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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Elkhart 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 135,426 100.0     Households 66,124 100.0
In labor force 96,532 71.3   Less than $10,000 3,807 5.8
     Civilian labor force 96,511 71.3   $10,000 to $14,999 3,434 5.2
          Employed 93,074 68.7   $15,000 to $24,999 8,517 12.9
          Unemployed 3,437 2.5   $25,000 to $34,999 8,997 13.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 12,812 19.4
     Armed Forces 21 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 15,990 24.2
Not in labor force 38,894 28.7   $75,000 to $99,999 6,608 10.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 3,728 5.6
   Females 16 years and over 69,121 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 1,104 1.7
In labor force 43,389 62.8   $200,000 or more 1,127 1.7
     Civilian labor force 43,373 62.7   Median household income (dollars) 44,478 (X)
          Employed 41,653 60.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 16,809 100.0   With earnings 56,718 85.8
All parents in family in labor force 10,543 62.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 54,279 (X)
        With Social Security income 15,636 23.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,165 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 91,778 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,883 2.8
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 72,853 79.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,047 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 12,303 13.4   With public assistance income 1,883 2.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 439 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,885 (X)
Walked 1,794 2.0   With retirement income 7,889 11.9
Other means 1,333 1.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,958 (X)
Worked at home 3,056 3.3        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.4 (X)        
          Families 48,038 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 93,074 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,658 3.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,307 2.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 22,121 23.8   $15,000 to $24,999 4,706 9.8
Service occupations 10,226 11.0   $25,000 to $34,999 5,981 12.5
Sales and office occupations 21,822 23.4    $35,000 to $49,999 10,060 20.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 383 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 13,382 27.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 8,082 8.7   $75,000 to $99,999 5,793 12.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 30,440 32.7   $100,000 to $149,999 3,193 6.6
        150,000 to $199,999 964 2.0
        $200,000 or more 994 2.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 50,438 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,257 1.4   Per capita income (dollars) 20,250 (X)
Construction 4,837 5.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 39,614 42.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,907 (X)
Wholesale trade 3,175 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,051 (X)
Retail trade 9,027 9.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,904 3.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,237 1.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3,162 3.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 3,769 4.0     Families 2,793 5.8
Educational, health and social services 13,153 14.1   With related children under 18 years 2,302 8.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 5,285 5.7        With related children under 5 years 1,315 12.3
Other services (except public administration) 4,074 4.4        
Public administration 1,580 1.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,514 23.3
        With related children under 18 years 1,450 29.4
             With related children under 5 years 836 41.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 14,058 7.8
Private wage and salary workers 81,653 87.7   18 years and over 8,568 6.7
Government workers 6,128 6.6        65 years and over 1,230 6.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,077 5.5   Related children under 18 years 5,237 10.2
Unpaid family workers 216 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 3,312 9.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,423 16.8
             
 
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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