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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Decatur 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 2,775 100.0     Households 1,501 100.0
In labor force 1,614 58.2   Less than $10,000 147 9.8
     Civilian labor force 1,614 58.2   $10,000 to $14,999 141 9.4
          Employed 1,597 57.5   $15,000 to $24,999 321 21.4
          Unemployed 17 0.6   $25,000 to $34,999 290 19.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 1.1 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 294 19.6
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 213 14.2
Not in labor force 1,161 41.8   $75,000 to $99,999 54 3.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 34 2.3
   Females 16 years and over 1,436 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 0 0.0
In labor force 693 48.3   $200,000 or more 7 0.5
     Civilian labor force 693 48.3   Median household income (dollars) 30,257 (X)
          Employed 689 48.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 188 100.0   With earnings 1,146 76.3
All parents in family in labor force 139 73.9        Mean earnings (dollars) 30,294 (X)
        With Social Security income 592 39.4
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,332 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 1,586 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 40 2.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,183 74.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,920 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 166 10.5   With public assistance income 18 1.2
Public transportation (including taxicab) 2 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 806 (X)
Walked 62 3.9   With retirement income 234 15.6
Other means 21 1.3        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,978 (X)
Worked at home 152 9.6        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 16.7 (X)        
          Families 979 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 1,597 100.0   Less than $10,000 43 4.4
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 35 3.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 550 34.4   $15,000 to $24,999 200 20.4
Service occupations 288 18.0   $25,000 to $34,999 212 21.7
Sales and office occupations 320 20.0    $35,000 to $49,999 210 21.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 86 5.4   $50,000 to $74,999 198 20.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 166 10.4   $75,000 to $99,999 50 5.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 187 11.7   $100,000 to $149,999 28 2.9
        150,000 to $199,999 0 0.0
        $200,000 or more 3 0.3
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 34,982 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 356 22.3   Per capita income (dollars) 16,348 (X)
Construction 115 7.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 30 1.9   Male full-time, year-round workers 25,139 (X)
Wholesale trade 56 3.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 17,368 (X)
Retail trade 174 10.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 103 6.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 23 1.4   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 76 4.8   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 59 3.7     Families 78 8.0
Educational, health and social services 378 23.7   With related children under 18 years 61 14.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 51 3.2        With related children under 5 years 12 10.2
Other services (except public administration) 77 4.8        
Public administration 99 6.2     Families with female householder, no husband present 20 27.0
        With related children under 18 years 20 32.8
             With related children under 5 years 11 73.3
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 385 11.6
Private wage and salary workers 993 62.2   18 years and over 250 9.8
Government workers 278 17.4        65 years and over 51 6.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 308 19.3   Related children under 18 years 132 17.2
Unpaid family workers 18 1.1        Related children 5 to 17 years 112 18.3
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 106 18.2
             
 
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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