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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dawson 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 12,330 100.0     Households 6,070 100.0
In labor force 8,454 68.6   Less than $10,000 386 6.4
     Civilian labor force 8,454 68.6   $10,000 to $14,999 261 4.3
          Employed 8,168 66.2   $15,000 to $24,999 689 11.4
          Unemployed 286 2.3   $25,000 to $34,999 713 11.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,105 18.2
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,418 23.4
Not in labor force 3,876 31.4   $75,000 to $99,999 794 13.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 483 8.0
   Females 16 years and over 6,138 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 120 2.0
In labor force 3,728 60.7   $200,000 or more 101 1.7
     Civilian labor force 3,728 60.7   Median household income (dollars) 47,486 (X)
          Employed 3,593 58.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,340 100.0   With earnings 5,226 86.1
All parents in family in labor force 814 60.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 56,933 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,358 22.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,805 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 8,082 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 137 2.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,376 78.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,693 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,214 15.0   With public assistance income 63 1.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 0 0.0        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,179 (X)
Walked 126 1.6   With retirement income 843 13.9
Other means 27 0.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,457 (X)
Worked at home 339 4.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 34.0 (X)        
          Families 4,696 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 8,168 100.0   Less than $10,000 207 4.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 92 2.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,448 30.0   $15,000 to $24,999 454 9.7
Service occupations 868 10.6   $25,000 to $34,999 555 11.8
Sales and office occupations 2,199 26.9    $35,000 to $49,999 834 17.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 52 0.6   $50,000 to $74,999 1,193 25.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,095 13.4   $75,000 to $99,999 700 14.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,506 18.4   $100,000 to $149,999 440 9.4
        150,000 to $199,999 120 2.6
        $200,000 or more 101 2.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 52,320 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 258 3.2   Per capita income (dollars) 22,520 (X)
Construction 1,116 13.7   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,306 16.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 37,083 (X)
Wholesale trade 353 4.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,851 (X)
Retail trade 1,142 14.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 314 3.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 369 4.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 450 5.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 669 8.2     Families 271 5.8
Educational, health and social services 1,188 14.5   With related children under 18 years 178 8.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 371 4.5        With related children under 5 years 69 7.3
Other services (except public administration) 387 4.7        
Public administration 245 3.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 102 22.3
        With related children under 18 years 86 26.6
             With related children under 5 years 33 35.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,210 7.6
Private wage and salary workers 6,328 77.5   18 years and over 803 6.7
Government workers 950 11.6        65 years and over 128 8.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 830 10.2   Related children under 18 years 350 8.9
Unpaid family workers 60 0.7        Related children 5 to 17 years 268 9.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 366 19.3
             
 
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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