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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wells 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 20,990 100.0     Households 10,432 100.0
In labor force 14,674 69.9   Less than $10,000 564 5.4
     Civilian labor force 14,655 69.8   $10,000 to $14,999 543 5.2
          Employed 14,219 67.7   $15,000 to $24,999 1,334 12.8
          Unemployed 436 2.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,467 14.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 2,086 20.0
     Armed Forces 19 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 2,644 25.3
Not in labor force 6,316 30.1   $75,000 to $99,999 1,076 10.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 590 5.7
   Females 16 years and over 10,835 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 47 0.5
In labor force 6,811 62.9   $200,000 or more 81 0.8
     Civilian labor force 6,811 62.9   Median household income (dollars) 43,934 (X)
          Employed 6,570 60.6        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,090 100.0   With earnings 8,678 83.2
All parents in family in labor force 1,422 68.0        Mean earnings (dollars) 50,201 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,848 27.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,830 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 13,980 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 228 2.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 11,859 84.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,736 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,061 7.6   With public assistance income 185 1.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 61 0.4        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,649 (X)
Walked 285 2.0   With retirement income 1,746 16.7
Other means 80 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 10,935 (X)
Worked at home 634 4.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.8 (X)        
          Families 7,682 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 14,219 100.0   Less than $10,000 189 2.5
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 175 2.3
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,435 24.2   $15,000 to $24,999 658 8.6
Service occupations 1,980 13.9   $25,000 to $34,999 906 11.8
Sales and office occupations 3,547 24.9    $35,000 to $49,999 1,714 22.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 134 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 2,354 30.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,430 10.1   $75,000 to $99,999 1,008 13.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,693 26.0   $100,000 to $149,999 566 7.4
        150,000 to $199,999 47 0.6
        $200,000 or more 65 0.8
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,517 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 526 3.7   Per capita income (dollars) 19,158 (X)
Construction 872 6.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,620 25.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,830 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,071 7.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,442 (X)
Retail trade 1,687 11.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 794 5.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 211 1.5   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 611 4.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 608 4.3     Families 321 4.2
Educational, health and social services 2,406 16.9   With related children under 18 years 260 6.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 767 5.4        With related children under 5 years 175 11.9
Other services (except public administration) 859 6.0        
Public administration 187 1.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 157 17.1
        With related children under 18 years 155 24.9
             With related children under 5 years 116 47.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,589 5.9
Private wage and salary workers 12,122 85.3   18 years and over 963 4.9
Government workers 1,135 8.0        65 years and over 246 6.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 901 6.3   Related children under 18 years 591 8.0
Unpaid family workers 61 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 379 6.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 520 15.2
             
 
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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