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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ripley 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 19,892 100.0     Households 9,814 100.0
In labor force 13,290 66.8   Less than $10,000 748 7.6
     Civilian labor force 13,276 66.7   $10,000 to $14,999 626 6.4
          Employed 12,837 64.5   $15,000 to $24,999 1,265 12.9
          Unemployed 439 2.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,410 14.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.3 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,016 20.5
     Armed Forces 14 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,241 22.8
Not in labor force 6,602 33.2   $75,000 to $99,999 948 9.7
        $100,000 to $149,999 418 4.3
   Females 16 years and over 10,233 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 80 0.8
In labor force 5,992 58.6   $200,000 or more 62 0.6
     Civilian labor force 5,987 58.5   Median household income (dollars) 41,426 (X)
          Employed 5,799 56.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,361 100.0   With earnings 7,896 80.5
All parents in family in labor force 1,537 65.1        Mean earnings (dollars) 47,492 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,902 29.6
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,255 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 12,651 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 344 3.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 10,041 79.4        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,862 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,617 12.8   With public assistance income 194 2.0
Public transportation (including taxicab) 34 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,547 (X)
Walked 360 2.8   With retirement income 1,764 18.0
Other means 72 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,695 (X)
Worked at home 527 4.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.3 (X)        
          Families 7,280 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 12,837 100.0   Less than $10,000 340 4.7
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 221 3.0
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,972 23.2   $15,000 to $24,999 782 10.7
Service occupations 1,691 13.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,020 14.0
Sales and office occupations 2,670 20.8    $35,000 to $49,999 1,575 21.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 65 0.5   $50,000 to $74,999 2,008 27.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,395 10.9   $75,000 to $99,999 832 11.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 4,044 31.5   $100,000 to $149,999 386 5.3
        150,000 to $199,999 69 0.9
        $200,000 or more 47 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,019 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 406 3.2   Per capita income (dollars) 17,559 (X)
Construction 1,020 7.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 4,210 32.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 34,055 (X)
Wholesale trade 311 2.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,610 (X)
Retail trade 1,343 10.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 683 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 190 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 523 4.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 541 4.2     Families 456 6.3
Educational, health and social services 1,866 14.5   With related children under 18 years 315 8.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 825 6.4        With related children under 5 years 152 9.6
Other services (except public administration) 630 4.9        
Public administration 289 2.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 163 18.1
        With related children under 18 years 144 25.4
             With related children under 5 years 83 35.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,960 7.5
Private wage and salary workers 10,703 83.4   18 years and over 1,361 7.2
Government workers 1,224 9.5        65 years and over 290 8.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 858 6.7   Related children under 18 years 591 8.0
Unpaid family workers 52 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 417 7.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 579 17.7
             
 
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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