20.7
Other services (except public administration) 16,140 5.4        
Public administration 12,601 4.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 13,296 29.7
        With related children under 18 years 11,263 37.6
             With related children under 5 years 5,038 48.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 95,674 14.8
Private wage and salary workers 239,963 80.8   18 years and over 62,578 12.9
Government workers 42,928 14.4        65 years and over 11,039 12.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 13,555 4.6   Related children under 18 years 32,576 20.2
Unpaid family workers 677 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 22,967 19.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 26,855 24.6
             
 
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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