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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pottawattamie 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 67,784 100.0     Households 33,896 100.0
In labor force 46,671 68.9   Less than $10,000 2,477 7.3
     Civilian labor force 46,568 68.7   $10,000 to $14,999 2,200 6.5
          Employed 44,658 65.9   $15,000 to $24,999 4,683 13.8
          Unemployed 1,910 2.8   $25,000 to $34,999 5,230 15.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 6,644 19.6
     Armed Forces 103 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 7,117 21.0
Not in labor force 21,113 31.1   $75,000 to $99,999 3,228 9.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 1,582 4.7
   Females 16 years and over 35,086 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 354 1.0
In labor force 22,404 63.9   $200,000 or more 381 1.1
     Civilian labor force 22,404 63.9   Median household income (dollars) 40,089 (X)
          Employed 21,546 61.4        
             
  Own children under 6 years 6,679 100.0   With earnings 27,584 81.4
All parents in family in labor force 4,630 69.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 48,538 (X)
        With Social Security income 9,817 29.0
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,937 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 44,047 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,249 3.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 35,951 81.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,157 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,323 12.1   With public assistance income 1,151 3.4
Public transportation (including taxicab) 212 0.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,128 (X)
Walked 864 2.0   With retirement income 5,195 15.3
Other means 303 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 12,453 (X)
Worked at home 1,394 3.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.2 (X)        
          Families 23,739 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 44,658 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,044 4.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 836 3.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 11,851 26.5   $15,000 to $24,999 2,346 9.9
Service occupations 6,954 15.6   $25,000 to $34,999 3,613 15.2
Sales and office occupations 13,376 30.0    $35,000 to $49,999 4,981 21.0
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 175 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 6,020 25.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 4,583 10.3   $75,000 to $99,999 2,818 11.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 7,719 17.3   $100,000 to $149,999 1,408 5.9
        150,000 to $199,999 325 1.4
        $200,000 or more 348 1.5
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 47,105 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,095 2.5   Per capita income (dollars) 19,275 (X)
Construction 3,065 6.9   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 5,082 11.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 31,642 (X)
Wholesale trade 1,898 4.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 24,243 (X)
Retail trade 5,744 12.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3,749 8.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 1,156 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 4,362 9.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,603 5.8     Families 1,522 6.4
Educational, health and social services 8,598 19.3   With related children under 18 years 1,223 10.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,674 8.2        With related children under 5 years 710 15.1
Other services (except public administration) 2,138 4.8        
Public administration 1,494 3.3     Families with female householder, no husband present 887 22.5
        With related children under 18 years 836 30.2
             With related children under 5 years 468 42.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,200 8.4
Private wage and salary workers 36,517 81.8   18 years and over 4,646 7.3
Government workers 5,143 11.5        65 years and over 713 6.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 2,925 6.5   Related children under 18 years 2,406 11.0
Unpaid family workers 73 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,575 9.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,563 18.0
             
 
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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