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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shelby 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 17,866 100.0     Households 9,037 100.0
In labor force 11,116 62.2   Less than $10,000 836 9.3
     Civilian labor force 11,102 62.1   $10,000 to $14,999 600 6.6
          Employed 10,698 59.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,275 14.1
          Unemployed 404 2.3   $25,000 to $34,999 1,492 16.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,863 20.6
     Armed Forces 14 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 1,879 20.8
Not in labor force 6,750 37.8   $75,000 to $99,999 691 7.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 280 3.1
   Females 16 years and over 9,152 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 91 1.0
In labor force 4,981 54.4   $200,000 or more 30 0.3
     Civilian labor force 4,981 54.4   Median household income (dollars) 37,313 (X)
          Employed 4,806 52.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,636 100.0   With earnings 6,862 75.9
All parents in family in labor force 1,084 66.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,781 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,208 35.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,085 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,500 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 367 4.1
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 8,267 78.7        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,018 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,392 13.3   With public assistance income 145 1.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 59 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,079 (X)
Walked 182 1.7   With retirement income 1,611 17.8
Other means 89 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,400 (X)
Worked at home 511 4.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.6 (X)        
          Families 6,527 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,698 100.0   Less than $10,000 284 4.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 222 3.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,610 24.4   $15,000 to $24,999 727 11.1
Service occupations 1,566 14.6   $25,000 to $34,999 1,105 16.9
Sales and office occupations 2,287 21.4    $35,000 to $49,999 1,507 23.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 171 1.6   $50,000 to $74,999 1,720 26.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,271 11.9   $75,000 to $99,999 631 9.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,793 26.1   $100,000 to $149,999 231 3.5
        150,000 to $199,999 85 1.3
        $200,000 or more 15 0.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 44,372 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 641 6.0   Per capita income (dollars) 17,313 (X)
Construction 873 8.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,674 25.0   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,904 (X)
Wholesale trade 348 3.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,075 (X)
Retail trade 1,102 10.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 576 5.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 211 2.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 473 4.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 381 3.6     Families 424 6.5
Educational, health and social services 2,021 18.9   With related children under 18 years 285 9.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 645 6.0        With related children under 5 years 141 13.6
Other services (except public administration) 448 4.2        
Public administration 305 2.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 193 28.2
        With related children under 18 years 160 35.0
             With related children under 5 years 70 44.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,053 9.1
Private wage and salary workers 8,558 80.0   18 years and over 1,359 8.0
Government workers 975 9.1        65 years and over 374 9.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,102 10.3   Related children under 18 years 663 11.9
Unpaid family workers 63 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 448 10.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 647 21.5
             
 
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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