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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Allegan 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 78,789 100.0     Households 38,245 100.0
In labor force 54,380 69.0   Less than $10,000 2,376 6.2
     Civilian labor force 54,374 69.0   $10,000 to $14,999 1,771 4.6
          Employed 52,100 66.1   $15,000 to $24,999 4,350 11.4
          Unemployed 2,274 2.9   $25,000 to $34,999 4,810 12.6
               Percent of civilian labor force 4.2 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 7,775 20.3
     Armed Forces 6 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 9,326 24.4
Not in labor force 24,409 31.0   $75,000 to $99,999 4,552 11.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 2,405 6.3
   Females 16 years and over 39,914 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 418 1.1
In labor force 24,820 62.2   $200,000 or more 462 1.2
     Civilian labor force 24,820 62.2   Median household income (dollars) 45,813 (X)
          Employed 23,840 59.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 8,795 100.0   With earnings 31,942 83.5
All parents in family in labor force 5,415 61.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 53,822 (X)
        With Social Security income 9,255 24.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,027 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 51,192 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,271 3.3
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 42,371 82.8        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,500 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 5,348 10.4   With public assistance income 786 2.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 132 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,139 (X)
Walked 837 1.6   With retirement income 6,262 16.4
Other means 406 0.8        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,143 (X)
Worked at home 2,098 4.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.4 (X)        
          Families 28,608 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 52,100 100.0   Less than $10,000 885 3.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 822 2.9
Management, professional, and related occupations 12,520 24.0   $15,000 to $24,999 2,669 9.3
Service occupations 6,866 13.2   $25,000 to $34,999 3,224 11.3
Sales and office occupations 11,493 22.1    $35,000 to $49,999 5,875 20.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 876 1.7   $50,000 to $74,999 8,119 28.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 5,897 11.3   $75,000 to $99,999 4,062 14.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 14,448 27.7   $100,000 to $149,999 2,211 7.7
        150,000 to $199,999 391 1.4
        $200,000 or more 350 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 51,908 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,535 2.9   Per capita income (dollars) 19,918 (X)
Construction 3,794 7.3   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 17,003 32.6   Male full-time, year-round workers 38,681 (X)
Wholesale trade 2,148 4.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 26,887 (X)
Retail trade 5,740 11.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2,162 4.1                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 641 1.2   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,910 3.7   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 2,702 5.2     Families 1,437 5.0
Educational, health and social services 8,042 15.4   With related children under 18 years 1,072 7.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 3,151 6.0        With related children under 5 years 510 8.4
Other services (except public administration) 2,207 4.2        
Public administration 1,065 2.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 633 19.1
        With related children under 18 years 569 23.1
             With related children under 5 years 249 32.9
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,639 7.3
Private wage and salary workers 44,628 85.7   18 years and over 5,206 7.0
Government workers 4,168 8.0        65 years and over 878 7.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 3,142 6.0   Related children under 18 years 2,216 7.5
Unpaid family workers 162 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,541 7.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 2,980 21.0
             
 
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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