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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kemper 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 8,143 100.0     Households 3,907 100.0
In labor force 4,417 54.2   Less than $10,000 899 23.0
     Civilian labor force 4,417 54.2   $10,000 to $14,999 418 10.7
          Employed 3,860 47.4   $15,000 to $24,999 685 17.5
          Unemployed 557 6.8   $25,000 to $34,999 536 13.7
               Percent of civilian labor force 12.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 688 17.6
     Armed Forces 0 0.0   $50,000 to $74,999 417 10.7
Not in labor force 3,726 45.8   $75,000 to $99,999 114 2.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 118 3.0
   Females 16 years and over 4,348 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 9 0.2
In labor force 2,139 49.2   $200,000 or more 23 0.6
     Civilian labor force 2,139 49.2   Median household income (dollars) 23,998 (X)
          Employed 1,857 42.7        
             
  Own children under 6 years 768 100.0   With earnings 2,687 68.8
All parents in family in labor force 481 62.6        Mean earnings (dollars) 35,144 (X)
        With Social Security income 1,347 34.5
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 8,464 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 3,816 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 506 13.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,787 73.0        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 5,059 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 837 21.9   With public assistance income 174 4.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 26 0.7        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,689 (X)
Walked 38 1.0   With retirement income 663 17.0
Other means 25 0.7        Mean retirement income (dollars) 14,584 (X)
Worked at home 103 2.7        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 33.5 (X)        
          Families 2,811 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 3,860 100.0   Less than $10,000 419 14.9
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 268 9.5
Management, professional, and related occupations 796 20.6   $15,000 to $24,999 490 17.4
Service occupations 606 15.7   $25,000 to $34,999 399 14.2
Sales and office occupations 753 19.5    $35,000 to $49,999 595 21.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 142 3.7   $50,000 to $74,999 390 13.9
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 453 11.7   $75,000 to $99,999 107 3.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1,110 28.8   $100,000 to $149,999 118 4.2
        150,000 to $199,999 9 0.3
        $200,000 or more 16 0.6
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 30,248 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 322 8.3   Per capita income (dollars) 11,985 (X)
Construction 269 7.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 907 23.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 24,431 (X)
Wholesale trade 96 2.5   Female full-time, year-round workers 18,199 (X)
Retail trade 379 9.8   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 203 5.3                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 40 1.0   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 94 2.4   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 183 4.7     Families 596 21.2
Educational, health and social services 813 21.1   With related children under 18 years 439 30.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 219 5.7        With related children under 5 years 205 36.5
Other services (except public administration) 153 4.0        
Public administration 182 4.7     Families with female householder, no husband present 339 42.3
        With related children under 18 years 275 51.6
             With related children under 5 years 136 72.7
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 2,606 26.0
Private wage and salary workers 2,716 70.4   18 years and over 1,674 22.6
Government workers 761 19.7        65 years and over 401 26.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 346 9.0   Related children under 18 years 928 35.3
Unpaid family workers 37 1.0        Related children 5 to 17 years 676 35.2
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 597 46.7
             
 
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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