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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lafayette 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 31,921 100.0     Households 14,390 100.0
In labor force 19,038 59.6   Less than $10,000 2,760 19.2
     Civilian labor force 18,981 59.5   $10,000 to $14,999 1,327 9.2
          Employed 17,731 55.5   $15,000 to $24,999 2,455 17.1
          Unemployed 1,250 3.9   $25,000 to $34,999 1,776 12.3
               Percent of civilian labor force 6.6 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 1,925 13.4
     Armed Forces 57 0.2   $50,000 to $74,999 2,275 15.8
Not in labor force 12,883 40.4   $75,000 to $99,999 989 6.9
        $100,000 to $149,999 546 3.8
   Females 16 years and over 16,342 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 129 0.9
In labor force 9,071 55.5   $200,000 or more 208 1.4
     Civilian labor force 9,071 55.5   Median household income (dollars) 28,517 (X)
          Employed 8,363 51.2        
             
  Own children under 6 years 2,417 100.0   With earnings 11,878 82.5
All parents in family in labor force 1,604 66.4        Mean earnings (dollars) 41,447 (X)
        With Social Security income 2,894 20.1
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 9,695 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 17,269 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 602 4.2
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 13,513 78.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 6,126 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,336 13.5   With public assistance income 212 1.5
Public transportation (including taxicab) 9 0.1        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 1,968 (X)
Walked 794 4.6   With retirement income 1,957 13.6
Other means 178 1.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 15,380 (X)
Worked at home 439 2.5        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 19.0 (X)        
          Families 8,391 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 17,731 100.0   Less than $10,000 512 6.1
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 565 6.7
Management, professional, and related occupations 6,546 36.9   $15,000 to $24,999 1,202 14.3
Service occupations 2,741 15.5   $25,000 to $34,999 1,111 13.2
Sales and office occupations 4,692 26.5    $35,000 to $49,999 1,478 17.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 75 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 1,868 22.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 1,394 7.9   $75,000 to $99,999 865 10.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 2,283 12.9   $100,000 to $149,999 514 6.1
        150,000 to $199,999 105 1.3
        $200,000 or more 171 2.0
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 42,910 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 208 1.2   Per capita income (dollars) 16,406 (X)
Construction 1,135 6.4   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 2,158 12.2   Male full-time, year-round workers 30,964 (X)
Wholesale trade 237 1.3   Female full-time, year-round workers 21,207 (X)
Retail trade 1,999 11.3   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 445 2.5                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 482 2.7   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 769 4.3   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,284 7.2     Families 853 10.2
Educational, health and social services 5,832 32.9   With related children under 18 years 587 13.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,441 8.1        With related children under 5 years 249 14.2
Other services (except public administration) 788 4.4        
Public administration 953 5.4     Families with female householder, no husband present 420 29.4
        With related children under 18 years 365 33.8
             With related children under 5 years 155 42.8
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 7,254 21.3
Private wage and salary workers 11,535 65.1   18 years and over 6,060 22.7
Government workers 5,082 28.7        65 years and over 675 19.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 1,045 5.9   Related children under 18 years 1,160 15.6
Unpaid family workers 69 0.4        Related children 5 to 17 years 858 16.0
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 4,624 50.5
             
 
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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