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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeKalb 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 519,626 100.0     Households 249,391 100.0
In labor force 368,086 70.8   Less than $10,000 16,129 6.5
     Civilian labor force 367,720 70.8   $10,000 to $14,999 9,828 3.9
          Employed 347,410 66.9   $15,000 to $24,999 25,896 10.4
          Unemployed 20,310 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 30,714 12.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.5 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 44,229 17.7
     Armed Forces 366 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 54,269 21.8
Not in labor force 151,540 29.2   $75,000 to $99,999 29,666 11.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 24,116 9.7
   Females 16 years and over 271,566 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 7,558 3.0
In labor force 179,803 66.2   $200,000 or more 6,986 2.8
     Civilian labor force 179,718 66.2   Median household income (dollars) 49,117 (X)
          Employed 169,591 62.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 51,686 100.0   With earnings 222,089 89.1
All parents in family in labor force 33,542 64.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 61,170 (X)
        With Social Security income 42,388 17.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,235 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 341,110 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 8,271 3.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 240,374 70.5        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,239 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 52,594 15.4   With public assistance income 5,443 2.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 28,095 8.2        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,388 (X)
Walked 6,021 1.8   With retirement income 30,738 12.3
Other means 3,648 1.1        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,126 (X)
Worked at home 10,378 3.0        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 31.7 (X)        
          Families 158,167 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 347,410 100.0   Less than $10,000 7,865 5.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 5,013 3.2
Management, professional, and related occupations 137,489 39.6   $15,000 to $24,999 14,527 9.2
Service occupations 45,578 13.1   $25,000 to $34,999 18,076 11.4
Sales and office occupations 97,179 28.0    $35,000 to $49,999 26,775 16.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 354 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 35,379 22.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 28,821 8.3   $75,000 to $99,999 20,872 13.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 37,989 10.9   $100,000 to $149,999 17,981 11.4
        150,000 to $199,999 6,086 3.8
        $200,000 or more 5,593 3.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 54,018 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 620 0.2   Per capita income (dollars) 23,968 (X)
Construction 21,973 6.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 27,939 8.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,270 (X)
Wholesale trade 11,260 3.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 31,653 (X)
Retail trade 35,164 10.1   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 21,076 6.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 21,992 6.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 28,616 8.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 48,391 13.9     Families 12,330 7.8
Educational, health and social services 66,167 19.0   With related children under 18 years 9,893 11.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 26,595 7.7        With related children under 5 years 5,202 13.9
Other services (except public administration) 17,691 5.1        
Public administration 19,926 5.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 7,060 16.8
        With related children under 18 years 6,251 21.1
             With related children under 5 years 3,141 29.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 70,484 10.8
Private wage and salary workers 278,995 80.3   18 years and over 47,176 9.6
Government workers 50,480 14.5        65 years and over 4,503 8.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 17,175 4.9   Related children under 18 years 22,328 14.1
Unpaid family workers 760 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 15,515 13.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 25,657 17.6
             
 
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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