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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shelby 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 109,617 100.0     Households 54,601 100.0
In labor force 77,111 70.3   Less than $10,000 3,191 5.8
     Civilian labor force 76,879 70.1   $10,000 to $14,999 2,310 4.2
          Employed 74,604 68.1   $15,000 to $24,999 4,612 8.4
          Unemployed 2,275 2.1   $25,000 to $34,999 5,476 10.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 8,745 16.0
     Armed Forces 232 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 11,969 21.9
Not in labor force 32,506 29.7   $75,000 to $99,999 7,729 14.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 6,473 11.9
   Females 16 years and over 56,713 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 2,095 3.8
In labor force 34,330 60.5   $200,000 or more 2,001 3.7
     Civilian labor force 34,276 60.4   Median household income (dollars) 55,440 (X)
          Employed 33,189 58.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 12,667 100.0   With earnings 47,621 87.2
All parents in family in labor force 6,633 52.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 70,046 (X)
        With Social Security income 9,973 18.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,712 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 73,773 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,496 2.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 63,620 86.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,627 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 6,647 9.0   With public assistance income 573 1.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 108 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,109 (X)
Walked 702 1.0   With retirement income 7,507 13.7
Other means 315 0.4        Mean retirement income (dollars) 18,545 (X)
Worked at home 2,381 3.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.6 (X)        
          Families 40,826 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 74,604 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,262 3.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,015 2.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 31,968 42.9   $15,000 to $24,999 2,800 6.9
Service occupations 7,065 9.5   $25,000 to $34,999 3,473 8.5
Sales and office occupations 21,481 28.8    $35,000 to $49,999 6,041 14.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 187 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 9,845 24.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,235 9.7   $75,000 to $99,999 6,629 16.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 6,668 8.9   $100,000 to $149,999 6,006 14.7
        150,000 to $199,999 1,939 4.7
        $200,000 or more 1,816 4.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 64,105 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 732 1.0   Per capita income (dollars) 27,176 (X)
Construction 6,415 8.6   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 7,639 10.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 45,798 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,914 5.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 31,242 (X)
Retail trade 8,454 11.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,718 5.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 3,672 4.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 8,145 10.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 8,281 11.1     Families 1,892 4.6
Educational, health and social services 13,537 18.1   With related children under 18 years 1,348 6.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 4,226 5.7        With related children under 5 years 538 6.0
Other services (except public administration) 3,660 4.9        
Public administration 2,211 3.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 822 19.0
        With related children under 18 years 730 25.7
             With related children under 5 years 309 36.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 8,932 6.3
Private wage and salary workers 62,040 83.2   18 years and over 6,189 5.9
Government workers 8,208 11.0        65 years and over 959 8.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 4,236 5.7   Related children under 18 years 2,612 7.1
Unpaid family workers 120 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,901 7.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,911 16.8
             
 
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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