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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Houston 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 15,011 100.0     Households 7,594 100.0
In labor force 10,519 70.1   Less than $10,000 582 7.7
     Civilian labor force 10,515 70.0   $10,000 to $14,999 456 6.0
          Employed 10,105 67.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,102 14.5
          Unemployed 410 2.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,070 14.1
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,503 19.8
     Armed Forces 4 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,714 22.6
Not in labor force 4,492 29.9   $75,000 to $99,999 709 9.3
        $100,000 to $149,999 296 3.9
   Females 16 years and over 7,704 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 97 1.3
In labor force 5,027 65.3   $200,000 or more 65 0.9
     Civilian labor force 5,027 65.3   Median household income (dollars) 40,680 (X)
          Employed 4,922 63.9        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,387 100.0   With earnings 6,164 81.2
All parents in family in labor force 1,112 80.2        Mean earnings (dollars) 47,384 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,330 30.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 10,816 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,009 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 228 3.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,562 75.6        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,990 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 978 9.8   With public assistance income 171 2.3
Public transportation (including taxicab) 30 0.3        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 2,363 (X)
Walked 497 5.0   With retirement income 1,052 13.9
Other means 93 0.9        Mean retirement income (dollars) 13,287 (X)
Worked at home 849 8.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.7 (X)        
          Families 5,376 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,105 100.0   Less than $10,000 142 2.6
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 193 3.6
Management, professional, and related occupations 3,391 33.6   $15,000 to $24,999 552 10.3
Service occupations 1,463 14.5   $25,000 to $34,999 713 13.3
Sales and office occupations 2,288 22.6    $35,000 to $49,999 1,151 21.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 230 2.3   $50,000 to $74,999 1,544 28.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,047 10.4   $75,000 to $99,999 659 12.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,686 16.7   $100,000 to $149,999 271 5.0
        150,000 to $199,999 86 1.6
        $200,000 or more 65 1.2
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 49,196 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 801 7.9   Per capita income (dollars) 18,826 (X)
Construction 683 6.8   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 1,496 14.8   Male full-time, year-round workers 32,557 (X)
Wholesale trade 415 4.1   Female full-time, year-round workers 22,158 (X)
Retail trade 1,275 12.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 421 4.2                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 279 2.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 367 3.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 559 5.5     Families 224 4.2
Educational, health and social services 2,626 26.0   With related children under 18 years 148 5.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 493 4.9        With related children under 5 years 64 7.5
Other services (except public administration) 427 4.2        
Public administration 263 2.6     Families with female householder, no husband present 109 18.7
        With related children under 18 years 94 22.9
             With related children under 5 years 44 36.4
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 1,264 6.5
Private wage and salary workers 7,857 77.8   18 years and over 893 6.4
Government workers 992 9.8        65 years and over 322 11.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,180 11.7   Related children under 18 years 335 6.4
Unpaid family workers 76 0.8        Related children 5 to 17 years 242 5.9
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 549 19.8
             
 
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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