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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Simpson 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 12,504 100.0     Households 6,432 100.0
In labor force 8,125 65.0   Less than $10,000 804 12.5
     Civilian labor force 8,125 65.0   $10,000 to $14,999 422 6.6
          Employed 7,861 62.9   $15,000 to $24,999 825 12.8
          Unemployed 264 2.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,035 16.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,214 18.9
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,331 20.7
Not in labor force 4,379 35.0   $75,000 to $99,999 530 8.2
        $100,000 to $149,999 212 3.3
   Females 16 years and over 6,478 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 23 0.4
In labor force 3,745 57.8   $200,000 or more 36 0.6
     Civilian labor force 3,745 57.8   Median household income (dollars) 36,432 (X)
          Employed 3,626 56.0        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,310 100.0   With earnings 4,962 77.1
All parents in family in labor force 782 59.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 43,942 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,794 27.9
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,947 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 7,726 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 367 5.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 6,115 79.1        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,920 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,207 15.6   With public assistance income 105 1.6
Public transportation (including taxicab) 26 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,248 (X)
Walked 120 1.6   With retirement income 1,079 16.8
Other means 51 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 20,456 (X)
Worked at home 207 2.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.6 (X)        
          Families 4,647 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 7,861 100.0   Less than $10,000 287 6.2
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 204 4.4
Management, professional, and related occupations 1,666 21.2   $15,000 to $24,999 558 12.0
Service occupations 896 11.4   $25,000 to $34,999 721 15.5
Sales and office occupations 1,708 21.7    $35,000 to $49,999 939 20.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 128 1.6   $50,000 to $74,999 1,196 25.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 830 10.6   $75,000 to $99,999 489 10.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,633 33.5   $100,000 to $149,999 204 4.4
        150,000 to $199,999 18 0.4
        $200,000 or more 31 0.7
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,525 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 411 5.2   Per capita income (dollars) 17,150 (X)
Construction 578 7.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,707 34.4   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,160 (X)
Wholesale trade 177 2.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,667 (X)
Retail trade 965 12.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 402 5.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 138 1.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 216 2.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 322 4.1     Families 396 8.5
Educational, health and social services 912 11.6   With related children under 18 years 258 11.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 518 6.6        With related children under 5 years 139 14.4
Other services (except public administration) 391 5.0        
Public administration 124 1.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 195 28.6
        With related children under 18 years 169 36.6
             With related children under 5 years 90 44.6
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,854 11.6
Private wage and salary workers 6,356 80.9   18 years and over 1,256 10.6
Government workers 726 9.2        65 years and over 328 15.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 675 8.6   Related children under 18 years 578 14.0
Unpaid family workers 104 1.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 403 13.5
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 603 26.8
             
 
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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