DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Butte County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

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EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 160,320 100.0     Households 79,674 100.0
In labor force 91,098 56.8   Less than $10,000 10,218 12.8
     Civilian labor force 90,897 56.7   $10,000 to $14,999 7,664 9.6
          Employed 82,403 51.4   $15,000 to $24,999 13,696 17.2
          Unemployed 8,494 5.3   $25,000 to $34,999 11,130 14.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 9.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 13,019 16.3
     Armed Forces 201 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 12,928 16.2
Not in labor force 69,222 43.2   $75,000 to $99,999 5,649 7.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,446 4.3
   Females 16 years and over 83,212 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 832 1.0
In labor force 43,178 51.9   $200,000 or more 1,092 1.4
     Civilian labor force 43,175 51.9   Median household income (dollars) 31,924 (X)
          Employed 39,352 47.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 13,212 100.0   With earnings 57,773 72.5
All parents in family in labor force 7,224 54.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,256 (X)
        With Social Security income 24,953 31.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,494 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 80,809 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 5,503 6.9
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 60,001 74.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,870 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 10,748 13.3   With public assistance income 5,174 6.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 899 1.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,598 (X)
Walked 2,754 3.4   With retirement income 16,567 20.8
Other means 2,922 3.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 16,850 (X)
Worked at home 3,485 4.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.9 (X)        
          Families 49,740 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 82,403 100.0   Less than $10,000 3,379 6.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 3,273 6.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 26,100 31.7   $15,000 to $24,999 7,333 14.7
Service occupations 15,411 18.7   $25,000 to $34,999 6,894 13.9
Sales and office occupations 21,968 26.7    $35,000 to $49,999 9,428 19.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1,654 2.0   $50,000 to $74,999 10,096 20.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 7,690 9.3   $75,000 to $99,999 4,771 9.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 9,580 11.6   $100,000 to $149,999 2,985 6.0
        150,000 to $199,999 665 1.3
        $200,000 or more 916 1.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,010 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 3,064 3.7   Per capita income (dollars) 17,517 (X)
Construction 5,226 6.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 6,098 7.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 34,137 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,368 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,393 (X)
Retail trade 10,840 13.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,344 4.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,813 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 4,412 5.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 6,067 7.4     Families 6,058 12.2
Educational, health and social services 22,978 27.9   With related children under 18 years 4,892 19.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 7,618 9.2        With related children under 5 years 2,588 28.2
Other services (except public administration) 4,811 5.8        
Public administration 3,764 4.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 2,613 31.4
        With related children under 18 years 2,385 39.3
             With related children under 5 years 1,178 58.1
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 39,148 19.8
Private wage and salary workers 56,835 69.0   18 years and over 27,601 18.3
Government workers 15,851 19.2        65 years and over 2,286 7.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 9,245 11.2   Related children under 18 years 11,179 23.8
Unpaid family workers 472 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 7,980 22.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 17,324 36.1
             
 
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.