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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Arkansas 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 16,236 100.0     Households 8,473 100.0
In labor force 9,928 61.1   Less than $10,000 1,273 15.0
     Civilian labor force 9,912 61.0   $10,000 to $14,999 810 9.6
          Employed 9,297 57.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,427 16.8
          Unemployed 615 3.8   $25,000 to $34,999 1,283 15.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,499 17.7
     Armed Forces 16 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,344 15.9
Not in labor force 6,308 38.9   $75,000 to $99,999 448 5.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 259 3.1
   Females 16 years and over 8,767 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 82 1.0
In labor force 4,753 54.2   $200,000 or more 48 0.6
     Civilian labor force 4,753 54.2   Median household income (dollars) 30,316 (X)
          Employed 4,474 51.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,446 100.0   With earnings 6,577 77.6
All parents in family in labor force 799 55.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 40,978 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,705 31.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,866 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 9,220 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 481 5.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,570 82.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,578 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,115 12.1   With public assistance income 296 3.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 7 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,651 (X)
Walked 158 1.7   With retirement income 989 11.7
Other means 104 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,120 (X)
Worked at home 266 2.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 16.5 (X)        
          Families 6,030 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 9,297 100.0   Less than $10,000 572 9.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 413 6.8
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,438 26.2   $15,000 to $24,999 1,013 16.8
Service occupations 1,110 11.9   $25,000 to $34,999 891 14.8
Sales and office occupations 2,280 24.5    $35,000 to $49,999 1,188 19.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 443 4.8   $50,000 to $74,999 1,195 19.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 933 10.0   $75,000 to $99,999 413 6.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,093 22.5   $100,000 to $149,999 233 3.9
        150,000 to $199,999 64 1.1
        $200,000 or more 48 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 36,472 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,078 11.6   Per capita income (dollars) 16,401 (X)
Construction 537 5.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,005 21.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,914 (X)
Wholesale trade 207 2.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,127 (X)
Retail trade 1,196 12.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 423 4.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 129 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 445 4.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 358 3.9     Families 850 14.1
Educational, health and social services 1,582 17.0   With related children under 18 years 604 20.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 366 3.9        With related children under 5 years 320 30.1
Other services (except public administration) 398 4.3        
Public administration 573 6.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 426 36.0
        With related children under 18 years 375 42.8
             With related children under 5 years 227 63.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,627 17.8
Private wage and salary workers 6,737 72.5   18 years and over 2,344 15.4
Government workers 1,562 16.8        65 years and over 482 15.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 962 10.3   Related children under 18 years 1,263 24.8
Unpaid family workers 36 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 793 21.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 827 27.8
             
 
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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