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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: La Salle 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 86,868 100.0     Households 43,346 100.0
In labor force 53,979 62.1   Less than $10,000 3,122 7.2
     Civilian labor force 53,945 62.1   $10,000 to $14,999 3,489 8.0
          Employed 51,042 58.8   $15,000 to $24,999 6,428 14.8
          Unemployed 2,903 3.3   $25,000 to $34,999 5,764 13.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.4 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 7,402 17.1
     Armed Forces 34 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 9,784 22.6
Not in labor force 32,889 37.9   $75,000 to $99,999 4,474 10.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,141 4.9
   Females 16 years and over 44,172 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 360 0.8
In labor force 24,732 56.0   $200,000 or more 382 0.9
     Civilian labor force 24,727 56.0   Median household income (dollars) 40,308 (X)
          Employed 23,516 53.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 8,077 100.0   With earnings 33,413 77.1
All parents in family in labor force 4,970 61.5        Mean earnings (dollars) 49,140 (X)
        With Social Security income 13,802 31.8
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,040 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 50,158 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,212 2.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 41,268 82.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,530 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,282 10.5   With public assistance income 851 2.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 219 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,716 (X)
Walked 1,320 2.6   With retirement income 8,357 19.3
Other means 510 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,444 (X)
Worked at home 1,559 3.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.5 (X)        
          Families 29,864 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 51,042 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,230 4.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,318 4.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 12,743 25.0   $15,000 to $24,999 3,101 10.4
Service occupations 8,053 15.8   $25,000 to $34,999 3,807 12.7
Sales and office occupations 12,800 25.1    $35,000 to $49,999 5,625 18.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 342 0.7   $50,000 to $74,999 8,173 27.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 6,010 11.8   $75,000 to $99,999 4,095 13.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 11,094 21.7   $100,000 to $149,999 1,924 6.4
        150,000 to $199,999 289 1.0
        $200,000 or more 302 1.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 49,533 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,656 3.2   Per capita income (dollars) 19,185 (X)
Construction 3,765 7.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 9,785 19.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 39,256 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,906 3.7   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,097 (X)
Retail trade 6,847 13.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,643 7.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,130 2.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 2,290 4.5   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,459 4.8     Families 2,073 6.9
Educational, health and social services 9,402 18.4   With related children under 18 years 1,659 11.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,960 7.8        With related children under 5 years 901 16.5
Other services (except public administration) 2,291 4.5        
Public administration 1,908 3.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,105 28.0
        With related children under 18 years 1,064 40.6
             With related children under 5 years 560 57.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 9,894 9.1
Private wage and salary workers 41,657 81.6   18 years and over 6,177 7.7
Government workers 5,792 11.3        65 years and over 1,070 6.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,398 6.7   Related children under 18 years 3,609 13.1
Unpaid family workers 195 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,363 11.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 3,019 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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