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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Black Hawk 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 101,854 100.0     Households 49,736 100.0
In labor force 67,444 66.2   Less than $10,000 4,870 9.8
     Civilian labor force 67,379 66.2   $10,000 to $14,999 3,612 7.3
          Employed 64,135 63.0   $15,000 to $24,999 7,193 14.5
          Unemployed 3,244 3.2   $25,000 to $34,999 7,588 15.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.8 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 8,849 17.8
     Armed Forces 65 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 9,886 19.9
Not in labor force 34,410 33.8   $75,000 to $99,999 4,224 8.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,279 4.6
   Females 16 years and over 53,662 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 606 1.2
In labor force 33,480 62.4   $200,000 or more 629 1.3
     Civilian labor force 33,480 62.4   Median household income (dollars) 37,266 (X)
          Employed 31,806 59.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 9,055 100.0   With earnings 39,009 78.4
All parents in family in labor force 6,188 68.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 46,302 (X)
        With Social Security income 14,006 28.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,945 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 62,897 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 2,069 4.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 52,078 82.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,411 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,312 8.4   With public assistance income 1,819 3.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 508 0.8        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 3,054 (X)
Walked 2,625 4.2   With retirement income 9,295 18.7
Other means 541 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,292 (X)
Worked at home 1,833 2.9        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 15.7 (X)        
          Families 32,221 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 64,135 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,686 5.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 1,144 3.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 19,457 30.3   $15,000 to $24,999 3,281 10.2
Service occupations 10,251 16.0   $25,000 to $34,999 4,737 14.7
Sales and office occupations 17,662 27.5    $35,000 to $49,999 6,253 19.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 192 0.3   $50,000 to $74,999 8,187 25.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 5,162 8.0   $75,000 to $99,999 3,806 11.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 11,411 17.8   $100,000 to $149,999 2,035 6.3
        150,000 to $199,999 534 1.7
        $200,000 or more 558 1.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,398 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 820 1.3   Per capita income (dollars) 18,885 (X)
Construction 3,462 5.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 11,349 17.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 33,138 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,175 3.4   Female full-time, year-round workers 23,394 (X)
Retail trade 8,318 13.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,517 3.9                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,532 2.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3,907 6.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 4,580 7.1     Families 2,547 7.9
Educational, health and social services 15,515 24.2   With related children under 18 years 2,001 12.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 5,087 7.9        With related children under 5 years 1,099 17.8
Other services (except public administration) 2,999 4.7        
Public administration 1,874 2.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 1,434 28.3
        With related children under 18 years 1,336 35.5
             With related children under 5 years 733 51.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 16,050 13.1
Private wage and salary workers 50,941 79.4   18 years and over 11,753 12.6
Government workers 9,490 14.8        65 years and over 1,515 8.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,570 5.6   Related children under 18 years 4,153 14.4
Unpaid family workers 134 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 2,747 12.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 8,049 30.2
             
 
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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