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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Copiah 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 22,047 100.0     Households 10,196 100.0
In labor force 12,357 56.0   Less than $10,000 1,942 19.0
     Civilian labor force 12,149 55.1   $10,000 to $14,999 1,124 11.0
          Employed 10,808 49.0   $15,000 to $24,999 1,774 17.4
          Unemployed 1,341 6.1   $25,000 to $34,999 1,516 14.9
               Percent of civilian labor force 11.0 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,485 14.6
     Armed Forces 208 0.9   $50,000 to $74,999 1,367 13.4
Not in labor force 9,690 44.0   $75,000 to $99,999 626 6.1
        $100,000 to $149,999 285 2.8
   Females 16 years and over 11,629 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 42 0.4
In labor force 5,835 50.2   $200,000 or more 35 0.3
     Civilian labor force 5,756 49.5   Median household income (dollars) 26,358 (X)
          Employed 5,058 43.5        
             
  Own children under 6 years 1,967 100.0   With earnings 7,435 72.9
All parents in family in labor force 1,193 60.7        Mean earnings (dollars) 36,956 (X)
        With Social Security income 3,330 32.7
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,091 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 10,718 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 1,086 10.7
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 8,130 75.9        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,368 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,032 19.0   With public assistance income 517 5.1
Public transportation (including taxicab) 62 0.6        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,580 (X)
Walked 211 2.0   With retirement income 1,522 14.9
Other means 165 1.5        Mean retirement income (dollars) 11,249 (X)
Worked at home 118 1.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.3 (X)        
          Families 7,583 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 10,808 100.0   Less than $10,000 1,058 14.0
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 687 9.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 2,409 22.3   $15,000 to $24,999 1,285 16.9
Service occupations 1,374 12.7   $25,000 to $34,999 1,141 15.0
Sales and office occupations 2,814 26.0    $35,000 to $49,999 1,266 16.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 218 2.0   $50,000 to $74,999 1,244 16.4
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,309 12.1   $75,000 to $99,999 558 7.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,684 24.8   $100,000 to $149,999 274 3.6
        150,000 to $199,999 42 0.6
        $200,000 or more 28 0.4
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 31,079 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 416 3.8   Per capita income (dollars) 12,408 (X)
Construction 810 7.5   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,290 21.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 28,763 (X)
Wholesale trade 570 5.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 20,104 (X)
Retail trade 1,113 10.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 690 6.4                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 200 1.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 467 4.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 483 4.5     Families 1,670 22.0
Educational, health and social services 2,139 19.8   With related children under 18 years 1,227 29.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 598 5.5        With related children under 5 years 449 30.1
Other services (except public administration) 494 4.6        
Public administration 538 5.0     Families with female householder, no husband present 933 44.6
        With related children under 18 years 778 53.2
             With related children under 5 years 299 51.5
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 6,979 25.1
Private wage and salary workers 8,110 75.0   18 years and over 4,371 21.7
Government workers 1,989 18.4        65 years and over 776 21.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 672 6.2   Related children under 18 years 2,515 33.2
Unpaid family workers 37 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 1,933 33.8
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 1,305 36.3
             
 
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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