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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson 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 543,567 100.0     Households 287,133 100.0
In labor force 353,318 65.0   Less than $10,000 30,656 10.7
     Civilian labor force 352,732 64.9   $10,000 to $14,999 19,279 6.7
          Employed 334,938 61.6   $15,000 to $24,999 39,664 13.8
          Unemployed 17,794 3.3   $25,000 to $34,999 38,347 13.4
               Percent of civilian labor force 5.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 48,290 16.8
     Armed Forces 586 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 52,890 18.4
Not in labor force 190,249 35.0   $75,000 to $99,999 27,237 9.5
        $100,000 to $149,999 18,933 6.6
   Females 16 years and over 289,208 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 5,541 1.9
In labor force 170,867 59.1   $200,000 or more 6,296 2.2
     Civilian labor force 170,791 59.1   Median household income (dollars) 39,457 (X)
          Employed 162,469 56.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 52,992 100.0   With earnings 226,641 78.9
All parents in family in labor force 34,253 64.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 52,994 (X)
        With Social Security income 77,670 27.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 11,274 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 329,091 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 12,901 4.5
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 265,977 80.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,038 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 36,332 11.0   With public assistance income 8,878 3.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 10,096 3.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,175 (X)
Walked 6,556 2.0   With retirement income 53,847 18.8
Other means 2,782 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,406 (X)
Worked at home 7,348 2.2        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.9 (X)        
          Families 183,647 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 334,938 100.0   Less than $10,000 12,185 6.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 7,608 4.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 110,677 33.0   $15,000 to $24,999 20,074 10.9
Service occupations 47,317 14.1   $25,000 to $34,999 21,605 11.8
Sales and office occupations 95,673 28.6    $35,000 to $49,999 32,030 17.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 546 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 40,582 22.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 28,105 8.4   $75,000 to $99,999 23,102 12.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 52,620 15.7   $100,000 to $149,999 16,267 8.9
        150,000 to $199,999 4,722 2.6
        $200,000 or more 5,472 3.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 49,161 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,185 0.4   Per capita income (dollars) 22,352 (X)
Construction 20,321 6.1   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 45,140 13.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 36,484 (X)
Wholesale trade 14,059 4.2   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,255 (X)
Retail trade 37,911 11.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 23,796 7.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 8,825 2.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 27,454 8.2   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 29,570 8.8     Families 17,526 9.5
Educational, health and social services 67,721 20.2   With related children under 18 years 14,386 15.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 28,844 8.6        With related children under 5 years 7,422 20.1
Other services (except public administration) 18,128 5.4        
Public administration 11,984 3.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 11,621 27.7
        With related children under 18 years 10,635 36.9
             With related children under 5 years 5,470 51.0
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 84,143 12.4
Private wage and salary workers 279,549 83.5   18 years and over 53,539 10.4
Government workers 38,764 11.6        65 years and over 7,811 8.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 15,878 4.7   Related children under 18 years 29,817 18.1
Unpaid family workers 747 0.2        Related children 5 to 17 years 19,796 16.7
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 27,571 20.3
             
 
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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