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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Decatur 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 21,071 100.0     Households 10,409 100.0
In labor force 12,143 57.6   Less than $10,000 1,688 16.2
     Civilian labor force 12,133 57.6   $10,000 to $14,999 1,174 11.3
          Employed 11,346 53.8   $15,000 to $24,999 1,771 17.0
          Unemployed 787 3.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,514 14.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,591 15.3
     Armed Forces 10 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,590 15.3
Not in labor force 8,928 42.4   $75,000 to $99,999 531 5.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 361 3.5
   Females 16 years and over 11,254 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 91 0.9
In labor force 5,814 51.7   $200,000 or more 98 0.9
     Civilian labor force 5,814 51.7   Median household income (dollars) 28,820 (X)
          Employed 5,393 47.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,392 100.0   With earnings 7,952 76.4
All parents in family in labor force 1,423 59.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 39,503 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,196 30.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,415 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 11,087 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 713 6.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 8,417 75.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,082 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,941 17.5   With public assistance income 594 5.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 75 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,464 (X)
Walked 157 1.4   With retirement income 1,764 16.9
Other means 189 1.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 22,043 (X)
Worked at home 308 2.8        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.5 (X)        
          Families 7,631 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 11,346 100.0   Less than $10,000 935 12.3
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 699 9.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,984 26.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,281 16.8
Service occupations 1,799 15.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,067 14.0
Sales and office occupations 2,515 22.2    $35,000 to $49,999 1,290 16.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 315 2.8   $50,000 to $74,999 1,434 18.8
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,234 10.9   $75,000 to $99,999 455 6.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,499 22.0   $100,000 to $149,999 312 4.1
        150,000 to $199,999 91 1.2
        $200,000 or more 67 0.9
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 32,635 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 691 6.1   Per capita income (dollars) 15,063 (X)
Construction 778 6.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,418 21.3   Male full-time, year-round workers 27,180 (X)
Wholesale trade 451 4.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,745 (X)
Retail trade 1,469 12.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 390 3.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 146 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 410 3.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 509 4.5     Families 1,466 19.2
Educational, health and social services 2,294 20.2   With related children under 18 years 1,213 28.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 681 6.0        With related children under 5 years 608 34.7
Other services (except public administration) 520 4.6        
Public administration 589 5.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 915 45.0
        With related children under 18 years 834 55.9
             With related children under 5 years 413 66.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,240 22.7
Private wage and salary workers 8,247 72.7   18 years and over 3,598 18.4
Government workers 2,204 19.4        65 years and over 683 19.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 846 7.5   Related children under 18 years 2,629 33.0
Unpaid family workers 49 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,885 32.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,127 30.5
             
 
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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