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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kit Carson 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 6,143 100.0     Households 3,000 100.0
In labor force 3,746 61.0   Less than $10,000 322 10.7
     Civilian labor force 3,746 61.0   $10,000 to $14,999 257 8.6
          Employed 3,665 59.7   $15,000 to $24,999 552 18.4
          Unemployed 81 1.3   $25,000 to $34,999 437 14.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 2.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 499 16.6
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 553 18.4
Not in labor force 2,397 39.0   $75,000 to $99,999 197 6.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 115 3.8
   Females 16 years and over 2,884 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 43 1.4
In labor force 1,709 59.3   $200,000 or more 25 0.8
     Civilian labor force 1,709 59.3   Median household income (dollars) 33,152 (X)
          Employed 1,667 57.8        
             
  Own children under 6 years 598 100.0   With earnings 2,427 80.9
All parents in family in labor force 343 57.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 42,428 (X)
        With Social Security income 908 30.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,758 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,626 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 105 3.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,612 72.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,668 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 448 12.4   With public assistance income 115 3.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 15 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,369 (X)
Walked 227 6.3   With retirement income 317 10.6
Other means 31 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,215 (X)
Worked at home 293 8.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 14.6 (X)        
          Families 2,108 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,665 100.0   Less than $10,000 125 5.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 113 5.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,235 33.7   $15,000 to $24,999 341 16.2
Service occupations 566 15.4   $25,000 to $34,999 304 14.4
Sales and office occupations 895 24.4    $35,000 to $49,999 405 19.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 273 7.4   $50,000 to $74,999 483 22.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 319 8.7   $75,000 to $99,999 175 8.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 377 10.3   $100,000 to $149,999 114 5.4
        150,000 to $199,999 35 1.7
        $200,000 or more 13 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 41,867 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 694 18.9   Per capita income (dollars) 16,964 (X)
Construction 201 5.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 101 2.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,700 (X)
Wholesale trade 153 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 19,978 (X)
Retail trade 388 10.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 240 6.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 70 1.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 179 4.9   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 155 4.2     Families 198 9.4
Educational, health and social services 738 20.1   With related children under 18 years 154 14.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 291 7.9        With related children under 5 years 82 23.4
Other services (except public administration) 179 4.9        
Public administration 276 7.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 66 36.5
        With related children under 18 years 57 45.2
             With related children under 5 years 37 80.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 905 12.1
Private wage and salary workers 2,230 60.8   18 years and over 545 10.2
Government workers 767 20.9        65 years and over 125 11.1
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 624 17.0   Related children under 18 years 353 16.6
Unpaid family workers 44 1.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 264 16.1
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 208 19.5
             
 
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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