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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shelby 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 25,886 100.0     Households 12,118 100.0
In labor force 17,693 68.3   Less than $10,000 1,001 8.3
     Civilian labor force 17,636 68.1   $10,000 to $14,999 582 4.8
          Employed 16,953 65.5   $15,000 to $24,999 1,554 12.8
          Unemployed 683 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 1,512 12.5
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,959 16.2
     Armed Forces 57 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 2,611 21.5
Not in labor force 8,193 31.7   $75,000 to $99,999 1,653 13.6
        $100,000 to $149,999 881 7.3
   Females 16 years and over 13,475 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 196 1.6
In labor force 7,905 58.7   $200,000 or more 169 1.4
     Civilian labor force 7,884 58.5   Median household income (dollars) 45,534 (X)
          Employed 7,552 56.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,722 100.0   With earnings 10,373 85.6
All parents in family in labor force 1,916 70.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 54,645 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,943 24.3
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,170 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 16,726 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 440 3.6
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 13,225 79.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 4,884 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,158 12.9   With public assistance income 336 2.8
Public transportation (including taxicab) 153 0.9        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,734 (X)
Walked 366 2.2   With retirement income 1,908 15.7
Other means 92 0.6        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,392 (X)
Worked at home 732 4.4        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.7 (X)        
          Families 9,148 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 16,953 100.0   Less than $10,000 384 4.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 323 3.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 5,162 30.4   $15,000 to $24,999 954 10.4
Service occupations 2,070 12.2   $25,000 to $34,999 1,093 11.9
Sales and office occupations 4,044 23.9    $35,000 to $49,999 1,519 16.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 295 1.7   $50,000 to $74,999 2,220 24.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,510 8.9   $75,000 to $99,999 1,525 16.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 3,872 22.8   $100,000 to $149,999 800 8.7
        150,000 to $199,999 179 2.0
        $200,000 or more 151 1.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 52,764 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 801 4.7   Per capita income (dollars) 20,195 (X)
Construction 1,215 7.2   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 3,842 22.7   Male full-time, year-round workers 35,484 (X)
Wholesale trade 487 2.9   Female full-time, year-round workers 25,492 (X)
Retail trade 2,019 11.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 779 4.6                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 282 1.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,041 6.1   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,020 6.0     Families 597 6.5
Educational, health and social services 2,657 15.7   With related children under 18 years 463 10.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 940 5.5        With related children under 5 years 289 13.8
Other services (except public administration) 694 4.1        
Public administration 1,176 6.9     Families with female householder, no husband present 295 23.0
        With related children under 18 years 242 28.4
             With related children under 5 years 160 43.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 3,198 9.9
Private wage and salary workers 12,917 76.2   18 years and over 2,072 8.7
Government workers 2,505 14.8        65 years and over 402 12.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,423 8.4   Related children under 18 years 959 11.7
Unpaid family workers 108 0.6        Related children 5 to 17 years 607 10.4
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,258 26.2
             
 
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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