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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lafayette 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 6,709 100.0     Households 3,406 100.0
In labor force 3,441 51.3   Less than $10,000 659 19.3
     Civilian labor force 3,441 51.3   $10,000 to $14,999 437 12.8
          Employed 3,170 47.2   $15,000 to $24,999 616 18.1
          Unemployed 271 4.0   $25,000 to $34,999 476 14.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 7.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 471 13.8
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 439 12.9
Not in labor force 3,268 48.7   $75,000 to $99,999 184 5.4
        $100,000 to $149,999 79 2.3
   Females 16 years and over 3,591 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 11 0.3
In labor force 1,577 43.9   $200,000 or more 34 1.0
     Civilian labor force 1,577 43.9   Median household income (dollars) 24,831 (X)
          Employed 1,432 39.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 564 100.0   With earnings 2,352 69.1
All parents in family in labor force 340 60.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,027 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,297 38.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,723 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,111 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 328 9.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,256 72.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,790 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 628 20.2   With public assistance income 151 4.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 16 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,266 (X)
Walked 63 2.0   With retirement income 545 16.0
Other means 22 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,504 (X)
Worked at home 126 4.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.8 (X)        
          Families 2,358 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,170 100.0   Less than $10,000 274 11.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 229 9.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 674 21.3   $15,000 to $24,999 437 18.5
Service occupations 454 14.3   $25,000 to $34,999 343 14.5
Sales and office occupations 647 20.4    $35,000 to $49,999 399 16.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 102 3.2   $50,000 to $74,999 400 17.0
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 394 12.4   $75,000 to $99,999 171 7.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 899 28.4   $100,000 to $149,999 68 2.9
        150,000 to $199,999 11 0.5
        $200,000 or more 26 1.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 30,720 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 315 9.9   Per capita income (dollars) 14,128 (X)
Construction 249 7.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 797 25.1   Male full-time, year-round workers 26,492 (X)
Wholesale trade 64 2.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,000 (X)
Retail trade 328 10.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 189 6.0                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 49 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 96 3.0   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 106 3.3     Families 440 18.7
Educational, health and social services 615 19.4   With related children under 18 years 327 29.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 94 3.0        With related children under 5 years 151 35.4
Other services (except public administration) 114 3.6        
Public administration 154 4.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 199 44.0
        With related children under 18 years 157 54.1
             With related children under 5 years 61 70.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,951 23.2
Private wage and salary workers 2,245 70.8   18 years and over 1,287 20.4
Government workers 553 17.4        65 years and over 276 19.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 355 11.2   Related children under 18 years 657 31.5
Unpaid family workers 17 0.5        Related children 5 to 17 years 476 29.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 463 36.7
             
 
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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