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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Prowers 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 10,663 100.0     Households 5,325 100.0
In labor force 6,976 65.4   Less than $10,000 704 13.2
     Civilian labor force 6,955 65.2   $10,000 to $14,999 423 7.9
          Employed 6,681 62.7   $15,000 to $24,999 994 18.7
          Unemployed 274 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 982 18.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 989 18.6
     Armed Forces 21 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 766 14.4
Not in labor force 3,687 34.6   $75,000 to $99,999 254 4.8
        $100,000 to $149,999 155 2.9
   Females 16 years and over 5,355 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 18 0.3
In labor force 2,956 55.2   $200,000 or more 40 0.8
     Civilian labor force 2,952 55.1   Median household income (dollars) 29,935 (X)
          Employed 2,858 53.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,326 100.0   With earnings 4,376 82.2
All parents in family in labor force 569 42.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 37,392 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,404 26.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,406 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 6,573 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 225 4.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,941 75.2        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,801 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,032 15.7   With public assistance income 304 5.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 19 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,408 (X)
Walked 244 3.7   With retirement income 516 9.7
Other means 106 1.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,013 (X)
Worked at home 231 3.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 15.9 (X)        
          Families 3,776 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 6,681 100.0   Less than $10,000 257 6.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 223 5.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,754 26.3   $15,000 to $24,999 705 18.7
Service occupations 1,060 15.9   $25,000 to $34,999 748 19.8
Sales and office occupations 1,526 22.8    $35,000 to $49,999 779 20.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 456 6.8   $50,000 to $74,999 668 17.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 785 11.7   $75,000 to $99,999 217 5.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,100 16.5   $100,000 to $149,999 134 3.5
        150,000 to $199,999 16 0.4
        $200,000 or more 29 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,202 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 935 14.0   Per capita income (dollars) 14,150 (X)
Construction 428 6.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 829 12.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 24,971 (X)
Wholesale trade 240 3.6   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,526 (X)
Retail trade 879 13.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 448 6.7                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 93 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 245 3.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 231 3.5     Families 546 14.5
Educational, health and social services 1,213 18.2   With related children under 18 years 473 22.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 560 8.4        With related children under 5 years 270 29.4
Other services (except public administration) 254 3.8        
Public administration 326 4.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 167 35.1
        With related children under 18 years 165 46.7
             With related children under 5 years 75 65.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,755 19.5
Private wage and salary workers 4,816 72.1   18 years and over 1,565 15.9
Government workers 1,053 15.8        65 years and over 240 13.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 788 11.8   Related children under 18 years 1,154 27.1
Unpaid family workers 24 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 751 24.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 608 29.7
             
 
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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